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Two teenagers involved in galamsey drown in River Offin

A teenager has drowned and another missing in the Offin River after they dived into the river in an attempt to escape...

Young man perishes in ‘galamsey’ pit collapse

A young has reportedly died at Denkyira of the Kwahu West District after a galamsey pit collapsed on him.

Galamsey equipment in Oda Forest Reserve set on fire

The Forestry Commission (FC) has burnt some mining equipment seized from illegal miners operating within forest reserves in the Ashanti Region.

Repair works begin on aircraft for anti-galamsey activities

The fight against ‘galamsey’ is intensifying as government teams up with the Ghana Chamber of Mines and the Ghana Airforce (Western Command)...

Govt set to repair 3 aircrafts at €700,000 to help fight ‘galamsey’

The fight against illegal mining is about getting more intensive and rigorous as the government teams up with the Chamber of Mines...
Ras Nene

How this Kumawood actor lost GH¢120,000 to galamsey will shock you

Kumawood star, Ras Nene, also known as Dr. Likee, has recounted how he invested an initial amount of GH¢70,000 in illegal mining,...

2 Chinese, 4 Ghanaians arrested over galamsey at Enchi

Two Chinese and four Ghanaians have been arrested at Asemkrom in the Aowin Municipality of the Western North Region for their involvement...

Man drowns in galamsey pit; family suspects foul play

A 26-year-old man, Azumah Razak, has drowned in a galamsey pit at Kwahu Oframase in the Kwahu West Municipality of the Eastern...

26-year-old man drowns in galamsey pit, family suspects foul play

A 26-year-old man, Azumah Razak, has drowned in a galamsey pit at Kwahu Oframase in the Kwahu West Municipality of the Eastern...

Two brothers drown in galamsey pit

Two brothers have reportedly lost their lives after they drowned in a galamsey pit filled with water at Manso Watereso in the...

‘Galamseyer’ fined ₵1.2 billion for illegal mining

A Circuit Court at Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Dormaa Central Municipality of Bono Region has sentenced Alexander Addo, aged 24 and unemployed, to...

Soldiers face incessant attacks from residents in galamsey communities

Soldiers deployed to clamp down on illegal mining operations have come under incessant violent attacks from affected communities.  According...

25 out of 43 districts in Ashanti region affected by galamsey

Seven more districts in the Ashanti Region have been invaded by illegal miners, despite increased efforts to stop the menace.

Asantehene to summon chiefs whose lands have been invaded by ‘galamseyers’

Chiefs in the Ashanti Region who have had their lands invaded by illegal miners will be summoned by the Asantehene for questioning...
Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin

Galamsey: Okyenhene sends SOS message to chiefs

The Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has warned the chiefs in the Akyem Abuakwa Traditional area to stop engaging in illegal mining,...

Galamsey: 2 miners arrested, 15 equipment destroyed

Two persons have been arrested and 15 Chanfang machines destroyed in a task force exercise against illegal mining on River Pra in...
Okyenhene destools Benkumhene over galamsey

Okyenhene destools Benkumhene over galamsey

Okyenhene Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin has ordered for the destoolment of Benkumhene of Asamang Tamfoe, Nana Boakye Darkwa, over alleged illegal mining.

Terrorists may take advantage of ‘galamsey’ for funding – Minister

Minister of National Security, Albert Kan Dapaah, has warned that terrorists may take advantage of galamsey activities. The Minister...
anas

Anas reveals motive behind ‘Galamsey Economy’ exposé

Since the release of the undercover investigation documentary by Anas Aremeyaw Anas, many have questioned why the undercover investigative journalist will entice...

Anas’ galamsey economy documentary ‘misleading’ – Elizabeth Ohene

Journalist, politician and former Minister of State in the John Kufuor administration, Mrs. Elizabeth Akua Ohene has questioned the credibility behind investigative...

Galamsey: I don’t come from a cheap house to misbehave cheap – Minister

The Western Regional Minister, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, has parried allegations of his involvement in illegal mining locally known as galamsey.

‘Missing GH¢17m galamsey money’: I never collapsed – Minister

The Western Regional Minister has maintained a social media post alleging a missing GH¢17 galamsey money was false. According...

Watch Anas’ latest exposé, Galamsey Economy

Ace investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has premiered his latest project. The exposé, dubbed ‘Galamsey Economy’, was shown at...
Former Deputy Minister of Finance, Mr Charles Adu Boahen

Galamsey exposé: More woes for Adu Boahen as Special Prosecutor takes over investigations

The Office of the Special Prosecutor has commenced investigations into corruption allegations against the former Minister of State at the Ministry of...

Galamsey Economy exposé: Franklin Cudjoe has this to say about Bawumia [Listen]

JoyNews/AdomNews · Franklin Cudjoe Defends Bawumia Over Galamsey Exposé Founding President and Chief Executive Officer of IMANI Centre for...

Kweku Baako slams Presidential Staffer over galamsey exposé

The Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide Newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako, has hit hard at Presidential Staffer, Charles Nii Teiko Tagoe...

Galamsey Expose’: Conversation Bawumia’s aide had with Tiger Eye PI [Listen]

JoyNews/AdomNews · BAWUMIA AIDE ON BOAHEN ALLEGATION The spokesperson of the Vice President, Dr Gideon Boako, has revealed how...

Galamsey exposé: AICC makes U-turn; gives Anas greenlight for premiere

Management of the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) has dismissed claims that it prevented Tiger Eye P.I from using the facility to...

Galamsey exposé: Adu Boahen reacts after his dismissal

Sacked Minister of State at the Finance Ministry, Charles Adu Boahen, has denied allegations of influence peddling and using Vice President, Dr...
Former Deputy Minister of Finance, Mr Charles Adu Boahen

Galamsey Economy exposé: Why Akufo-Addo sacked Charles Adu Boahen

President Nana Akufo-Addo has officially terminated the appointment of the Minister of State at the Finance Ministry, Charles Adu Boahen, with immediate...

GYEM founder stages one-man protest on galamsey at COP27

Founder of the Ghana Youth Environmental Movement, Gideon Commey, has staged a one-man protest at the ongoing COP27 in Egypt.

3 Chinese arrested for murder of ‘galamseyer’

Three Chinese nationals have been arrested for the alleged murder of a male in a forest at Dompim close to the Bonsa...
murder hand chopped off

Chinese galamseyers allegedly gun down man in a forest at Dompim

Some Chinese miners mining illegally in a forest at Dompim close to the Bonsa River have allegedly gunned down a Ghanaian.

Man beaten for speaking to JoyNews on ‘galamsey’ activities at Odumasi

A man, who spoke to JoyNews on illegal mining in homes at Odumasi, has been attacked and subjected to severe beating by...
burnt excavators

Galamsey: Operation Halt II seizes 30 excavators

The Operation Halt II team deployed by the Ghana Armed Forces has seized 30, destroyed four and immobilised four excavators.

Curses invoked as Suaman traditional council bans ‘galamsey’ [Video]

https://youtu.be/dHaKnTnnKWQ The Suaman Traditional Area has banned illegal mining activities (galamsey) on river bodies in the Suaman...
anas

Anas to release exposé on galamsey

Anas Aremyaw Anas and Tiger Eye PI are set to release yet another explosive undercover investigative piece on November 14, 2022 at...
law

3 Chinese ‘galamseyers’ denied bail

The Bekwai Circuit Court, presided over by His Honour, Mark Diboro Tairima, has refused a bail application for three Chinese illegal miners.

Galamsey fight: Akufo-Addo commends religious leaders

President Nana Akufo-Addo says he appreciates concerns raised by leaders of religious bodies in the country on the devastating state of river...

13 galamseyers arrested in Dormaa East

Thirteen persons have been arrested in the Dormaa East District of the Bono Region, for engaging in illegal mining, popularly called galamsey.