Tag Archives: Tema

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

The Ave Maria Resort

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

Carlos Ahenkorah

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

Carlos Ahenkorah

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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‘Improved’ Tema motorway roundabout opens today

An artist's impression of the motorway roundabout

The Tema Roundabout will be opened to vehicular traffic today[Monday] after the closure of parts of the motorway in April 2017. The Ghana Highway Authority has also released instructions for the navigation on the “improved” roundabout. Among the changes to the navigation is a new access road from the roundabout to the Aflao trotro station, a new access round from ...

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Ga Mashie celebrates homowo in grand style [Photos]


The people of Ga Mashie in the Greater Accra Region on Saturday celebrated their annual Homowo festival in grand style. The festival which means “hooting at hunger” was characterised by several activities such as the pouring of libation by the traditional authorities and the sprinkling of their traditional food; “Kpokpoe” amidst gunshots, singing and drumming. Led by the chief of ...

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Assembly to demolish ‘kiosk estate’ in Tema


The Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) says the popular “Kiosk Estate” and other slums within the Sakumo Wetlands will soon be demolished to save human lives as well as regenerate the bio-diversity of the area. Mr. Felix Mensah Nii Annan-La made this known during a visit to some slums within the Tema Metropolis to assess the level of encroachment on the ...

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‘Mafia’ in control of Tema Ramsar site


In what has always looked like the authorities’ cosmetic approach at salvaging the remains of the Tema Ramsar, the new Mayor of Tema has resolved to reclaim the lost lands at the site by kicking out encroachers. Successive mayors, upon the assumption of office, always promise to reclaim the Ramsar site from the hands of encroachers but to no avail. ...

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Akufo-Addo to cut sod for new cement factory construction at Tema

Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will lay the foundation stone for the construction of a technologically advanced cement grinding factory for CBI Ghana Limited at the Tema Free Zones Enclave. When complete, the CBI Ghana plant will produce premium cement under the brand name, “Supacem”. “We intend to produce and supply high-quality Supacem cement to Ghanaian builders and stabilize cement ...

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