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Lands Minster donates GHC20,000 to Appiatse Support Fund

Lands Minster donates GHC20,000 to Appiatse Support Fund

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor has donated an amount of 20,000 Ghana Cedis to the Appiatse Support Fund to complement the government’s efforts to rebuild the community and also provide relief for affected persons. He commended those who have contributed to the fund so…

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Ghana Landscape Restoration and Small Scale Mining Project launched

Ghana Landscape Restoration and Small Scale Mining Project launched

The Ghana Landscape Restoration and Small-Scale Mining Project,(GLRSSMP) a joint World Bank and Government of Ghana project under an IDA credit facility, has been virtually launched on Tuesday, 15th February 2022. This project was earlier proposed as the Ghana ASM Formalisation Project (GASMFP) with the objective of formalising the ASM…

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Abesim alleged murder trial: Case adjourned to Feb. 23 over magistrate’s absence

Abesim alleged murder trial: Case adjourned to Feb. 23 over magistrate’s absence

The case involving Richard Appiah al, the young man alleged to have murdered two children, aged 12 and 15, Louis Agyemang and Stephen Sarpong has been adjourned to February 23, 2022. The adjournment follows the absence of the judge said to be engaged in another case at Winneba. The accused,…

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We will insist on concurrent reclamation and revegetation of mined-out lands – Jinapor

We will insist on concurrent reclamation and revegetation of mined-out lands – Jinapor

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel A. Jinapor says his Ministry is going to insist on the concurrent reclamation and re-vegetation of Mined outlands by illegal miners. He explained saying” This means that when you excavate, you will reclaim, you re-vegetate immediately before you move forward”   The…

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Forestry Commission goes digital as government commits to reclaim degraded mining land

Forestry Commission goes digital as government commits to reclaim degraded mining land

The Forestry Commission has joined the Government’s digitization drive with the launch of two online applications, the Digitalised Property Mark Registration and Renewal (e-property mark registration) and the Electronic Wood Tracking System. The e-property mark registration is a web-based application that automates the process of property mark registration and renewal,…

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Lands Minister intensifies efforts at implementing an aggressive digitalization agenda

Lands Minister intensifies efforts at implementing an aggressive digitalization agenda

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has declared that his Ministry is determined to ensure that it is not left out in the digitization drive being championed by the Akufo-Addo government and therefore has intensified efforts at implementing an aggressive digitization agenda. On the wings of…

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Kwesi Yankah writes: Weep not Gyan, weep not Ghana

Kwesi Yankah writes: Weep not Gyan, weep not Ghana

He was in a happier mood the last time I saw him. That was September 4, 2020, at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA). The grand occasion was the commissioning of a new Astroturf soccer pitch for that formidable university in Accra. He made a symbolic kick-off to inaugurate…

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Manasseh Azure Awuni writes: Why the withdrawal of Bagbin’s military detail is sinister

Manasseh Azure Awuni writes: Why the withdrawal of Bagbin’s military detail is sinister

Somewhere in 2017, I was waiting at the reception area of a private company to see a friend when a man walked up to me. I hadn’t met him before, but in the pre-Covid-19 era, it was easier to recognise people you know on television or in the media. That’s…

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Bright Simons writes: Is Ghana broke?

Bright Simons writes: Is Ghana broke?

Well, “broke” is not a policy word, so it is hard to join the raging debate about the brokeness or otherwise of Ghana if one is more biased towards policy activism. I will say this though, when Multimedia, a major Ghanaian media outlet, invited me to deliver a ten minute “statement” on an…

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Sammy Darko writes: Police have no power to regulate prophecies in Ghana

Sammy Darko writes: Police have no power to regulate prophecies in Ghana

It is not even up for debate or interpretation by the highest Court of Ghana. No law in Ghana grants the Police Administration any POWERS to regulate prophecies in the country. I understand, the Police in a bid to deal with ‘false speech’ because it tend to cause a great…

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