Open Defecation menace :Osagyefo Dr.Kwame Nkrumah would have been dissapointed

On the occasion of Founders Day, the Media Coalition Against Open Defecation has called on Ghanaians to reflect on the contributions of Ghana’s forebears which led to independence. A statement signed by the Convener, Emmanuel Addai, reminds the public of the threat posed by the practice of open defecation to…

Open defecation :Coalition calls for financial commitment by govt to end menace

The Media Coalition Against Open Defecation is calling for the establishment of a budget line for eradication of open defecation in annual budgets that syncs with the national road map.   The Coalition is of the view that, Ghana can achieve the universal access to adequate and equitable sanitation and…

Ghana Officials Question China’s Ambitions in Bauxite Mining Plan

Ghana is a country rich in natural resources, including crude oil, gold, diamonds, and minerals such as manganese and bauxite, and China—one of the West African country’s biggest investors—has set its sights on those valuable products. The investments are part of Beijing’s ambitious development project known as “One Belt, One…

Fiji says U.S. faces climate risks, urges Trump to ‘stay in canoe’
Fiji, due to lead global talks on climate change, said on Thursday that rising sea levels threaten New York and Miami and urged U.S. President Donald Trump to “stay in the canoe” alongside other nations in the fight against global warming. Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said he hoped to... Read more
Gov’t to solve Yendi water crisis – Bawumia
Government has promised to allocate three million Dollars for the Yendi water expansion project.Vice President, Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia made this known at the Dagbon Regent, Kampakuya-Naa Yakubu Abdulai Andani’s palace in Yendi. He said government was much concerned about the Yendi perennial water crisis, hence the move to... Read more
Sandy Gold: The bloody race to win sand in Ghana
The universal urbanization explosion is devouring vast amounts of sand, which is the key ingredient of concrete and asphalt. Sand mining companies, both legal and those that are illegally operating on the black market are raking in GHS40,000 an equivalent of £3,241.1238 a year from trading in the humblest of... Read more
November Climate Change Conference in Bonn on track
  Preparations for the UN climate change conference in Bonn this year are on track to deliver the infrastructure and arrangements needed for a successful meeting that can play its role in advancing the aims and ambitions of the Paris Agreement. According to a statement issued by UNFCCC in... Read more
We’ll demonstrate if… – Small scale miners
President of the National Association of Small Scale Miners, Nii Adjetey   Small scale miners in Ghana are threatening to hit the streets with a massive demonstration if government goes ahead to ban their activities in the country. “Small scale miners are against the six month moratorium for us... Read more
Spraying gangs have been sent out to farms in the Ashanti Region as part of measures to halt the spread of Fall Army Worms (FAW) in the country. This was after officials of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in the region received four trucks of pesticides to be... Read more
We’ll deal decisively with Aisha Huang despite threats – Amewu
The Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu has said that his outfit determined to decisively apply the country’s laws against Chinese galamsey kingpin, Aisha Huang in spite of threats of protection allegedly from some top government and security officials. He said although some have argued that her... Read more
Give mining sector agencies prosecution powers – CSO
A civil society group, Center for Public Interest Law (CEPIL) is advocating for agencies in charge of mining activities to be given the power to prosecute offenders of mining laws in Ghana. According to CEPIL, such powers were taken from the sector agencies when a new law – Minerals... Read more
Delegates to COP23 to experience weather exhibition in Bonn
  Delegates who will be participating in the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP23) in Bonn, will experience a major exhibition about the weather and climate. The event, which will take place at the Bundeskunsthalle- the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany is... Read more
OccupyGhana petitions A-G over charges against 5 Chinese
Aisha Huang  Pressure group, OccupyGhana, has petitioned the Attorney-General (A-G) over what it claims to be minor charges purported to have been levelled against five Chinese accused of engaging in illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey.The five alleged ‘galamseyers’- Gao Jin Cheng, 45; Lu Qi Jun, 39; Haibin Gao,... Read more