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Revealed! Ghanaian who was shot and killed by Chinese national in Wassa Akropong was due to argument over GHc 150 debt

Revealed! Ghanaian who was shot and killed by Chinese national in Wassa Akropong was due to argument over GHc 150 debt

Revealed! Ghanaian who was shot and killed by Chinese national in Wassa Akropong was due to argument over GHc 150 debt
First female illegal miner picked up by Operation Vanguard

First female illegal miner picked up by Operation Vanguard

Some members of Operation Vanguard on Saturday, August 12 rounded up and arrested the very first female illegal miner since it was mandated by the government to

First female illegal miner picked up by Operation Vanguard
Hospital report saves Operation Vanguard members of wrongdoing in killings and YEN.com.gh has all the details

Hospital report saves Operation Vanguard members of wrongdoing in killings and YEN.com.gh has all the details

An autopsy report that has surfaced after the death of 4 illegal miners at Akyem-Akukuso near Atiwa in the Eastern Region has confirmed that the four miners who

Hospital report saves Operation Vanguard members of wrongdoing in killings and YEN.com.gh has all the details
We'll face-off with Operation Vanguard if... -
 Prestea residents threaten

We'll face-off with Operation Vanguard if... - Prestea residents threaten

Some residents of Nankaba, a mining community in Prestea in the Western Region are accusing government anti-galamsey taskforce, Operation Vanguard of violating

We'll face-off with Operation Vanguard if... - Prestea residents threaten
Akufo-Addo’s Operation Vanguard needless in galamsey fight– Mahama Ayariga

Akufo-Addo’s Operation Vanguard needless in galamsey fight– Mahama Ayariga

A former Environment Minister, Mahama Ayariga is saying the deployment of joint military and Police taskforce by the New Patriotic Party administration in fight

Akufo-Addo’s Operation Vanguard needless in galamsey fight– Mahama Ayariga
We also want state burial, GHc 500,000 and others- Family of illegal miner who lost his life in “operation vanguard” tell Akufo-Addo

We also want state burial, GHc 500,000 and others- Family of illegal miner who lost his life in “operation vanguard” tell Akufo-Addo

Some relatives of Kwabena Agyemang, the illegal miner who lost his life during the impasse between members of “Operation Vanguard” and some small-scale miners i

We also want state burial, GHc 500,000 and others- Family of illegal miner who lost his life in “operation vanguard” tell Akufo-Addo
They are lies; we never attacked them!- Illegal miners fight back after altercation with 'Operation Vanguard' killing one

They are lies; we never attacked them!- Illegal miners fight back after altercation with 'Operation Vanguard' killing one

The illegal small-scale miners of Wawasi, a suburb in Obuasi who were reported to be resisting task force activities against galamsey have come out with their v

They are lies; we never attacked them!- Illegal miners fight back after altercation with 'Operation Vanguard' killing one
Illegal miners stone military personnel; open fire leading to the death of one person and YEN.com.gh has details

Illegal miners stone military personnel; open fire leading to the death of one person and YEN.com.gh has details

The joint security personnel joint force which was commissioned not long ago to help clamp down the activities of illegal miners in the country yesterday clashe

Illegal miners stone military personnel; open fire leading to the death of one person and YEN.com.gh has details
First batch of Anti-Galamsey Task Force deployed to mining sites (Photos)

First batch of Anti-Galamsey Task Force deployed to mining sites (Photos)

About four hundred military and police personnel will be deployed to various mining settlements across the country to fight against the illegal mining activity

First batch of Anti-Galamsey Task Force deployed to mining sites (Photos)
Husband of Chinese ‘galamsey queen' Aisha Huang runs away

Husband of Chinese ‘galamsey queen' Aisha Huang runs away

The husband of the infamous Chinese ‘galamsey queen’, Aisha Huang is said to have bolted away leaving her in the middle of her court case. According to prosecut

Husband of Chinese ‘galamsey queen' Aisha Huang runs away
Police arrest 10 Chinese over galamsey opposite Tarkwa SHS in Western Region

Police arrest 10 Chinese over galamsey opposite Tarkwa SHS in Western Region

The Police in Tarkwa Divisional Command have arrested ten Chinese national over illegal mining (galamsey), activities in the western Region. According to the

Police arrest 10 Chinese over galamsey opposite Tarkwa SHS in Western Region
I’ve spent GH¢million in fighting galamsey - Manso-Nkwanta MP calls for applause

I’ve spent GH¢million in fighting galamsey - Manso-Nkwanta MP calls for applause

The New Patriotic Party (NPP), Member of Parliament for Manso-Nkwanta, Albert Joseph Quarm has revealed that, he has so far voted a whooping sum of GH¢5million

I’ve spent GH¢million in fighting galamsey - Manso-Nkwanta MP calls for applause
Inusah Fuseni apologises to Amewu over spy device

Inusah Fuseni apologises to Amewu over spy device

Alhaji Fuseni has admitted that he planted the bug at the office but has now apologised for not informing his successors about it when he was leaving his post a

Inusah Fuseni apologises to Amewu over spy device
Legal parties request for "expert" local interpreter over Chinese student to help in Aisha Huang galamsey case

Legal parties request for "expert" local interpreter over Chinese student to help in Aisha Huang galamsey case

The case involving Chinese galamsey top dog, Aisha Huang and four others, has once again been dealt another blow of delay due to concerns raised in relation to

Legal parties request for "expert" local interpreter over Chinese student to help in Aisha Huang galamsey case
NDC Dep General Secretary alleges that there's confusion within the corridors of government

NDC Dep General Secretary alleges that there's confusion within the corridors of government

Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Koku Anyidoho, has stated that Lands and Resources Minister, Hon. John Peter Amewu, was

NDC Dep General Secretary alleges that there's confusion within the corridors of government
55-year old blind illegal miner; 3 others picked up by police in Bosomtwe for galamsey

55-year old blind illegal miner; 3 others picked up by police in Bosomtwe for galamsey

Some illegal miners in the Bosomtwe have been arrested in a special operation and joint police effort which was led by Joseph Asuming, the District Chief Execut

55-year old blind illegal miner; 3 others picked up by police in Bosomtwe for galamsey
Armed security forces to be deployed to galamsey pits to enforce ban- Defense Minister

Armed security forces to be deployed to galamsey pits to enforce ban- Defense Minister

The Ministry of Defense has said it will deploy armed security troops to the various illegal mining sites to enforce the ban on the galamsey activity.

Armed security forces to be deployed to galamsey pits to enforce ban- Defense Minister
Spying device found in ‘galamsey’ minister’s office by National Security

Spying device found in ‘galamsey’ minister’s office by National Security

The powerful secret recording set-up included a camera, a storage unit and another device suspected to be a transmitter. The highly sensitive device which can e

Spying device found in ‘galamsey’ minister’s office by National Security
Full list of all persons who died in illegal Prestea-Nsuta mine pit includes a 19-year-old!

Full list of all persons who died in illegal Prestea-Nsuta mine pit includes a 19-year-old!

So far, the minister for lands and natural resources, John Peter Amewu, has ordered for the immediate closure of the mining pit with 18 victims still trapped.

Full list of all persons who died in illegal Prestea-Nsuta mine pit includes a 19-year-old!
Some Local Authorities do not want illegal mining to end- Top journalist fumes

Some Local Authorities do not want illegal mining to end- Top journalist fumes

Senior Journalist Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has waded into the matter surrounding galamsey in the country with particular reference to the 22 miners who lost thei

Some Local Authorities do not want illegal mining to end- Top journalist fumes
Chinese galamsey ‘queen’, Aisha Huang is hot; as AG files fresh charges against her

Chinese galamsey ‘queen’, Aisha Huang is hot; as AG files fresh charges against her

The Attorney General’s Department in Accra has for the third time filed a new charge sheet against the infamous Chinese galamsey queen, Aisha Huang and four oth

Chinese galamsey ‘queen’, Aisha Huang is hot; as AG files fresh charges against her
Rescuers abandon search for trapped miners in Nsuta following heavy rains

Rescuers abandon search for trapped miners in Nsuta following heavy rains

Earlier reports had indicated that about 17 miners were supposedly trapped as the walls of a mining facility in Nsuta, caved in about four days ago. .

Rescuers abandon search for trapped miners in Nsuta following heavy rains
5 illegal miners have been nabbed; face judge in court this week and YEN.com.gh has details

5 illegal miners have been nabbed; face judge in court this week and YEN.com.gh has details

The District Chief Executive of the Amansie Central District Assembly, Hon. Kwame Asamoah Boateng along with some member of the Amansie Central District Securit

5 illegal miners have been nabbed; face judge in court this week and YEN.com.gh has details
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