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NPA’s Bulk Vehicle Terminal launched

The Bulk Road Vehicle (BRV) Parking Terminal and Resting Room for tanker drivers, constructed by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), has been inaugurated in...
Development Projects – Aker Energ

Ghana defers approval for Norwegian oil firm, Aker’s POD

Government of Ghana has deferred the approval for the Plan of Development Presented (PoD) by Aker Energy of Norway for the development of the...
Dumsor

What We are Experiencing is Power Outages but Not Dumsor

Mr John Peter Amewu, Minister of Energy has assured Ghanaians that the recent power outages across parts of the country are by no means...
Dumsor

Ghana Will Not Return to Dumsor – Energy Minister

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Energy, has assured the public that the country is not back to ‘Dumsor’ and that areas within...
Electricity

Ghana Government Targets 100% Power Distribution

Mr. John Peter Amewu, Minister of Energy, says the government is aiming at 100 per cent electricity penetration and to also ensure that there...
John Peter Amewu

Ghana’s Energy Minister and team attend renewable Energy Conference

The Minister of Energy, Mr John Peter Amewu, is leading a delegation from the Ministry and the Energy Commission to the ninth session of...

Local Participation In The Oil And Gas Sector Is Imperative – Energy Minister

The Minister of Energy, John Peter Amewu has noted that, local participation in the oil and gas sector is increasingly becoming challenging amidst lack...
Oil drilling platform Shengli No.4 is in the midst of shipment at the outer anchorage of a port in Yantai, east China’s Shandong province, Feb. 8, 2018. The Shengli No. 4 and the New Shengli No.1 will be sent to Nigeria for oil exploration services. (Photo by Chu Yang from CFP)

Over 600 Ghanaian indigenous companies awarded contracts in oil and gas industry – Minister

Ghana’s Energy Minister John Peter Amewu said here Tuesday over 600 indigenous Ghanaian companies had been awarded various contracts to provide services in the...

Ghana And Côte D’ivoire Finally Plotted The ITLOS Coordinates

The Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Marfo, at the close of the 2nd meeting of the Ghana-Côte D’ivoire joint committee on the implementation of the...
Newmont

Ghana penalizes mining giants Newmont Gold, contractors over fatal accident

The government of Ghana has slapped penalties of various degrees on Newmont Ghana Gold and its contractors for infringing laid down procedures in the...
multiple fatality accident

Newmont Ghana Slapped With A Fine Of US$500K

The Minister for Lands and National Resources (MoLNR), John Peter Amewu, has as per the Minerals and Mining Act 2006, Act 703 Section 5(1)...
A conveyor belt and crusher at the one of Anglogold Mine

AngloGold Ashanti forced to give Ghanaian companies contracts

AngloGold Ashanti, the largest mining company in Ghana, has been coerced to award contracts previously meant for foreign companies to Ghanaians outside the remit...
Mr John Peter Amewu

Ghana’s delegation to UN Forum is headed by Amewu

The Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu, is leading a delegation to the 13th session of the United Nations (UN) Forum on...
John Peter Amewu

Minister Peter Amewu picks an award

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has taken a swipe at former President John Mahama for being dishonest in...
mining

Ghana Government Cancels Exton Bauxite Lease At Nyinahini

Ghana in the coming days is likely to be slapped with the "mother" of all judgment debts following the Akufo Addo-led New Patriotic Party...
Economic - Land Commission

Land Sector Challenges Must Be Faced Head-on – Minister

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has said the challenges of the land sector needed to be addressed for...
Science - Mining Gbane UER

Shanxi Mines directed to seek large scale mining clearance

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has ordered Shanxi Ghana Mining Company Limited to apply for a large scale...

Implementation of the MMIP to cost Gov’t GHc500 million

Government would spend about GHc500 million (US$150 million) in the next five years to implement the Multilateral Mining Integrated Project (MMIP). The project, which is...

RRI workshop: participants demands comprehensive policies for land resource management

A three-day Regional workshop on securing community land rights has been opened in Accra with a call for comprehensive policies to guide the access,...

Govt to improve on environmental resources in Ghana

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has re-affirmed government’s commitment to reversing the declining trend of the natural and...

GUPS to probe into sales of GSSM lands

The students and leadership of the Ghana School of Surveying and Mapping (GSSM) have expressed gratitude to President Akufo-Addo for impressing on the Minister...
deforestation

Gov’t initiates measures to curb deforestation

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources on Thursday expressed government's commitment to institute measures to reverse the ascendancy of...

Mahama’s Galamsey is not pretty at all

             The original caption for this article was “How Can Major Oduro Be So Sure?” because it is based on a news report in...

Peter Amewu calls for integration of minerals industry into other sectors of Ghana’s economy

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu said an accelerated economic development is possible when the minerals and mining industries...

Minister calls on Military High Command to clear accusations of Galamsey

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu has asked the Military High Command to come clear on accusation that it...
deforestation-

Nkawie Forest District reduces encroachment on its land

The Nkawie Forest District in the Ashanti Region over the past three years have arrested 40 illegal miners who encroached on forest reserves to...

NGO gifts Minister a ram for good works

The Volunteer against Entertainmental Degradation, an NGO interested in sustainable environmental practices, has presented a big white ram to Mr John Peter Amewu, Minister...

Mr John-Peter Amewu Pledges His All to Lands Commission

The familiarisation tour was to access their working conditions, the challenges they face and the way forward. He said: “we are here to acquaint ourselves...

Volta NPP Chair allegedly beaten at Mitsrikasa

This was when the NPP Chairman and members of the party’s regional monitory team confronted the armed police and military patrol team over an...

South Sudan Oil Experts visits Ghanaian counterparts.

A three-man delegation led by Dr. Khalid M Dhieu, a Deputy Chairperson of the National Petroleum and Gas Commission of the Republic of South...