Accra climate strike

Global Climate Strike And Growing Momentum Of Climate Activism In Ghana.

Over 7 million people turn up worldwide from 20th -27th September to protest against the inaction of global leaders to find a lasting solution to combat the increasing rate of climate change and its adverse effect. The movement which was motivated by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg about a year ago encourages school children to leave their […]

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President Akufo-Addo launches initiative to manage plastics

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yerterday lauched the National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP) with the conviction that it will be a game-changer in the management of plastics in the country. He said it would lead to the promotion of green alternatives, nurture the development of new business models for job creation throughout the value chain […]

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Producer price of cocoa up

The producer price of cocoa in Ghana has been increased by 8.42 per cent, moving the price of a 62.5-kilogramme bag of the commodity from GH¢475 to GH¢515 for the 2019/2020 cocoa season. “The government has decided to increase the price of cocoa by 8.42 per cent. Consequently, a tonne of cocoa will attract a […]

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GCF second replenishment meeting reaches agreement on key decisions, selects Paris for Pledging conference.

Hosted by the Canadian Ministry of International Development and Global Affairs Canada, GCF’s second replenishment consultation meeting brought together 27 potential contributors and eight Board members to discuss key issues on the Green Climate Fund (GCF) replenishment in the context of urgent global climate action. The meeting was facilitated by Johannes Linn. The Deputy Minister […]

Overview of Niger Delta

Oil theft cost Nigeria 22 million barrels in first half -NNPC

LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigeria lost as much as 22 million barrels of oil to theft in the first half of this year, a problem that is a threat to the country’s economy, state oil company NNPC said. The stolen oil amounts to more than 120,000 barrels per day (bpd), or roughly 6% of Nigeria’s nearly […]

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Petroleum prices increased as OMCs apply revised energy sector levies

Prices of various petroleum products have started going up from Monday after the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) were directed by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) to start applying revised Energy Sector Levies. The NPA’s directive is as announced in the Supplementary Budget presented by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Attah. Based on the revision petrol would witness […]