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Ashanti Region Minister faces possible legal action for seizing E&P mining equipment

The Ashanti Region Minister has been given close of day Tuesday to release seized equipment belonging to Engineers and Planners or face legal action. “We...

Two Akufo-Addo's Ministers clash over Ibrahim Mahama

Two top government officials are breathing fire down the neck of each other over a misunderstanding in a bauxite deal involving the use of...

Ashanti Regional Minister seizes Engineers and Planners equipment

Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei-Mensah has seized heavy duty equipment belonging to Engineers and Planners. According to him, he will only release the equipment if...

Use 'galamsey minister's' salary to pay for burnt excavators – Abronye DC

The salaries of the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu and Professor Frimpong Boateng, Minister of Environment Science and Technology must...

Minister orders closure of illegal mining pits in Talensi

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu has ordered for the permanent closure of all illegal mining pits in Gbane mining...

Owners of burnt excavators should sue Govt – Wontumi

The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP's), Bernard Antwi Boasiako, also known as Chairman Wontumi has condemned the burning of excavators...

You will be tempted but don't give in… – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, said any group of persons that would attempt to stampede the joint Military/Police...

Beware of fake galamsey soldiers – Army warns Public

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) have warned the general public especially those residing around mining sites to be careful of person(s) who may parade...

Don’t spare illegal miners – Chinese Ambassador to government

The Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Sun Boahong, has urged the government to take all the necessary steps to arrest and prosecute any Chinese national...

VIDEO: We depend on galamsey to survive – Illegal miners

Illegal miners at Konongo in the Ashanti Region have expressed great disappointment in President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his government for trying to...

Hot Audio: Small Scale miners to resist intimidation from galamsey soldiers

Small Scale miners in the country have vowed to resist intimidation from newly launched government security task force deployed to various regions to fight...

PHOTOS + VIDEO: Gov't Anti-Galamsey taskforce ready for action

The government has stepped up its fight against illegal mining activities as the Military prepares to deploy ten platoons to protect mining sites from...

Galamsey fight: Military deploys 10 platoons to mining sites

The government has stepped up its fight against illegal mining activities as the Military prepares to deploy ten platoons to protect mining sites from...

NPP delegates heckle NDC Organiser

Delegates at the Volta Regional Delegates Conference of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), booed at the opposition National Democratic Congress for expressing dissenting views...

'It's not clear if I'll run for 2020' – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said there is no certainty that his name will be on the ballot paper for the 2020 presidential elections.Speaking to...

Regional workshop on Securing Community Land Rights held in Accra

A three-day Regional workshop on securing community land rights has opened in Accra with a call for comprehensive policies to guide the access, utilization...

Hot Audio: Arrest Inusah Fuseini if… – Wontumi

Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Bernard Antwi-Boasiako has asked the former Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini to...

Israeli detective uncovered ‘spying’ device – Lands Ministry PRO

It has emerged that, the secret audiovisual recording device planted at the Lands and Natural Resource Minister’s office was discovered by an Israeli national...

Inusah Fuseini apologises for inactive 'bugs' he planted in office

Former Lands Minister says the audiovisual monitoring device found in his former office was not activated to transmit any information. Inusah Fuseini said the expert...

Audio: Fear grips staff of Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources over ‘spying’ device

Staff of Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources are living in fear following a secret audio/visual recording device which was found in the office...

Hot video: ‘Hungry’ NDC boys planted ‘spying’ device in 'galamsey minister's office

Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has reiterated his call on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to sack all members of...

I installed 'spying' device in galamsey minister’s office – Mahama Minister

A former Minister under the erstwhile Mahama administration has admitted that he was indeed the one who installed the audiovisual devices at the office...

PHOTOS: Planted recording devices removed from ‘galamsey’ minister's office

Operatives of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) have stormed the office of the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources to take away cameras...

Nsuta Galamsey pit covered

A mining pit that collapsed at Nsuta near Prestea in the Prestea/Huni-Valley District in the Western Region last Sunday, trapping about 22 illegal miners...

Prestea galamseyers died out of disobedience – Owusu Bempah

Founder of the Glorious Word and Power Ministry International, Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah said the 22 people who perished after a galamsey pit they...

I’m confident government will stop galamsey – Okyenhene

Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panyin II, has urged all Ghanaians to confidence in the Akuffo Addo administration to bring an end to the galamsey...

Man accused of being wizard nearly lynched

A man accused of being a wizard escaped death on his farmland on Thursday at Duusi in the Talensi District of the Upper East...

Russians charged over galamsey

An Accra Circuit Court has adjourned until June 14, a ruling on the bail application filed by lawyers of the two Russians and two...

Jobless locals want ban on Chinese mining firm lifted

About 500 workers of Shaanxi Mining Company Limited operating in Gbane in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region, who were sent home...

Full list of Nana Addo’s 19 Cabinet ministers

The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday mentioned nineteen members to form his cabinet to help him serve his four-year mandate. The Speaker of...

Arts Minister Catherine Afeku makes it to Cabinet

President Nana Akufo-Addo has finally named nineteen persons to form his cabinet and the Minister of Tourism, Arts & Culture is inclusive. The Cabinet list...

We have to cut through the lies surrounding the lynching of Capt. Mahama

I have yet to pore over the full details of what President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo had to say about the tragic early-morning lynching of...

Nana Addo submits list of Cabinet Ministers to Parliament

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has submitted a list of nineteen (19) ministers to Parliament as his cabinet ministers. The submission of the list...

Defence Ministry to submit report on ‘galamsey soldiers’ to President

The Defence Ministry will this morning (Friday) present a report on its investigations into alleged involvement of the Armed Forces in illegal mining to...

EOCO rescues seven girls

The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) has arrested two persons for allegedly attempting to traffick seven girls to Jordan in the Middle East. Courage...

Soldiers allegedly protecting ‘galamseyers’ won’t be spared – Nitiwul

The Defense Minister, Dominic Nitiwul has ordered the Chief of Defence Staff to launch an immediate investigation into alleged reports that some military men...

Minister arrests Russian, Ukrainian galamsey operators

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Peter Amewu, has caused the arrest of four expatriates operating an illegal gold mine at Tontokrom in the Amansie...

Illegal miners smuggled $7bn worth of gold

More than $7 billion worth of gold obtained from illegal mining activities was smuggled from the country in 2016 alone, a Deputy Minister of...

I lost my job because of anti-galamsey fight – Joseph Yamin

Former Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, under the NDC government, Joseph Yamin, has revealed he lost his job because of his stance against illegal mining in...

Ashanti Region NDC/NPP youth support fight against galamsey

The youth wing of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have declared their support for government's resolve to clamp down on illegal mining in...