Archive for the ‘Sanitation’ Category

At a time some government officials are busily amassing wealth and building mansions in expensive places across the length and breath of the country, the over 3,300  inmates at the Nsawam Medium Security Prisons are wailing and gnashing their teeth, as a result of an acute water shortage in the prison yard. (more…)

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Dominic Azimbe Azumah, NDC MP for Garu/Tempane and Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Local Goernment

Information reaching  The Chronicle indicates that the government has  intensified its search for alternative plastic materials to save the country from the debilitating effects on the environment. The Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology (MEST), The Chronicle learnt, has been tasked with the onerous responsibility of finding an alternative biodegradable (easily decomposable) material. (more…)

Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, a deputy Minister of Information.

The government says it is considering banning plastic materials in the country and revert to the use of paper materials which are more ecologically friendly.
‘An information paper I chanced upon indicates that the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology (MEST) is seeking to ban black polythene bags in the country, so that when you shop, it will be paper bag that would be used to serve you. (more…)