Fuel sale: Interdict BOST MD – Minority

The Minority in Parliament is calling for the interdiction of the Managing Director of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST), Alfred Obeng, over the sale of contaminated fuel to Movenpiina Energy. According to the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), the transaction has led to a financial loss…

Frafraha residents fight EPA over ‘toxic’ rubber factory

Residents of Frafraha in Accra are accusing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of compromising on their health after a plastic recycling factory was allowed to operate in the area without permit. The residents who live near the plastic manufacturing factory at north Frafraha say the toxic fumes from the factory…

Tie and dye waste disposal worrying- Volta CNC

  Mr Emmanuel Quao, the Volta Regional Director for the Centre for National Culture (CNC) has cautioned producers of tie and dye against indiscriminate disposal of waste water. He said the practice of disposing waste from the production of tie and dye into streams and open space posed environmental and…

Water shortages kill twelve million people annually
  Findings by the United Nation’s (UN’s) Convention to Combat Desertification indicates that twelve million people die annually due to water shortages or contaminated drinking water. The findings also revealed that the world’s drinking water supplies have fallen by almost two thirds since 1950 while desertification is threatening the... Read more
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia Some Ghanaian media reported that the Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is scheduled for China on a 5-day official visit to be hosted by his Chinese counterpart Vice President Li Yuanchao (see: www.graphic.com.gh, June 17, 2017). Under normal circumstances, the news of Ghana’s veep planned trip... Read more
When Pleasure and Fear Meet at Ecotourism Site
Article by Mr.Gabriel Adukpo   LOUD, shrill noises from female students filled the air that afternoon. One of them burst into a popular gospel song: “Under the canopy of God……….My Saviour will come to lift me up”. It was one Friday in May when I alighted at the Bunso... Read more
Prof Frimpong-Boateng makes case for intensified science, technology education Source
The Ghana Technology University College (GTUC) in collaboration with Coventry University, United Kingdom, has organised the “International Conference on Education, Technology and Entrepreneurship (ICETE) 2017” in Accra. The two-day conference, on the theme: “Promoting Development through Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation,” seeks to create an environment that would bring together... Read more
Let’s protect our planet – Akufo-Addo
  Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana speaking at the program There is the need for speedy implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change if the world’s marine environment, which is on the verge of destruction as a result of climate change, is to be saved, President... Read more
The impact of ecotourism on Ghana’s growing economy
Ecotourism? Is this just new word or a great invention in tourism? Generally is defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education”. It is spreading like wildfire and contributing greatly to many developing economies.... Read more
Rescue Atewa Forest-GWS tells gov’t
  Mr David Tampori Dramani, the Principal Programmes Assistant at the Ghana Wildlife Society (GWS), has entreated government to as a matter of urgency curb the illegal mining (galamsy)  in the Atewa forest. He said the move would save government from the risk of importing water to meet the... Read more
“Turn Kumasi Zoo To Bus Terminal”-Traders
Traders and drivers in Kumasi  are calling on the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly to as matter of urgency turn the Kumasi Zoo into a bus terminal to reduce the increasing congestion in the city. According to them, the Kumasi zoo has outlived usefulness and they see nothing beneficial about the... Read more
World Oceans Day “Our Oceans, Our Future”
UN Secretary-General Message The oceans make our home a blue planet.  The oceans regulate climate, generate oxygen, and provide ecosystem services, energy and minerals. The life teeming below their surfaces and along the shorelines is a source of food and medicines.   Oceans connect all of us, linking people and... Read more
Ghana to mark 6th Forestry Week, Greening Day
The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources in collaboration with the Forestry Commission and other stakeholders will celebrate the 6th Forestry Week and Greening Ghana Day 2017 from June 13 to 14. This year’s programme will be dedicated to tree planting and promoting awareness on the importance of forests... Read more