- A leaked memo from the Ghana Ports And Harbors Authority shows plans to pay workers at the non-existent port of Keta huge bonuses for the year ending in 2022
- Permanent and temporary workers as well as retirees will receive bonuses ranging from three and a half months of base salary to one and a half months of salary
- Port yet to be completed is Ghana’s attempt to secure a third major port after Tema and Takoradi
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Hundreds of workers at the non-existent Keta Port project will receive three and a half months’ base salary in bonuses for the year ending in 2022.
Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority Director of Human Resources, Kwabena Adu Safo, said in a memo seen by YEN.com.gh that permanent and contract workers who have been employed for more than one year will receive the bonus.
“Retired staff who have worked six months or more during the year will be entitled to a full bonus of 3.5 months base salary; retired staff who have worked less than six months will be entitled to 1.75 months of base salary as a bonus,” the public domain notice read.
Port of Keta: Ghana plans to build a third port at an estimated cost of several million dollars
Keta Port Project is Ghana’s Project ambitious desire to develop a third commercial port in the coastal town of Keta in the Volta region.
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Strategically close to Lomé, the capital of Togo, the project is part of Ghana’s efforts to improve port infrastructure, complementing the existing commercial ports of Tema and Takoradi.
The ambitious project should be developed in four phases.
The first phase is estimated at $600 million, according to the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority.
Kasapreko pays double wages to all workers to cushion them from tough economic challenges
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has reported in a separate story that in the midst of the debilitating economic crisis, local beverage producer Kasapreko Company Ltd decided to pay all its staff double wages for a month.
The company announced that contractors and casuals will receive double monthly payments in the month of November.
The company hopes that this decision will relieve them of the challenges caused by the economic crisis.
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