Tag Archives: Tema

‘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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Accra Police nabs serial conman who defrauds women


The Police have arrested one Faith Mensah Tekpor believed to be a confidence trickster and poses as a medical practitioner to defraud his victims in Accra. According to the Police Mr. Tekpor “poses as a medical doctor with several names such as Dr. Jeff Alvin Addow, Dr. Alvin Owusu, Dr. Alvin Annan, Dr. Fiifi Owusu, Dr. Collins Amoah and Dr. ...

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Invisible Forces’ threats over jobs unacceptable – Titus Glover


The Member of Parliament for Tema East, Titus Glover has condemned threats by the Tema based pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) group, Invisible forces, to visit chaos on the Tema metropolis, if the government does not provide them with jobs. Speaking to Citi News, he acknowledged the legitimacy of their concerns but said their way communicating their demands was wrong. During ...

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Maiden Tema town hall meeting held


The Ministry of Information in collaboration with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has held it maiden joint town hall meeting at the Tema Metropolitan Assembly. The event which will be held across all the 216 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies across the country is aimed at depeening the governance system at the local level where the locals ...

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Tema: NPP Invisible Forces threaten chaos over jobs


The Tema base of the Pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) group, Invisible forces, have threatened to visit chaos on the Tema metropolis if the NPP government does not provide them with jobs. The aggrieved Invisible Forces members said they are being ridiculed for their unemployment, despite the fact that they worked to bring their party to power. They have however served ...

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Tema court shooting was to maintain order – Prisons Service


A shooting incident that occurred at the Tema court on Monday morning was to separate a fight between two convicts, the Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Prisons Service, Vitalis Ayeh has explained. Gunshots were heard from the Court premises after a proceeding that saw some convicts receiving additional years to their initial sentence of 120 years. Some had suggested that the shots ...

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