Chinese Galamsey

Aisha Huang has the intent of shielding guilty accomplices

The Minority in Parliament has called the government’s attempts to shield top officials implicated in the Aisha Huang illegal mining case “embarrassing.” According to the report, such individuals “involved in this cruel conspiracy against our republic” should have been fired and charged alongside the ‘galamsey’ queen. A statement issued by Minority Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, stated all of the charges leveled against Aisha H...[Read More]

Two granted ¢4m bail over galamsey contract

A reverend minister and another person have been charged in the recent galamsey activities involving Chinese illegal miners in the country by an Accra High Court. Rev. Wallace Dela-Brown, 59, and Wilberforce Essien have been charged with conspiracy to mine without a licence and contracting non-Ghanaians to perform mining operations and services without a licence granted by the minister. They have entered not guilty pleas to the charges. The court presided over by Justice Mary Maame Ekue Yanzuh, ...[Read More]

NDC caucus calls for a probe into Aisha Huang’s case

If President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo does not act before the House resumes, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) caucus in Parliament says it will file a parliamentary motion for an independent investigation into the Aisha Huang saga. Ranking Member of Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, revealed this. “One woman has ruined our entire security apparatus.” “We’ve made a fool of the billions of cedis we’ve approved in Parliamen...[Read More]

Five Chinese arrested in connection with missing excavators

A special police operation in Ellembelle between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, September 8, resulted in the arrest of five Chinese. The operation was carried out in connection with the two missing but discovered excavators in Ellembelle, Western Region. According to, the suspects are currently in police custody. The operation comes just one day after Ellembelle District Chief Executive (DCE) Kwasi Bonzo was arrested for obstruction. He was arrested and taken to the Western Regi...[Read More]