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…

Harvesting of underwater trees in Volta lake creates fear over effect on fish stock
Fishermen in about 32 communities along the Volta lake in the Upper Manya Krobo District of the Eastern region are demanding compensation from Serengeti Company Limited and its partners, Holdings  harvesting  underwater tree stumps in the  Volta Lake for direct loss of income before they allow the company operate at... Read more
Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally found to contain microplastics
 Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain microplastics, with the highest number coming from salt sourced in Asia, according to a new study co-designed by Kim, Seung-Kyu, Professor at Incheon National University and Greenpeace East Asia. The study, which has been published in Environmental Science... Read more
Fear grips Tilapia Consumers in Ghana as 18 tons of “Chinese tilapia ” die mysteriously
There is fear among consumers of Tilapia in Ghana following mass tilapia death incident at a Chinese farm in Asutuare in the Greater Accra region . The cause of the deaths is still under laboratory investigations at the Ghana Standards Authority. The Chief Director of the Ministry of Fisheries... Read more
Illegal miners diverted river kills 2 displaces hundreds
Defiant illegal miners  operating in Lower West Akyem Municipality in the Eastern Region have triggered a devastating disaster which has led to the death of a mother and daughter while displacing hundreds of residents. 54 year old Mother,Akosua Sawo  and her 8 year old daughter ,Grace Sawo  drowned after... Read more
Ghana to lose €60m Dutch govt facility over delayed implementation of recycling project
Ghana risks losing a €60 million subsidy facility from the Netherland government to set up a solid waste recycling plant if the country fails to sign a partnership agreement on the project by the end of this month. The project which has the capacity to recycle 20 tonnes of solid... Read more
Mineral Commission to recruit mine guards to police mining areas
Mr Addae Antwi-Boasako, the Chief Executive Officer of the Minerals Commission, said the Commission was embarking on the recruitment of mine guards to help deal rapidly with the issues of illegal mining. He said the mine guards would be stationed at the hotbeds and hotspots in the mining fields... Read more
New Juaben South Assembly to deal with excessive noise
The worsening phenomenon of Noise Pollution in the New Juaben South Municipality of the Eastern Region of Ghana has become a source of worry for residents. From Companies advertising products, to preachers at the roadside, bar operators and churches holding all-night services all  increase volumes of their speakers to... Read more
Sanitation Minister issues orders over Kpone Landfill
The operators of the Kpone Landfill Site and the Tema Metropolitan Assembly have been called upon to properly manage the landfill site to avoid any outbreak of epidemic in the area. Ms Cecilia Abena Dapaah, the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources made the call when she paid a... Read more
Upper West Akyem Assembly bans use of lorry tyres for meat processing
The West Akyem Municipal Assembly has passed a bye-law banning the use of lorry tyres in the processing of meat for sale by butchers and slaughterhouses in the Municipality. Any butcher who breaches the bye-law will be liable on conviction to a fine of between 50 and 100 penalty... Read more
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... Read more