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Frimpong Boateng orders closure of Tomato factory at Kuntunse

The Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, Prof. Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, has ordered the closure of a Chinese Tomato paste factory operating unlawfully in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region. The tomato factory, which belongs to some Chinese expatriates, was fined GHc 15,000 by the EPA in August 2017, for operating illegally whilst the company was also ...

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Kuntunse residents to sue Tomato Factory owners, Assembly, EPA

Residents of Kuntunse in Accra have indicated that they will head to court in a bid to stop the unlawful operations of a tomato factory in the area. The EPA shut down the Happy Sunshine Tomato facility  which is managed by some Chinese expatriates, after a series of Citi News reports had revealed that the company was operating illegally in ...

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Illegal Chinese tomato factory operating again with DCE’s backing

Despite an order from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the relocation of the Happy Sunshine Factory, the Factory is back at work in defiance of the authority of the state, and the complaints of Kuntunse residents. It appears the Municipal Chief Executive for Ga West Municipality, Clement Wilkinson, and the EPA, are at odds as to how the company ...

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Illegal Chinese tomato factory ordered to relocate

Following the closure of their facility at Kuntunse in the Ga West Municipality on Saturday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has now directed the Happy Sunshine Tomato Company managed by Chinese expatriates to relocate from the area. The EPA shut down the facility after a series of Citi News reports had revealed that the company was operating illegally in the ...

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EPA closes down illegal Chinese tomato factory at Kuntunse

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has closed down Happy Sunshine Company, Producers of La Vonce tomato paste, following a  number of Citi News reports on the company’s illegal operations. The closure of the company comes after a closed-door meeting between management of the tomato factory and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday. A notice of closure has been posted ...

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Kuntunse: ‘Illegal’ Chinese tomato factory operating again

The Happy Sunshine Company, producers of La Vonce tomato paste, has started operating again, though it is yet to receive all the needed documentation from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Residents at Korleman City, an estate at Kuntunse in the Ga West Municipality, have raised concerns about how the activities of the company are affecting them. The residents first raised concerns ...

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Kuntunse residents raise alarm over filthy Chinese factory [Reports]

Residents of Kuntunse in Accra are raising concerns over possible long term health hazards, following the improper disposal of waste by a Chinese firm producing tomato paste there. Citi News investigations have revealed that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered the company to stop production but according to the residents, fumes billowing from the chimneys of the factory are ...

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FC Africa ep 2: Leon Balogun interview, Soweto Derby & ref death in Ghana

Audio: 46min 13sec First aired: 14 Mar 2014 Show details This week, the show is recorded in Johannesburg. Gary Al-Smith explores a preview of Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs ahead of the Soweto Derby on Saturday. We hear from the Ghana FA and get the latest insight on the sad story of the 21-year-old ref who died in their lower ...

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