Browsing All Posts published on »January, 2012«

SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA: THE LINKED IN DISCUSSIONS

January 25, 2012

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You are invited to join the discussions on an issue that impacts Ghana tourism, the scrapping of short-term tourist visas to Ghana. The first takes place on the Africa Travel and Tourism group site. It was initiated by yours truly, madinghana, in response to a story announcing increased flights between Benin and South Africa and […]

KUMASI: SIGN CITY, NOT GARDEN CITY, OF WEST AFRICA!

January 19, 2012

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I’m in Montreal now. How do I know? Fewer outdoor signs than Kumasi that’s for sure. I also know I’m in Montreal because twice a week I buy a Lotto 6-49 ticket. What would I do if I won a sizeable jackpot? I’d buy Mayor Samuel Sarpong, Chief Executive of Kumasi, a round trip ticket […]

MADinGHANA’S ONE AND ONLY 2012 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION: : PART 1

January 10, 2012

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A more poetic title would be “As I sat down by Lake Bosomtwe”. Last year my resolution was to get the electricity cut from the apeteshie bar, an unauthorized structure behind FOUR VILLAGES INN. It wasn’t easy as the nine part blog entry testifies. This year’s resolution idea came as I sat down by Lake […]

SUPPORT GHANA TOURISM: POST REVIEWS ON THE BRADT GUIDE TO GHANA UPDATE SITE AND USE THE PIPS EMAIL

January 2, 2012

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A facebook friend, friend, and past guest of FOUR VILLAGES INN from a few years ago posted these STRONG, STRONG comments on facebook: ………… is tired of stupid Ghanaian policemen and their persistent harassment of tourists, well harassment of any ordinary person, if the police idiot is in a bad mood. Greedy hotel owners and […]

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