Over 1k homes, 234 Schools in AMA provided toilets facilities under GAMA Project

The Greater Accra Metropolitan Area Sanitation and Water Project (GAMA-SWP) has succeeded at reaching averagely 1,100 homes, monthly, with toilet facilities in about 11 municipal areas. The project also targeting 200,000 pupils has constructed and rehabilitated toilet facilities for over 234 schools in 21 municipalities. The GAMA-SWP is a project…

UNDP Facilitates Multi-Stakeholder Waste Resource Platform

The United Nations Development Program is facilitating the establishment of the “Multi-Stakeholder Waste Resource Platform” as a one stop shop solution to connect key stakeholders and provide them with data and technological solutions in order to promote waste recovery in a larger circular economy context. This is expected to: –…

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…

Shocking : Chinese who led 50,000 Chinese Nationals  into illegal mining in Ghana uncovered
      The Chinese media reported that,in 2012 to 2013,about 50,000 Chinese Nationals migrated to Ghana to engage in illegal mining .The Chinese are responsible for introducing Changfa Technology ,which is equipments used in mining river beds hence the rise in Pollution of river bodies in Ghana creating... Read more
Media, partners paint Ghana red today to raise voices against galamsey
    Ghana goes red today as the media advocacy to end illegal mining (galamsey) switches its activities to another dimension. The Media Coalition Against Galamsey, OccupyGhana and other partners declared the day a “National Red Friday” to rally Ghanaians to demonstrate their rage and anger at illicit mining... Read more
I’m not involved in galamsey – Okyehene
  The Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has discredited allegations that he is neck-deep into illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey, in his jurisdiction, hence his inability to fight the illegal activity. He said the allegations were mere fabrications by his detractors, including some of his family members opposed... Read more
Chinese gov’t in full support of anti-galamsey fight- Amewu
  Lands and Natural Resources Minister is cautioning against the creation of a non-existent diplomatic row between Ghana and China in the wake of the anti-galamsey fight. John Peter Amewu says relations between the two countries are cordial insisting, any Ghanaian having trade challenges with the Chinese government must... Read more
We don’t do galamsey; we provide technical support- Chinese man
    Chinese nationals in the Wassa Akropong district of the Western Region say the only role they play in the illegal small-scale mining in the area is to provide technical support to local miners. They are therefore baffled by persistent claims in the media that Chinese are involved... Read more
Government must remain resolute on its fight against galamsey
  Professor Joshua Adebisi Omotosho, a visiting lecturer from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria, has urged the Government not to succumb to pressure but remain resolute in its fight against galamsey. He said the activities of galamsey had cost Ghana so much that, it would not be easily to... Read more
We’ll allow you to mine but properly – Minister
The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources John Peter Amewu has disclosed that government will help illegal miners return to the mines after legitimizing their activities. “We will help you go back to the land and do your mining but not what you are doing out there,” he told... Read more
Ministerial task-force tours galamsey sites
A ministerial task-force has toured some illegal mining sites in the Eastern Region, as government’s three-weeks ultimatum to the miners to stop the illegality ends today, Wednesday, April 19, 2017.   The task-force, led by the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, also includes officials from... Read more
Ultimatum to illegal miners in Ghana expires,gov’t announces next action
  The 21-day ultimatum for all illegal mining  activities to cease  in Ghana expires today, Wednesday .The government  is expected to announce the next line of action  which is likely to be deployment of  armed military and police combatants to the affected areas to deal with  recalcitrant illegal  miners... Read more
Police vow to clamp down on ‘illegal miners’
  The Police say they are ready to clamp down on illegal miners destroying farmlands and river bodies across the country. According to the Police, some of the officers have been specially trained for this project. The Public Relations Officer of the Service Superintendent Cephas Arthur said they will... Read more