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Police replace Operation Vanguard in galamsey fight

By:brightwebtv.com/Nana asare barimah The joint military and police taskforce against illegal mining are expected to withdraw from all their bases across the country starting Friday. JoyNews’ Erastus Donkor Asare, who reported this, said the directive is coming from “the corridors of power.” In particular, reference was made to the Chief …

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SOTN2020: Angry Frimpong Boateng snaps at journalists over galamsey question

  By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah Minister for Environment, Science, Tech and Innovation, Prof Frimpong Boateng A visibly frustrated and angry Minister for Environment and Science, Technology and Innovation Prof. Frimpong Boateng shocked a group of reporters in Parliament on Thursday after he walked out on them following attempts to get him …

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“Keep supporting galamsey fight” – Akufo-Addo to Media Coalition

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah     President Nana Akufo-Addo has appealed to the Media Coalition Against Illegal Mining to continue to support government’s fight against galamsey, regardless of the challenges associated with the fight. Since assuming office in 2016, the Akufo-Addo-led administration began a fight to curb illegal mining. Almost 4,000 …

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3 NDC, 2 NPP members arrested in fresh anti-galamsey swoop

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah The anti-galamsey force has confirmed the arrest of five persons in relation to illegal mining at Akwatia in the Eastern Region. Speaking on Joy FM’s Newsnite Wednesday, the leader of the Special Monitoring, Evacuation and Operation Team of Operation Vanguard, Nana Yaw Boadu confirmed the arrested persons were affiliated …

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Galamsey: You didn’t care; We’re fighting it – NPP to Mahama

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah       The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has lashed out at former president John Mahama and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for thwarting the efforts of government in the fight against galamsey. According to the party, galamsey, which largely affected water bodies under the Mahama …

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ASEPA PETITIONS SPECIAL PROSECUTOR ON “GALAMSEY” LOOT

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   The Alliance for social Equity and Public Accountability ASEPA has today 18th February, 2020 officially petitioned the Office of the Special Prosecutor on the Alleged Thievery and Corruption in the Fight Against Illegal Mining. The Petition was officially recieved by Lawyer Martin Amidu which was sighted …

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(pictures) Gov’t hands over 10 Speed Boats to aid fight against ‘Galamsey’

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah     In spite of the setbacks and controversy surrounding the fight against illegal mining (galamsey), government over the weekend donated some 10 speedboats to authorities in the Nzema Municipality and Shama District in the Western in furtherance of the fight against illegal mining on rivers Ankobra …

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How Prof. Frimpong Boateng’s son Jojo became a ‘galamsey kingpin’ when his father is fighting galamsey

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   A company linked to the son of Minister for Environment, Science and Technology, Prof Kwabena Frimping Boateng, Jojo Frimpong Boateng called Symphony Limited, is said to be involved in Galamsey at a time his father pretended to be fighting the menace. This disclosure was made by …

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A/R: 25 pigs die after drinking water from river poisoned by galamsey activities

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Pigs The activities of illegal small-scale miners (galamseyers) in the town of Beposo in the Bosome Freho district of the Ashanti Region have resulted in the death of 25 pigs belonging to one Joseph Owusu. Through their illegal mining activities, Mr Owusu explained, the galamseyers have polluted …

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