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…

New magazine scrutinises Ghana’s energy policies
  Energy Ghana has launched a news magazine that looks critically at the happenings in the country’s downstream, midstream and upstream energy sector policies and draws on pertinent issues from the global market. The 60-page quarterly magazine takes a critical look into energy expectations of Ghanaians from President Nana... Read more
Project to support Clean Cooking Sector in Ghana launched
The Strategic support to the Clean Cooking Sector in Ghana (SSCCSiG) project has been launched in Accra with the aim to support stakeholders engaged in clean cooking market development to build an enabling environment. The 910,000 Euro project is running from November 2016 to May 2018 in Ghana and... Read more
Ghana woos investors for renewable energy production
The Ministry of Energy is optimistic of meeting its ambitious ten percent target of installed renewable energy capacity by 2020, with the completion of the relevant policy and regulatory framework. The move is also expected to drive down the high cost of power in the country.At present, renewable energy... Read more
W/R: GOIL commissions $15m marine Gas oil facility
Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) has commissioned a 13.5 million litre bunkering facility at the Takoradi Port in the Western region. Speaking at the commissioning, the Board Chairman of GOIL, Professor William Asumani disclosed that the faculty, which cost 15 million dollars,  was solely funded by GOIL from its internally... Read more
Kofi Annan backs fossil fuels to light Africa
Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has backed African governments’ use of fossil fuels – especially the continent’s large endowment of coal – to bridge Africa’s huge energy gap. In the face of opposition to the use of coal by climate change activists, Mr Annan said: “We are not... Read more
Energy Minister vows to revamp power sector
 Energy Minister Mr Boakye Agyarko has affirmed the Government’s resolve to overhaul the country’s ailing energy sector to meet consumers demand for improved economic performance. “This government’s vision for the provision of state reliable and secure power supply also include initiatives such as restructuring of debts of the utility... Read more
Ghana to integrate renewable energy sources to national grid by 2020
Ghana will soon explore renewable energy sources available to integrate into the national grid to increase install capacity of the country to meet  increasing energy demand. The power generation mix of Ghana is therefore  expected to include 10 percent of renewable energy sources by 2020. According to the Environment,... Read more
Govt’s commitment towards renewable energy laudable – 3SIL CEO
The Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Security Systems International Limited (3SiL) the parent company of Strategic Power Solutions (SPS), the only solar panel manufacturing plant in West Africa, Mr. Ofori Boateng has lauded plans outlined by government in the 2017 budget statement towards the development of renewable energy. Government... Read more
Energy Minister inaugurates new TOR Board
The Minister of Energy, Boakye Agyarko, has sworn into office, the board members of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR). The ceremony took place on Monday, 13th March 2017 at the Ministry’s conference room in Accra. After administering the Oath of Office and Oath of Secrecy to the members, the Energy... Read more
municipal assembly sues company over siting of filling station
The New Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Eastern region of Ghana has initiated legal processes against Dukes Petroleum Limited over siting of a ” dangerous ” Filling station located  between residential houses at Koforidua -Anlo Town. The writ of summons  filed by Counsel for the New Juaben Municipal Assembly... Read more