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July 25, 2018 2:41 PM Private helicopter carrying gold forced landing at Kumikrom

A private helicopter carrying boxes of gold bars from Chirano Mines in Bibiani to Accra, developed a mechanical fault and made an emergency landing in a harvested corn field at Kumikrom near Asamankese. According to Police Sergeant Francis Gomado, Deputy Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer who briefed the Ghana News Agency (GNA), the Asamankese 282

March 27, 2018 5:54 PM Importance of reforestation to wildlife in Ghana [Article]

Ghana is geographically located in the tropics, endowed with diverse natural resources. And one of these resources that have been most abused is its forests resources and by extension its wildlife. The interdependency of forest and wildlife and the need to take appropriate measures to optimize resource utilization , to ensure future supplies of wood and non-wood 112

March 27, 2018 5:54 PM Importance of refforestation to wildlife in Ghana [Article]

Ghana is geographically located in the tropics, endowed with diverse natural resources. And one of these resources that have been most abused is its forests resources and by extension its wildlife. The interdependency of forest and wildlife and the need to take appropriate measures to optimize resource utilization , to ensure future supplies of wood and non-wood 103

March 15, 2018 6:34 AM ‘Shoot-to-kill galamseyers’ suggestion unfortunate – Aning

A security analyst, Dr. Kwesi Aning, has described as unfortunate suggestions by First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joseph Osei-Owusu for a shoot-to-kill approach in dealing with illegal miners in the country. According to him, the comment puts Ghana in bad light in terms of respect for human rights. Joseph Osei Owusu, who is also the Member of Parliament 111

March 12, 2018 6:33 PM Gold Fields workers’ protest was illegal – Police

The Police Command in Tarkwa have explained that workers of Gold Fields Ghana who demonstrated today [Monday], did so without notifying them as required by the Public Order Act. “They never sought any permission from the police. No one even gave us notice. The Public Order Act says you have to notify the police,” the Tarkwa Divisional Commander, ACP Edmond 109

March 5, 2018 3:08 PM PURC reduces electricity tariffs; 17.5% for homes, 30% for businesses

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), has announced a general reduction in electricity tariffs effective March 15, 2018. Residential customers per the new tariff cuts are to enjoy a 17.5% reduction, and 30% for non-residential customers. Those in the mining sector have also been given a 10% tariff cut, and 25% cut for Special Load Tariff 79

March 2, 2018 10:48 AM Court dismisses injunction case against layoffs at Goldfields

An Accra High Court has dismissed an injunction application by some workers of Goldfields Company Limited over the dismissal of some 1,500 workers of the company. According to the court presided over by Justice Laurenda Owusu, the mining company risks losing more if the court halts the ongoing layoffs before a determination of the substantive matter 79

February 26, 2018 9:32 AM Punishment for galamseyers must be deterrent enough – Media Coalition

The Media Coalition Against illegal Mining is appealing to the Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo, to sensitize judges adjudicating galamsey cases on the need to hand out sanctions deterrent enough to perpetrators of illegal mining. The Coalition said current sanctions were not deterrent enough, stating that with stricter sanctions, the fight against illegal 53

February 20, 2018 11:50 AM Court to rule on fate of laid-off Goldfields staff March 2

An Accra High court has set March 2 as the date it will deliver its ruling on the fate of some 1,700 workers of Goldfields Ghana who have been laid off by the company. The judge, Laurenda Owusu, said she will rely on the relevant provisions in civil procedure rules, CI 47 and all the processes filed to deliver its ruling on the set date. In the writ, the workers 62

February 16, 2018 11:00 AM We’ll back creation of new regions with mining royalties – Ahafo Chiefs

President of the Ahafo Council of Chiefs, Nana Ansah Adu Baah II, has promised to use royalties received from mining companies in the Ahafo area to assist in the process of creating the proposed Ahafo region. According to Nana Ansah Adu Baah, the creation of the Ahafo region is critical since it will spread development across fairly. He also noted that the Ahafo 82