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Asantehene destools Bekwai-Abodom chief over ‘galamsey’ allegations

The Chief of Bekwai-Abodom, Nana Saforo Koto, has allegedly been destooled by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. According to reports, the destoolment is a...

Chinese ‘galamseyer’ attempts suicide in prison

A female Chinese national who was arrested along with a Chinese male and a Ghanaian for illegal mining in 2022 has attempted suicide in...

Shocking: Massive ‘galamsey’ on Black Volta [Photos]

Some illegal miners, known in local parlance as galamseyers, have reportedly started their activities on the Black Volta at Bamboi in the Bole District...
Former Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

God’s anger will not elude persons engaged in galamsey – Frimpong-Boateng

Former Chairman of the defunct Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, is invoking the wrath of God on persons engaged in...
Former Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

Prof Frimpong-Boateng goes biblical over ‘galamsey’ fight

Accomplished Cardiothoracic Surgeon and former Minister of Environment, Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng have sounded a word of caution, calling the judgement of God on all...

Charles Bissue reports to Office of Special Prosecutor

Former Secretary of the now-defunct Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), Charles Bissue, voluntarily appeared at the Office of the Special Prosecutor today, Wednesday,...

Galamsey menace: Minority calls for public inquiry, halt to community mining

https://youtu.be/KugHIowORu8 The Minority in Parliament is calling for a public inquiry into the activities, reports and fallouts of the erstwhile Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining...

How big-people-sponsored-companies affected galamsey fight – Prof Frimpong-Boateng

The former Chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), Professor Frimpong-Boateng, says the Committee under his leadership had been successful in quelling...

Attorney General explains silence on Prof Frimpong- Boateng’s report

Attorney General, Godfred Yeboah Dame, has explained why he has refrained from reviewing the report on galamsey by former Environment Minister, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng. According...

Galamsey accident: NADMO gives update on remaining trapped miners

An official of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has said that the remaining miners said to have been trapped under a caved pit...

Galamsey pit collapse: 7 dead, 5 rescued, many remain trapped at Birim North

Only five miners out of suspected 30 who were trapped under an illegal mining pit that caved in on Monday at Korley Teye in...

Galamsey: I’m available if my ideas are still needed – Prof Frimpong-Boateng

The former Chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM) says he is still available to help the government address the illegal mining...

Galamsey is not over; but I can’t say we have failed – Minerals Commission...

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Minerals Commission says the activities of illegal mining in the country, popularly known as galamsey, is not...

Galamsey: Aisha Huang convicted

Galamsey queen, Aisha Huang, has been convicted after she changed her plea in the immigration offence she is facing at the High Court to...

GSS report shows 1.7 million people unemployed in third quarter of 2022

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has published its annual report on the country's household income and expenditure survey labour statistics for 2022. The report provides...
Abu Jinapor

We will go after galamsey cartels in forest reserves – Lands Ministry

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor, says government is going after all the cartels mining in forest reserves. According to him, the government...

How $15.3m Heritage Imperial’s galamsey judgment against the state was set aside

The leakage of Prof Frimpong-Boateng’s Report on the work of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining has revived interest in the activities of big...

Galamsey: Charles Owusu reacts to Prof. Frimpong-Boateng’s allegations

Former Head of the Monitoring Unit at the Forestry Commission, Charles Owusu, has described as mere hearsay allegations leveled against him by former Minister...
Former Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

Galamsey: Group fights Prof. Frimpong-Boateng for Gabby

A group calling itself Professional Friends of Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko (FFOGOD) is urging the general public to disregard the report by former Environment Minister,...

Abu Jinapor defends Oppong Nkrumah over Prof. Frimpong-Boateng’s report

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has defended Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, against allegations that he attempted to sabotage Professor Frimpong-Boateng...

Fight against galamsey shouldn’t be politicised – NPP MP

Afigya-Kwabre North Member of Parliament (MP), Collins Adomako-Mensah, has stated that it is high-time the issue of illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey, is...

President’s cousin clears air over galamsey allegations at Kyebi Residence [Video]

Gladys Agyekumwaa, cousin to Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo, has dismissed allegations made by former Environment Minister Prof Frimpong-Boateng that illegal miners destroyed parts of...

MP vows to resign if found guilty of galamsey

Member of Parliament for Asene-Akroso-Manso constituency, George Kwame Aboagye, who was also mentioned in the damning Professor Frimpong-Boateng’s explosive report on illegal mining, known...

Galamsey: Akufo-Addo putting Presidency on the line was only a figure of speech –...

A former presidential staffer, Charles Onuawonto Bissue, has provided a new context to one of the most emphatic statements of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s own...
Former Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

Frimpong-Boateng was not involved in galamsey – CHRAJ [Listen]

JoyNews/AdomNews · Frimpong Boateng Not Involved In Galamsey - CHRAJ The Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Joseph Whittal, has...

Abuakwa South NPP sets records straight over allegations of galamsey activity in Akufo-Addo’s garden

Executives of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Abuakwa South constituency in the Eastern Region, have denied claims in the controversial report...
Former Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

Legal adviser to illegal mining committee speaks on Prof Frimpong-Boateng’s report

A former legal adviser to Operation Vanguard has revealed that there were no laws governing the exercise when it was launched in 2017. Ex-Captain Jamal...
Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

Galamsey: Pray for Prof Frimpong-Boateng – NDC MP urges

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Builsa South, Clement Apaak is calling for intercessory prayers for former Minister for Environment, Science, Technology,...

Concerned Small Scale Miners confirm details in Frimpong-Boateng’s explosive report

Concerned Small Scale Miners have corroborated claims by former Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Prof Kwabena Frimpong -Boateng, that some top government...

Arthur Kennedy writes: The Echoes of Galamsey in Ghana

Galamsey has come to symbolize, unfortunately, the capture of our governance by criminal elements bent on channeling public resources into private hands to our...
Former Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

Through Gabby’s intervention, arrested Chinese ‘galamseyers’ were released – Frimpong-Boateng

The former Environment Minister has disclosed that through the intervention of the cousin of President Akufo-Addo, some arrested Chinese engaged in illegal mining in...

Axim ‘galamsey’ gang prime suspect arrested

The prime suspect in the alleged case of police attack and extortion at Axim in the Nzema East Municipality of the Western Region, Kwame...

President’s inaction on Prof. Frimpong-Boateng’s report demonstrates complicity – Dr Manteaw

Co-Chair of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Dr Steve Manteaw, says President Nana Akufo-Addo’s inaction concerning Professor Frimpong-Boateng’s damning report on galamsey in...

Frimpong-Boateng reported me to the president to do what? – Gabby fumes

Cousin to President Nana Akufo-Addo and senior partner of Africa Legal Associates, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, has described as silly, an account suggesting that a...

Galamsey: Former Manso Nkwanta MP chases Frimpong-Boateng

Former Member of Parliament for Manso Nkwanta, Joseph Albert Quarm, has dismissed claims by former Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena...

Two female illegal miners die in galamsey pit

A deep mining pit has unfortunately caved in and killed two suspected illegal female miners at Bonsukwaada near Atwima Mfensi, a farming community in...
illegal miners set company on fire at Benso

One dead after galamseyers allegedly set Golden Star Mine ablaze at Benso [Watch]

One person has died and four others have sustained various degrees of injuries following disturbances between some illegal miners and workers of Golden Star...

Galamsey: Clement Apaak calls for probe into Frimpong-Boateng’s damning allegations

Builsa South Member of Parliament (MP), Dr Clementg Apaak, has called for a probe into former Minister for Environment, Science and Technology, Professor Kwabena...

21 ‘galamseyers’ arrested at AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi concession

A total of 21 illegal miners who had invaded Felix hole (Cote D’or) underground operational area of AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) have been arrested by...

SHS graduate allegedly stoned to death at ‘galamsey’ site near Denkyira Obuasi

A 22-year-old Senior High School (SHS) graduate, Evans Wireko, has been stoned to death at a 'galamsey' site by some persons at Fobinso near...