Second hand Vehicles to be banned as Ghana moves to implement vehicle fuel economy standards

Ghana’s  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the UN Environment and other partner agencies, and Ministries of Transport, and Energy, and the Drivers and Vehicle Licensing Authority have succesfuly undertaken an inventory on the vehicular fleet and inspection evolutions in Ghana from 2005 to 2016 as part of steps to…

Water stress scare hits Ghana,Consumers  advised to conserve water

  There is fear of imminent water stress and scarcity in Ghana hence Ghanaians have been advised to conserve water through judicious usage to help mitigate the impact particularly during the dry season.   Experts have warned that,given the rate of pollution and destruction of water bodies in the country…

Mercury content in Kyebi is higher than WHO approved level

  Mr Johan Zietsman, Lead Researcher for the Kyebi Reclamation Project, has said the mercury content in some mining sites in Kyebi in the Eastern Region is 2,000 times higher than the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) permissible level. The researcher who works with the Eco Sika Ghana Limited Gold Recovery…

Government must support local authorities with security reinforcement and logistics to fight illegal mining -ACEP
The African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP)  has called on the Central Government to  be on the beat to support local authorities with security reinforcement and logistics in the fight against illegal gold mining in Ghana ,adding that,as a long term solution ,government must decentralize stewardship of the environment... Read more
Chief declares war against illegal Rosewood  loggers
The Royal leadership of the Gonjaland in the Northern region of Ghana ,  Yagbobwura Tutumba Bore Essah I, has declared war against illegal timber merchants and commercial charcoal burners whose activities are depleting  large volumes of fresh resewoods and other trees .The action of the Traditional ruler follows failures of... Read more
Ghana: Put temporal ban on small Scale mining – Prof.Martey
 The Immediate past Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Very Rev Prof. Emmanuel Martey has waged into the outcry on illegal gold mining activities in Ghana with a clarion call on  government to temporarily ban small scale mining for effective policies and regulations to be formulated before the... Read more
Concerned Citizens of Talensi Call for Expulsion of Shaanxi Mining Ghana Ltd
Concerned Citizens of Talensi (CCT), a group made up of Assembly members, opinion leaders and youth of the Talensi District, have called for the expulsion of Shaanxi Mining Ghana Limited from the district. The call was made at a Press Conference organized by the group in Sheaga, where lots... Read more