Home Tags ENVIRONMENT

Tag: ENVIRONMENT

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...

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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 –...

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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!

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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),...
clean up

Bortianor, Kokrobite residents clean up their environment

0
The Bortianor and Kokrobite District of the Global Evangelical Church (GEC), has undertaken a clean-up exercise at some Community Clinics in the District. The members...
Farmer

Small-scale rice farmers need enabling environment to produce

0
Dr Michael Azebeokhai Nasamu, the Regional Consultant for the Coalition for African Development (CARD) has appealed to the government to create an enabling environment...
A mother cooks for her children near the sprawling Achimota dump site in the outskirts of Accra, capital of Ghana, May 30, 2012. Environmental problems is one of the big challenges that Ghana faces. The western African country recorded 14.4 percent GDP growth last year, but it has to balance the development and environment protection. (Xinhua/Mary T. Richter) (lyq)

Christians Tasked to be guardians of the environment

0
Apostle David Kwesi Kankam, the Head of Agona Swedru Area Church of Pentecost, has admonished Christians to desist from polluting the environment, especially through...
Reed parrotbills live in the reeds. (Photo: People’s Daily Online)

Enhanced ecological environment welcomes a stream of birds to Beijing

0
The trace of reed parrotbills, a rare species unique to China, were found around a wild animal disease surveillance station on the outskirts of...

Educationist installed as Omankrado for Breman Kuntanase

0
Mr Ato Dadzie, 45, an Educationist at the office of the Ghana Education Service at Ajumako-Eyan-Essiem has been installed as Omankrado for Breman Kuntanase...
The debilitating impact of climate change

ASSAR highlight activities to enhance climate change adaptation

0
The Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) Africa-team Project has come out with activities to enhance climate change adaptation in the Upper West...

NDC embarking on rebuilding grass root base

0
Mr Chris Addy-Nayo, a member of the National Democratic Congress in the Buem Constituency has called on Ghanaians to prioritise the education of their...
open defecation

Stakeholders in sanitation tasked to eliminate Open Defecation

0
Mr Salifu Saeed, the Northern Regional Minister has tasked stakeholders in the Water and Sanitation sector to work hard to eliminate the problem of...
climate change

Italy, UN sign MOU to launch climate change fellowship

0
The Government of Italy and UN Climate Change have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch a new Fellowship Programme aimed at...

NGO Supports School Solar Power

0
The Centre for Energy, Environment, and Sustainable Development (CEESD), a non- for -profit organization, has provided a One kilowatt (kW) solar power system for...