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Sefwi Wiawso: Illegal chainsaw menace reduced by 80%

The Sefwi Wiawso District of the Forestry Commission has announced that the menace of illegal chainsaw operations has been reduced by 80 percent. The Outgoing Manager of Sefwi Wiawso Forest District, Nana Poku Bosompim, said this in an interview at...

These Stunningly Rare ‘Skeleton Flowers’ Turn Transparent When It Rains

Have you ever seen the beautiful skeleton flower? The white-petal woodland blossom is simply magical! On a rainy day, its feather-light and cotton-white petals turn glassy translucent, as though they are exposing an inner skeleton. These flowers, Diphylleia grayi, are found...

Let’s reduce Sea pollution- Prof Frimpong-Boateng

As the world mark's World Oceans Day, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has decried the human activities that adversely impact Ghana's marine and coastal resources. Such activities include indiscriminate disposal of waste, particularly plastics and...

Ghana joins the rest of the world to mark World Environment Day

Today is ‘World Environment Day'.  This is a day set aside by the United Nations to be celebrated annually on 5th June. It is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging, worldwide awareness and action for the protection...

Wiamoase “wonder” tree not an apple – Crop Scientists

Research Scientists from the Crop Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has said the “wonder” tree at Wiamoase is not of the apple family. According to them, the tree rather, had the characteristic...

GNCFC calls for intensive monitoring of coastal fishing areas

A National Executive Member of the Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council, GNCFC Joojo Solomon, has called for intensive monitoring of coastal areas, especially those bordering neighbouring countries, to prevent Ghanaian fishermen in other countries, from sneaking into the country. Mr....

Parts of the Ningo Prampram hit by water shortage

In the face of the growing spread of covid-19, parts of the Ningo Prampram Municipality which was hit by water shortage for months, has worsened, compelling residents to rely on untreated water from dugout ponds for their domestic use....

When will a coronavirus vaccine or drug be ready?

When will a corona vaccine be ready? How close are we to discovering a vaccine to immunise against the virus or a drug to cure COVID-19? These are questions that are keeping many scientists awake in laboratories throughout the...

Warning of virus threat to mountain gorillas

Conservationists are warning that Africa’s endangered mountain gorillas could be at risk from coronavirus. Congo’s Virunga National Park, home to about a third of the world’s mountain gorillas, is barring visitors. Rwanda is also suspending research activities and entrance to three...

Ghana to modify water sector information system

Ghana is to modify her water sector information system  to incorporate scientific and local knowledge systems in response to the country's highly variable climate. This will be included in  the National Water Policy which provides an opportunity for users to...

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President Akufo-Addo cuts sod for Nsukwao Basin Drainage project

President Akufo-Addo has cut the sod for the commencement of construction of the Nsukwao Basin Drainage Project, in Koforidua,...

President Akufo-Addo visits 1D1F facility in Akropong

President Akufo-Addo has visited Akro Farms Ltd., a 1-District 1-Factory (1D1F) initiative at Apasare, in Akwapim North. The company, which produces fresh and healthy table...

President Akufo-Addo calls for unity and patriotism from Ghanaians

President Akufo-Addo has charged Ghanaians to continue to uphold the tenets of patriotism that formed the foundation of the founding fathers of the nation...

Significance Of Founders’ Day

NEWS COMMENTARY ON THE SIGNIFICANCE OF FOUNDERS' DAY Founders Day forms a significance occasion in this country. In the first place, it shows the contributions...

Tweneboa Kodua SHS students threaten to boycott 2020 WASSCE over strict invigilation

Final year students of the Tweneboa Kodua Senior High School (SHS) at Kumawu in the Ashanti Region yesterday (Monday August 3,2020) threatened to boycott the...