*1 household, 1 bin will solve sanitation problem – Zoomlion Boss*
The Chief Executive Officer of Zoomlion Ghana limited says providing every household with litter bins solve Ghana’s waste challenge. This, Joseph Siaw Agyepong, said has become necessary because improper waste storage continues to hinder the progress of work done by waste contractors.
“When the waste is not stored in a waste bin for collection by the waste contractor, then we are rest assured that it might end up at unauthorized places, hence the urgent need to ensure that households have waste bins." He also wants the sanitation regulations enforced to change attitudes for effective waste management.
Speaking in Accra Tuesday At a stakeholders’ forum on Sanitation organized by IMANI Africa in Accra Tuesday, Mr Agyepong noted that Zoomlion’s intervention by desilting the Odaw drains averted a possible flood situation last year. “Despite not being paid for our desilting works on the Odaw drains, Zoomlion was still …
*ULTIMATUM FOR GOVERNMENT TO LIFT BAN ON SMALL SCALE MINING - CSSMUG*
We, the Concerned Small Scale Miners Union of Ghana wish to make a case for our business and to bring the attention of Nana Akufo Addo’s government to the frustrating effects of its ban on all forms of Small Scale Mining for the past one year.
The ban, albeit unjustifiable and cowardly in our estimation, was welcomed for the collective good of the Ghanaian people and our commitment to help save our environment, water bodies and vegetation from the degradation which was been perpetuated by illegal miners, otherwise known as ‘galamsey’ operators.
Ladies and gentlemen, for the past one year that we have been ceased to operate our law-backed enterprises, we have demonstrated to the world that Small Scale Miners, the CSSMUG and other allied associations for that matter are not and cannot be held responsible for the deterioration of our lands and poisoning of our water bodies due to the activities of illegal mining in our…
The Green View Ghana Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church over the weekend embark on distribution of free sackets water to passangers at Goaso lorry station and people trading on Goaso principal street to advocate the need for Ghanaians to drink more water.
The youth in church poured out on the street with placards read " water is life, Human body contained 70% of water, drink more water, Jesus is water for survival, water for digestion, water is power," in celebration of Global Youth Day of the SDA
Pastor Barfi Daniel, Goaso South District pastor of SDA, 0243 651037/