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A.M.A to develop Climate Change Action Plan for Accra

Mr. Desmond Appiah, the Chief Sustainability and C40 City Advisor to the Mayor of Accra have disclosed that the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (A.M.A) is developing greening initiatives that could improve on the environment. Speaking at the Global Climate Action Summit held in Accra during the weekend which was organized by 350 G-ROC, he said A.M.A is planning on organizing workshops ...

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Petrol, diesel to hit GHc 5 per litre …In the coming days

Fuel Consumers must get ready to purchase Petrol and Diesel at GHC 5 per litre at the pumps in the coming days. The prices of  the two products across most major Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) within the country have recently seen increases of about 2% from previous market averages of 4.850/litre for both petrol and diesel to now 4.900/ litre ...

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Create more opportunities for Ghanaians to curb illegal migration

Father Lazarus Anondee

The Ghana Government has been challenged to create more opportunities for young Ghanaians to get jobs that would enable them live in dignity. Very Rev. Fr. Lazarus Anondee, Secretary General of the National Catholic Secretariat, bemoaned the spate of illegal migration in the country, resulting in the death of many young people, and stated that more access to jobs in ...

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2nd National Stakeholder session on Green Climate fund held

Civil society Organization working in the area of Climate Change have been advised to build their capacities to enable them access opportunities presented by the Green Climate Fund. Experts at a meeting to discuss the GCF in Accra recently pointed out that some civil society organizations who presented proposals in order to access the GCF lacked capacity, hence the need ...

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78 percent of Ghanaians rely on traditional cooking fuels … Expert calls for departure

Majority of Ghanaians continue to rely on solid fuels (charcoal, Firewood) for cooking and heating purposes, a situation experts say is putting pressure, on the country’s forest cover, while derailing Ghana’s hopes of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, especially goal 13. Even though the use of improved cooked stoves is one of the cheapest means of cooking and has minimal ...

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Koforidua floods: Move or face demolition – NADMO tells residents

The Eastern regional Technical Committee of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has asked owners of homes and properties located on waterways to move or face demolition. The warning comes after heavy rains left the regional capital submerged in flood waters on Wednesday. The rains which lasted barely an hour forced many residents out of their homes and left commuters ...

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Don’t patronise unlicensed investment schemes – SEC warns

The Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) Thursday cautioned the public against patronising unlicensed financial investment schemes and products, which are being marketed through various media forms, including electronic, outdoor and mass media advertising. “Operators of these unlicensed financial investment schemes are in serious breach of various provisions of the Securities Industry Act, 2016 (Act 929) and are warned to close ...

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Ghana and Mexico to boost aviation cooperation

Ghana and Mexico are working towards opening a direct flight route between Accra and Mexico City in order to boost their aviation cooperation. This came to light when the Mrs Maria de los Angeles Arriola Aguirre, Mexico’s Ambassador to Ghana, paid a courtesy call on Mr Joseph Kofi Adda, the Minister of Aviation in Accra. The establishment of direct flight ...

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PURC Reduces Water Tariff By 10.08%

The Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC) has directed the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) to reduce water tariff by 10.08 percent. A release issued by the Executive Secretary to the Commission, Mami Dufie Ofori, said GWCL was in breach of Section 11 of the PURC Law (Act 538, 1997). According to the release, the water company has recently been ...

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Philanthropists parade half naked children in public to solicit funds

The scene at some intersections and traffic lights in Accra show self-styled philanthropists who have adopted new strategies to beg for alms. These beggars solicit funds from pedestrians and motorists by showing half naked children in public, with tubes inserted in parts of their bodies. They use the strategy to attract the attention of pedestrians and other road users by ...

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