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Ghanaians urged to segregate their waste to curb COVID-19 pandemic

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The National Commission for Civic Education has reiterated calls on Ghanaians to separate their household waste as a step towards curbing the spread of...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

There is no time to waste – WHO chief

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday said on Twitter that "there is no time to waste" and that WHO's singular...
Sanitation Bins

African Government’s tasked to manage waste well

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The Africa Municipal and Local Government Unions Network (AMALGUN) has called on African governments to develop innovative approaches to finance their waste management priorities...
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Facility management, a strategy to avoid waste

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Mr John Vinken, a certified facility Manager has called on organisations to invest in Facility Management (FM) to ensure a productive working environment. "Facility...
biomedical waste

Chinese firm mulls setting up plant to turn waste into energy in Zambian capital

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A Chinese firm has begun talks with authorities in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, on the possibility of setting up a plant that will turn...
plastic waste

Ada East will turn her waste into wealth

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The Ada East District Assembly says it will use bead making as one of main components for its 'Waste To Wealth' project to clean...
South Africa

South Africa tackles fraud, waste and abuse in medical schemes

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The South African government on Thursday expressed commitment to work with the private sector to combat fraud, waste and abuse in the medical schemes. The...

Ponzi Scheme: I do not have GH¢400k to waste on Menzgold – Rawlings

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Former President Jerry John Rawlings has dispelled reports that he has some money locked up with gold dealership firm, Menzgold. In a tweet Sunday afternoon,...
Steve Manteaw

Setting up free SHS secretariat is waste of public funds – Steve Manteaw

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A member of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) and policy analyst with the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), Dr Steve Manteaw says...
climate change

Agriculture Investment Potential For Curbing Emissions

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Climate Change activists and experts at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany have said investing faster in agricultural climate action...

Finland Hopes To Deepen Diplomatic Relations With Ghana

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The Minister of Foreign Trade and Development of Finland, Mr Kai Mykkänen will visit Ghana from November 13-14. A statement issued by the Finland Embassy...
Waste Evacuation

Government begins waste removal exercise from Accra

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Mr Kofi Adda, the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources has announced that government has spent about GHc2.5 million to clear waste within the...
toilet

Assembly gives Landlords 4-months to provide toilets

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The Agona West Municipal Assembly has given four months ultimatum to landlords who do not have toilets facilities to provide them before the end...
plastic waste

Ghana consults with investors in recycling waste

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Ghana's Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources Kofi Adda on Thursday said the government was consulting with investors to convert waste into value-added products...

Personal responsibility is the key to managing waste

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I walk through the streets of the city and all I see is our environment engulfed with waste; our streets raided with the filth...
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Workers Asked To Rededicate Themselves To Punctuality

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Mr Rockson Ayine Bukari, the Upper East Regional Minister, has called on workers to eschew all forms of attitudes that would hinder the progress...
Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly

MCE Charge Sub-Metro Heads To Be Efficient

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Mr Anthony K. K. Sam, the Metropolitan Chief Executive of the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly has admonished the newly inducted officers of the various sub-...

Prof. Aryeetey Says Free SHS Will Be a Wasted Effort Without Investment

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file photo A former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Prof. Ernest Aryeetey, says making Senior High School  education free without corresponding investment is...

KMA Boss Makes Sanitation His Priority

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The Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive, Mr. Osei Assibey-Antwi, has vowed to go the extra mile to rid the city of filth. Environmental sanitation, he...

Police Begins Probing Lisburn Incident of Human Excreta in Coca-Cola Cans

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An investigation has been launched after ‘human waste’ was found in Coca-Cola cans at a factory in Northern Ireland. Police were called after reports that...

Energy Minister Plans on Generating Energy From Waste

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Mr. Boakye Agyarko, the Minister of Energy, has stated government’s desire to ensure that Ghana develops legally and socially binding commitments to start the treatment...

Gov’t Charged to Put More in Waste Management

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Members the Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS), are calling on government to partner private companies to improve sanitation in the country.Speaking...
Zoomlion

MMDAs Asked To Enforce Sanitation Bye-Laws

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The Brong-Ahafo Regional Coordinator of Zoomlion Company Limited, Mr. Solomon Denyo, a waste management company, has called for the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies,...
Our marketplaces where we derive nourishment are often full of filth ?

Task Force Inaugurated To Clear Ghana Of Filth

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The 21st Century Initiative has launched a campaign aimed at clearing the streets of Ghana off filth to a good use with an inauguration...

IMANI Report: Presidency Must Lead Crusade Against Waste & Corruption

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The many campaign promises by all the major parties notwithstanding, the 2016 elections were fought principally over only a few critical issues, and of...
Plastic Waste-Victus

Government Must Coerce Industries To Recycle The Waste They Generate

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Government has been urged to formulate enforceable legislations that would ensure that industries and companies would recycle organic waste generated by them. According to Safi...

Citi Innovation Heroes: Safi Sana Turning Waste into Useful Energy

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While the sanitation situation in Ghana’s capital, Accra, seem to be one of the toughest challenges to surmount with very limited waste management ideas...

Franklin Cudjoe Sees New Ministries Springing Up As A Waste

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Franklin Cudjoe Mr Fraklin Cudjoe, the founder of think-tank, IMANI Ghana has descended on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for creating new ministries and appointing...

Habitat conference commends Zoomlion

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The waste and management company received the commendation from the participants after a presentation done by Mr Mohammed Mahama Adams, a Communications Officer at...

Experts urge actions to improve Tanzania’s waste management

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Herman Huisman, a solid waste management expert from the Netherlands, said poor waste management in Tanzania, especially in Dar es Salaam, required urgent action. ...