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Gov’t needs US$400m to clean Ankobra River

Government has estimated US$400million as the amount needed to dredge and clean the heavy mercury content from the Ankobra River in the Western Region,...

‘Galamsey’ activities stalling sustainable fishery efforts

Despite an extended government ban on illegal mining and deployment of a joint task force to curb the menace, ‘galamsey’ activities along communities on...

Quit or face prosecution – Defence Minister tells illegal miners

The Minister for Defence, Dominic Nitiwul, has sent a very strong signal to illegal miners known in the local parlance as galamsayers, who are...

High Court orders for Exton Cubic licence to be restored

An Accra High Court presided by Justice Ackah-Boafo has today ruled against the decision by the Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu,...

Small-scale miners lose US$551m due to ban

The Ghana National Association of Small Scale Miners (GNASSM) has disclosed that the industry has lost some US$551million and still counting due to the...

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