Ghana and La Cote d’Ivoire agree on MOU to tackle galamsey

  Ghana and La Cote d’Ivoire have agreed upon a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) detailing Plan of Action to address the pollution of water bodies through illegal mining. The activities of illegal miners in Ghana, otherwise known as galamsey, have polluted water bodies with rippling effects on water bodies in…

UN Ocean Conference Adopts Resolution to Reduce Plastics; Industry Pushes for Waste Management

Plastic Pollution Coalition was honored to participate in the United Nations Ocean Conference, June 5-9, 2017, the first of its kind to be focused on the issues surrounding ocean health and marine life. In partnership with the Center for Oceanic Awareness, Research, and Education (COARE), the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, the…

LIGHT AND DYNAMITE: How fish safety is compromised

The story is told of the chief fisherman of Bortiano landing beach who was assaulted by other fishermen in Accra one weekend in May. Together with other fishermen, Nii Adama Tettey II, had attended a meeting called by the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Elizabeth Naa Afoley Quaye. What incurred the wrath…

Energy Minister inaugurates new TOR Board
The Minister of Energy, Boakye Agyarko, has sworn into office, the board members of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR). The ceremony took place on Monday, 13th March 2017 at the Ministry’s conference room in Accra. After administering the Oath of Office and Oath of Secrecy to the members, the Energy... Read more
municipal assembly sues company over siting of filling station
The New Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Eastern region of Ghana has initiated legal processes against Dukes Petroleum Limited over siting of a ” dangerous ” Filling station located  between residential houses at Koforidua -Anlo Town. The writ of summons  filed by Counsel for the New Juaben Municipal Assembly... Read more