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Kumasi: Famous in Nigeria as the Sign City, not the Garden City, of West Africa

April 16, 2014

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Wow, I knew Kumasi had an issue with outdoor advertising billboards, banners, etc, but for it to reach the notice of Nigeria….. Well it has! If you’ve followed this blog, you know I have posted a lot on this problem over the years. So when I saw the title of the article So Much Clutter […]

A Very Busy Ghanaian President Mahama

April 12, 2014

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Last week was a very busy one for the President John Mahama of the Republic of Ghana attending the EU-African Summit in Brussels, meeting with representatives of the Ghanaian community in Brussels and speaking at the London School of Economics. At the latter event, @LSE quoted President Mahama three times which I retweeted: Retweeted by […]

TV 3 JOY NEWS EXPOSURE: TETTEH QUARSHIE COCOA FARM

April 3, 2014

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In follow-up to yesterday’s post Ghana Ministry of Tourism pushes for Increased Domestic Tourism, a few additions on what I believe is TV3′s conscious mocking of the Ministry of Tourism’s domestic tourism campaign with partners The Daily Graphic and public sector competitor The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation. Bet you think I’m naive coming up with this..but […]

GHANA MINISTRY OF TOURISM PUSHES FOR INCREASED DOMESTIC TOURISM

April 2, 2014

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On March 13th Ghanaian stakeholders in the tourism industry attended a big meeting to discuss the promotion of domestic tourism in Ghana. The Daily Graphic newspaper sponsored the meeting and carried a story which was picked up by other news services here in Ghana. A second major promoter of domestic tourism here in Ghana will […]

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL NOISE AWARENESS DAY GHANA

April 1, 2014

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or subtitle: THE VIEW BAR AND GRILL, KUMASI NOISE POLLUTION OK, OK, I know International Noise Pollution Awareness Day isn’t celebrated worldwide until April 25, despite the fact that in 2012, it was celebrated here in Ghana on the 16th…and by madinghana as well! And look, this is uncanny, I just started this post and […]

NESCAFE PROMO in ACCRA

March 20, 2014

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I wanted to post this on March 18 when the campaign was launched. Alas I am late just like Blogging Ghana that sent out the notice that follows on the very day, the 18th…. “We are sending you this mail to invite Blogging Ghana to The NESCAFÉ Get Started Tour which begins today on the […]

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY HONORABLE HANNA

March 8, 2014

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This post on International Women’s Day is dedicated to Honorable Hanna Tetteh, Ghana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integation, and arguably, one of the most influential women in Ghana. Her Honourable is reputed to be one of President Mahama’s closest confidants: and extremely dedicated to the President as revealed in this tweet: “Hanna Tetteh […]

HAPPY 57TH GHANA! WHO DOES HE THINK HE IS?

March 6, 2014

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(Today, this image appeared on the Scrap Short Term Tourist Visas to Ghana page. A thank you to active scrapper, Hayford Siaw) March sixth marks Ghana’s 57th birthday and I’ve celebrated 23 of them here in Ghana and another 20 in spirit while living in Canada preparing for our return…. Now, to the post… March […]

DR. PAPA KWESI NDUOM, PUBLIC FIGURE, COMES OUT

February 24, 2014

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……as a hotelier! This is a follow-up on a recent previous post entitled “GHANAIAN TOURISM, THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE CRISIS AND PAPA KWESI NDUOM” First, Pa Kwesi complains about foreign hotel chains getting incentives that he, as a local hotel chain owner, doesn’t get: “We even import services. When our governments need investment banking advice, road […]

GHANAIAN TOURISM, THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE CRISIS AND PAPA KWESI NDUOM

January 30, 2014

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I posted this comment on the SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA Face book page: “Christopher Scott The Ghanaian blogosphere is screaming about the Ghanaian cedi in “free fall”…the stats on the % losses to the world’s major currencies since the new year are staggering! In such times, a country’s tourism industry usually flourishes […]

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