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July 25, 2018 2:40 PM Use Afenorto festival as rallying point for development- Ablakwa

This year’s celebration of the Afenorto Festival of the Chiefs and People of the Mepe Traditional Area in the Volta Region, has been launched in Accra with a call on celebrants to use the festival as a rallying point for the development of the area. The festival, on the theme “A People United towards a Culture for the Future through Education: Benefactors 298

March 7, 2018 5:28 AM Atta Kyea faces Parliament over flooding fears

The Minister for Works and Housing, Samuel Atta Akyea,would later today appear before Parliament to answer questions on how prepared government is to deal with floods associated with the onset of rains. Residents of the capital, Accra, mostly grapple with floods anytime it rains. The MP who filed the question, Kwame Agbodza, told Citi News the Minister’s 97

October 27, 2017 1:08 PM Canada is helping Ghana to manage flood risk-High Commissioner

Accra, Oct 27, GNA - Madam Heather Cameron, the Canadian High Commissioner, has announced that her country is helping Ghana to improve flood risk management in Accra through its International Development Research Centre. She said the assistance was very critical in helping provide scientific evidence to develop an integrated climate smart flood management 101

October 24, 2017 12:13 AM AMA Resilience Officer calls for more Waste Transfer Stations

The Chief Resilience Officer for Accra, Desmond Appiah is calling for the establishment of more Waste Transfer stations in the capital to help in waste management. He made the comment during a familiarization tour of Zoomlion’s Waste Transfer Station at Achimota, a suburb of Accra. The tour, which had officials from 100 Resilient Cities (100RC), Accra 73

October 19, 2017 7:26 PM Government committed to efforts to battle climate change

Accra, Oct. 19, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday pledged government’s commitment to back efforts at stemming forest degradation and deforestation, a critical factor in the fight against global climate change. He said all efforts to arrest climate change was a priority of his government, because the phenomenon was the most compelling 46

October 16, 2017 8:48 AM Pastor calls for sanction for erring gov't officials

Source: Ghana I Luv FM I Prince Appiah Head Pastor of Calvary Charismatic Centre in Kumasi, is calling for severe sanctions against government officials whose misdeeds cause harm to Ghanaians. Pastor Ransford Obeng observes the recent fatal gas explosion in Accra and floods in parts of the country were caused by failure to comply with the law. He spoke 51

October 10, 2017 2:37 PM Three men speak about their fight with mental illness on World Mental Health Day

An exclusive survey for WalesOnline has shown that two thirds of people describe mental health services as 'poor' or 'very poor' One in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in their lives - it could be an acquaintance, the person sitting next to you or it could be you. As part of World Mental Health Day, we're publishing a series 129

October 9, 2017 8:32 AM Ghana records eight major gas explosions in three years

The most recent gas explosion occurred on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at Atomic Junction near Madina, Accra. Two of the cases occurred in 2014, two in 2015, one in 2016 and three in 2017. In the Greater Accra Region, the six explosions were recorded at various places within the capital. On July 19, 2014, one person reportedly died, while five others sustained 66

October 6, 2017 12:21 PM Accra flooded after rainfall

Accra, Oct 6, GNA - Major parts of Accra were flooded after the heavy rainfall on Friday morning in the nation’s capital. The Ghana Meteorological Agency says it didn’t forecast that parts of the country would experience heavy rains that could cause flooding but the heavy rains this morning has accounted for the submerging of roads, houses and cars in various 54

October 6, 2017 11:28 AM Flood hits Accra, Kumasi again

Parts of Ghana’s capital Accra were hit by heavy downpour Friday morning leaving residents stranded as floods take over the streets and some communities. The rains which lasted for about four hours caused irksome gridlock in both Accra and Kumasi, which also had a fair share of the thunderstorm. Commuters at areas such as Kaneshie, Santa Maria, Awoshie 20