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Ekumfi, Saltpond hit by premix shortage amidst reports of diversion

Fishermen in the Ekumfi District and the Mfantseman Municipality of the Central Region, are experiencing a severe shortage of premix fuel, a situation that has rendered most of them idle for several weeks. This follows reports of massive diversion of premix fuel meant for fishermen to other parts of Tema for industrial purposes. According to letters signed by the Chief ...

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51 districts to get factories by end of 2017 – Nana Addo

The Akufo-Addo administration is hoping 51 districts will have started the implementation of the One-District-One-Factory programme by the end of 2017. As government launched the One-District-One-Factory programme on Friday with the sod-cutting for the Ekumfi Pineapple Factory, President Nana Akufo-Addo noted that 80,000 jobs were also expected to be created from the running of these factories. “It is envisioned that 51 ...

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Don’t start another round of collapsed factories – IMANI to gov’t

Policy think tank, IMANI Africa has challenged the Akufo-Addo government to learn from the failure of several factories in the country as it launches its flagship One-District-One-Factory programme today [Friday] with the Ekumfi Pineapple factory. When the Mahama government was reviving the Komenda Sugar factory in the Central Region, IMANI raised issues with the viability of the project. At the ...

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Ekumfi to get pineapple factory under One-district-One-factory

The Akufo-Addo government has begun the process of establishing a pineapple factory at Ekumfi in the Central Region as part of the “One district, One factory” programme. The lands and the funds for the establishment of the factory have already been secured, according to the government. This is expected to be the first project of the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) flagship ...

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Support me to deliver prosperity to Ghanaians – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appealed to Ghanaians to support his government to implement policies and programmes to develop the country and put it on the path of prosperity. “Support my government because all the policies and programmes we have begun to put it place will benefit all Ghanaians in every part of the country. By the end of ...

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I will develop Ekumfi to honour Atta Mills – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has vowed to develop the Ekumfi District of the Central Region to honour late President John Evans Atta Mills. The President paid a warm tribute to the late President, who was a native of Ekumfi, saying they were Hall mates and friends back at school, just that politics seemed to have separated them. “Before we competed we ...

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#GhElections: Mills’ Ekumfi constituency falls to NPP

The Parliamentary seat of the Ekumfi constituency in the Central Region has for the first time fallen to the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), according to certified results from the Electoral Commission (EC). Known to be the hometown of the late John Evans Atta Mills and a National Democratic Congress stronghold, the NPP candidate, Ato Cudjoe, beat out the NDC’s Abeiku ...

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Our chairman’s defection shows his disloyalty – Ekumfi NDC

The National Democratic Congress in the Ekumfi constituency has welcomed the decision by their chairman, Ekow Esirifie-Buckman to defect to the opposition New Patriotic Party. According to the party, it anticipated the move following the defection of Mr. Esirifie-Buckman’s spokespersons to the opposition party last month. Esirifie-Buckman joined the NPP on Monday citing unfavourable working relations adding that defectiion will ...

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Ekumfi NDC Chairman defects to NPP

The governing National Democratic Congress’ (NDC)  constituency chairman in the Ekumfi in the Central Region, Ekow Esirifie-Buckman has defected to the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP). According to him, the incumbent MP and the party’s Parliamentary candidate for the area,  Abeiku Crentsil and the regional executives of the party rejected him for refusing to support the MP’s bid during the ...

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