Maybe we have to sue the government? For it collects direct and indirect taxes to safeguard the public welfare, right? If it doesn’t use the taxes to ensure the public welfare – in this case, repair the damage done to the rivers by the galamsey operators so that posterity can have water to drink – it ought to be sued to do its duty, mustn’t it?
River Twafuor remained in use until a particularly useless and immensely self-centred “educated” man bulldozed himself on to our stool and became our chief. The fool neglected everything, including how to enforce the protections that had previously been accorded to the stream. So, today, Twafuor has dried up. Dead.
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ARE GHANAIANS BECOMING AN ‘ENDANGERED SPECIES’? By CAMEROIN DUODU No — I don’t mean an “endangered species” in the sense of the “white leopard” or the “jaguar”; or the beautiful “Mahogany” and “Afromosia” trees that once stood proudly to grace our evergreen forests, but which we have allowed foreign timber companies to log to near-extinction..… Continue reading »