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  • 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 ▸

  • Ben Gurion Sends Plane to Ghana As Gift for Premier

    Premier David Ben Gurion presented a two-seater Piper Cub to Ghana’s Premier Kwame Nkrumah in a ceremony at Lydda Airport today as a birthday gift from the Government of Israel. The gift was accepted by William Haim, Ghana’s Ambassador here. Representing Mr. Ben Gurion, Brig. Mordechai Limon said that the plane was another token of… More ▸

  • Ghana Advised by U.S. Not to Open Its Israel Embassy in Jerusalem

    As P. Assante, Ghana’s first Ambassador to Israel, was scheduled to arrive here today, it was learned that a number of Western Foreign Ministries, including the State Department, had prevailed upon Accra not to open its embassy in Jerusalem but in Tel Aviv. This is part of the Western nation’s refusal to grant diplomatic recognition… More ▸

  • Directors of Ghana-israel Shipping Line Meet; Map Plans for Future

    The Israeli and Ghanian directors of the jointly owned Black Star Line met here today to evaluate the line’s past activities and lay plans for future business. The Ghanian representatives expressed themselves as well satisfied with the progress of the line, owner of one cargo vessel and charterer of several others. They were reserved as… More ▸