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  • 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 ▸

  • Israel Government to Train Ghana Sailors on Israeli Merchant Ships

    Apprentice sailors from Ghana will be taken aboard Israeli ships from now on, it was announced by the Ministry of Transport. After qualification, Ghanian seamen will be allowed to fill berths abroad vessels of the Zim Navitation Line plying the Haifa-West Africa route. At present apprentices from Ghana are crew members of ships of the… More ▸

  • Ghana Government Increases Investment in Joint Enterprise with Israel

    The Government of Ghana has decided to Increase its present investment in the Black Star Shipping Company, which It owns jointly with an Israel firm, so that it can buy a new vessel, it was disclosed today. The present Investment of 180,000 pounds sterling will be increased by the payment of an additional 120,000 pounds…. More ▸

  • Ghana Labor Will Not Emulate Histadrut, Minister Tells Parliament

    A denial that the government is trying to force on the labor movement in this country a new type of organization modeled along the lines of Histadrut in Israel was voiced in Parliament here today by a member of the Cabinet, Ako Adjei, Minister of Labor Cooperatives. Mr. Adjei made his statement on that point… More ▸

  • Ghana Leader Urges Local Labor to Model Its Structure on Histadrut

    John K. Tettehgah, secretary general of the Trade Union Council of Ghana, who recently studied Histadrut structure and operations in Israel, told a huge union meeting here that the new TUC structure, modelled on the Histadrut, would bring great benefits to Ghanian workers. Mr. Tettehgah said that under this plan conditions would be improved for… More ▸