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Frustrated Tema fishermen threaten demo over premix shortage

Fishermen in Tema are threatening to embark on a demonstration over the shortage of premix fuel which has persisted for two months. The fisher -folks are also accusing their leadership of diverting the product and causing an artificial shortage. Their threats come on the back of recent reports by Citi FM of massive diversion of premix fuel nationwide, as exposed ...

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Support local energy companies to drive growth – Kufuor

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on government to give tax incentives to private sector companies, particularly those in Ghana’s energy sector, to drive growth. “If we want to do energy very well, competitively and affordably, then private sector should be in there, and should be given tax incentives on a long-term basis as well as all the support ...

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5 students bailed after Chemu SHS, Tema Tech. clashes

The five students who were arrested in connection with a recent clash between students of Tema Technical Institute and Chemu Senior High School also in Tema, have been granted bail. A student, who was reported to have been injured in the clash, is still on admission at the hospital. Police are yet to establish what sparked the clashes as investigations are still ...

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NDK Financial Services holds breast cancer screening in Tema

The Tema Branch Manager of  NDK Financial Services, Phanuel Fiamor, is urging government must endeavour to join in the awareness creation of breast cancer, saying the response rate for this year’s breast cancer awareness month has been positive. He said “the rate at which the public identified themselves with the breast cancer awareness month has been really encouraging, and I ...

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TDC dragged to court for GH₵5 million

Excellent Ghana, a civil society group, has sued Tema Development Company (TDC) for GH₵5m for allegedly violating the fundamental human rights of some residents of Sakumono in the Tema Metropolis during a demolition exercise. The suit is seeking orders, directives, and declarations aimed at securing the basic human and economic rights of the affected persons. The suit, dated August 31, ...

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Ghana doesn’t value history – Ave Maria Resort laments GPHA bulldozing

The proprietress of Ave Maria Resort in Tema, Theresa Ntim, has expressed her frustration over the bulldozing of the frontage of the facility by some unknown security officials from the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) on Saturday. She said her investment, worth $10 million, is being destroyed without human face and recourse to the law. Beyond that, Mrs. Ntim ...

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Petroleum Commission to give Tema Shipyard facelift

The Petroleum Commission has begun engaging some oil companies to give the Tema Shipyard a face-lift. The Director of Special Services at the Petroleum Commission, Kwaku Boateng, said this would strengthen the capacity of the Shipyard to fabricate parts locally for use in the Petroleum industry. “Tema Shipyard has a good capacity to ensure that we fabricate components of FPSO ...

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Carlos Ahenkorah snubs TMA; but gets suspension lifted

Despite indicating that it was going to review its decision to suspend the Tema West MP, Carlos Ahenkorah because he had not been given fair hearing previously, the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has suddenly reversed the ban, although the MP snubbed their invitation. According to the Assembly, it was going to give an opportunity to Mr. Ahenkorah to explain the ...

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TMA to ‘reconsider’ Ahenkorah suspension

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA), has said it will soon convene an emergency meeting to review its decision to suspend the Member of Parliament for the Tema West Constituency, Carlos Ahenkorah for six months. According to the Assembly, it will give an opportunity to Mr. Ahenkorah to explain the alleged actions that led to the initial suspension, since the decision ...

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Angry MP chases TMA demolition task-force [Photos]

The Member of Parliament for Tema West, Carlos Ahenkorah lost his cool last week when he unleashed anger on the Tema Metropolitan Assembly Works Engineer who was supervising the demolition of unauthorized structures erected on the edges of the road. The unauthorized structures, according to the Engineer, Maxwell Adu Boateng were creating nuisances along the stretch hence the exercise. But ...

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