Tag Archives: Chinese

Wassa Akropong: Case against Chinese ‘killer’ adjourned

The Takoradi District Court has adjourned the case involving a Chinese businessman, Jian Gen Hai, who shot and killed one Nana Boah, a 29-year old Ghanaian at Wassa Akropong in the Western Region, to December 17, 2017 The presiding Judge, Thomas K. Ofiedie, adjourned the case after the prosecution team pleaded with the court to give them additional time to gather enough ...

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Chinese remanded for shooting Ghanaian to death

A Takoradi District court has remanded into police custody, the Chinese national who shot and killed Nana Boah, a 30-year old Ghanaian lotto operator, at Wassa Akropong in the Western Region. Police Inspector Bernard Paa Ahinsan, who represented the state, prayed the court, presided over by His Worship, Thomas K. Ofidie, to remand the accused into police custody, to allow them ...

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Chinese transferred to Sekondi to face trial over ‘killing’ of Ghanaian

Police in Wassa Amenfi in the Western Region, have transferred the case of the Chinese national and his accomplices, over the alleged shooting to death of a Ghanaian, Nana Boafo, to the Regional Police Command in Sekondi. The District Police Commander for Wassa Amenfi East District, Superintendent Bright Boafo, who spoke to Citi News said even though the process for justice ...

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Riots in Wassa Akropong over ‘killing’ of Ghanaian by Chinese

The alleged accidental killing of a Ghanaian by a Chinese national at Wassa Akropong in the Wassa Amenfi East District, of the Western Region, has sparked riots in the town. The Chinese national is said to have accidentally shot and killed the Ghanaian, whose identity is unknown for now. Assets belonging to the Chinese are said to have been set ablaze by irate ...

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Tilapia importation illegal – Fisheries Minister

The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has stated that, the two Chinese nationals who are said to have imported unwholesome tilapia into the country, did so in contravention of the law. According to her, there is a current ban on tilapia importation hence anybody found to have imported such product into Ghana breaches the law. The ...

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Stop small scale mining now – Amewu warns foreigners

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, John-Peter Amewu has warned foreign nationals still engaging in small scale mining in Ghana to desist from it with immediate effect or face his wrath. According to him, such activities are against Ghana’s constitution adding that persons found culpable “would face the full rigors of the law.” “All Foreigners who are still involved ...

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Kumasi mayor woos Chinese investors

The Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), Osei Assibey Antwi has urged foreign nationals to take advantage of the vast investment opportunities in the area and do business in the area. According to him Kumasi is strategically placed for investment, “in terms of its geographical location, socio-cultural diversity, small-scale business opportunities and the booming transport industry.” Mr. Antwi ...

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3 Chinese illegal gaming operators arrested in Accra

Three Chinese nationals have been busted by officials of the Gaming Commission of Ghana, for engaging in illegal distribution of slot machines and invading payment of the requisite gaming license fees. The three, two men and a woman, were identified as illegal gaming operators who have not been licensed to engage in any game of chance, do not have a ...

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Chinese gov’t to give Ghana navy four patrol boats

The Chinese government is set to deliver 4 patrol boats to the Ghana Navy by the end of this month, July 2017. The Chinese have also pledged to provide military equipment to boost bilateral defense cooperation. This includes four vehicles mounted with machine guns, and a 120,000-round of amour. This was announced by Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, who told Citi ...

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Chinese deities flown on business class to Malaysia

Images of three revered Chinese deity statues went viral on social media after they were seen travelling in business class on a flight from China’s port city of Xiamen to the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur. Who are the divine passengers? The first was the Chinese sea goddess Mazu (also known as Matsu), widely worshipped in southern China as well as ...

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