New Mineral Water Factory Inaugurated in Ganta

first_imgIn an effort to reduce poverty and create more jobs in in Ganta, the commercial hub of Nimba County, a group of business entrepreneurs under the banner, Ganta Traders Incorporated has inaugurated a mineral water factory. This exercise, according to our correspondent, is the first component of the group’s investment.Inaugurating the Mineral Water Factory yesterday in Ganta City, the leader of the group said their dream is to build housing estates, export cars, and as well build a multi-purpose factory that will create more jobs for the residents.The group comprises about 47 business entities that began operation in 2004, and upon the formulation, they have desired to invest in tangible projects that will benefit the masses.In June 2010, the traders began the mineral water business by purchasing two lots of land and necessary equipment for the running of the factory, and because of some financial difficulties, the project stalled until last year December, when they received loan and completed the project. The factory is housed in a newly constructed modern building with all necessary water purification facilities, where the production room as well as the storage are well tiled, making the factory to be one of the best and biggest in Ganta. The opening ceremony gave the traders a great boost that compelled community residents to repose trust and confidence in its leadership.Even Nimba District #1 Representative, Jeremiah Koung, praised the entrepreneurs for their relentless effort in making their dream to come reality.  He urged the residents to become hard workers, and stop relying on free things. Noting, “No country can develop without investment as nothing there is no [such thing as] free gift.”“We need to introduce the culture of hard work and the culture of investment so as to create jobs for the masses,” he added.The ceremony brought together several high profile individuals including some officials of Ministry of Finance and Development Planning.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Gor hit Tusker to open 12-point KPL lead

first_imgAt the Kericho Green Stadium, Gor overcame a heavy downpour to continue their dominance over Tusker with the win seeing them control the standings on 54 points with a match at hand. Homeboyz’s victory over Sofapaka saw them close on Batoto Ba Mungu with both sides sharing 42 points.Both Gor and Tusker created early chances that could have seen either side score. Allan Wanga was the first culprit when he squandered an open chance after seven minutes of play when he shot over after landing a poor clearance from K’Ogalo keeper Boniface Oluoch.On Gor side, Rwandese Jacques Tuyisenge should have given himself a belated 26th birthday gift if he had nodded home a clear-cut chance.However, Kagere made the impact, sending Gor ahead in the 16th minute after making good use of ‘Blackberry‘s fine pass.Despite Gor defensive midfielder Ernest Wendo being booked for elbowing Jackson Macharia, K’Ogalo reigned supreme with Ugandan Godfrey Walusimbi the chief destroyer in intercepting Tusker’s passes.With Tusker seeing Paul Odhiambo’s shot hit the woodwork; ‘Blackberry’ doubled the lead in the 57th minute with Kagere doing the honours of providing the assist.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Gor Mahia striker Meddie Kagere celebrating after scoring the opener against Tusker FC. Photo/GOR MAHIANAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 23 – Meddie Kagere and George ‘Blackberry’ Odhiambo were on target as Gor Mahia hit defending champions Tusker FC 2-0 to open a huge 12 point lead at the summit of the Kenyan Premier League table.In other results played on Saturday, Sofapaka were stunned 2-1 away to high flying Kakamega Homeboyz while relegation threatened Thika United played to a 1-1 draw against Posta Rangers while Ulinzi Stars were 1-0 winners over struggling Mathare United.last_img read more