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…

GUNSA urges gov’t to comply with ratified International Conventions on environment
The Ghana United Nations Students and Youth Association (GUNSA)  has called on government of Ghana to comply with various international conventions on environment which the country has ratified to help safeguard the environment from further destruction.In a statement issued in Accra by the Association stated that, “ we demand... Read more
Ghana President ‘replies’ Chinese Ambassador over galamsey fight
The President of Ghana , Nana Akufo-Addo  has stated that, government will continue to enforce the laws of the country  in the fight against illegal mining  without diplomatic considerations ,however will ensure that diplomatic relationships  thrive . The President specifically made reference to the Concerns that government’s decision to... Read more
Illegal mining is affront to God -Prophet
  A renowned Prophet with Omega House Chapel -Assemblies of God Church in Koforidua in the Eastern region ,Prophet Albert Asihene Arjarquah has described the wanton destruction of the environment as affront against God,the creator of the universe . The man of God explained to Environmental News Agency (ENA)... Read more
Our zero moral based laws cannot stop galamsey -ILAPI
  Mr. Bismark Peter Kwofie, President, Institute for Liberty And Policy Innovation (ILAPI), says only a well thought out moral imperative strategy that makes illegal mining unattractive can halt the marauding phenomenon in Ghana. “The easiest way to solve a problem is to pass a flat law. And after... Read more
Galamseyers desecrate cemetery, re-bury corpses in mass grave
Illegal miners are reported to have mined the community cemetery at Kukuaville near Bameanko in the Nzema East Municipal Assembly of the Western Region in an overnight operation.   They have consequently reburied the exhumed bodies and bones in a mass grave to pave way for their activities. Reports... Read more
The Crucified Environment must resurrect in Ghana
  Christians worldwide are celebrating Easter.A period Christians observe the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ who was crucified to save humanity from our sins.   This solemn period requires Christians to turn away from their sins including Eco-crimes which has risen over the decades.Ghanaian Christians cannot be exempted... Read more
South Africa: Environmental Affairs to Probe Recycled Bag Claims
  The Department of Environmental Affairs says it will probe reports that some plastic supermarket carrier bags, which claim to be recycled, are allegedly not. The department has noted with concern an article in the Sunday Times recently which claims that “millions of branded plastic supermarket carrier bags claimed... Read more
Elephant Kills Woman in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Residents of Nyamuhika I cell Nyabubare parish, Nyamuhika I cell in Bwambara Sub-county in Rukungiri District were left in shock after their colleagues was killed by an elephant. Hadija Tumuhirwe, 45, was attacked by the elephant on April 12, 2017 in Queen Elizabeth National park. The Rukungiri District police... Read more
Forest Reserve turned into charcoal production centre
The Asolompiiro Forest Reserve, one of the largest forest reserves in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region, has been turned to a charcoal production centre and a grazing place for cattle. This was discovered by the Paramount Chief of the Bongo Traditional area, Naba Lemyaarum Baba Salifu,... Read more
Chief Justice designates 14 “Galamsey Courts” to fight mining offences
The Chief Justice has designated 14 courts (7 High Courts and 7 Circuit Courts) to deal with all mining offences committed under the Minerals and Mining Act, Act 703. A statement issued by the Judicial Secretary, Justice Alex B. Poku-Acheampong said the designation of the courts by C.J. Georgina... Read more