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Crown Forest

Mpamesu Forest Reserve may become grassland if …, Ebenezer Mensah

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Mr Ebenezer Mensah, the Manager, Dormaa District Forest Services Division (FSD), has hinted that the Mpamesu Forest Reserve might become grassland if appropriate measures...
Kumasi Diocese of the Methodist Church Ghana

Posterity will judge us if we fail to protect the environment-Bishop

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The Kumasi Diocese of the Methodist Church Ghana (MCG) has declared support for the ongoing national campaign to halt illegal small-scale mining in all...
weather forecast

Cloudy weather expected tomorrow morning

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The weather is expected to be partly cloudy tomorrow morning, followed by sunny weather conditions later in the afternoon. These weather conditions would typically prevail...
Waste Taxi

Tema West Municipal to formalise ‘borla taxi’ operations

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The Tema West Municipal Assembly has rolled-out a process to formalise the activities of ‘Borla taxi’ operators into its main waste management system to...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

President calls for national consensus to promote responsible mining

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called for broad-based national consensus that would promote a responsible, viable, and environmentally sustainable small-scale mining industry. He said...
Environmental Health

Ghanaians urged to prioritize healthy environment to avoid health risks

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Ghanaians have been urged to prioritize a healthy environment in order to avoid any health risk caused by garbage and filthy surroundings. They should desist...
Mr Kwesi Adu Gyan

I will make agriculture attractive in the Bono East Region – Minister

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Mr Kwesi Adu Gyan, Bono East Regional Minister, has expressed a commitment to making agriculture attractive to the youth in the region. He noted that...
Afforestation Extension

NGO spearheads tree planting project to protect

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A Non-Governmental Organisation, River Run Indigenous Tree Plantation (RRITP), has intensified its tree planting exercise at Atwima in the Atwima-Kwanwoma District of the Ashanti...
Environmental Laws

Enforce environmental laws to salvage the environment

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Ms Ann Appiah, leader of Care for Nature, an NGO, has called for active enforcement of environmental laws to reduce the negative health and...
EPA

EPA poised to safeguard the environment in 2021

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is poised to engage in rigorous stakeholder engagement to whip up support in implementing environmental regulations and laws to...
Morris Johnson at Agbogbloshie, a suburb of Accra. Pic Credit: Claudia Adusei

Unsung & undervalued: How a plastic waste collector in Ghana risks his life to...

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In a period where many cities and towns around the world are drowning in plastic waste, certain unsung men and women have emerged to...
A Qantas airplane takes off from Sydney Airport, in Sydney, Australia, March 18, 2020. Virgin Australia airline announced Wednesday it would temporarily suspend all international flights as well as 50 percent of domestic services, in another blow to the industry by COVID-19. Australia's national carrier Qantas on Tuesday cancelled 90 percent of its international flights as well as 60 percent of its domestic capacity. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

Zimbabwe to resume flights to boost tourism

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Zimbabwe will resume domestic flights on Thursday and international flights on Oct. 1 as the government steps up efforts to revive tourism, one of...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Africa’s insurance giant sales decline due to COVID-19

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The financial services company Old Mutual said on Monday that their sales volumes took a nosedive because of the difficult macroeconomic environment and COVID-19...
tourist

Namibia expects zero tourist arrivals in the next three to four months

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Namibia expects zero tourist arrivals in the next three to four months, a senior official said Tuesday. Speaking at the launch of...

Government must formulate policies to meet the needs of current and future generations –...

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The Ghana Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Platform on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), have posited that the business of government is to improve the wellbeing...
climate change

Kenya set to host global forum on environment, climate change

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More than 300 scientists, environmentalists and key stakeholders from Africa and Europe are due in Nairobi next week to address environmental health risks that...

Trades Minister urges German investors to invest in Ghana

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Hon. Alan Kyerematen, Minister of Trade and Industry has called on investors, especially those from Germany, to take advantage of the Ghanaian enabling environment...

YAFO Joins GRIPE in creating awareness on recycling plastics

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Sanitation is increasingly becoming a challenge to the environment. Globally, the has been the need to protect and make sure that man does not...

Vivo Energy Ghana Commemorates Safety Day

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Vivo Energy, the leading pan-African distributor and retailer of Shell and Engen-branded fuels and lubricants, has held its annual Safety Day across the...

16 out of 55 Africa countries passes Data Protection Law

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Realizing the huge opportunity of digital transformation, governments are keen to establish a regulatory environment that supports data-driven economic growth while strengthening trust in...
Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh

Education Minister Says P.E will now Become a Subject on Its Own

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Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education says Physical Education (PE) will be a standalone subject and will be taught practically under the...
Nya

NYA calls for stronger work environment

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Mr. Emmanuel Sin-nyet Asigri, Chief Executive Officer of the National Youth Authority (NYA), has called on all young workers to continually work towards enhancing...
Cuban Doctor

Doctor demands conducive atmosphere for severely ill patients

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Dr Odalys Batista, a Cuban Doctor at the Paediatric Unit of the Upper East Regional Hospital in Bolgatanga, has observed that most hospital wards...
Img Wa

Family Kicks Against Daughter’s Marriage!

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Information gathered by News Ghana indicates that, a marriage ceremony between Samuel Owoahene Addai Acheampong and Miss Pricilla Adwoa Kissi, which is scheduled for...
Rotary Club

Kumasi Rotary Club Supports Save Environmental Campaign

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Nana Poku Agyemang, President of the Kumasi Rotary Club, has said the Club is committed to the cause of protecting the environment from all...
Board Inspection

Gov’t is committed creating enabling environment for Ghana’s sports development

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Ms. Francisca Oteng Mensah, Board Chairperson of the National Youth Authority (NYA) has reiterated government’s resolve to provide the needed infrastructure at the local...
Investment

China’s Foreign Investment Law Uplifts Businesses

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China's draft foreign investment law is well received among foreign investors, who believe it will further improve the country's business environment. A new draft of...
Rain

Public Advised to Clean the Environment as the Rainy Season Sets in

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With the rainy season fast approaching, the public has been reminded to clean drains and gutters, to allow the free flow of water. This is...
Rebecca Akufo-Addo,

First Lady Charged Women to Commit to Saving the Environment

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The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has urged all women to help save the environment from filth and avoid using plastics that continued to...
Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

Minister for Environment Commended on His Poverty Reduction Interventions

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Naa Widaana-Nanga II, the Paramount Chief of Takpo Traditional Area in Nadowli-Kaleo District, has applauded the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI),...