Monthly Archives: April 2015

Tuoton Cocoa Company inaugurated in Tema

The Touton Group, one of the world’s largest cocoa processing companies, has inaugurated a 25,000 metric tonnes capacity cocoa processing factory in the Tema Free zone enclave. The company which has about $ 80 million US working capital, took over 100 per cent assets of Niche Cocoa Industry Limited, to start operation of the Cocoa Touton Processing Company (CTPC) in ...

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Chamber of mines ready to pay royalties in gold bars

The Ghana Chamber of Mines says it is committed to paying dividends to Government in the form of gold bars rather than cash. This is in response to a call made by the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) that this will bring a lot more benefit to the State and also help address the phenomenon of mining firms defaulting in ...

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Gov’t to give credit to canoe owners

Ms Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, has assured the Canoe Owners Association of government efforts in establishing a micro credit system to improve their operations. She said her outfit would organise a national conference for stakeholders in the industry to agree on the terms of payment, discuss challenges, prospects and chart the way forward in improving the ...

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Jordan and Andre score in 8 goal thriller

Ghana internationals Jordan and Andre Ayew both scored for their respective clubs in what was a thrilling contest between Marseille and Lorient in the French Ligue 1. Lorient beat Marseille 5-3 away from home to give themselves a real chance of staying in the French top division. And the magnificent performance of Lorient revolved around Jordan who had arguably the ...

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I’m not planning to retire soon, says Dan Quaye

Accra Great Olympics defender Dan Quaye has revealed that he has no intention of hanging up his boots but envisages that he could carry on for some more years. The 34-year-old former Black Star is back in the Ghana Premier League after stints in China at a couple of clubs including Yanbian FC and Beijing Baxy. A number of local ...

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Hearts not in form to scare Olympics – Fred Pappoe

Great Olympics board member Fred Pappoe is disputing Hearts of Oak’s form ahead of their Premier League clash on Sunday. The Phobians appear to be in better form going into the Accra derby after their impressive performance in the Confederation Cup. Hearts’ impressive form in Africa appears to be having a positive effect on their domestic campaign – where they’ve ...

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MTTD embarks on seat belt sensitization in K’dua

The Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service, has embarked on a road safety sensitization exercise in Koforidua, to ensure that drivers and passengers on board moving vehicles, wear seat belts. On Thursday, April 24, a team of MTTD officers led by the Eastern Regional MTTD Commander, Police Chief Superintendent Samuel Larbi, engaged drivers at the ...

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South Africa cannot be ungrateful – 47 Ambassadors

Forty-seven Ambassadors in South Africa have registered their strong protest against the xenophobic attacks which have killed ten people and displaced thousands. The ambassadors have held several meetings with South African authorities during which it was made clear to them that South Africa cannot be “ungrateful” to the African community which helped them greatly during the apartheid regime. Ghana’s Ambassador ...

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Poly Administrators demand better conditions

Polytechnic Administrators Association of Ghana (PAAG) is calling for immediate review of the conditions of service for its members. According to the outgoing National President of the Association, Peter Yaw Kosoe, the last conditions of service which was negotiated in 2007 for a two year period is outdated and needs to be reviewed immediately. In an interview with a cross ...

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Blame Police Commanders for recent cell breaks – IGP

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Alhassan has blamed the recent cell breaks at most Police stations in the country on the poor leadership and supervision by Commanders of such stations. According to the IGP, if officers who are put in charge at various stations showed enough commitment to their jobs, such incidences will not recur. He made the ...

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