Over 1k homes, 234 Schools in AMA provided toilets facilities under GAMA Project

The Greater Accra Metropolitan Area Sanitation and Water Project (GAMA-SWP) has succeeded at reaching averagely 1,100 homes, monthly, with toilet facilities in about 11 municipal areas. The project also targeting 200,000 pupils has constructed and rehabilitated toilet facilities for over 234 schools in 21 municipalities. The GAMA-SWP is a project…

UNDP Facilitates Multi-Stakeholder Waste Resource Platform

The United Nations Development Program is facilitating the establishment of the “Multi-Stakeholder Waste Resource Platform” as a one stop shop solution to connect key stakeholders and provide them with data and technological solutions in order to promote waste recovery in a larger circular economy context. This is expected to: –…

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…

Small Scale Miners form task-force to clampdown  illegal miners .
  The Ghana National  Association of Small Scale Miners has inaugurated a 20 -member Taskforce mandated to clampdown on illegal mining activities in the Anyinam mining zone under Oda mining district of the Eastern region . The task-force compose of members of Small Scale Miners Association, Security personnel and... Read more
Danger :Capital View Hotel Discharges effluent into river .
  ENA News has uncovered  poor waste management practice by a popular hotel in Koforidua in the Eastern region of Ghana. Capital View Hotel, a 3  star hotel and one of the leading facilities in the hotel industry has been caught with pant down in improper liquid waste management... Read more
Lands minister orders Shanxii Mining to stop work following tragedy
Lands and Natural Resources minister John Peter Amewu has directed Shanxii Mining Ghana Limited in the Upper East region to stop work following the tragic death of seven miners. The death of 35-year-old Samuel Bang, an employee of the Shaanxi mining is the latest addition to six other deaths... Read more
Minerals Commission ladies storm galamsey sites to ‘save’ women in illegal mining
  Women are the most threatened in hazards in galamsey The Minerals Commission Ladies (MICLA) says it is ready to bargain for a mutual agreement with the various women who are involved in illegal mining. On Friday, April 28, some of the country’s women groups involved in illegal mining... Read more
Water Research Institute calls for legalization of galamsey
The Water Research Institute (WRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) says government will be effective at monitoring activities of small scale miners if it legalizes galamsey. The Institute said the degeneration of illegal mining in the country is a function of the absence of effective... Read more
Arrest those engaging children in mining – Child Rights Int’l
Child Rights International is calling for the arrest and prosecution of parents who engage their children in illegal mining. According to the organisation, its latest findings on child exploitation in mining communities point to an alarming increase in the engagement of children as labourers on mining concession sites with... Read more
CIKOD schools journalists on agro-ecology
Some selected journalists and media practitioners in the Upper West Region are attending a two-day workshop on agro-ecology and farmer managed natural regeneration and agro-pastoralist systems in Lawra. The workshop, organized by the Center for Indigenous and Organisational Development (CIKOD) is under the theme: “The Role of Agro-ecological Farming... Read more
Ghana: University of Energy develops bio-degradable plastic
  The Department of Energy and Environmental Engineering of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR), has developed bio-degradable plastics from corn starch. The material is of various forms of texture – soft, semi-soft and hard depending on the purpose for its usage when produced on industrial scale.... Read more
Hundreds displaced; 150 houses torn down by rainstorm in Zebilla
  A rainstorm that swept through the Bawku West district in the Upper East Region last Sunday left over 150 houses destroyed and more than 300 residents displaced. Among the wrecked structures were Kukuruzua Junior High School, Kansoogo and some other schools. Also about 15 electricity poles were vandalized... Read more
Adina: Somey warlord backs gov’t action against salt mining firm
Awaklasuga Torgbui Sape Agbo V The warlord of Somey Traditional Area, Awaklasuga Torgbui Sape Agbo V, has said the area disassociates itself from recent comments by a supposed Paramount Chief of the area, Togbui Adama III, condemning the directives of the Lands and Natural Resources Minister for the foreign... Read more