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SOCIETY

Why Police Personnel On Operation Vanguard Were Withdrawn With Immediate Effect

Why Police Personnel On Operation Vanguard Were Withdrawn With Immediate Effect All police personnel assigned to Operation Vanguard to stop illegal mining in the country have been withdrawn with immediate effect. Prior to this, the activities of Operation Vanguard were also suspended in accordance with a statement issued and signed by Arhin Kwasi Annor, Assistant Police Chief of Police in charge of police operations.

  1 year ago ago
Why Police Personnel On Operation Vanguard Were Withdrawn With Immediate Effect

SOCIETY

A pastor invoked curses on Operation Vanguard soldiers after he received heavy slaps.

A Kumasi based Angel FM in one of the interview they granted in the Adansi North District of the Ashanti in last year on Friday 19 December recounts how a Methodist pastor suffered in the hand The root cause of the mayhem that occurred in Akrokerri was as a result of the youth in that town pelting stones at the soldiers after they arrested an aspiring Assembly man and a group of unit committee members and these youth demanded the immediate release of those individuals whiles the soldiers retaliated by beating

  1 year ago ago
A pastor invoked curses on Operation Vanguard soldiers after he received heavy slaps.

ENVIRONMENT

Names of "Big Men" Behind Galamsey that is Polluting our Water Bodies to be Published in newspapers?

Following an unsuccessful Operation Vanguard in 2017 to stop the activities of illegal miners (galamsey) in our water bodies, a second attempt has been made, this time Operation Halt, to permanently rid illegal miners of our forests water bodies. As part of their modus operandi, all equipments of illegal miners including excavators, waters pumps and "chanfans" are destroyed and even burnt to deter them from coming back again to mine.

  1 year ago ago
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MILITARY

One person died as illegal miners battled with soldiers in Asante Akyem

One illegal miner has been pronounced dead after a clash with soldier in the Asante Akyem Central Municipality, a suburb of the Ashanti Region. The security forces were dispatched after a tip off of the activity of these illegal miners on a concession which is confirmed to belong to Owere Mines in the region. There were gun battle between the military and these illegal miners after one the miners died. The activities of illegal mining has been a major challenge in the mining industry of the country. This ma

  2 years ago ago
One person died as illegal miners battled with soldiers in Asante Akyem

MILITARY

Military destroying seized galamsey equipment with bombs.

The Government of Ghana is attempting to beat the clock to save the country's water bodies a large portion of which have been obliterated by the exercises of unlawful excavators.Examination has shown that Ghana may almost certainly need to import water from 2030 and as an action to deflect such a circumstance, President Akufo-Addo as of late started stage two of his administration's battle against unlawful mining.

  1 year ago ago
Military destroying seized galamsey equipment with bombs.

POLITICS

Akufo Addo-led Government Gets Into Trouble With Galamsey Operators

Government has incurred the wrath of galamsey operators whose excavators have been burnt down in an operation to day.The President of the Republic, Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo Addo on Wednesday, 28th April 2021, issued a statement instructing the military to led the fight against illegal mining on or along water bodies.

  1 year ago ago
Akufo Addo-led Government Gets Into Trouble With Galamsey Operators

POLITICS

Bernard Mornah convinced of winning the Nadowli-Kaleo seat

The People’s National Convention (PNC) Parliamentary Candidate for Nadowli-Kaleo Constituency, Hon. Bernard Anbataayela Mornah has expressed firm conviction about winning the parliamentary seat of the constituency. He told constituents during a campaign rally at Takpo that, he is the God’s chosen king for the constituency in the upcoming December 7 polls. Mornah urged the constituents to go out in theirs numbers on the Election Day and do the will of God by massively endorsing him. He promised the youth

  2 years ago ago
Bernard Mornah convinced of winning the Nadowli-Kaleo seat

POLITICS

“Deal With Those NDC Members” – Edem Agbana Tells Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has renewed his fight against galamsey in the past few weeks.Yesterday he authorized 200 men of the Ghana Armed Forces to stop and seize machines used in galamsey along the River Pra.Many have alleged that officials of the ruling government are insiders operating galamsey sites.

  1 year ago ago
“Deal With Those NDC Members” – Edem Agbana Tells Akufo-Addo

POLITICS

Ghanaians Do Not Need A National Dialogue On Galamsey.

The coming into office in 2017 ,the country Ghana was,promised by the President Nana Akufo Addo that , he was going to put a stop to galamsey operation and immediately organized the military into what has become Operation Vanguard .and up to today as he was giving his last State of the nation in his first term in office, President Nana Akufo Addo now sees that ,the fight against galamsey is not political and is now asking for dialogue on how to curtail the menace . Professor Ransford Gyampoh a,political science

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Ghanaians Do Not Need A National Dialogue On Galamsey.

POLITICS

Where Are The missing 500 Excavators?- Minority Asks

President Akuffo-Addo Danquah promise to cramp down illegal miners if he win power in the 2016 general elections. He fulfill his campaign promise on the illegal miners just after he won power in 2016. The President inaugurated Operation Vanguard to cramp down illegal mining in every corner of the country. Operation Vanguard was made up of Military, and the Police. They were divided into groups to enable them operate effectively. The Operation Vanguard was under the ministry of Lands and Mines, and ministry of

  2 years ago ago
Where Are The missing 500 Excavators?- Minority Asks

SOCIETY

Operation Vanguard Crackdown On Illegal Mining, Destroys 59 Changfang Motors In Western Region

In just four days, the Police Operations Vanguard had destroyed a total of fifty-nine (59) Chanfang motors that were used in alluvial mining (mining in streambeds), popularly known as 'galamsey', in river bodies in the Western Region of Ghana.

  1 year ago ago
Operation Vanguard Crackdown On Illegal Mining, Destroys 59 Changfang Motors In Western Region

SOCIETY

Police Storm Galamsey Sites ‘Rambo style’, Destroy Machines

The fight against illegal mining across the country, titled ‘Operation Vanguard’, seems to have taken up steam again after a long lull.

  1 year ago ago
Police Storm Galamsey Sites ‘Rambo style’, Destroy Machines

POLITICS

Hope to small-scale miners; NDC to legalize small-scale mining

The flagbearer for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Dramani Mahama, made a promise concerning the small scale miners (Galamsey) to bring back their mining licenses, excavators and concessions if voted back into office. Speaking at the launch of the NDC's "For the people" 2020 manifesto at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), He stated that this would be a good medium to properly facilitate and regulate legality of the operation of small-scale mining in the country. On his view,

  2 years ago ago
Hope to small-scale miners; NDC to legalize small-scale mining

MILITARY

How Can 200 Soldiers With Guns Stop Galamsey?- Kevin Taylor.

According to Kevin Taylor, who is a Ghanaian U.S. based broadcast journalist, known for criticising the government of Ghana on it’s policies, only 200 soldiers with guns can not stop galamsey on our water bodies because soldiers have been deployed before but there were no results.

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How Can 200 Soldiers With Guns Stop Galamsey?- Kevin Taylor.

POLITICS

Galamsey! Legalized And Launched.

Illegal mining is a mining activity that is undertaken without state permission, in absence of land rights, mining licenses, and exploration or mineral transportation permits.  Considering the rate at which Ghana's forest reserves are destroyed, water bodies polluted and cash crop farms being taken away by the activities of these illegal operators, the government of Ghana lead by H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo imposed ban on all the activities of small scale mining in the country. He was bent on fighting the

  2 years ago ago
Galamsey! Legalized And Launched.

POLITICS

Checkout: NDC administration to investigate activities of ‘Operation Vanguard’, ‘Galamstop’ – Mahama

John Mahama  John Mahama  The following organization of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), will research the exercises of "Activity Vanguard" and  "Galamstop", which were set up to check the exercises of unlawful diggers engaged with the little scope mining industry.  John Dramani Mahama, Leader and flagbearer of the NDC, said he would test their exercises to guarantee that those associated with any degenerate arrangements were made to confront the full afflictions of the law.  He stated, "Activity

  2 years ago ago
Checkout: NDC administration to investigate activities of ‘Operation Vanguard’, ‘Galamstop’ – Mahama

POLITICS

“You Can Even Send 1000 Soldiers And Nothing Will Happen. Be Bold Mr. President” - Afia Pokua

The country is on crossroads and many things seems to be plaguing the country.This week has seen President Akufo-Addo authorizing 200 soldiers to storm galamsey sites around the River Pra.Yesterday, an update on Operation Halt was presented to the public.Two Chinese were arrested with a number of equipment burnt.

  1 year ago ago
“You Can Even Send 1000 Soldiers And Nothing Will Happen. Be Bold Mr. President” - Afia Pokua

POLITICS

I won't chase away miners with Operation Vanguard - Mahama

Previous President john Dramani Mahama has said he won't release Operation Vanguard and the Galamstop activity to pursue away little scope diggers, should he be casted a ballot as President.  "Obviously we don't need them kicking the bucket in pits, thus we have to show them how to do it securely, and we have the innovation. Ghana has the absolute most high quantities of prepared Geologists and mining wellbeing, since we have a devoted college. Individuals originate from outside to UMaT to come and prepare

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I won't chase away miners with Operation Vanguard - Mahama

SOCIETY

Watch Ghana Police Swimming In River Tano To Arrest Illegal Miners-Operation Vanguard (Pictures)

Operation Vanguard was launched on 31st July 2017.Some Ghanaian citizens always want to have problem with the security agency.They always want to be forced before they do the right thing.

  1 year ago ago
Watch Ghana Police Swimming In River Tano To Arrest Illegal Miners-Operation Vanguard (Pictures)