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Operation Vanguard ordered to withdraw from all illegal mining areas – Report

By:brightwebtv.com/Nana asare barimah   The soldiers will start pulling out from tomorrow and the police will take over fully Report suggests that Operation Vanguard, the anti-galamsey operation task force has been ordered to withdraw from all illegal mining areas in the country with immediate effect. Barring any last-minute changes, the …

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Operation Vanguard arrests 20 suspected illegal miners in Eastern Region

  By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah ‘Galamsey’ pit Operation Vanguard personnel in the Eastern Region on Sunday morning at about 02:00 hours arrested 20 suspected illegal miners during a search operation in the general area of the Kibi Zongo Township. The illegal miners, made up of 15 Nigerians, a Bissau Guinean and …

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Free Basic Education not free…As heads charge gateman fee, other illegal fees

A Corruption Watch (CW) investigation into the Free Compulsory Universal Basic Education (FCUBE) in five regions of the country has found that public basic schools are not free as enshrined in the 1992 Constitution. CW found in the five regions: Greater Accra, Central, Eastern, Ashanti and Upper East – that, …

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Illegal mining: Akufo-Addo petitioned over NPP bigwigs’ involvement

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   Residents of Akyem Hemang in the Fanteakwa South District of the Eastern region have petitioned President Akufo-Addo over elements in the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) engaging in illegal mining and logging of economic trees in the area. According to them, the involvement of some bigshots …

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50 suspected illegal miners arrested

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   Fifty suspected illegal miners in the Western and Eastern regions have been arrested in various operations conducted over the past week, according to Operation Vanguard. On Saturday, 13 July 2019, Op VANGUARD personnel in the Western region apprehended 16 suspected Chinese illegal miners in Enchi Kwahu …

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Operation Vanguard arrests 15 Chinese linked to illegal mining

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   Members of the Operation Vanguard taskforce stationed at their Forward Operating Base in the Western Region on Saturday apprehended 15 suspected Chinese illegal miners in the Juaboso District in the Western North Region. This was contained in a statement issued to the Ghana News Agency by …

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