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    Walk the talk on climate issues

    HIGHLY unpredictable climatic conditions in recent times continue to pose serious problems worldwide. A few years ago, experts could easily predict rain and dry seasons which facilitated socio-economic activities globally. Unfortunately, around the world today, climatic conditions are altered. Natural disasters such as floods, rainstorm, and earthquake can hardly be predicted. The frequency and intensity, these days, therefore, call for immediate action. A devastating cyclone Idai has wiped off parts of Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique. But in all these, scientists have attributed the causes to uncontrolled human activities and...
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    Tamale residents laud Zoomlion

    THE 62nd Independence Anniversary celebrations in Tamale may have gone down the dustbin of history. However, waste management giants, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, would still be remembered for the indelible impression they created in the minds of Tamale residents with the massive clean-up before, during and after the historic event. The neat principal streets beginning from the Tamale Airport, Bawa and Kamina Baracks to the city centre, Lamashegu to UDS central administration, Tamale Teaching Hospital to Vitin, the Kunbungu and Nyankpola streets and all roundabouts to the main venue which...
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    Climate Change: We need to act now

    The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change celebrated its 25th anniversary on March 21, 2019. Here’s what UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa had to say on the occasion. HELLO to all of you throughout the world who follow UN Climate Change. I’d like to share an important milestone with you. Twenty-five years ago, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change— or the UNFCCC—came into force. But the importance of what we do remains. Think back 25 years—it is much easier for some of us than...
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    We salute Dr Siaw Agyepong’s innovations

    THE general waste menace worldwide, continues to pose problems for policy makers and indeed calls for effective and efficient mechanisms to combat it in view of the health hazards it portends It is said necessity is the mother of invention and since the waste menace is neither going to die soon nor abating, it requires the combined efforts of both the state and the private sector to confront it head-on. Happily, throughout the world, countries continue to adopt innovative ways of turning waste into wealth. Available statistics indicate that...
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    Contract Elapsed

    DR Joseph Siaw Agyepong, Executive Chairman of Jospong Group of Companies, has refuted allegations that a $74 million waste bins supply contract his companies won with government two years ago had been terminated for failing to deliver. There had been media reports in the past few days that the contracts awarded five subsidiaries of Jospong Group of Companies to deliver waste bins had been abrogated due to nonperformance. Dr Agyepong told journalists at a press soiree organised at Alisa Hotel in Accra, that the two-year contract elapsed by itself...
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    Confronting the Waste Menace

    Editorial/Features IN our last edition, the EcoWatch drew the attention of its numerous readers to the fact that throughout history, society has been built by people with vision as well as purposeful and selfless instincts. This was after the renowned Nigerian international motivational speaker and reverend minister of repute, Rev. Dr Adeyemi, had espoused the virtues of Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong, Executive Chairman of Jospong conglomerate and Zoomlion, and described Zoomlion as a remarkable thing to have come out of Africa. Jospong, he said, was more than a business...
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    Let’s protect our trees and ensure clean environment.

    In taking the lead for global attention to safeguard the environment, the United Nations was only acting as a catalyst to motivate and encourage nations across the globe to primarily: create and spread awareness, to encourage people to take action and to protect the environment. Trees play important and indeed significant roles in our lives as human beings. Trees...
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    Establish Plastic Levy Fund Authority – GPMA to govt

    Mr Ebo Botwe, the President of the GPMA, who made the appeal, said because the Authority had not been established, it had become difficult for the release of funds for the management of plastic waste in the country. Mr Botwe, also the Chairman of the Plastic Waste Management Programme, Ghana (PWMPG), made the appeal when he briefed the media...
  • Cover StoryNews Extra

    Let’s protect our trees and ensure clean environment.

    In taking the lead for global attention to safeguard the environment, the United Nations was only acting as a catalyst to motivate and encourage nations across the globe to primarily: create and spread awareness, to encourage people to take action and to protect the environment. Trees play important and indeed significant roles in our lives as human beings. Trees...
  • News Extra

    Establish Plastic Levy Fund Authority – GPMA to govt

    Mr Ebo Botwe, the President of the GPMA, who made the appeal, said because the Authority had not been established, it had become difficult for the release of funds for the management of plastic waste in the country. Mr Botwe, also the Chairman of the Plastic Waste Management Programme, Ghana (PWMPG), made the appeal when he briefed the media...
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    Let’s protect our trees and ensure clean environment.

    August 7, 2019
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    In taking the lead for global attention to safeguard the environment, the United Nations was only acting as a catalyst to motivate and encourage nations across the globe to primarily: create and spread awareness, to encourage...
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    Cholera Alert

    August 7, 2019
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    THE Ghana Health Service (GHS) has declared zero tolerance for the outbreak of Cholera this year and called for positive support from the populace to achieve resounding success. Even though available statistics make the GHS task...