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Video Of Ghanaian Chief Exchanging Precious Gold Jewellery With Foreigners Causes Outrage Online – Watch

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What on earth will let one exchange precious gold with common Jalabia made from ordinary nylon? Angry social media users are asking the above question after a video of a Ghanaian chief was seen happily exchanging gold for clothes. READ ALSO: If River gods Are Real They Would Kill the Chiefs for Polluting Them Before … Read more

Captain Smart Boldly Tells Akufo-Addo To Start Fight Against Galamsey From His Hometown Kyebi – Video

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Even in suspension, outspoken Ghanaian Journalist Captain Smart has lambasted the current government on their hypocritical fight against illegal Mining (Galamsey). Captain Smart was sacked from his work post by the company owner because he has been using his platform to attack government officials, reports have it. READ ALSO: We Are Fixing It – Vice … Read more

Let’s Throw Back To The Time Kwaku Manu Used To Be The ‘King’ Of Galamsey

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Each one of us has a story to tell, a successful one as that irrespective of how irrelevant it may come across. Kumawood actor Kwaku Manu has one to tell today as he takes himself back to the days where he used to be involved in illegal mining popularly known as Galamsey.

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Inter Ministerial Galamsey Committee Secretary Implicated in Anas’ Galamsey Exposé Resigns in Shame

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The secretary to the Inter-ministerial committee on Illegal mining, Charles Bissue, has resigned his position after being caught red-handed in the recent galamsey exposé by Anas Aremeyaw Anas.

Bissue, despite being secretary to a committee tasked by the government to stop galamsey, was found facilitating illegal mining in the exposé by Anas.

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VIDEO — Watch Part 1 of Anas’ Latest Exposé Which Targets the Rot in the ‘Galamsey’ Industry

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Ghana’s number 1 investigative journalist, Anas Armeyaw Anas, is back to his work exposing the seedy underbelly of another sector of Ghanaian society.

Anas’ latest exposé, which premiered today, Wednesday February 27 2019, targets the illegal mining sector, or ‘galamsey’ as it’s more popularly known.

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VIDEO: Kennedy Agyapong aka 'Watchman' To Report Anas To Chinese Embassy

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Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong aka ‘Watchman’ has solemnly promised to drag ace journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas to the Chinese Embassy.
Kennedy Agyapong claimed that Anas Aremeyaw Anas signed a contract with some foreign companies to disgrace the Chinese and make them unpopular in the country concerning illegal mining.

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(Video) Chairman Wontumi Displays And Brags About His $200,000 Gold Necklace

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The New Patriotic Party–NPP is in power and as usual, the show off wealth and opulence lifestyle cannot be taken away from them. Already they have been accused of overspending, corruption and sponsoring of vigilante groups to cause violence in the country by the opposition, NDC.
The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi-Boasiako, also known as Chairman Wontumi has opulently unearthed the ‘jaw-breaking price’ of his gold necklace and Rolex gold watch.

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Military Killing Civilians And Burning Galamsey Equipment As 'Revenge' For Captain Mahama's Death

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Maxwell Mahama

The Youth Organiser of the ruling NPP in the Brong Ahafo Region, Kwame Baffoe, says the Ghanaian military is using the cover of the anti-galamsey taskforce to exact revenge for the killing of Major Maxwell Mahama.
Abronye DC, as the political operative is popularly known as, says reports of galamseyers being ‘accidentally’ killed and mining equipment being burned are the means of revenge being employed by the military.

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Galamsey Operators Whose Excavators Were Burned Should Sue Government – Says NPP's Chairman Wontumi

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Chairman Wontumi

The NPP’s Ashanti Regional Chairman, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, is encouraging galamsey operators whose excavators were burned by the anti-galamsey task force to send government to court.
According to the beloved Chairman Wontumi, the actions taken by the taskforce were unlawful and the victims should sue.

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Family Of Galamseyer Killed In Military Operation Asks For Ghc 500,000 Compensation And A State Burial As Was Given To Major Mahama

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Maxwell Mahama

The family of a galamseyer killed by officers of the military during an anti-galamsey operation are demanding the same treatment for their killed son as Major Maxwell Mahama received from the state.
The 31 year old illegal miner was killed during the military’s ‘Operation Vanguard’ – an anti-galamsey military operation held at Obuasi-Wawase.

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President Akufo-Addo – 'I am Prepared To Put My Presidency On The Line' In The Fight Against Galamsey

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Nana Akufo Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has pledged to put his presidency ‘on the line’ in the fight against galamsey.
The President has vowed that he’s committed to solving the menace and is willing to be judged harshly on it should he fail.

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BNI Finds Recording Device Implanted In Minister's Office

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Minister of Lands and Natural Resources – Peter Amewu

The Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) have found a recording device hidden within the office of Lands and Natural Resources Minister Peter Amewu.
A regular sweep of the Minister’s office by the national security body revealed the offending device, neatly hidden by whoever planted it.

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'Lazy, Armchair Journalists' Who Sit Down For BBC To Break Ghanaian Stories – Deputy Minister Loses Cool And Tears Into Ghanaian Journalists

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Deputy Minister of Land and Natural Resources, Benito Owusu-Bio, lost his cool and lambasted the Ghanaian press during a radio interview with Fox Fm in Kumasi.
The minister lost his cool over a question relating to the collapsed galamsey mine in Nsuta, tearing into journalists for being too lazy and sitting in their studious asking questions instead of going onsite to ascertain what really happened.

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Mining Pit Which Trapped Miners Sealed As Rescue Yields No Results

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The pit which collapsed and fell on some miners in the Western Region has now been utilised as their final resting place as authorities give up rescue efforts.
Five days after the pit collapse, rituals has been carried out to commit the soul of the dead, and their bodies would be left in the pit as their burial ground.

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Fetish Priest Warned Galamseyers Who Got Trapped In Collapsed Pit Not To Mine There But They Refused To Listen

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Residents of Nsuta in the Western Region of Ghana where a mine recently collapsed and killed 17 people, have revealed that a fetish priest in the area warned the miners not to use that particular pit.
Residents spoken to by the Daily Guide revealed the galamseyers had been warned but they failed to heed to the advice, leading to their eventual demise.

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Gov't Of 21st Century Ghana Consulting A Fetish Priest To Help Find Workers Trapped In A Collapsed Mine

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The Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Benito Owusu-Bio, has announced that government is consulting a fetish priest to help in the extraction of the miners trapped in a collapsed mine.
Speaking in an interview, Owusu-Bio said the priest who presides over the lands on which the mine sits has been summoned to come help with the attempts to rescue the trapped miners.

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Family Of The Late Major Mahama Visit Denkyira-Obuasi

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The family of the late Major Maxwell Mahama have paid a visit to the site of his murder in Denkyira-Obuasi.

A delegation made up of immediate relatives such as his parents and his brother, plus other external family members from Tumu, made the trip to the Central Regional town.

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Capt Mahama Met Galamsey Leaders In Denkyira-Obuasi For A Meeting Moments Before He Was Lynched – Social Media User Claims

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It’s looking more and likely that galamsey issues played a crucial role in the killing of Capt. Maxwell Mahama.

Even though the initial police report laying out what their preliminary investigations have revealed has no galamsey portion, Ghanaians online remain unconvinced that the captain was merely mistaken for a robber.

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Chinese Galamsey Queen Aisha Huang And Four Others Granted Bail

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blankEn Huang a.k.a. Aisha has been granted bail together with four other Chinese – Gao Jin Cheng, Lu Qi Ju, Haibin Gao and Zhang Zhipeng -illegal miners by the Accra High Court presided over by Mr Justice Charles Ekow Baiden.

The bail was granted after the court held that the state failed to prove that Aisha and her compatriots would interfere with investigations. Also the court was of the view that the state failed to prove that the accused persons were flight risk and would not avail themselves to stand trial when granted bail.

The bail for Huang was set at Ghc 500,000 with two sureties , all to be justified. The other four were each granted bail in the sum of Ghc 500,000 with one surety, to be justified. The court held that all the sureties must  be Ghanaians with their residence verified.

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Alternative Theory Pops Up – Captain Mahama Was Killed On Purpose Due To Galamsey Issues

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Maxwell Mahama

The narrative surrounding the death of Captain Maxwell Mahama, the soldier lynched to death in Denkyira-Obuasi, is gradually shifting as people poke holes in the story of mob justice.

Some are now alleging that the mob targeted and intentionally killed the soldier, who was the leader of a group of soldiers dispatched to the area to help in the fight against galamsey.

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Lynched Soldier Was Protecting Chinese Galamseyers – Upper Denkyira West DCE Alleges

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Maxwell Mahama

The lynched Army Captain who died in Denkyira Monday, Capt Maxwell Mahama, was protecting illegal Chinese galamseyers in the community.

According to the District Chief Executive of Upper Denkyira West, under which Denkyira-Obuasi falls, Mahama was the commanding officer of a detachment of troops who were protecting these illegal galamseyers.

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Galamsayer Invokes ‘Antoa Nyama’ On Nana Akufo-Addo After Angry Youth Burned His Equipment Worth $1.5m

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Patrick Agyei Dankwa, the galamseyer whose mining equipment was burned to the ground by angry youth, has invoked the dreaded Antoa deity on President Akufo-Addo and his government.

Dankwa, CEO of Agyei Dankwa Investment, said the destruction of his property was due to the government’s war on galamsey and thus, he has to be reimbursed or his curses would follow this government.

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A Ghanaian-Mawuli Ekpe Abro Says He Has All the Appropriate Documents Needed to Continue His Galamsey Activities–And Shares Photos From His Site

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A Ghanaian by name Mawuli Abro has posted on Facebook that he has all the required documents and therefore has permission to continue his galamsey activities.

In his Facebook post, he adds that whoever wants can go to the court and no one can STOP galamsey.

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