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…

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
Nyinahin bauxite mining: Residents vow to avert “Awaso mining syndrome “
Chiefs and Elders  as well as  youth groups of Atwima Mponua District in the Ashanti region have vowed to fight with their blood to ensure that the District is not shortchanged in development from proceeds of bauxite mining in Nyinahin. According to the residents ,cognizant of the worsening poverty... Read more
Group calls for Ghana’s President to step down as Co -Chair of SDG over bauxite mining in Atewa Forest
  A group calling itself Concern Citizens of Atewa ,an environmental advocacy group  in Ghana says it will be indictment on Ghana’s President Akufo Addo who is the Co-Chair of Eminent Advocates to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ,to go ahead to mine bauxite deposit in the Atewa Forest... Read more
China National panda park to open by end of this year but Purchases Forest  in Ghana for mining
  China’s first giant panda national park-covering an area triple the size of Yellowstone National Park in the United States-will open soon, the National Forestry and Grassland Administration said on Aug 16. The park’s administrative office building is under construction and the park is expected to be operating before... Read more
Gov’t to announce roadmap towards lifting of ban on small- scale mining.
Government is set to lift  ban placed on Small- Scale Mining more than a year ago. The ban came into force as part of government’s effort to sanitize the artisanal mining sector and to curb illegal mining which was causing wanton destruction to the environment and water bodies, after... Read more
  GWS releases scientific reasons why mining bauxite in Atewa Forest will be deleterious to Ghana
The Ghana Wildlife Society (GWS)  has released some scientific reasons backing calls by AROCHA -Ghana and other Civil Society groups for the government to rescind its intended plan to mine bauxite deposit in Atewa Forest Reserve . Last week a group calling itself  Concerned Citizens of Atewa Landscape embarked... Read more
Six(6) day – 95km protest march to flagstaff house over bauxite mining in Atewa Forest enters day 3.
The six(6) Day  -95km Protest march to the flagstaff House seat of Government of Ghana has entered day three(3) as  hundreds of residents of  fringe communities of the Atewa Forest Reserve relentlessly soldier on petitioning stakeholders against government’s plan to mine bauxite deposit in the Atewa Forest. The protest march... Read more
Exclude Atewa Forest from intended bauxite mining  now -Concern Citizens of Atewa tell government
 A group calling itself Concern Citizens of Atewa Landscape  has called on the Government of Ghana to exclude  Atewa Forest Reserve from its intended integrated Bauxite industry development.   According to the group, besides Densu,Birim and Ayensu rivers taking their sources from the forest , Atewa Forest provides estimated... Read more