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 a…

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 waste,…

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 so…

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
Two groups clash over deforestation and Charcoal production
Two opposing  youth groups in Damango in the yet to be established Savanna Region have clashed  over  deforestation leading to one person sustaining  cutlass wounds. Tensions had been spreading in the town after a group of young men in a communal service formed a coalition to clampdown on illegal... Read more
Climate change :Over 100 communities flooded in Afram Plains
More than 120 communities have  been flooded the Kwahu Afram Plains North District in the Eastern Region . Officials of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) from the National Headquarters and the Eastern regional Directorate are expected to arrive by in the District Wednesday October 3 to begin rescue operation. NADMO... 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
1983 Year Group of ABUSCO hands over Environmentally friendly Garden Furniture to alma -mater
 The 1978 to 1983 year group of Abuakwa State College has handed over 20 sets of Concrete Garden Furniture  to their alma-mater.   Concrete furniture is more environmentally friendly and durable compared to Plastic and Wooden furniture hence the choice by the Year group  to help minimize environmental pollution.... Read more
Bagre Dam Disaster: Oxfam slams Akufo-Addo Over Victims Neglect
International nongovernmental organisation Oxfam has criticised President Akufo-Addo over his posturing towards victims of the Bagre Dam disaster. So far, 18 people have died with 100 thousand displaced in the devastating spillage of the Bagre Dam. Authorities of the National Disaster Management Organisation appear overwhelmed by the disaster. Any... Read more
EU probes VW, BMW, Daimler over alleged emissions collusion
U antitrust regulators are investigating whether BMW (BMWG.DE), Daimler (DAIGn.DE) and Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) colluded to restrict the rollout of clean emission technology, a move that could lead to hefty fines for the German carmakers.   The European Commission opened an in-depth investigation on Tuesday, nearly a year after it... Read more
Environmental experts assemble at Presbyterian University over Sustainable Development
  Environmentalists have charged government to adopt sustainable approach in the use of natural resources to meet current socio-economic needs of the country to avert depletion to the detriment of the future generation. These were suggested when the Faculty of Development Studies of the Presbyterian University College held its maiden National... Read more
Chief goes wild over resurfacing of galamsey
The Chief of Akyem Nsutam in the Fanteakwa south district of the Eastern Region, Osabarima Baafi Sarpong Kumakuma has blast the Inter-Ministerial Committee Against Galamsey for looking on unconcerned over return of illegal mining in parts of the Eastern region. Addressing the media ,the chief accused some faceless individuals... 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