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  1. World's Rivers Polluted By Antibiotics

    29 May 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YORK, United Kingdom Researchers have found antibiotic pollution exceeding globally established “safe” levels in the world's rivers by as much as 300 times in some instances. Scientists looked for 14 comm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2019 - 08:14

  2. Illegal Mining Hits Ghana Water Quality

    7 May 2019- 07:01 by Local Press Report ACCRA GhanaWeb Board Chairman of Ghana Water Company Limited and Member of Parliament for Effutu constituency Alex Afenyo Markin has reiterated calls on government to intensify the fight against illegal mining popul ...

    Local Press Report - 05/07/2019 - 07:01

  3. Academic Calls For Criminalization For Water Pollution In Ghana

    8 Apr 2019- 07:04 by Local Press Report CAPE COAST Ghana Web A University Don has called for the strict compliance of the enforcement of policies on pollution of water bodies and the prosecution of companies and individuals who pollute them. Delivering hi ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2019 - 07:04

  4. Ghana Water Company Chair Urges Government To Curb Environmental Pollution

    4 Apr 2019- 11:19 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana Web The Chairman of the Board of Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) and Member of Parliament (MP) for Effutu Constituency, Mr Alexander Afenyo Markin, has indicated that Ghana’s water bodies are drying u ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2019 - 11:19

  5. Illegal Ghana Mining Hits Water Bodies

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report TAKORADI GhanaWeb Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Mrs. Cecilia Dapaah has argued that the extent of damage caused by the operations of illegal mining, popularly known as 'Galamsey' can never ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  6. Ghana Minister Hopeful That Accra Will Be Africa's Cleanest City By 2020

    10 Oct 2018- 08:34 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana Web The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources is hopeful that President’s Akufo Addo’s dream of making the national capital, Accra, the cleanest city in Africa by 2020 will be achieved. The ambitio ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2018 - 08:34

  7. AIDS No Longer Leading Cause of Death in Africa

    24 Aug 2017- 06:22 by Local Press Report ACCRA Business Insider Lifestyle diseases have taken over as the leading causes of death on the continent. Diarrheal diseases take third spot, malaria drops out of top five. Climate Development Aid Health Pollution ...

    Local Press Report - 08/24/2017 - 06:22

  8. Ghana’s Water Purification System Is Inadequate: Research Institute

    11 Apr 2016- 08:20 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana Web Director of Water Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has called for a review of the country’s water purification system, revealing the current system fai ...

    Local Press Report - 04/11/2016 - 08:20

  9. NGOs Call on Ghanaian Government to Reduce Water Tariffs

    16 Feb 2016- 08:52 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana News Agency WaterAid Ghana, the Coalition of NGOs on Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) and the Ghana Water and Sanitation Journalists Network (GWJN) have jointly called on Government to consider a reductio ...

    Local Press Report - 02/16/2016 - 08:52

  10. EU Joins Effort to Prevent Cholera in Ghana

    17 Jun 2015- 08:40 by Local Press Report ACCRA World Bulletin News The European Union (EU) on Tuesday said it would contribute USD $672,000to a new multi-donor humanitarian project in Ghana to help prevent outbreaks of cholera. Ghana has begun recording c ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2015 - 08:40

  11. Fish Farming Polluting Ghana's Waterways

    27 Mar 2015- 09:51 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana Web Fish farming as practised in the country’s water bodies is causing major pollution and threatening the quality of drinking water, the Principal Basin Officer of the Densu Basin, Mr Ronald Abrahams, ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2015 - 09:51

  12. Ghana Postpones Inauguration of Teshie-Nungua Desalination Plant Over Quality Issues

    26 Feb 2015- 09:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ACCRA, Ghana The Ghanaian government has indefinitely postponed commissioning of the Teshie-Nungua desalination plant after local residents reported that water flowing through their taps is salty. President Jo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/26/2015 - 09:46

  13. Ghana Battling Cholera Outbreak

    11 Dec 2014- 10:17 by Local Press Report ACCRA CAJnews A fresh wave of the cholera epidemic has left two people dead and affected more than 100 in Ghana. The latest set barely comes eight months after a nationwide outbreak that claimed 217 lives in eight ...

    Local Press Report - 12/11/2014 - 10:17

  14. Growth of Urban Agriculture Puts Increased Strain on Water Resources: IWMI

    13 Nov 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Global food production is increasingly taking place near urban and peri-urban areas, with some 456 million hectares-- about the size of the European Union-- falling within those parameters, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2014 - 11:14

  15. Unsustainable Development a Threat to Ghana’s Water Sector: Official

    8 Oct 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ACCRA, Ghana A top government official in Ghana has warned that pressure on natural resources, as the country strives for 8 percent economic growth, could trigger a water crisis in the country over the long ter ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2014 - 11:01

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