Fish Processing Factory To Be Built In Elmina President John Mahama has cut sod for the commencement of work on a fish processing factory at Elmina in the Central Region. The project is a continuation of work initiated by late President John Mills which aims at creating jobs for the people of Elmina.
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Ten Fishing Companies Fined $3.1m For Breaching Regulations Ten Fishing companies have been fined $3.1 million for illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing (IUU) in the country’s waters and in breach of Ghana’s fishing regulations. The companies are Clear Skies Company, Afko Fisheries Company, Trust Allied Fishing Limited, Rico Fishing Company Limited, D-H Fishing Company, Panofi Company Limited, TTV, World Marine […]
Bank of Ghana: Mahama Swears In 12-member Board President John Mahama has sworn in the 12-member board of the Bank of Ghana. The Board which is appointed by the President in consultation with the Council of State has the Governor, Dr Henry Kofi Wampah as its chairman. Other members of the board are the two deputy governors of the BoG […]
Tema: Petroleum Depot Nears Completion Work on a $60 million petroleum depot in Tema is near completion to facilitate the import and distribution of refined petroleum products to help curb shortages of LPG and fuel on the market. The depot, initiated by the Fuel Trade Limited but operating under the name Tema Fuel Company, is currently under going a test […]
Sunyani: Chop Bar Operator Banned Customers who normally enjoy their good meals of fufu with ‘Akrantie’ and its ‘abunabunu’ soup at the Sunyani Central Market, can no longer count on Auntie Agyiewaa to provide them with their favourite dishes for the next one month. The popular chop bar operator has been banned from operating at the market from July 15 […]
Hawkers: AMA Taskforce Abuse Us Always Hawkers at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra have accused the Accra Metropolitan Assemble (AMA) taskforce of abuse in the execution of their duties. This follows a publication in the Daily Heritage which reported that the taskforce’s abusive acts are in retaliation to the beatings they receive from the traders while performing their duties. […]
Importers Decry High Taxes At Tema Harbour The long and cumbersome processes importers have to go through at the Tema Harbour before clearing their cargo are gradually turning the port into an unattractive destination for doing business. As a result of the delays, importers pay more for the trucks hired to cart their goods from the port. For instance, an […]
New Prices Of Petroleum Products Take Effect Today. Drivers and users of petroleum products are expected to pay more as prices go up this morning. The price increase according to authorities is due to increasing world prices for crude. The rate of increase as leant by Citi News is as follows: Petrol goes up by 1.6 percent Diesel goes up […]
Multi-million Dollar Fish Feed Mill Inaugurated At Prampram A US$5 million fish feed mill with an installed capacity of 24,000 metric tonnes has been inaugurated at Prampram, near Tema, to help boost the aquaculture sector of the country. The Israeli mill, Raanan Fish Feed West Africa, is the first in West Africa to apply the technology of producing floating extruded […]
Ghana Revenue Authority Closes Down Chinese Foam Factory. The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Friday closed down the premises of Huantian Deli Ghana, a Chinese Manufacturing Company, for its inability to produce documents covering their operations. At the time of the visit of the GRA officials, the company, which produces foam mattresses, was in full operation in the premises while […]
Court Stays Execution Of $91m NIB Judgement. The Court of Appeal yesterday stayed the execution of the judgement of the Commercial Court that awarded $91-million judgement debt against the National Investment Banks (NIB). In a unanimous decision, the court, presided over by Mr Justice F. Kusi-Appiah, with two others, Mr Justice K. N. Aduana Osei and Mr Justice Saeed Gyan, […]
Fruits From Ghana Banned From International Markets The export of fruits from Ghana has been banned from major international markets due to the negative impact of fruit flies and other plant pests and diseases. The ban, which affects 27 other African countries, is reported to have hit hardest the mango industry in Ghana, which held a lot of promise as […]