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…

Ghana to reduce sulphur levels in fuel to 50ppm from July 1
  The Akufo-Addo government will from July 1 introduce a new policy on the sulphur content of fuel products. “The sulphur content in our fuel will be reduced from 3000ppm (parts per million) to 50 ppm,” the Vice President disclosed at Joy News’ 100 Days Town Hall, Monday. Dr... Read more
‘Government is not against small-scale mining’ – Minister of Lands
  Mr John Peter Amewu, Minister of Lands and Forestry, says government is not against small scale mining, but is rather against illegal mining that continues to destroy the environment. “The New Patriotic Party government is not anti-mining. We are a government that believes in partnership with private sector,... Read more
Government rolls out programme to deal with galamsey
  Mr John Peter Amewu, Minister of Lands and Forestry, has launched the Multilateral Mining Integrated Project (MMIP) at Kwahu-Mpreaso in the Eastern Region to holistically tackle the issue of illegal mining and bring sanity in the sector. The MMIP is built on a three-prong approach involving the provision... Read more
Senior Programmes Officer of NUFFIC Lauds UCC for Promoting Water and Sanitation
A Senior Programmes Officer of Nuffic, Mrs. Marieke Nieuwendijk, has commended UCC’s commitment towards promoting Water and Sanitation as an academic programme in the University. She lauded the University for implementing new teaching methods, developing new curricula and embarking on staff development to strengthen the University’s capacity to offer... Read more
Yendi Water  crisis worsened Tankers deployed to save lives
The  Water Scarcity that has hit Yendi and its environs in the Northern Region of Ghana has worsened creating a near disaster situation in the area. Reports suggests that,Water Tanker Vehicles have been deployed to the Yendi township, the second largest town in the Northern region , 91km from... Read more
Use Easter to reflect on Cruel destruction of lands and rivers -CPP
  The Conventions Peoples Party has called on Ghanaians  particularly leadership of the country to use this year’s Easter to reflect on concerted ways of dealing with the ‘cruel destruction of our lands and river’ by illegal miners. According to a statement released to commemorate Easter by the Party... Read more
Environment minister wins ‘Legend of the Year’ award
Environment minister wins ‘Legend of the Year’ award Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng Celebrated heart-surgeon and Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, has been recognised for his distinguished medical practice over the past two-and-a-half decades. He was presented with the ‘Legend of the Year’ award at the... Read more
AMA takes step to improve waste management
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly(AMA) has initiated measures to improve on waste management in the national capital.   Waste management is a major public health challenge for Ghana. It is estimated that ,Accra and Kumasi generate more than 4,000 tonnes of waste daily, according  to Mr Isaac Monney, a lecturer... Read more
Researcher mounts campaign on clean cookstove
Organisations, households, and schools have been called upon to shift to the use of improved institutional stoves to avoid heat emissions and diseases. The improved stove is to help address domestic heating by using solid fuel such as wood and charcoal for household cooking. Mr Mchael Kweku Commeh, a... Read more
Stop planting tuber crops on cocoa farms – Agronomist
  Mr Ayyamani Jagadish (left) taking the cocoa lead farmers and the extension officers through some cocoa sustainability techniques A Cocoa agronomist from Malaysia, Mr Ayyamani Jagadish, has called on cocoa farmers in the country to avoid the excessive planting of other tuber crops on their farmlands. He explained... Read more