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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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2 soldiers, prison officer arrested for robbing mining firms in Ashanti

By: brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Three security officers are being investigated by the police for allegedly robbing small scale mining firms in the Ashanti Region. They were arrested on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Koniyaw, a community near the Bekwai Municipality —about an hour drive from the regional capital, Kumasi. They …

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Raise local players in mining sector – Akufo-Addo to MIIF Board

  By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah President Akufo Addo has charged the first Governing Board of the newly established Minerals Income Investment Fund (MIIF) to use the financial resources entrusted to them to raise indegenious players in the mining sector which has hitherto been dominated by international corporations. Addressing the nine (9) …

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Workers of Perseus Mining caged by residents over killing of ‘galamseyers’

  By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   Employees of Perseus Mining Company at Ayamfuri in the Upper Denkyira West District of the Central region are living in danger as the townsfolk have launched an offensive on them following the killing of two illegal miners in the town by operatives of the Operation …

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Two jailed for mining in Desiri Forest Reserve

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah Kwabena Yeboah and Akwasi Yeboah after their arrest The Nkawie Circuit Court has sentenced two illegal miners caught prospecting for gold in the Desiri Forest Reserve to three years imprisonment each. The court also confiscated four motorbikes used by 42-year-old Kwabena Yeboah and his 41-year-old accomplice, Akwasi …

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Amended mining act stiffer on “galamseyers” – Akufo-Addo

  By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah      President Akufo Addo has stated that the Country’s Parliament has amended the Mining Act and by so doing has prescribed stiffer punishment for persons who engage in illegal mining, popularly known as “Galamsey”. The Amended Act, he says, came before him on Monday 19th of …

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