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…

Ayensuano NADMO embarks on awareness creation on effect of open defecation and poor sanitation
  The Ayensuano District Directorate of National Disaster Management organization (NADMO) in the Eastern Region has held a mini durbar at Mamakrom a farming community  in the district to sensitise  residents on good sanitation practices to prevent outbreak of diseases such as cholera ,dysentery ,malaria and other communicable diseases.  ... Read more
 Fishermen dissapointed in Eastern Regional Minister
The leadership of Concerned Fishermen in 35 fishing communities along the  Upper Manya and Asuogyaman Districts stretch of the volta lake have expressed disappointment in the Eastern Regional Minister,Eric Kwakye Darfuor for not showing traits of  fair leadership in handling the impasse between them and the company undertaking underwater... Read more
Increment in price of ‘Pure water ‘will increase waterborne diseases -Analyst
The Eastern Regional Manager of Plan International Ghana,Kofi Adade Debrah has opined that the current deficit in potable water accessibility Vis-a-Vis increasing prices of pure water in Ghana is a forewarning signal of a “time bomb to hit the nation”. According to him,water is essential irreplaceable basic necessity to... Read more
Illegal mining still ongoing despite ban,two women trapped dead
Two women are reported dead an illegal mining pit collapsed on them at Aniammoa near Adubeywura in the Ashanti region, Director of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) Mr Kwabene Nsenkyire. The deceased persons have been identified as Yaa Nyankoa, 25, and Obaa Yaa, 26. According to the NADMO... Read more
World Bank expresses worry over political interference in Ghana’s Water and Sanitation sector
Mr. Emmanuel Nkrumah, a World Bank Senior Water and Sanitation Specialist has identified political interference in Ghana’s Water and Sanitation sector as a major drawback to the country’s goal at enhancing water accessibility, sanitation and hygiene. He made the observation at the opening session of a four-day conference of... Read more
400 buffalo drown after stampede into river between Botswana and Namibia
Around 400 buffaloes drowned after stampeding into the Chobe River along the border between Botswana and Namibia, possibly while running away from lions, the tourism ministry said. “The cause of the stampede is still uncertain and under investigation. However, initial indications are that they were being chased by a... Read more
Plan Int.Ghana launches €2,247,500 RWASH project to tackle water and Sanitation problems
Plan International Ghana has launched “Rural Water,Sanitation and Hygiene(RWASH) Project in Koforidua,Eastern Regional Capital on Tuesday November 6,2018.   The Project will be implemented in 36 communities in Eastern,Central and Volta Regions of Ghana in the next three(3) years.   In other to diligently implement the project,a three -day... Read more
Today is International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
Times of war can result in rapid environmental degradation as people struggle to survive and environmental management systems break down resulting in damage to critical ecosystems. For over six decades, armed conflicts have occurred in more than two-thirds of the world’s biodiversity hotspots thus posing critical threats to conservation... Read more
Climate Change :1.5 degrees more of global warming is catastrophic to ecosystem -Prince Charles calls for action
The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, says there is alarming evidence that the increasing trend of climate change requires a drastic and concerted effort to halt it or the earth will face the risk of doom for its current and future inhabitants. He said the resilience of the environment had... Read more
Caribbean Looks to Protect its Seafood From Mercury
Four Caribbean countries have done an inventory of the major sources of mercury contamination in their islands, but a great deal of work still needs to be done to determine where and what impact this mercury is having on the region’s seafood chain. Trinidad and Tobago, St Kitts and... Read more