GHANA: RUSSIAN, UKRAINIAN OPERATORS OF SMALL-SCALE MINING COMPANY ARRESTED

ACCRA, Following a tour of some mining sites, Ghana's Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu, has ordered the foreign-operated Geo Professional Services to shut down with immediate effect.

The Minister has also ordered the arrest of the foreigners …

Leading Chinese Social Platform QQ Launches QQ X Project, Recruiting Earth Explorers Worldwide

BEIJING, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — QQ, the instant messaging service owned and operated by leading Chinese internet firm Tencent Holdings, announced the QQ X Project on May 22, 2017. With the project, QQ will recruit the Earth Explorers worldwide …

PODCAST: Journalist Jill Filipovic Chats Reproductive Health Care, the Global Gag Rule, and the Feminist Pursuit of Happiness

Jill Filipovic is a Nairobi-based journalist and author of the new book The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness.

Jill is someone I've known both online and in real life for many years. She is a contributing opinion writer for …

May climate change session ends in Bonn, Germany

Accra, The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's (UNFCCC) May conference ended in Bonn with Mr Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji who is the in-coming president of COP23, presenting his political vision for the November Summit.

A statement …

Standards Authority shifts attention on transport measurements

Accra, The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has observed World Metrology Day as it looks to stimulate public discourse on measurement issues in the transport sector.

This year's theme was: Measurement for transport and seek to create public awareness on the …