Friday, September 22, 2017

Hess Corporation finds more Oil in Ghanaian Waters

According to Hess, it had achieved “outstanding drilling performance in terms of drilling time and cost per foot with gross costs averaging $40 million per well for the last three wells, including success case logging”.

Climate Change Speeding Faster

A report released in Stockholm in September found a certainty of 95 percent or greater that humans are the main cause of global warming, and a report released in Yokohama, Japan, two weeks ago said profound effects were already being felt around the world, and were likely to get much worse.

Nigeria Releases Vitamin A Rich Cassava

Dr Chiedozie Egesi, NRCRI Cassava Breeder, said this newer set of pro-vitamin A cassava varieties will play a role in attaining the goals of the Cassava Transformation Agenda of the Federal Government of Nigeria and help improve cassava food products such as gari, fufu, akple, high quality cassava flour, cassava bread, and starch.
scarcity of water

Scarcity Is Just A Madman’s Economics

We’ve heard his argument before. There is scarcity with the world’s resources. Too many people, too few necessities (water, land, energy) to go around....

Kantanka’s Genius, For And From A Community

Kantanka is a Ghanaian auto manufacturing company, the first in Africa. Read more about Kantanka and its genius for the local community in Ghana.

EU Approves Deal To Let Individual Countries Ban GM Foods

“The new system guarantees that the member states have a choice. Nothing will be imposed,” French Environment Minister Segolene Royal said. France’s constitutional court has already upheld a domestic ban on GM corn.

Shell Lied About Oil Spills In The Nigerian Delta

Nigeria, ABUJA — Court documents presented by Amnesty International (AI) have exposed the fact that Shell repeatedly made false claims about the size and...

“We Come, We See, You Die.” Industrialization and the Coming of the Grim Reapers

  NTOABOMA -- Anything they touch goes cold. Anything they touch dies. Anywhere they go, only death and destruction results. They are the Grim Reapers. Gone...
kenya greenhouses

Kenyan Students’ Greenhouses Aid Farming Through Text Messages

The best ideas start from the ground up. That's how Brian Bett and Taita Ng'etich, best friends whose parents are farmers, stumbled upon an...