Sustainability

Africa: More Than 150 Vultures Poisoned to Death, Seemingly for ‘Muti’

August 13, 2022 | Source: DW

[DW] The VulPro conservationist group in South Africa on Friday reported the deaths of more than 150 critically endangered vultures in two separate incidents in South Africa and Botswana.

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Ghana: Deputy Minister Orders Halt to Sand Winning At Amrahia

August 12, 2022 | Source: Ghanaian Times

[Ghanaian Times] The Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Benito Owusu-Bio, has directed an immediate clamp down on all sand winning activities on portions of the Amrahia Dairy Farm Lands, in the Adentan Municipality of the Greater Accra Reg…

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Ghana: Absa Bank Plants Fights Climate Change

August 12, 2022 | Source: Ghanaian Times

[Ghanaian Times] Absa Bank Ghana’s commitment to the environment remains one of the strengths of the company’s strategy in the country.

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Ghana: GWCL Projects Gh¢1.1 Million Average Monthly Revenue By End of Year

August 12, 2022 | Source: Ghanaian Times

[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) is projecting that by introducing an electronic billing and payment system, its monthly average revenue which stands at GH¢9.3 million will hit GH¢11.1 million by the end of this year.

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Gambia: Mayor Bensouda Visits Flood Victims, Pledges Support

August 12, 2022 | Source: The Point

[The Point] The mayor of Kanifing Municipal Council accompanied by a high powered delegation last Sunday visited flood victims within his Municipality, acknowledging the challenges that lie ahead for those rendered homeless.

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Ghana: Stop Sand Winning On Amarhia Dairy Farm Lands – Deputy Lands Minister

August 12, 2022 | Source: GhanaToday

[GhanaToday] The Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, responsible for Lands and Forestry, Mr Benito Owusu-Bio, has cautioned individuals and groups winning sand on portions of the Amarhia Dairy Farm Lands in the Adentan Municipality of the …

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South Africa: Govt Raises Concern Over Flood Relief Efforts

August 12, 2022 | Source: SAnews.gov.za

[SAnews.gov.za] The Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Flood Disaster Relief and Recovery has raised concern about lack of coordination and integrated plans to resolve the housing needs of people displaced by the floods.

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Uganda: Turning Waste to Wealth – Using Plastic Bottles to Build Houses

August 12, 2022 | Source: Nile Post

[Nile Post] The Bottle Garden in Mbalala-Mukono, with structures built out of plastic bottles, is one prime example.

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Ghana: Creating Jobs From Waste – KMA Inaugurates Green Information Point

August 12, 2022 | Source: GhanaToday

[GhanaToday] In a bit to make gains out of waste, the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has inaugurated a Green Information Point, a project that forms part of the Holistic Reinforcement for Sustainable Development (HORESD) at Asokwa in the Metropolis.

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