Tag Archives: Prestea

Man sleeps with 3 daughters in Prestea

Kwasi Aborle, a 43-year-old farmer in the Prestea-Huni Valley District of the Western Region, has been hauled before the traditional authorities in the area for allegedly having sexual intercourse with his three biological daughters. The three daughters (names withheld) aged between 13 and 19 years, according to information, had allegedly been subjected to numerous sexual encounters by their own father ...

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Angry District Best Farmer returns award package to gov’t

The Overall Best Farmer for the Prestea-Huni Valley District of the Western Region has returned all the items he received as part of his award at this year’s Farmers’ Day celebration held at Dumase near Bogoso. Mr. John Enimil, a 35-year-old, who was adjudged as the district’s Overall Best Farmer on Friday, December 1, 2017, went home with four knapsack ...

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Prestea Underground Mine to reopen after 15 years

Management of Golden Star Resources, operators of the Prestea Underground Mine in Prestea in the Western Region has indicated that baring any last minute technical glitch, the underground mine which has been shut down for 15 years will start commercial operations in October this year. This move according to the company is after series of rehabilitation works and integrity tests ...

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Obrempong writes: Prestea; a town of gold with ugly roads

The name Prestea sounds familiar right? Yea, it’s a long known town in Ghana for obvious reasons. It’s a land rich in gold. In this town and its environs are large scale mining companies such as [Golden Star Resources – Prestea]; small scale mining companies, and several youths engaged in illegal small scale mining. It’s a golden city where a ...

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I wasn’t aware of Galamsey activities – Prestea DCE

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Prestea-Huni Valley in the Western Region, Mozart Kwaku Owu, has said the presence of illegal miners in the area came as a surprise to him. Speaking in the aftermath of the death of about 14 persons when a pit they were mining in collapsed on Monday, Mr. Owu stated that, the area where the incident ...

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ECG holds Town Hall meeting in Prestea

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the Western Region, has held a Town Hall meeting with all stakeholders in Prestea, to review the company’s performance in the area over the past two years. In 2015, Prestea and eight adjoining communities – Heman, Bondai, Nsuta, Kpoviaji, Kwameniampa, Obuoho, Brumase and Ayinam, were hooked onto the national grid. A total of ...

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