Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2011«

FOUR VILLAGES INN: THE EIGHTH WONDER OF THE WORLD-A STORY OF A N0-SHOW

October 31, 2011

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I started a good news blog for FOUR VILLAGES INN and Four Villages Inn has a good news Facebook page. So visit those two sites for celebration. But here @ madinghana…..it’s another story…purely cathartic…perhaps unprofessional, but I gotta vent because these situations happen all too often…. Recently a parting visitor wrote in our guest book […]

AID: DIRECT CASH TRANSFERS

October 25, 2011

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Here’s a fascinating report on Fareed Zakaria’s great site GPS (Global Public Square) on how technology has transformed emergency aid. The basic premise is through available technologies disaster victims can now receive direct cash transfers. Comment: A lot of aid goes to northern Ghana. I remember a diplomat saying that if all the money that […]

OSU CHILDREN’S LIBRARY COMPLETED BUT ABANDONED

October 7, 2011

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On May 12th, 2011, the Osu Children’s Library opened! On October 6, 2011, a headline on Page 14 of the Ghanaian Times of October reads: “500,000 dollar library abandoned” Why has the Osu Cildren’s Library not opened??? Answer: There are no speed bumps to cross the busy road to get to the library! Can ya […]

TAP, TAP, TAP…IS GHANA BLIND TO THE BENEFITS OF TOURISM?

October 3, 2011

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TAP PORTUGAL WITH ARMS WIDE OPEN has embraced Ghana and is flying to Accra four times a week. Four Villages Inn had its first Portuguese guest who had flown with them. He said there was a big publicity campaign going on in Portugal and people were curious about Ghana. WONDERFUL….but he also said that regulations […]

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