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…

Churches join fight against galamsey
  Heads of churches in the Ashanti region have resolved to assist the government in the ongoing fight against illegal mining locally referred to as galamsey. The Christian group says it cannot keep mute on the issue because their silence against the menace emboldens the accomplices. Addressing the media... Read more
Nana Addo visits Togo today to discuss Galamsey
President Nana Akufo-Addo  will leave Accra today for Togo to hold talks with his counterparts on illegal mining, popularly referred to as Galamsey. The visit, according to sources at the presidency, will specifically focus on the pollution of some water bodies due to the activities of illegal miners in... Read more
Nine district mining officers interdicted – Amewu
Some nine district mining officers of the Minerals Commission have been interdicted by government after they were asked to proceed on an indefinite leave a week ago. The nine according to the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources looked on as illegal miners ravaged the lands and water bodies... Read more
Low knowledge of Journalists in Science and environment has created  deficiency
The percentage of people in Sub-Saharan Africa who enjoy piped water on their premises has reduced significantly from 42% to 34%, according to a UN water report. The report noted the development is an indication that Sub-Saharan African is threatened by access to safe drinking water sources. Illegal mining,... Read more
Akufo-Addo cajoles galamseyers: Our interest is not to make you jobless
In his bid to water down the swelling dissent against his government, the President, Nana Akufo-Addo has assured miners that the crusade against galamsey is to create a win-win situation for them and the state. There is a nationwide campaign against illegal mining popularly referred to as galamsey following... Read more
“Zero waste city ” Launched in Kumasi
The Ghana Youth Climate Coalition  has launched a project dubbed  “Promoting Zero Waste City”  at Aboabo ,a Muslim dominated community in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana .  The project , “supported by the US Embassy in Ghana and Afro-concession Ltd (producers of energy drink) in partnership with... Read more
Make aggressive push towards water harvesting techniques
  A soil scientist has called for aggressive promotion of simple water harvesting techniques for all year round farming, to aid the success of the “Planting for food and jobs” programme. Dr. Francis Tetteh, Head of the Soil Research Institute’s (SRI) Analytical Services Laboratory, said this was the way... Read more
21-year old boy drowns in Galamsey pit at Ejisu-Juaben
An abandoned galamsey site at Peminase in the Ejisu-Juaben in the Ashanti Region, has claimed the life of a 21 year old boy, Yaw Boakye. A cousin of the deceased who is the Assembly Member for the area, Owusu Asante Ahmed, said the deceased and his colleagues were working... Read more
Small scale miners register displeasure at gov’t over galamsey
      A section of the small scale miners who protested Members of the Ashanti Regional chapter of the Small Scale Miners moved out of their pits and Monday to join hundreds of Ghanaian workers to commemorate this year’s May Day celebrations.   Clad in all red, the... Read more
Africa rejects Europe’s ‘dirty diesel’
Ghana and Nigeria are the first countries to respond to reports of European companies exploiting weak fuel standards in Africa. Stricter limits on the sulfur content of diesel will come into force on July 1. Governments in West Africa are taking action to stop the import of fuel with... Read more