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  • President of Ghana Assures Israel; Signed Anti-israel Casablanca Pledge

    President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana today assured Israel’s Ambassador in Ghana that the close ties between his country and Israel will be maintained despite the anti-Israel part of the Casablanca Declaration to which President Nkrumah was a signatory. The assurance was given at a meeting in Accra between the Ghanaian President and Israel Ambassador Moshe… More ▸

  • Israel and Soviet Union to Compete in Know-how Aid to Ghana

    Israeli know-how in technical assistance will compete with that of the Soviet Union in Ghana as a result of agreements signed today in that African country for the creation of experimental farms on Ghana’s coastal strip. The Ghana Government signed similar agreements with Israel and the Soviet Union for establishment and management of an equal… More ▸

  • Nasser Sends Military Mission to Ghana; Will Discuss Joint High Command

    The United Arab Republic is sending this week a military mission to Ghana for the purpose of discussing the formation of a joint high command, it was reported here today from Ghana. The talks would also include the possibility of forming an all-African army. Five hundred United Arab Republic troops are flying from Cairo to… More ▸

  • Israel to Transfer Its Interest in Black Star Shipping Line to Ghana

    The Black Star shipping line of Ghana, hitherto a joint Israeli-Ghana enterprise, will pass into exclusive Ghanaian ownership on August 26 when the Accra Government takes over the 40 percent interest of the Zim-Israel Navigation Company, it was announced here today. The Israeli shipping firm will continue to manage the Black Star line for five… More ▸

  • Ghana to Get First Military Mission from the United Arab Republic

    Arrangements are being made for a military mission to be sent by the United Arab Republic to Ghana “in the very near future,” it was announced here today by the Ghana Mission to the United Nations. The announcement followed an exchange of messages between Ghana President Kwame Nkrumah and U. A. R. President Gamal Abdel… More ▸

  • Israel’s Finance Minister Reports on Exports to Nigeria and Ghana

    Israel’s exports to Nigerian and and Ghana are expected to total five million pounds (approximately $2,750,000) each this year, Finance Minister Levi Eshkol declared today. Speaking at the Journalists Club here after returning from a tour of West Africa, Mr. Eshkol told of his impressions of the newly emerging African states. He dispelled the impression… More ▸

  • Zim to Sell Interest in Ghana Shipping Line, Retain Management

    A spokesman for Zim Israel lines announced here that the company will sell its 40 percent interest in the Israel-Ghana shipping firm, the Black Star Line. A general tendency toward achievement of Ghana ownership in investments in Ghana as well as nationalization trends in that country were considered here as factors in the Zim decision…. More ▸

  • Ghana-israel Line to Order 12 New Ships; Will Inaugurate Run to U.S.

    The Joint Ghana-Israel Black Star Line submitted plans to the Government today to acquire 12 more ships by 1962 at an estimated cost of about 9,000,000 pounds sterling. It now has four ships. The 12 vessels, mainly cargo ships, will be 7,000 to 8,000 tons each, A.R. Boakye, president of the line, said the company… More ▸

  • Ghana Farmers, Trained in Israel, Laud Israeli Methods

    Five members of the Ghana Farmers Council, who had attended a two-month seminar for Afro-Asian cooperation, concluded last week in Israel, returned home today full of praise for Israel and for the seminar which they attended. The Ghanaians said they learned much from the seminar that will enable them to help solve economic problems facing… More ▸

  • U. N. Names Israeli As Census Advisor to Ghana Government

    Benjamin Z. Gil. chief of the division of demographic and social statistics of Israel’s Centra Bureau of Statistics, was named by the United Nations today to help the new African republic of Ghana to conduct its first census as an independent nation. The appointment “was made at the request of the Government of Ghana, under… More ▸