Netherlands Embassy in Ghana features 22 year old Ghanaian Plastic warrior

  Ahead of Voltic Ghana Ltd launch of “iRecycle “Project on November 23,2018 in Accra, the  Netherlands Embassy in Ghana on Tuesday November 20,2018 featured  22-year old Ghanaian plastic-warrior and Executive Assistant at Coliba Waste Management Company, Prince Mortey,who has waged war against plastic pollution in the Ghana. 1 Prince…

Ghana’s integrated E-Waste Management Program to create 20,000 direct Jobs

    Government  expected to create 20,000 direct jobs with the establishment of an integrated e-waste recycling facility  at Agbogbloshie ,a suburb of Ghana’s capital ,Accra.   Finance Minister ,Ken Ofori Atta, presenting the 2019 budget statement in Parliament on Thursday said “the Integrated e-waste Management program has been launched and will, among…

Zoomlion, AMA, Cape Town collaborate in waste management for Clean Accra Vision

Zoomlion Ghana Limited and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) have collaborated with the City of Cape Town in South Africa to be able to feed into President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s mantra of making Accra the cleanest city in the sub-region. This effort by the two organizations having great interest…

New Juaben South to revive Sanitation Court to prosecute offenders
The Municipal Chief Executive for New Juaben South in the Eastern Region ,Isaac Appaw -Gyasi has hinted plans to revive “Revenue, Sanitation and Development Control Court to enforce the Assembly By-Laws”. The decision is part of the broad vision of the MCE who recently assumed office,to restore discipline and... Read more
Three including two chinese illegal miners arrested at Bosuso
  Three illegal miners including two chinese nationals and their Ghanaian accomplice have been arrested at Bosuso in the Fanteakwa South District of the Eastern Region.   The three,were arrested Tuesday October 30,2018 by a joint task -force of Police and NADMO officials in the area after a tip off.They... Read more
26,000 chinese arrested over synthetic  food ,drugs and agric supplies:Ghana must be watchful
The recent mass tilapia deaths incident at a Chinese farm in Asutuare in the Greater Accra region must be a major cause of interest to Ghana. Though the cause of death of the 18 tons of fish is still under laboratory investigations at the Ghana Standards Authority. The Chief... Read more
The Mining ‘Curse’ in Ghana:Seven Protestors shot at Abirem
Seven people have sustained gun shot wounds at Abirem in the Birim North District of the Eastern region after the Police opened fire on demonstrators who were protesting against mining giant, Newmont Ghana. The victims according report suffered gunshot wounds in the head,leg,and arm. One of them who was... Read more
Article :Shoot to Kill not panacea to illegal logging menace in Ghana
  It is sad to observe that for some time now, some of our leaders have become trigger happy and fallen in love with the Shoot-to-Kill system as a suggested panacea to address particularly the threat posed by recalcitrant offenders in the management of forest, land and mineral resources... Read more
Forestry Boss proposes shoot to kill approach to tackle alarming illegal logging in Ghana
The Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie has threatened his outfit will from now onwards use callous  approach in fighting illegal logging and illegal chainsawing in Ghana’s forest reserves particularly  the Sefwi area. He said ,the Commission is in talks with the military High Command to... Read more
Illegal mining :Chinese arrested,six Ghanaian accomplices escape from Police custody
The Excavator Tracking Taskforce of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining on Saturday arrested a Chinese and six Ghanaians at the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region for engaging in illegal mining. They were handed over to the Amansie West Police, however, the six Ghanaians surprisingly escaped from... Read more
Mineral Commission to recruit mine guards to police mining areas
Mr Addae Antwi-Boasako, the Chief Executive Officer of the Minerals Commission, said the Commission was embarking on the recruitment of mine guards to help deal rapidly with the issues of illegal mining. He said the mine guards would be stationed at the hotbeds and hotspots in the mining fields... Read more
Apply the maximum sentence on illegal Miners -Ghana’s President to Judges
  Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has suggested to Judges in the Country to apply the maximum sentence in illegal mining cases to serve as detarent to recalcitrants  still engage in galamsey destroying the environment despite a ban. “concept of deterrence must be an important part of sentencing... Read more
Myanmar torches illegal wildlife stockpile worth $1.3 million to deter smugglers
Myanmar authorities destroyed hundreds of seized elephant tusks, pangolin scales and other animal parts, worth a total of $1.3 million on the black market, on Thursday as part of a crackdown on illegal wildlife trafficking. Authorities set fire to pyres stacked with 277 pieces of elephant ivory, 1,544 antelope... Read more