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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 […]

MAKE CHAIRMAN’S EMAILS AVAILABLE TO TOURISM COMMUNITY: Mr Akunu Dake, Chairman of the GTA board and Mr Edem Kpodo, the GTDC board chair.

December 20, 2013

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This article appeared in today’s online Daily Graphic and it has prompted me to write a madinghana post on a series of comments I’ve placed on the Ghana Tourism Authority Facebook page. They appear following my HAPPY TOURISM TUESDAY greetings and under GTA and GTD Committees inaugurated Here’s a synopsis of the comments. And at […]

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 […]

AUGUST 29, 2013: V day in Ghana: FOLLOW UP

September 2, 2013

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Here’s a better picture of Katie, Jesse and me ….off they went for the day after my really sincere parting comment-here’s the previous post. First and only stop in Kumasi for Katie and Jesse, KUMASI CENTRAL MARKET, the largest outdoor market in West Africa…remember August 29, 2013 was Supreme Court verdict day and Ghana literally […]

FOUR VILLAGES INN: THE NUMBERS

August 25, 2013

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Probably my hotelier friends will think I’m crazy. What business owner divulges his numbers? But remember madinghana a.k.a. Four Villages is a migrant coming from the teaching profession, the public sector, and this is his first foray in the business world, the private sector. Well, I do this revealing on the occasion of the implementation […]

SCRAP SAND WINNING IN GHANA

August 16, 2013

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Recently, a Vimeo production entitled “Sand Winning Ghana’s Disappearing Beaches” was posted on the Scrap Short Term Tourist Visas to Ghana Facebook group page. OMG, since May 1, 2013 I’ve been trying to spearhead a campaign to change public policy on visa requirements, getting nowhere fast. And there is nothing illegal about strict, prohibitive, visa […]

GHANA: NATIONAL TOURISM AWARDS-BEFORE

August 7, 2013

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Today in a couple of hours I am attending the Regional Media Launch of the National Tourism Awards here in Kumasi. The invitation reads: “The Tourism Awards ceremony was instituted to reward deserving industry players in the rural, district and regional capitals whose activities have impacted positively on tourism development in Ghana.” Well, no awards […]

ALL THE Rs: A REVIEW OF THE SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA CAMPAIGN

August 1, 2013

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Today, August 1, 2013, marks three months since initiating SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA and the Change.org campaign. Hope you come on board. So this is a review featuring the letter R.. R is for rest, and R is for rehabilitation and might as well add R is for relaxation and R is […]

FOUR VILLAGES INN PAYS TOURISTS 1% TOURISM LEVY

July 5, 2013

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Here’s me after just receiving all the rigmarole to collect the 1% Tourism Tax on behalf of the Ghana Tourism Authority according to law whatever…. It’s a great move, but it targets the wrong people. According to the law,tourists are required to pay the one percent. Well, at Four Villages Inn, we are going to […]

madinghana makes THE best 10 list for GHANA!

May 27, 2013

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I posted the above poster on the SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA Facebook group page. Join the group and sign the Change.Org petition of the same name. Needless to say my contribution read: “Christopher Scott: I would invite Chris Scott to attend a meeting along with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the […]

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