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October 31, 2017 1:36 PM Operation Vanguard embarks on 233 operations

Kenyasi No 1, (B/A), Oct. 31, GNA - The Operation Vanguard, a joint Military-Police Taskforce set up by the government to enforce the ban on illegal mining activities have embarked on 233 operations since its formation about three months ago. Lieutenant Colonel Dei Hlorse, Operations Officer of the Taskforce announced this at Kenyasi Number One in the Asutifi 97

October 31, 2017 11:00 AM Ghana urged to enforce ban on export of donkey skins

The Donkey Sanctuary and the Ghana Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (SPCA) has urged government to enforce the law banning the slaughter and export of donkey skins from the country. The Donkey Sanctuary leadership is in the country leading efforts to draw global attention to the trade in donkey skins for the use in traditional Chinese remedies 127

October 31, 2017 1:05 AM Nomadic herdsmen activities in Ghana: To ban or not to ban?

The clamping down on illegal mining otherwise known in local parlance as “galamsey” [corrupted from gather and sell] remains a watershed moment for many stakeholders of agriculture, environment and water resources in Ghana. All the major drawbacks associated with “galamsey” are likely to be sunk into oblivion in the coming years. Ghana media clarion 115

October 30, 2017 11:30 AM One-Village, One-Dam Promise Was Only For Campaign

Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture has said it is needless and irrational for Ghanaians to believe the promise that all villages in the northern regions will have dams as promised prior to the 2016 campaigns. Then-presidential candidate of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo promised barely four months to the 2016 polls 61

October 30, 2017 5:04 AM Guinness Ghana adjudged CSR company of the year

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL), a leading total beverage business, has been adjudged the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Company of the year at the 7th Ghana CSR Excellence Awards in Accra. The company beat competition from Ghana’s top CSR-aligned companies to win the award; in recognition of its commitment to building thriving communities 62

October 29, 2017 4:19 PM Cummins Ghana provides Odorgonno SHS water and sanitation facilities

Accra, Oct. 29, GNA – A $145,567-dollar water and sanitation project funded by Cummins Ghana has been inaugurated and handed over to the authorities of the Odorgonno Senior High School in Accra. They are; a 20-seater toilet facility, 20-cubicle washrooms, washing bay and drying area, two drilled and mechanised boreholes, painting of boys and girls dormitories 84

October 28, 2017 1:49 PM KMA moves to assess structural integrity of buildings

A team of engineers from the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), has been tasked to conduct structural integrity test on all buildings constructed on the Subin River. Mr. Osei Assibey-Antwi, the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), said this was to ensure the safety of the people. This comes barely after the assembly had pulled down two buildings at Dunkirk 62

October 28, 2017 1:05 PM 7 African countries lead battle against malnutrition

Source: IFPRI Director for Africa, Ousmane Badiane A number of African countries are taking bold action to tackle malnutrition as they have successfully implemented a range of actions that have started to improve nutrition for all. Good nutrition contributes to cognitive development, better opportunities for children to realise their potential, and higher 128

October 27, 2017 9:16 PM In photos: Kenyan protesters have rocks and bottles. Soldiers answer with tear gas, water cannons and bullets

Kenyan police officers step over a tree used as a roadblock by National Super Alliance (NASA) protesters in the Kibera slum on Oct. 26, 2017, in Nairobi. (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images) Kenyan police officers watch for rocks thrown by National Super Alliance (NASA) protesters as they attempt to clear the Kibera slum on Oct. 26, 2017, in Nairobi 87

October 27, 2017 5:19 PM UN Ghana publishes UNDAF 2016 Annual report

Accra, Oct. 27, GNA – The United Nations Ghana office has published the 2016 annual report of United Nations Development Assistance Framework’s (UNDAF) key development results achieved in Ghana in 2016 with the UN support. The report also highlights how the UN is contributing to agricultural modernisation, food security and nutrition, environmental sustainability 58