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A/R: 140 security men deployed to flush out galamseyers

The Ashanti regional police command in collaboration with the military has deployed 140 armed police and military personnel to flush out illegal miners operating at Obuasi and Susanso. The move, according to the Ashanti regional police commander DCOP Ken Yeboah, aims at supporting the government’s attempt at ending the galamsey menace which is destroying Ghana’s water bodies. DCOP Ken Yeboah ...

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Hundreds screened at GCB eye care programme in Nanton

GCB Bank today (24th April 2017) begun a three-day comprehensive eye screening exercise in Nanton in the Savelugu/Nanton District of the Northern Region. On the theme, “Stirring Passion” OVER 800 community members made up of mostly elderly men and women, as well as children, had been screened, treated and given drugs and spectacles at the cost of the Bank. The ...

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Are we tackling the deadly galamsey pestilence with kid gloves?

One thing that has become clear since the Government began to take the galamsey problem seriously is that the actual scale of the woeful pestilence has been under-estimated by most people in Ghana. Some people think it’s “a few” water-bodies that have been “tampered with” by galamseyers. But that’s not true. The Atewa Forest Range in the Eastern Region, for ...

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