Plastic waste “crisis” partly contributed to June 3 disaster – Report

Plastic waste partly contributed to June 3 disaster The Report of the June 3 Committee set up to investigate the cause of the 2015 flood and fire disaster has revealed plastic waste in Accra contributed to the tragedy. The report said the country’s plastic waste situation had reached a “crisis…

Experts discuss ways to deal with rising water pollution

  The first ever ‘science café’, which provided the platform for environmentalists, sociologists and research scientists to discuss effective ways to deal with the growing water pollution has ended in Kumasi. It was organized by the College of Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in response to…

Minister urges students of hygiene to see waste as wealth

Mr Michael Yaw Gyato, the Deputy Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources has urged students of School of Hygiene, Korle-Bu, to be creative and take advantage of waste in the country to create wealth. He said it was imperative for the students to inculcate the habit of entrepreneurial skills in…

MP urges constituents to plant trees to mitigate climate change effect
The Member of Parliament for Upper West Akim Constituency in the Eastern region of Ghana,Hon.Ohene Bekoe Assiful, has adviced constituents to plant trees around their houses to reap from its benefits  which include  serving as windbreaks and flood control tool. According to the law maker ,with the adverse effect... Read more
UN aid chief urges global action as starvation, famine loom for 20 million across four countries
Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien (second right) visiting Ganyiel, Unity state, South Sudan, on 4 March 2017, is briefed on the ongoing humanitarian response to famine in the region. Photo: OCHA/Gemma Connell 10 March 2017 – Just back from Kenya, Yemen, South Sudan and Somalia – countries that are... Read more