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…

Minerals Commission announces Online Mining Licensing System
         The Minerals Commission of Ghana with support from Australian government is developing an online mining licensing system for legal miners as a move to weed out galamsey, according to Isaac Abraham, Head of Public Relations. Dubbed “Digital Cadastre System”, the framework when completed, would have the... Read more
KNUST develops world’s first open-space fire detector
    The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has developed two fire detection devices in a bid to enhance the nation’s pursuit to bringing down the incidence of fire outbreaks. They include ‘PySpy’, open-space intelligent fire detection and alert system, the world’s first of such technology... Read more
Ghana needs U.S. support to fight against galamsey
    An appeal has been made to the United States’ government to support Ghana in the fight against illegal mining activities throughout the country. Dr Francis Nyagbenu, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) who made the appeal, when Mr Robert Jackson, U S Ambassador... Read more
Residents turn funeral into demonstration against illegal sand mining
  Residents of Yaw -korkor ,a farming community in the Ayensuano district of the Eastern region of Ghana on Saturday turned a funeral of a departed resident into demonstration against illegal sand Mining  in the area. The deceased, Charles Kwabena Amoako  a.k.a Cooly Cooly who is being buried  today... Read more
EU, France accused of hijacking ‘Africa-led’ clean energy scheme
  African head of $10bn programme quits, saying French environment minister Ségolène Royal intervened to impose EU-preferred projects French environment minister Ségolène Royal has been accused of undermining African leadership of a flagship clean energy programme (Pic: Flickr/COP Paris) By Megan Darby A $10bn clean energy programme launched at the... Read more
Problem of Aquatic Weeds in Ghana: Bio-herbicide in the Offing for Eco-management of Water Hyacinth
Article By Gabriel Adukpo A WEED is a plant growing at the wrong place. By this statement if one or a few maize plants are found in a yam farm, the maize is considered a weed even though it is a food crop. Just as how plants grow on... Read more
NASPA march in support of anti- galamsey campaign
The National Service Personnel Association (NASPA) has held a massive march in the Eastern regional Capital ,Koforidua in support of anti- galamsey campaign in the Country. The Service Personnel drawn from all ten regions of the Ghana hoisted varied placards communicating support of the Association to the fight against... Read more
Natural Resource Management fund for over 52 Communities
Over 52 selected local communities in the Brong-Ahafo and Western Regions are to benefit from a $5.5 million Ghana Dedicated Grant Mechanism for Local Communities project (G-DGM). The fund is to strengthen their knowledge and practices towards reducing deforestation and improving the sustainable management of their activities. A statement... Read more
Ghana is facing environmental crisis – Dr Acquah
    A Geoscientist says the impact of Galamsey on the environment had taken environmental degradation of the country to a higher level of decline. According to him “The country is currently facing an environmental crisis which requires us all to be actively involved in addressing the environmental challenges.”... Read more
I support fight against galamsey – Lawra chief
The paramount chief of the Lawra Traditional Area Naa Pouwele Karbo III is backing President Akufo-Addo’s fight against galamsey. Describing the menace as “madness”, the traditional leader pledged his full support for the campaign. “We are ready to support the president end this illegal mining in the country. I... Read more