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We will destroy equipment around water bodies-GAF

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The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) says it will destroy any equipment found in and around the country's water bodies and forest reserves towards...
Samuel Abdulai Jinapor

Ministers tour water bodies in Western Region

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Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, Lands and Natural Resources Minister and Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, the Western Regional Minister have undertaken an aerial tour over...

NCCE urges protection of water bodies

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Reverend Leonard Kofi Aglomasa, the Biakoye District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called on the citizenry to protect the...
Streams

Fiapre Traditional Council takes steps to protect water bodies

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The Fiapre Traditional Council in the Sunyani West Municipality has taken steps to protect streams in the town from pollution and contamination. The Council has...
Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, the Okyenhene

Let’s preserve rivers and water bodies-Okyenhene

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Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, the Okyenhene, has appealed to Ghanaians to ensure the sustainable use and preservation of rivers and water bodies in the...
Dominic Nitiwul

‘You will have yourself to blame if you go back to mine in water...

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The Minister of Defence, Mr Dominic Nitiwul, has warned that anyone who will go back to mine in rivers and get arrested after the...
Galamsey: Soldiers Operation

Galamsey Menace: GAF deploys 200 to remove persons and logistics on water bodies

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A special military operation began on Wednesday to remove all persons and logistics involved in mining from Ghana's water bodies. This follows the directive of...
Galamsey: Soldiers Operation

Ghanaian president orders military action against mining in water bodies

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Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo ordered the military to take steps to halt mining in water bodies across the country, said a statement...
illegal mining

Government urged not to relent in efforts to protect water bodies

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Government has been urged not to relent in its efforts to protect the country’s forest and water bodies. The government should continue to put in...
Galamsey Danger

Galamsey activities real danger to Ghana’s water bodies – Ben Ampomah

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The Water Resources Commission has uncovered the shocking effects of illegal and unregulated mining activities on the country's water bodies. He said such unregulated mining...
Nii Tetteh Otu II

Industries are killing water bodies in Greater Accra – Nii Tetteh Otu

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Nii Tetteh Otu II, Paramount Chief of Kpone Traditional Area has bemoaned the extent of pollution in water bodies in the Greater Accra Region...

Asante Kingdom Landscape Restoration Programme mobilizes Stakeholders to protect water bodies

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The Asante Kingdom Landscape Restoration Programme (AKLRP), has stepped up campaign against the wanton destruction of water bodies and forests. The buffer zones...
Social Project Otumfuo

Asantehene reiterates commitment to protect water bodies in Asante Kingdom

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Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, King of the Asante Kingdom, has reaffirmed his commitment to promote responsible environmental practices to restore water bodies in the...
Forestry Commission

Group tasks Forestry Commission to protect water bodies, forests

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An environmental civil society group has called on Mr. Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, the Chief Executive Forestry Commission, to protect Ghana’s forests and waters for...
Participants at the function to celebrate World Water Day

CCFC warns public against dumping waste into water bodies

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The Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC) on Wednesday advised citizens to stop disposing refuse into water bodies especially in the rural areas to...
Kumasi Metropolitan

KMA Reaffirms Her Stand on Protecting Water Bodies

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The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), acting in partnership with ‘Friends of Rivers and Water Bodies’, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), have commenced an environmental awareness...
Water Resources Commission (WRC)

WRC suggests collaborative approach to saving degraded water bodies

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Mr Aaron Aduna, Officer in charge of the White Volta Basin at the Water Resources Commission (WRC) in Bolgatanga, has called for increased collaboration...
Kpong Water Supply Expansion Project in Ghana

Prof. Andam urge all to keep water bodies safe

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Professor Aba Bentil Andam, President of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, says it is possible to keep the country's water bodies clean...
rubbish

Citizens cautioned over throwing garbage into water bodies

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Alhaji Abubakar Siddique Boniface, Minister for Inner Cities and Zongo Development, has asked residents along the Aboabo River in Kumasi to desist from throwing...
Local Government Service

MMDAs urged to be innovative in tackling sanitation

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Dr Nana Ato Arthur, Head of the Office of the Local Government Service (LGS), has stressed the need for Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies...
poor-sanitation

Media Sensitize On Social Norms Campaign

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The Northern Regional Coordinating Council in collaboration with the Community Development and Environment has sensitised the media on the Social Norms Campaign (SNC) slated...
Beijing has strengthened its environmental protection in recent years, with special areas demarcated in Miyun Reservoir to protect resources and water quality of the capital. A herd of swans are flying over the reservoir. (Photo by He Yong from People's Daily)

Turkey to Partner Ghana On Protecting Water Bodies

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The Republic of Turkey has presented 30 buses to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) to boost public transportation in the...
National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)

NCCE preaches attitudinal change towards the environment

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has called for everybody to care and show responsibility for the environment. Mr. Samuel Otchere, the Asante-Akim South...
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We Will Fight And Protect Our Water Bodies

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The Deputy Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Madam Patricia Appiagyei has stated government's determination to stop all illegal mining activities in the...
Massive Illegal Mining

Gov’t Of Ghana Urged To Sustain Momentum Against Illegal Mining

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Heads of Christian churches and para-church organizations in the Ashanti Region have asked the government to be resolute and sustain the momentum of the...
Ghana water company

GWCL To Map Out State Of Water Bodies In Ghana

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The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has said it will soon commission a comprehensive audit of all water bodies to map out the state...
Wpid Methodist Church

Methodist Bishop Admonish Churches To Keep Proper Records

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The Methodist Bishop of Effiduase, the Right Reverend Robert Osborne Eshun, has called for accountability and transparency in the management of funds of the...
A church building

Church In Full Support Of Gov’ts Vision To Create Jobs

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The Reverend Joshua Emmanuel Mensah, General Overseer of the Christ Resurrection Church-Ghana, has rallied Ghanaians to give strong support to the government in the...
mining

Gov’t Of Ghana Urged To Check Activities Of Registered Mining Companies

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Government has been urged not to concentrate solely on illegal small scale mining (Galamsey) activities but widen its scope to include activities of legally...
The illegal miners with some of their tools and explosives

Minister For Lands Cautions Illegal Miner

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An illegal miner, Nana Agyepong, was on Sunday caught red-handed doing illegal mining, near a river at Hiawa in the Amenfi Central District of...