Stop hotels and schools from requesting payment in dollars, says George Mireku Duker
George Mireku Duker, the member of parliament representing Tarkwa-Nsuaem, has urged the government to forbid hotels, colleges, and other businesses from billing their patrons in dollars. A few weeks ago, the Ghanaian cedi battled against the US dollar, pushing up prices for goods.
Selfless MP Supports 250 Widows With Massive Hampers Regardless Of The Party They Belong
Tarkwa Nsuam Constituency MP supports 250 widows during Christmas with massive hampers to make the Christmas memorable for them. The Member of Parliament (MP) for Tarkwa Nsuaem, Hon. George Mireku Duker on the Boxing Day put smiles on the faces of Two hundred and fifty (250) widows in the constituency by providing them with hampers and some undisclosed amount of cash as part of his corporate social responsibility.
A Plus Shares Video Of Alleged Fake Galamsey Task Force Lashed 24 Times Each By Military (Watch)
Kwame A Plus, a musician who double as a political activist on social media has shared a video which alleges that some military men sent by Hon. George Mireku Duker, the deputy minister for lands and natural resources to stop galamsey have been exposed by Ghana military as fake.
GNAT makes important recommendations on "Duker Teachers' Award" scheme. Read more for details.
For the first time, the Member of Parliament for the Tarkwa-Nsuaem and Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. George Mireku Duker honoured some outstanding teachers in his constituency. The maiden one which took place on the 7th of March, 2022 saw eleven hard working and dedicated teachers received various awards to their credit.
We didn't fight Charles Bissue speaks on brawl with Tarkwa Nsuem MP
Former Western Regional Secretary for the New Patriotic Party, Mr. Charles Bissue has denied fighting with Member of Parliament for Tarkwa Nsuem, Honurable George Mireku Duker, and inflicting multiple injuries on him while sustaining injury himself. Speaking with Nana Aba Anamoah, the former presidential staffer noted that they were only engaged in an argument and not a fist fight.
MP And DCE Jointly Make Community Happy After Granting Them Their Heart Desires; See Smil
The Member of Parliament for Tarkwa Nsuaem, Hon George Mireku Duker together with Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Benjamin Kessie on Saturday, February 5, 2022 commissioned an ultra-modern Community Centre for the good people of Adiewoso. The project composes of an office, store room and toilet facilities will also serve as multi purpose for social functions and other related purposes.
30 Changfan Machines Burned And 5 Illegal Miners Arrested.
Some illegal miners at Oseikrom in the New Abirem District in the Eastern Region of Ghana have been arrested George Mireku Duker, Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources said those people were arrested because they don’t have a license to mine. "It is in an illegal site.
E-Levy: You Don’t Believe In Supreme Court But You Are Sending Your Case To Them – Minority Mocked
The Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources,Honorable George Mireku Duker has recently mocked the Minority in parliament, questioning why they have taken the E-Levy issue to the Supreme Court for a Verdict, after showing publicly that, they don’t believe in them. We can recall that, the Minority Leader in Parliament, Haruna Iddrisu and some of them members of the Minority rained some utterances against the Supreme Court, on the verdict that after Deputy Speakers in Parliament forms part of the Members of Parliament and thus, they can vote on matters within the August House.
Hon George Mireku Duker Is Transforming Mining Communities In Ghana
On Thursday, September 9, 2021, Hon George Mireku Duker commissioned the Attatema Community Mining Scheme on behalf Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor in the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region. As an ongoing government focus in ensuring shared mineral wealth in mining catchment communities, we are committed to providing a very sustainable and gainful employment to the teeming youth in the country.
“Ghana Is Returning To IMF For Support Because Of The Russia-Ukraine War” - Deputy Minister.
The Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, George Mireku Duker says Ghana under the Akufo-Addo government is seeking for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout because of the Russia-Ukraine war. Answering a question on Peace FM's morning show "Kokrokoo" on whether he believes the government is seeking for IMF help because of the Russia-Ukraine war, the Deputy Minister riposted with an vehement "yes".
Government Has A list Of All The Excavators In Its Custody- George Mireku Duker Reveals
On JoyNews, this evening's Upfront show was absolutely entertaining and enlightening as well. The former Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Honourable Inusah Fuseni was the guest and the current Deputy of Lands and Natural Resources Honourable George Mireku Duker was called on phone to talk about the fight against illegal mining in Ghana.
Foreigners into illegal gold mining to serve jail term before deportation
Foreign nationals caught in illegal gold mining and convicted by a court, are going to serve their jail term before they are deported to their home country, a Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has warned. Mr. George Mireku Duker said any such offender would face the full weight of the laws of the country before any determination of deportation was made.
Deputy Minister For Lands “Saves” Tano River In Part 2 Of “Operation Halt”
A deputy minister for Lands and Natural Resources, George Mireku Duker has, through phase two of the “Operation Halt”, saved the Tano river from the hands of illegal miners in the Western Region of Ghana, the Ministry has said. According to the Ministry, Mireku Duker together with a force undertaking the drive against illegal mining, pounced on a group of persons illegally mining at various “galamsey” sites.
164 illegal foreign miners arrested in the Eastern Region
A sum of 164 thought unlawful unfamiliar excavators have been captured by a tactical enemy of galamsey taskforce, Activity Stop II, at Anyinam and Mampong in the Eastern District on Thursday. The suspects included 159 guys and five females, for the most part outsiders from Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali and Ivory Coast.
Ashanti Chiefs - Politicians should be blamed for illegal mining not them
A few chiefs in the Ashanti Region have disproved claims that traditional leaders play a part in unlawful mining exercises in the district. As indicated by them, lawmakers ought to be faulted for the industriousness of the infection and not them. The traditional leaders communicated this situation in a discourse held on Tuesday.
Newmont and Government to Settle Issues at Ahafo North Project
Newmont Africa has closed conversations with government, conventional specialists and local area partners and started installment for the evacuation of more than 8,000 speculative unapproved structures in the $850 million Ahafo North Mining Project. An Inter-Agency Committee drove by the Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources liable for mining and the Ahafo Regional Minister, with the backing of authorities from the Minerals Commission, Environmental Protection Agency, and Newmont Africa, drove the conversation to commit GHc45 million in help installment with local area pioneers and delegates of the unapproved structures in the task region.
A small-scale mining ban will be detrimental to Ghana more than beneficial.
A prohibition on small-scale mining in Ghana, according to George Mireku Duker, the Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources in charge of mining, will be more detrimental than beneficial for the nation. He claims that small-scale mining is a significant contributor to the national economy because it produces an average of up to 40% of the nation's total gold output, employs over 1 million Ghanaians, and provides many other advantages.
Breaking News: Foreign nationals grabbed by police for galamsey operations
Some foreigners have been arrested by the police for engaging in illegal mining activities on the River Pra, in the Birim North district of the Eastern Region and the Asante-Akyem District. The arrest was led by Mr. George Mireku Duker in conjunction with the Ministry of Lands and Natural resources and the security services.
Collective Efforts Needed To End Illegal Mining – Duker
Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources George Mireku Duker said that despite the Ministry's hard attempts to halt unlawful Small Scale Mining (Galamsey) operations in the nation, a joint effort is required to completely free the country of this threat. Mr. Duker stated that the battle against illicit mining is a common obligation of all stakeholders and every Ghanaian to guarantee that the industry is adequately cleaned, with more community awareness and education.
Ghana to start refining gold into finished products in October - Mireku Duker
George Mireku Duker, the Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources has opined that in less than 2 months time, Ghana would have its own embossed gold products on the world market. The Minister made this disclosure after visiting the gold refinery facility in Accra to check on the progress of workdone so far.