APPIATSE TOWNSHIP RECEIVES DONATION FROM WAIMM

The West African Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (WAIMM) has donated an amount of GH 90,000 Ghana cedi (which is the equivalent US$13,250.00) to the fund Committee set up for the reconstruction of the Appiatse Township near Bogoso in the Western Region. This follows an explosive disaster incident that occurred on 20th January 2022 killing at least 13 people when a truck carrying explosives to a gold mine crashed with a motorcycle in the Township. Presenting the cheque…

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Mozambique and Blue Forest to Employ Satellite Technology for Mangrove Project

Mozambique’s Mangrove forests around the Zambezi delta Mozambique’s Ministry of Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries (MIMAIP) in partnership with Blue Forest, a UAE-based mangrove reforestation specialist has launched the largest mangrove reforestation project in Africa. The project will be implemented in the biodiversity-sensitive provinces of Sofala and Zambezia. Furthermore, it will spread across 185,000 hectares of mangrove forests. The project will plant between 50-100 million trees as part of this long-term partnership. Furthermore, it will offset approximately 200,000 tons…

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The Man Who Plants Baobabs: A Burkina Faso hero

El Hadji Salifou Ouédraogo has nurtured thousands of baobab trees from tiny seeds to expansive forests for the past 47 years. The trees in turn help his family, his village, and the Earth. Filmmaker Michel K Zongo’s uplifting film, The Man Who Plants Baobabs, meets this charismatic old man with a youthful spirit and a lifelong commitment to his trees, which are both a lifeline and a legacy for his community. Michel K Zongo is a cinematographer and director…

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