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Another Summit? Reuters this time….

April 21, 2014

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Here we go again…and this time it’s prefaced by a great anatomy (analysis) of the Ghanaian economy that is in dire need of radical action. I always like to quote the clinching line from any article I use-just in case you don’t have time to read it: “Economists say a radical shift in policy is […]

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 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 […]

NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT THE GHANA TOURISM AUTHORITY

February 20, 2014

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...but really it is same ole, same ole… Yikees, almost three weeks since my last post! Ill for a while, and busy at the inn for a good run…so much on my mind re the scrap short-term tourist visas to Ghana campaign… Before I get to the subject of this post, I’d just like to […]

GHANA’S PRESIDENT MAHAMA VACATIONS IN DUBAI

December 26, 2013

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…so what? Doesn’t the President deserve a break! Well, here in Ghana it has been hot on the lips of many a folk…comments from wouldn’t it have been nice if our president holidayed here in Ghana to promote Ghanaian tourism to it was a cost saving decision. Even one commentator joked that Ghana’s Harmatten had […]

GHANA’S IMANI, CENTRE FOR POLICY AND EDUCATION, TO STUDY SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA

October 28, 2013

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I couldn’t figure out why Komla Dumor, high profile BBC presenter of Focus on Africa didn’t join the Scrap Short Term Tourist Visas to Ghana Facebook page. He’d written a commentary on the visa situation in Africa on the BBC website and had acknowledged my post on this blog with this comment: What can I […]

KOMLA DUMOR: ANOTHER BANNER CELEBRITY ON SCRAP FB PAGE

October 17, 2013

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Believe it or not I started this post yesterday and look what appeared yesterday on the BBC site, Kumla Dumor’s LETTER FROM AFRICA entitled Red Tape and Visas! Lot’s of significant quotes..but let me get to those later Here’s what I wrote yesterday: Let’s see who have highlighted on the SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS […]

ECONOMIST’S GHANA SUMMIT: TOURISM TABOO!

October 14, 2013

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Here is the blurb that follows the graphic above: Africa’s recent economic surge is fueling optimism about the continent’s prospects and positioning it in the minds of many investors and businesses as a significant opportunity. Blessed with a wealth of natural resources and a large, young and growing population, many economies in Africa are enjoying […]

GHANA TOURISM: IN PROFILE

September 13, 2013

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Bet you thought this be a treatise on the glories of this wonderful, peaceful nation and all it has to offer. Suppose you expected to see pictures of ominous slave castles, spectacular waterfalls, endless beaches lined with waving coconut trees and the glorious smiles of Ghanaians. After all, I am the fellow who initiated the […]

9-11 OMG!

September 12, 2013

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9-11 was yesterday. I’ve given this post some long reflection… Subtitle R is for Resentment…and boy does it run deep – 12 years and still very much there On the Scrap Short Term Tourist Visa Twitter page @visafreeghana. I posted the following: chris scott ‏@madinghana 8h @visafreeghana R > r & r =REVENUES ARE GREATER […]

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