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Has corruption killed Ghana’s illegal mining fight?

Illegal mining, popularly known as “galamsey” in Ghana is a practice by people who want to earn ‘quick money’ as factors such as poverty, limited employment opportunities and lack of job security in gold-rich communities continue to push scores of Ghanaian youth into the trade. Ghana’s new President Akufo-Addo, put …

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Sinking Frimpong-Boateng exposes more galamsey Lords

The highly revered heart surgeon turned politician, Prof Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, is out to salvage his reputation from the fallout of the Galamsey saga with revelations that the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), its Constituency, regional and national executives, as well as its Members of Parliament (MPs), Ministers of state and …

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Galamsey fight: Kennedy Agyapong spills the beans

The Assin Central Member of Parliament punctuates his statements with similes and metaphors, likening President Akufo-Addo to a tree without roots. The roots, he says, are rotten hence danger is imminent. Kennedy Agyapong, a leading member of the ruling New Patriotic Party is furious over how the fight against illegal …

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Mine caves in, 2 KILLED

Two workers of Shaanxi Mining Ghana Limited at Gbane in the Talensi District in the Upper East Region died in an underground mine accident last Monday. The miners, Jonathan Tengbil and Solomon Tohsongba, were said to be watering a working area described as “3346 Stope” to control dust and gases …

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Ei, so, there are 50,000 galamseyers in Ghana? Anokwale mpo!

K1 — KOO, Have you heard? K2 — You’re no doubt talking about the PBS nonsense? — Koo, it isn’t “nonsense”! It was a typical ‘free market’ scam that inevitably got unravelled… — How do you mean? — Who constituted PBS? Had you ever heard of any industrialist/trader/entrepreneur/body corporate mentioned …

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