Bosuso soap-making factory project on course

Bosuso soap-making factory project on course

Residents of Bosuso, a farming community in the Fanteakwa South district, are anxiously waiting for the successful completion of a soap-making factory in the town to turn their economic fortunes around. They have no doubt that the project, when completed, will offer...

ACA supports Saamang community to renovate local R/C school block

ACA supports Saamang community to renovate local R/C school block

Renovation works on eight classrooms and an office for the local Roman Catholic basic school at Saamang in the Fanteakwa South District of the Eastern region of Ghana are progressing steadily under the Facilitated Collective Action Process (FCAP), a partnership...

SIMILIMI

What happened? The inhabitants of Similimi, a village in the sub-prefecture of Bondoukou, about 430 km from Abidjan in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, mainly grew cashew nuts, planted other fruit trees, legumes and vegetables on plots of land before manganese mining...

Work progresses on Kplandey water project under FCAP

Work progresses on Kplandey water project under FCAP

The lack of adequate sources of potable water in the Eastern region town of Kplandey will soon be a thing of the past following the on-going works on the provision of two mechanized boreholes under the Facilitated Collective Action Process (FCAP), a partnership...

Asikam Maternity block nears completion

Asikam Maternity block nears completion

“We just can’t wait to witness the successful completion of this maternity block as it will go a long way to alleviate the pains our women go through in accessing ante-natal and post-natal health services”, Gideon Ofori Boakye, the Assembly member of Asikam. Asikam, a...

Similimi residents triumph over Ivorian government in ECOWAS Court

Similimi residents triumph over Ivorian government in ECOWAS Court

Residents of Similimi, a village in northeastern Côte d'Ivoire, are celebrating a decision of the ECOWAS Court of Justice finding the Ivorian government culpable of human rights violations in connection with destructive manganese mining on their traditional lands.  At...

ACA ventures to promote public interest law in Nigeria

With the help of Advocates for Community Alternatives (ACA), Nigerian lawyers are building new institutions that champion the fundamental human rights of West Africa’s poor and marginalized communities, especially those that are threatened by the destructive impacts...

Aggah community puts Eni’s word to test in court

Aggrieved community members of the Nigerian town of Aggah have taken Italian energy giant, Eni S.p.A., and its subsidiary, Nigerian Agip Oil Company Ltd. (NAOC), to court in Italy for relief from floods that have caused damage to the people’s lives and property for...

PRESS RELEASE: AGGAH COMMUNITY PUTS ENI’S WORD TO TEST IN COURT

Aggrieved community members of the Nigerian town of Aggah have taken Italian energy giant, Eni S.p.A., and its subsidiary, Nigerian Agip Oil Company Ltd. (NAOC), to court in Italy for relief from floods that have caused damage to the people’s lives and property for...