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Chief Fisherman of Sekondi Approves Closed Fishing Season

Nana Kweku Yiadom, the Sekondi Chief Fisherman has welcomed the directive issued by the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development to ban fishing for...
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TTC approves temporary ban on fishing

The Tema Traditional Council has endorsed government’s decision to put a temporary ban on fishing activities in May, this year, to augment the fish...
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Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Must Stop Now

Fishermen in the Central Region have condemned the illegal activities of foreign trawlers in Ghana's marine waters and has called on government to halt...
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Mozambique places ban on fishing, shrimp marketing

Fishery authorities of Mozambique announced Friday that the activities of fishing and marketing of shrimp are prohibited for two months in the country to...
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Ghana implements closed season system for marine fishing

The Ghanaian government Friday announced new measures to reverse the alarming decline in marine fish stock in the country. Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development...

NDC embarking on rebuilding grass root base

Mr Chris Addy-Nayo, a member of the National Democratic Congress in the Buem Constituency has called on Ghanaians to prioritise the education of their...

Mauritius Hold Diplomatic Talks With Russia

In an attempt to strengthen economic cooperation and diplomatic ties between Russia and Mauritius, the Mauritius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International...
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Child Labour Remains A Silent Nightmare

The psychological effects of child labour on victims are enormous and sometimes is extremely painful to look at scars at the back, thigh, forehead...

Teshie State Works To Regain Glory

Gbetwoolor Nii Ashitey Akomfra III, the Teshie Mantse, has assured the public that the Teshie state would regain their glory as the traditional council...
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Namibia struggling to curb illegal fishing practices

Namibia is struggling to curb illegal, unsustainable fishing practices on perennial rivers in the north of the country amid fears of depletion of...
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Ministry Supports Fishmongers With Artisanal Insulated Containers

Fish mongers in twelve fishing communities have received ice holding containers that can keep fish fresh for ten days after harvest under a pilot...
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Kenya to spend US$5 million to promote aquaculture

Kenya said on Monday that it will spend 5 million U.S. dollars with an aim to fast track new strategies to protect and promote...
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Electorates Entreated To Hold MP’s Accountable

Mr Mohammed Awal, a Researcher at the Centre for Democratic Governance (CDD) has tasked electorates in and around fishing communities in the Western Region...

Gov’t Of Ghana Takes Stand On Child Exploitation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday said his government would work to ensure that all forms of child exploitation are eliminated in the...

Weatherdock Honoured For Second For Quality Fishing Fleet Tracking Service

The German Weatherdock AG is honored to be awarded the second time with a big order by an important Asian Government for supplying a...

Gov’t Will Empower Fishermen to Police’ Light Fishing – Afoley Quaye

As part of efforts to combat the illegal act of light fishing, the Minister-nominee for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has indicated that...

Ban on Fishing to Influence Fishs Pricestakes Effect

The Ghana Industrial Trawlers Association has hinted of price hike on local fish due to a two months ban on fishing effective today, February...

17 Fishermen in Custody for Illegal Fishing

PERSONNEL OF the Eastern Naval Command at Tema Newtown in the Greater Accra Region have arrested 17 fishermen for allegedly engaging in illegal fishing...

BECE Candidates Promised Scholarships

The Dan Bossoe Foundation, a Non-Governmental- Organisation promoting education in the Jomoro District, has donated teaching and learning materials valued more than GHC6,000 to...
Fishing boats take shelter at a harbor in Xiangshan County, Ningbo City of east China's Zhejiang Province, July 10, 2015. Typhoon Chan-Hom is expected to land somewhere between Sanmen and Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang Province on Saturday afternoon, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) forecast. (Xinhua/Zhang Peijian) (zwx)

Namibian fishing associations demand answers on marine phosphate mining

This came after the environment commissioner issued the Namibia Marine Phosphate a clearance certificate to start work on the Sandpiper Mine, about 120 kilometers...

Losing Aquatic Matter Through Sand Winning in Coastal Areas

For decades sand wining and gravel extraction have become prevalent along the coast, where fishing is predominant. The combined effect of the sand winning...
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Tanzania in new strategy to boost fight against illegal fishing

Tanzania's Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan said that environmental experts will be sent to the southern part of the country to assess the damage...
Fishing boats take shelter at a harbor in Xiangshan County, Ningbo City of east China's Zhejiang Province, July 10, 2015. Typhoon Chan-Hom is expected to land somewhere between Sanmen and Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang Province on Saturday afternoon, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) forecast. (Xinhua/Zhang Peijian) (zwx)

Fishing Laws Must Be Enforced – Fishmongers

They said their livelihood depends greatly on the sea and everything possible should be done to protect the sea to prevent them from going...

Fisheries Commission: fishing trawlers closed season to be declared

During the period that is expected to be operative before the year ends, fishing trawlers would not be allowed to go for fishing expedition,...
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Fight against illegal fishing making progress

West Africa alone, according to estimates, loses $1.3 billion a year due to IUU. In East and Southern Africa, foreign...
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Climate Change dims fortunes of inland fishing in Ghana

As the water in the lake recedes at an alarming rate, the volume and quality of fish catch by inland fishermen also dips. ...
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Equatorial Guinea Has A Dream Team For 4th Quarter

Malabo, Equatorial Guinea - H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the Head of State has assembled a very able body of people to complete the...
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Western Indian Ocean nations seek to end illegal fishing

According to the statement, the roadmap will be presented to a ministerial council meeting of the FISH-i Africa member states during the 5th meeting...
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Digital fishing: replenishing Ghana’s decreasing fish pile

“As Jesus was walking beside the seas of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon, called Peter, and his brother, Andrew. They were casting a...

Annual Ban on fishing in South China Sea commences

From May 16 to August 1, no fishing is allowed in parts of the sea under China's jurisdiction except by single-layer gill nets or...