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…

Open letter to the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana from the Directors of the Green Livelihood Alliance partners about Atewa Forest bauxite mining
Your Excellency, the Directors of the Green Livelihoods Alliance partners – Friends of the Earth-Ghana, A Rocha Ghana, and Tropenbos Ghana – wrote to you recently requesting a meeting to discuss the potential role of China in Ghana’s bauxite development and the impact it may have on the Atewa... Read more
Illegal mining still ongoing despite ban,two women trapped dead
Two women are reported dead an illegal mining pit collapsed on them at Aniammoa near Adubeywura in the Ashanti region, Director of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) Mr Kwabene Nsenkyire. The deceased persons have been identified as Yaa Nyankoa, 25, and Obaa Yaa, 26. According to the NADMO... Read more
Responsible mining must be a priority – Tarkwa-Nsuaem MCE
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality, Gilbert Ken Asmah has reiterated the commitment of government to creating a secured and safe mining environment for Ghanaians. “Mining activities have become an integral part of our economic activities since time immemorial, and as a government, we are poised to... Read more
The Mining ‘Curse’ in Ghana:Seven Protestors shot at Abirem
Seven people have sustained gun shot wounds at Abirem in the Birim North District of the Eastern region after the Police opened fire on demonstrators who were protesting against mining giant, Newmont Ghana. The victims according report suffered gunshot wounds in the head,leg,and arm. One of them who was... 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
Save Atewa Forest :Read how Bauxite Mining Boom Threatens Rights in Guinea
  Guinea: Bauxite Mining Boom Threatens Rights Drive for Revenue Shouldn’t Come at Local Residents’ Expense Print October 4, 2018 Guinea’s fast-growing bauxite mining industry is threatening the livelihoods of thousands of Guineans. Mining has destroyed ancestral farmlands, damaged water sources, and coated homes and trees in dust. Guinea’s... Read more
Forestry commission restrategizes to combat illegal mining menace in Atewa Forest
  The Eastern Regional Office of the Forestry Commission has hinted of plans to establish a security base in the Atewa Forest reserve to combat dozens of illegal miners who have invaded the Forest .   The Atewa Forest reserve is the headwaters of three important rivers in the... 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
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