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Enforce sanitation bye-laws to ensure cleaner Accra – Palmer-Buckle

The Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, Charles Palmer-Buckle, has attributed the insanitary conditions in the city to the sense of indiscipline, calling on city authorities to enforce sanitation laws and put in place proactive measures to address the menace. According to him, it behooves on city authorities to enforce sanitation laws, educate citizens and provide the needed support to prevent littering, ...

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AMA to operationalize five sanitation courts

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The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), is set to operationalize five sanitation courts within the city to deal with sanitation offenders in a bid to enhance waste management, and ensure a clean Accra. The AMA boss, Mohammed Adjei Sowah, noted that Accra currently has two sanitation courts. According to Mr. Adjei Sowah, the Assembly among other things has facilitated the construction ...

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AMA prosecutes adb, others for contravening by-laws

The Ablekuma Central District Sanitation and Motor Magistrate Court, has prosecuted nine institutions for contravening Sections 1, 2, 3 and 10 of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly’s (AMA) Waste Management by-law 1995. They are Agricultural Development Bank (adb), the Korle bu Branch of the Ghana Private Transport Union (GPRTU), Abbosey Okai branch of Ghana Oil (GOIL), Samir Engineering Company, Prudential Bank, Access ...

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Zoomlion donates 10 pickups, other items to AMA 

Waste management firm, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, has donated 10 brand new Nissan pickup trucks and a huge number of motor cycles worth over GHc1.5 million to the Accra metropolitan Assembly. The donation is aimed at helping the AMA realize its sanitation projection and the president’s vision of making Accra the cleanest city in the African Region by the year 2020. ...

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AMA holds massive cleanup exercise on Saturday

AMA boss, Mohammed Adjei Sowah

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly [AMA] will on Saturday 3rd March, 2018, embark on a massive cleanup exercise in all ten sub-metros of the Assembly. As such, businesses are expected to be closed between 6:00am and 10:00am to ensure full participation of all in the exercise. [contextly_sidebar id=”jrLV249trn9DCvj8LXgmnf8jwKn5MU4F”]The movement of commercial vehicles within the areas will also be limited within the ...

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Give AMA more control to ensure proper sanitation – Accra Mayor

Mohammed Nii Adjei Sowah

The Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Mohammed Nii Adjei Sowah has blamed the failure to ensure the provision of social services including adequate sanitation in the metropolis on the Assembly’s lack of total control over these services. According to him, despite being responsible for the development of the capital, the Assembly has to contend with other ...

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AMA introduces waste segregation program in SHSs

AMA boss, Mohammed Adjei Sowah

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has introduced a waste segregation program in some Senior High Schools in the capital. According to the AMA, the program forms part of efforts to inculcate a waste management culture in the citizenry. [contextly_sidebar id=”ERdURM2q6teEYiXfkRrLxfxwWV6LMkad”]Speaking to Citi News, the Chief Resilience Officer and Sustainability Advisor at the AMA, Desmond Chris Appiah, said his outfit would ...

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AMA sacks 11 officers for taking bribes, sleeping on duty

AMA boss, Mohammed Adjei Sowah

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has dismissed eleven members of its task force for failing to appropriately discharge their duties. They are Theophilus Amar Kwasi, Samuel Nunu, Albert Ayitey, Victor Thompson, Albert Cudjoe, Ebenezer Larbi, Abu Sackey, Emmanuel Nortey Oquaye, Emmanuel Anyidoho, Abubakar Awal and Fatau Yussif. Head of Public Affairs, Gilbert Nii Ankrah, disclosed this to the media in an interview on the progress ...

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Street parking levy: We’re open to negotiation – AMA boss

AMA boss, Mohammed Adjei Sowah

Accra Metropolitan Assembly [AMA], is open to some negotiations with companies within Adabraka that may want to offer some relief to their workers or patrons when the collection of on-street parking levy starts. The Metropolitan Chief Executive of the AMA, Mohammed Adjei Sowah, noted on Eyewitness News that even the Ghana Revenue Authority [GRA] office in Adabraka, had written to the ...

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AMA appoints Desmond Appiah as new Chief Resilience officer

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities (100RC), has announced the appointment of Desmond Appiah as Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) of Accra. The appointment, according to AMA, is an essential step of Accra’s resilience-building efforts, and its partnership with 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation. The 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) organization, is part of ...

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