"Planting of trees with an amount of Gh¢ 125,000000 is meaningless" - Manasseh Azuri Awuni declared.
Afforestation is one of the major issues Ghanaians greatly upheld and they are looking forward to see it's impact in the next generation. All to soon, the date which have been set aside to ensure the planting of Tree is Ghana is today and the whole exercise have commence today.
Exclusive:Western Region unveils new Smallscale Miners Association to fight against Galamsey (Photo)
After a long battle against Galamsey operations in Ghana, the Government has recently rolled out a very quick action-centered approach to eradicate this menace entirely from the country's social structure. Burning of excavators, conviction of Galamyers, and deportation of Foreigners who are directly involved in the activity are some of the key interventive measures.
Arrest and jail him immediately: He is advertising & promoting assassination and coup in the country
The war against illegal mining activities in Ghana remains a tough one, amidst several key interventions spearheaded and rolled out by Government to eradicate it entirely from the country's social structure. It appears that Ghana takes more delight in designing and utilizing curative approach in responding to her issues than the use of proactive and sustainable ones.
DCE for Amansie South District nab 9 persons at a galamsey site. The District Chief Executive for Amansie South district, Hon. Clement Opoku Gyemfi, led the members of the district security council (DISEC) to visit the Offin River and environment currently plagued by illegal miners also known as "galamsey'.
Another hot case on the issues of prostitution and Galamsey have been announced by the Methodist Bishop in Ghana. The man of God was firm to his words as it was recorded on￼ GhBase.com on social media. The issue which led to the words of the Methodist Bishop this day is very simple and most Ghanaians are aware of the whole story.
The Simon Diedong Dombo University for Business and Integrated Development Studies, SDD-UBIDS estsblished in 2019 under act 1001, have had its staff and Some Students Planting 300 Trees to support in the Afforestation project seeking to improve climate conditions by turning to a positive fortune. The Galamsey menace has resulted in loss of several economic trees including Some Cocoa and Shea Trees.
Galamsey Fight Takes Another Dimension As Chiefs Invoke gods To Deal With Illegal Miners In The Area
Hit the FOLLOW button to receive more news and articles. LIKE and SHARE the article on all platforms. The government during its second term in administration has renewed the fight it started some few years ago to clamp down all illegal mining activities. Several equipments have been seized and destroyed (burnt) by the military taskforce deployed for the course.
Some Ghanaians who were heartbroken by this bad news has reacted, and they made it known that no one will ever engage in Galamsey after hearing about the sudden death of over 10 miners in the Eastern region. According to the reactions from the concerned heartbroken Ghanaians, no is expected to engage in illegal mining or unprofessional mining if they truly love themselves.
The fight against Galamsey is getting deeper as a lot of people want to know how Chinese entered the country and started mining our mineral resources which has led to our water bodies being destroyed and the Government has taken charge to stop it. Broadcast Journalist, Kofi Adoma has taken his street interview to Chinese people in the country and questioned them why they're destroying the water bodies and how did they managed to start mining in Ghana.
Please Share, Like and Comment It seems the debate and discourse about the hashtags #Fixthecountry and #Fixyourattitude are far from over as an end of semester examination at the University of Ghana seems to feature these two trending topics. For over a month now, Ghanaians within and outside the borders of Ghana have been tweeting and discussing the topic of the government putting in too little effort in ensuring the systems in the country are fixed.
Although the nation is trying to get rid of Galamsey by introducing the "#Fix The Country " campaign, the government has also declared that excavators used in Galamsey activities should be burnt down. This is what have called out the cry of the citizenry of the nation, all shouting out that, instead of these machines be burnt down, they can be used to fix bad roads, and can also be used as capital for the #fix the nation campaign ongoing.
Galamsey operators mine gold in water bodies from the soil. Mercury is a vital chemical utilized in this nation-wrecking activities, and it has hazardous health consequences for those living in galamsey settlements since mercury, once in contact with the soil, can travel a long distance and penetrate food crops.
Burning Of Escavators Is Backed By Law. We Shall Continue Burning Them. Go To Court - Dr Amoako Baah
Popular social commentator who doubles as a Political Science lecturer Dr Amoako Baah says they will continue to burn escavators because the action is backed by law. According to him, he supports President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo's call that anybody who don't understand the burning of escavators should go to court
Vice President of IMANI Ghana Mr Kofi Bentsil has challenged Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo to be bold and sack the two District Chief Executives whose Districts has been affected with Galamsey. This is with immediate effect. According to him, that will prove Ghanaians wrong. He noted that, if indeed the President is not playing and staging the Galamsey fight, every individual that is involved should be given an outright and total dismissal.
Kofi Adoma who is the host of a morning program on Angel TV program titled "Anopa Bofo" which shows every morning from Monday to Friday has indicated his reasons as to why the galamsey equipment should not be burnt by the government. The host of Anopa Bofo on Angel TV stated that these machineries and equipment are very expensive with some selling at four million cedis, he said the government could divert the equipment into the country's name and make them national assets which can be used to construct roads or a proper facelift of the country's road.
On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, President Akufo-Addo urged anyone who are dissatisfied with the government's approach in dealing with the 'galamsey' menace, including the burning of excavators and other equipment, to "go to court to vindicate their position." This may appear to imply that if you discover someone committing a criminal act, you are free to deal with them as you see fit, and that if they don't agree, they should rather go to court.
Water is essential for life, and as a society, we must do all possible to conserve the water we currently have. The procedure of collecting gold near water bodies is extremely hazardous to one's health. Mercury consumption has a negative impact on water bodies. Mercury could contaminate the water, causing ailments such as cancer and blindness in persons who cultivate food crops and galamsey lands in the area.
Attorney General,Godfred Dame has revealed that 45 persons, 10 of whom are Chinese are currently being prosecuted for engaging in illegal mining populary known as Galamsey. According to Attorney General the prosecution which started this month (may 2021),follow arrests made in the past two weeks by the anti galamsey Task force
Thanks for clicking the article. LIKE and SHARE the article for it to reach many. Hit the FOLLOW button to receive more news and articles. The government has made it as part of its aims for the second term in adminstration to revive the fight it started against illegal mining otherwise known as "galamsey".
The fight of Ghana against illegal mining inappropriately described as galamsey which was the corrupted version of the words gather and sell has reached a crucial stage. Ghana was referred to as the Gold Coast by the Europeans because of the presence of a lot of gold. In fact some ancient historians had described Ghana as a land where gold grows in the soil like carrots.