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GHANAIAN FILM: “THE DESTINY OF LESSER ANIMALS”

September 21, 2011

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Good luck to a Ghanaian film showing at the 2011 L.A. Film Festival entitled “The Destiny of Lesser Animals”. WHAT A TITLE! “In this intimate thriller from Ghana, a police investigator desperate to escape to America tracks down the hostile criminal who stole his counterfeit visa.” I wonder why the cop is desperate to escape […]

A unique hotel facility in Ghana

September 19, 2011

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Just back from a wedding in another region of Ghana. When we travel, we look forward to staying in other hotels to get ideas to improve on FVI. But this one, I can’t figure out… So if you can figure this one out let us know! How about a caption? Mine’s : IT’S A MAN’S […]

A CALL FOR ROTARY GHANA TO STOP PAYING FOR PRESS COVERAGE

September 15, 2011

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At our regular Wednesday lunch-time Kumasi East Rotary Club meeting, we had the pleasure of receiving an officer from Accra. Following his presentation, the floor was opened for comments and questions and one member asked whether rotary clubs in Accra had to pay for press coverage to celebrate their clubs’ humanitarian acts. The officer confirmed […]

GADDAFI’S GOLDEN TULIP HOTELS IN GHANA

September 13, 2011

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INTRODUCTION: It is fact that the boycott of Golden Tulip Hotels in Ghana has been already been blogged about here in Ghana in a post entitled “How long will Golden Tulip hotels remain under boycott?”. The post that follows suggests why the travel ban was issued by the U.S. government four months after Libyan assets […]

GHANAIAN DOCTORS WITH BORDERS AND THE BRAIN DRAIN

September 12, 2011

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This appeared on facebook: Search Ghana Ghana had about 1,600 doctors in 2004 as it did in 1969!!! The general perception is that this is as a result of brain-drain to more advanced countries and those other places where they are better appreciated. In your own opinion, what can we do to help Ghana keep […]

VOLUNTOURISM: SPOT THE MISTAKE

September 4, 2011

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Watch this youtube feature entitled HARMONY KIDS CLUB which portrays foreign volunteers working with special needs children in Ghana, West Africa. so…..how can these good intentions and efforts be improved upon? In other words, SPOT THE MISTAKE! (Note: this is not a criticism levelled directly at this particular highly successful N.G.O. that actually was a […]

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