Ministers and top government representatives from over 100 countries assembled at the 19th session of the governing council of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi, Kenya,

Ghana would have become a banana republic but for the European Union (EU) and its Banana Protocol. The country, for long dependent on cocoa, gold and foreign aid, decided on banana trade in

A GHANAIAN research institute says that after 9 years of research, it has identified a bacteria which can control breeding of malaria-carrying mosquitoes. Janet Ofori, principal research

In 1957, Ghana became the first black African nation to gain independence from European rule. As a British colony, the country was known as the Gold Coast, an unambiguous reference to its most

Following two cyanide spills at the Bogoso-Prestea mines in western Ghana in less than two years, residents of the area and several organisations are now calling for a total audit of all operations

golden danger: The fragile eco-system of Lake Bosumtwi, Ghana's largest natural lake, is in danger. Ghana's mineral commission has reportedly permitted a Canadian exploration and development

Money or trees is the choice before the Ghanaian government. The administration is agonising over whether to take the $2 billion offered by mining companies or preserve the forests where they seek to

In a study conducted by the Ghana's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it was found that industries in Ghana are polluting country's rivers and lakes with millions of tonnes of toxic wastewater.

After an uneventful century of gold-mining in western Ghana, the November 1996 demonstration by the chiefs from Tarkwa region

Recent studies say deforestation figures in west Africa have been exaggerated by Northern agencies