Sanitation

Future Divine Hope Foundation donates sanitary pads to schools in Kpone Katamanso Municipality

254  In a quest to tackle poor menstrual hygiene practices among young ladies in the country, Future Divine Hope Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has donated sanitary pads with hygienic materials to some schools in Kpone Katamanso Municipality of the Greater Accra region. The donation follows higher cases of reproductive and urinary tract infections in […]

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Mfante killing: Mankranso Forestry Commission office remains shut in fear of reprisal attacks

271  Three days after two brothers were allegedly shot and killed by a Forestry Commission taskforce at a community mining site in Mfante, the divisional office of the Commission at Mankranso remains shut. The youth of Pokukrom in the Ahafo Ano South-East District and the family of the two murdered brothers have issued a four-day […]

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‘No forest in Ghana is protected from mining’ – Expert traces audacity to mine at Kakum to controversial L.I

275  The Executive Director of the Nature and Development Foundation says he is not surprised at a company’s decision to seek permission for mining license for the Kakum National Park in the Central Region. Dr. Mustapha Seidu highlighted that the floodgates for the depletion of the country’s forest reserves were opened with the enactment of […]

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Review law on mining in forest reserves — Stakeholders

312  Stakeholder organisations in the forestry and environment space have called for an immediate review of the legislative instrument (L.I) on mining in forest reserves, Environmental Protection (Mining in Forest Reserves) Regulation 2022 (L.I 2462). According to the Nature and Development Foundation (NDF), A Rocha Ghana, WACAM and Oxfam, the current regulation was fraught with […]

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Ghana National Association Of Garages Desilts Choked Gutters In Suame- Magazine

327    The Ghana National Association Of Garages has desilted choked gutters in Suame -Magazine. The move is to ensure that the auto mechanics have some sigh of relief when it rains. Mr.Lukeman Muhammed Nuhu Apiedu, Chairman for the Association explained that, the mechanics have been going through havoc anytime it rains. According to him, […]