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…

UN launches new campaign to tackle land degradation
 This year’s UN World Day to Combat Desertification will be celebrated on 17 June and the UN has launched a programme to combat land degradation to help create jobs and boost food security. Africa has some of the most degraded lands in the world, and is only second to... Read more
Open Challenge Prize of $160,000 launched to prototype ideas for clean water in Ghana
The Sustainable Development Goal  Philanthropy Platform held an interactive and collaborative workshop in Ghana, to enable leaders in the water sector to identify creative solutions for water challenges in the country, with a view to contributing to the attainment of SDG 6 – Clean Water and Sanitation for all.... Read more
Be firm on Chinese illegal miners – Lloyd Amoah to gov’t
The Head of the Centre for Asian Studies at the University of Ghana, Dr. Lloyd Amoah, is impressing on the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Peter Amewu, not to succumb to the subtle diplomatic pressure from China, in the fight against illegal mining. The Chinese Ambassador and the... Read more
Ghana:Minister begs China to stop Chinese ‘galamsey’ operators
Ghana is practically begging China to help in the fight against Chinese nationals who are contributing to the destruction of its environment through illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey. The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, today , held an emergency meeting with the Chinese Ambassador to... Read more
5 Chinese illegal miners remanded
Five Chinese nationals and their Ghanaian counterparts, who have been arrested over their alleged involvement in illegal mining, have been remanded to police custody. The Chinese suspects are Dong Cheng, 30; Hung Jian, 51; Ning Guorui, 42; Yin Biquiang, 46 and Li Zilong, 44. A Sekondi High Court has... Read more
Bring back our rights to water
What is the circumference of the planet earth? No need to be specific, but we know it would make a baobab tree look very, very small. With that in mind, consider this, if all the people living in rural areas without access to clean water stood in a queue... Read more
Five Chinese ,Five Ghanaians busted mining in river face court today
  Five Chinese Nationals and five Ghanaian accomplices  busted by  joint team of Security personnel  for illegally mining directly in river Ankobra, a  major river in Western part of Ghana,will be put before court today Monday March 27,2017. The suspects were arrested red handed dredging the river bed with... Read more
Tragedy looms as food crops with ‘heavy metal’ enter market
Lifestyles impact heavily on our health, especially the food we eat, but increasingly, the exploitation of our natural resources for our livelihood poses a major risk to our well-being. The use of weedicides in preparing the land for the cultivation of all kinds of foods and cash crops threatens... Read more
Ghana:Groups petition gov’t over Pirimiphos-METHYLE Poison in Shea butter and groundnuts
Spraying of Pirimiphos-METHYL chemical for malaria control in Upper West Region of Ghana under the sponsorship of Global Fund and implemented by AGAMAL Malaria control Ltd /AngloGold Ashanti is reported to be contaminating Shea butter and Groundnuts affecting health of residents,livestock and the local economy. Traces of harmful chemical... Read more
Ghana :Five  Chinese illegal miners busted for mining in river
Five Chinese Nationals have been arrested by  joint team of Security personnel  for illegally mining directly in river Ankobrah,a  major river in Western part of Ghana. The Chinese were arrested together with four other Ghanaian accomplices . The suspects were arrested red handed dredging the river bed with 34... Read more