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News Tongo » Economy: Coalition against illegal mining visits Upper East

News channel or source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/social/coalition-against-illegal-mining-visits-upper-east-129112
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

According to the Tongo Rana mining activities had excessively polluted Water bodies in the area by the use of poisonous chemicals including cyanide, mercury and other toxic mining materials as well as constant cutting of economic trees such as share trees ...

News Tongo » Economy: Military planes loaded with aid arrive in Tonga

News channel or source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/world/101535217/military-planes-loaded-with-aid-arrive-in-tonga
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

They had doled out 781 tarpaulins, 171 mosquito nets, 101 shelter tool kits, and 198 kitchen kits. Tonga's economy is already heavily dependant on remittances from Tongans living abroad, mainly in New Zealand, Australia, and the US. Pleas to these ...

News Tongo » Economy: Tonga faces deepening crisis after Cyclone Gita

News channel or source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/21/tong-f21.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The economic impact of the cyclone has not been calculated but will undoubtedly run into hundreds of millions of dollars. Tonga’s government is already crippled with a debt of $US207 million, equivalent to 52 percent of gross domestic product.

News Tongo » Economy: Farmers’ Club Concept is Fresh Air to the Village Economy

News channel or source: https://www.africa.com/farmers-club-concept-is-fresh-air-to-the-village-economy/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In the past, Lameck Sibukale only knew savings in the form of rearing chickens, goats and more importantly, cattle—a long cherished cultural heritage of the Tonga-speaking people ... the functionality of the village economy. “How I wish I was ...

News Tongo » Economy: Understanding resilient cities

News channel or source: https://business.inquirer.net/246463/understanding-resilient-cities
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

With “resilience” alone, natural hazards, which vary from cyclonic events to volcanic eruptions and frequent earthquakes, easily top our list, given that the Philippines falls only next to Vanuatu and Tonga in ... local economic crises, and sparking ...

News Tongo » Economy: Foundation Provides Relief Support to ‘Eua, Tonga

News channel or source: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1802/S00162/foundation-provides-relief-support-to-eua-tonga.htm
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Kingdom of Tonga - as an aid project following Cyclone Waka. Since its inception, Heilala Vanilla has had a significant positive impact on the Tongan economy, providing employment and infrastructure across a number of communities. The company has seen the ...

News Tongo » Economy: Tonga parliament building flattened by cyclone Gita

News channel or source: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/tonga-parliament-building-flattened-by-cyclone-gita/articleshow/62900757.cms
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Tonga is made up of more than 170 islands, and is located in the Pacific Ocean east of Fiji and north of New Zealand. The 100-year-old parliament building in the Pacific nation of Tonga was destroyed by cyclone Gita, the worst storm to hit the country in ...

News Tongo » Economy: Winter Olympics: Tongan skier Pita Taufatofua opens up about devastating cyclone Gita which destroyed Tonga

News channel or source: http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/sport/2018/02/winter-olympics-tongan-skier-pita-taufatofua-opens-up-about-devastating-cyclone-gita-which-destroyed-tonga.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

"From an economic perspective, Tonga has been hit very hard. How will it affect my performance? I don't know because I'm thinking about Tonga right now. Who knows?" Despite that, Taufatofua was positive the country will recover from the heartbreaking storm.

News Tongo » Economy: Cyclone destroys LGBTQ youth centre in Tonga

News channel or source: http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/02/19/cyclone-destroys-lgbtq-youth-centre-in-tonga/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

water and medical supplies to help “rebuild the lives TLA members and the broader LGBTQI community in Tonga”. He added; “Our members have proven to be resilient and ever fabulous darlings. “They just a need a little economic help every now and then ...

News Tongo » Economy: Cyclone Gita leaves thousands homeless in Tonga

News channel or source: http://axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/Article_78870.shtml
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Cyclone Ian, which hit Tonga’s Ha’apai group of islands in January 2014, caused an estimated $US50 million in damage and economic losses. That storm destroyed crops and about 450 houses. Reconstruction was plagued by delays and a lack of funds.