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…

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Illegal miners establish dozens of camping tents in Atewa Forest -Forestry Manager raises alarm
  It has emerged that dozens illegal miners have established many camping tents inside the Atewa Forest Reserve where they conceal to operate.   Each  tent according to sources accommodates about 5 to 8 illegal miners.The illegal miners mostly natives of from the fringe communities sleeps in the tents... Read more
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,... Read more
36 additional communities in Ghana to benefit from IWASH Project
Plan International Ghana,a Child Centered development and humanitarian non governmental Organization has secured additional 2.2 million euro funding to continue the Integrated Water Sanitation and Hygiene (IWASH) Project after succesful three years implementation of the first part of the project in 20 communities in Eastern and Volta Regions. The... Read more
Cholera Fear grips Anum Apapam as residents,students engage in open defecation
Residents of Anum -Apapam in the Ayensuano District of the Eastern Region have expressed fear open defecation may rife as Senior High School Students in the Anum Apapam Community Day School arrive to begin the 2018/2019 academic year due to absent of a Public toilet facility in the community.... Read more
Pay our allowances now – Youth in Afforestation workers demand
Some workers of the Youth in Afforestation model of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), have given the government and the Forestry Commission, till the end of this month to release their accumulated allowances else they will embark on a  strike. The workers, who say they haven’t received payment for... Read more
Forestry officials destroy illegal farms in Desiri Forest reserve
The Mankranso command of the Forestry Commission has destroyed what they say is illegal farms in the Desiri forest reserves located in the Asutifi and Ahafo Ano North districts in Ashanti region. The move was triggered after the  management discovered large farms in the reserve without approval of the... Read more
Putting the action in the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco
  The second day of California Governor Jerry Brown’s three-day Global Climate Action Summit on September 13 put a hard emphasis on action. There was discernible disgust with national leaders whose words have not resulted in greater ambition to drive down carbon emissions, protect forests and oceans, or provide... Read more
Mpraeso Court shocks Operation vanguard Taskforce as it Orders release seized items to chinese arrested mining in a river
The Mpraeso Circuit Court Presided Over by Her Honour Mariam Sinare on Thursday  ordered Operation Vanguard Task-force to release seized mining equipments and items retrieved from Chinese Nationals arrested for engaging in illegal mining in a river. The accused persons were subsequently  granted bail in the sum of GHC... Read more
Environmentalists and CSOs worldwide petition China Development Bank to withdraw funding for mining in Atewa Forest
  About fifty-five(55) Environmental activists and Civil Society groups Worldwide have petitioned the China Development bank  which is financing Integrated bauxite mining project in Ghana ,to be carried out by Chinese firm Sinohydro in two important Forest reserves,Atewa and Nyinahin forest reserves.They want the Bank to withdraw the funding... Read more
Malaysia seizes rhino horns worth $12 million in largest such haul
Malaysia has seized rhinoceros horns worth nearly $12 million bound for Vietnam, in its largest haul of such contraband, officials said on Monday. Wildlife experts say Malaysia is a major transit point for the illegal trafficking of endangered species to other Asian countries. Officials acting on a tip-off seized... Read more