Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally found to contain microplastics

 Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain microplastics, with the highest number coming from salt sourced in Asia, according to a new study co-designed by Kim, Seung-Kyu, Professor at Incheon National University and Greenpeace East Asia. The study, which has been published in Environmental Science &…

Fear grips Tilapia Consumers in Ghana as 18 tons of “Chinese tilapia ” die mysteriously

There is fear among consumers of Tilapia in Ghana following mass tilapia death incident at a Chinese farm in Asutuare in the Greater Accra region . The cause of the deaths is still under laboratory investigations at the Ghana Standards Authority. The Chief Director of the Ministry of Fisheries and…

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…

26,000 chinese arrested over synthetic  food ,drugs and agric supplies:Ghana must be watchful
The recent mass tilapia deaths incident at a Chinese farm in Asutuare in the Greater Accra region must be a major cause of interest to Ghana. Though the cause of death of the 18 tons of fish is still under laboratory investigations at the Ghana Standards Authority. The Chief... Read more
Upper West Akyem Assembly bans use of lorry tyres for meat processing
The West Akyem Municipal Assembly has passed a bye-law banning the use of lorry tyres in the processing of meat for sale by butchers and slaughterhouses in the Municipality. Any butcher who breaches the bye-law will be liable on conviction to a fine of between 50 and 100 penalty... Read more
36 additional communities in Ghana to benefit from IWASH Project
Plan International Ghana,a Child Centered development and humanitarian non governmental Organization has secured additional 2.2 million euro funding to continue the Integrated Water Sanitation and Hygiene (IWASH) Project after succesful three years implementation of the first part of the project in 20 communities in Eastern and Volta Regions. The... Read more
Cholera Fear grips Anum Apapam as residents,students engage in open defecation
Residents of Anum -Apapam in the Ayensuano District of the Eastern Region have expressed fear open defecation may rife as Senior High School Students in the Anum Apapam Community Day School arrive to begin the 2018/2019 academic year due to absent of a Public toilet facility in the community.... Read more
Puffer Fish poison 1,200 times deadly than cyanide,can kill 30 adults at once
Much was not known about Puffer Fish in Ghana until recently when the poisonous fish  killed at least 8 consumers in parts of Eastern and Volta Regions. Biologists say Puffer fish also known as blowfish has more than 120 different species worldwide. Most Puffer fishes could be found in... Read more
Seventeen(17) communities achieve Open Defecation Free status after IWASH Project by Plan International Ghana
Seventeen(17) Communities in  Eastern and Volta Regions achieved Open Defecation Free status during the implementation of Integrated  Water  Sanitation and Hygiene (IWASH) project by Plan International Ghana. The communities are Nsutam,Amanfro Sanfoano,Mintakrom Lakpa ,Addo nkwanta  and Amahi in the Eastern region while others are Liati Datem ,Liati Agbonyra,Liati Soba, Liati... Read more
Two Tanzanians trampled to death by elephants
Two Tanzanians have been trampled to death by elephants in the north of the country, police said on Monday. A 24-year-old man and a 70-year-old woman were killed on Sunday in the district of Korogwe by “elephants who had left the national Mkomazi park”, said regional police spokesperson Edward... Read more
India monsoon: At least 324 killed in Kerala floods as rescuers work to evacuate survivors
Rescuers have used helicopters and boats to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unprecedented flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala that killed more than 320 people, officials said. Key points: Some hospitals are facing shortages of oxygen and gas station are short on fuel... Read more
Indonesia earthquake death toll hits 320
The death toll from a huge 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia’s Lombok island has climbed to over 320, officials said on Friday (Aug 10) even as relief efforts picked up pace. The national disaster mitigation agency said it had verified 321 deaths and that more than 270,000 people had been forced to... Read more
Residents of Akuapem- Asaman get potable Water having depended on polluted river for centuries
  Residents of Asaman in the Okere District of the Eastern Region can now heave a sigh of relief following the provision of a potable water supply by Plan International Ghana having depended on polluted river for drinking and for domestic activities for centuries. Residents say they developed various... Read more