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Gold Fields planned layoffs: Gov’t intervenes after workers’ protest

Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, says government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with aggrieved workers of Gold Fields Ghana who have been protesting over some staff layoffs. According to him, the MoU is to ensure that the workers of the company who will be affected by the redundancy programme are re-engaged under the ...

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Gov’t permits over 20 companies to fell rosewood

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, has given approval for the grant of permit to Messrs. Jusdal Plus, and other  twenty-four companies to salvage Rosewood from the Brong-Ahafo, Upper East, Upper West and Northern Regions. Previously, there had been a ban on felling of rosewood. In the last few years, harvesting of the species had gone out ...

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Minister orders closure of illegal mining pits in Talensi

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources,  John Peter Amewu has ordered for the permanent closure of all illegal mining pits in Gbane mining site  of the Talensi District of the Upper East Region to prevent loss of lives and curb the menace of Galamsey. The Minister disclosed this during a working visit to Shaanxi Mining Company Limited on Thursday, ...

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Spying device in Amewu’s office not working – Inusah Fuseini

Former Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Inusah Fuseini, has disclosed that the audio visual device intercepted in the current Lands Minister’s office is not functional. Inusah Fuseini, who said he fixed the device in 2013 when he served in the same capacity, said the installation was not completed because he didn’t have time. “It is true that I was installing ...

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I installed ‘spying’ device during my time – Inusah Fuseini owns up

Former Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Inusah Fuseini, has claimed ownership for the audiovisual recording device found in the office of the current Land minister’s office. An audio visual device believed to have been secretly planted in the office was discovered on Monday which triggered further investigations by the National Security. But even before the investigations could proceed, Inusah ...

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Stop galamsey in 3 weeks or face the law – Amewu

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu, has given a three-week ultimatum to all illegal miners to stop their activities or be prepared to face the full rigours of the law. The government, he said, was also coming up with a well-rehearsed strategy to implement drastic punitive measures to ensure that all people who connived to ...

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