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GHANA TOURIST BOARD AWARDS: LONG OVERDUE

July 22, 2011

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Recently, looking out on our FOUR VILLAGES INN vehicle, a guest remarked.  “What happened after 2007?” To which I replied, “The last awards ceremony here in the Forest Zone was held in 2008!” Now there is more than a touch of irony in all this…In January, 2008,  just before the 8th biennial awards, the Ghana Tourist Board […]

ROTARY: A NEW DIRECTION FOR KUMASI EAST ROTARY CLUB…

July 21, 2011

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To follow my criticism of aid in the previous post, I want you to see that I’m here and I see what goes on…. Two weeks ago I attended the regular weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of  Kumasi.  It is the parent club of my Rotary Club of Kumasi East. Present was a member […]

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July 18, 2011

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SIGNS OF THE TIMES

July 18, 2011

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THE GHANA TOURIST BOARD SIGN FOR KROFOFROM, THE BRASS HANDICRAFT VILLAGE, AND THE SIGN FOR THE BRASS STORE CALLED PROVIDENCE CREATIONS  BOTH UPSIDE DOWN AND FACING THE WRONG DIRECTION.. SHOULD YOU WANT TO FIND THEM, THEY ARE LOCATED ON THE RIGHT EXACTLY 4KM DOWN THE ROAD FROM FOUR VILLAGES INN.

AID PROJECTS: TIME FOR A RETHINK

July 13, 2011

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Does anybody else find these images disturbing? The N.G.O. is irrelevant-wish I could blank out the details. Just multiple this scenario thousands of times and ask yourself the question, “What message does this send out to the youth of Ghana?” I have a development worker friend who says, “I won’t do something that a Ghanaian can […]

NEW GOOD NEWS BLOG @fourvillagesinn.wordpress.com

July 9, 2011

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Hey everybody, Tired of madinghana’s rants etc? Well, I’ve created another blog to celebrate FOUR VILLAGES INN, KUMASI, ASHANTI AND GHANA. It’s my travel blog to promote this fascinating part of this big, wide world. HOPE YOU SUBSCRIBE. Here’s the first post. http://fourvillagesinn.wordpress.com/2011/07/08/celebration-four-villages-inn-launches-good-news-blog/

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