Accra, Ghana//-Deputy Ranking Member on the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament has said that mining company, Akonta Mining Limited breached the law when they move their activities into the Tano Nimiri Forest Reserve in the Amenfi West Municipality in the Western Region.
em_concepts/shutterstock Doyin Odubanjo, Nigerian Academy of Science As Nigeria marks its 62nd independence anniversary, many will be checking to see if there is indeed any reason for celebrations.
Though Ghana produced a record 1.4 million tonnes of cocoa beans in the 2020/21 season, the country is likely to miss out on its production target this year.
The Upper Denkyira East Municipality has lost its huge acres of arable and swampy lands reserved for extensive rice and vegetable production, to widespread illegal mining activities also called ‘galamsey’.
Juba, South Sudan//-“A heavy rain made the River Mori overflow, which flooded the area where I live. I and my children narrowly escaped dead,” recounts Alice Marawa, a resident of Mundri West County and mother of six, tears flowing as she speaks.