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HAPPY EASTER: The Paragliders have risen! Ghana tourism falls…

April 20, 2014

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Easter tourism in Ghana is synonymous with the Ghana Tourism Authority’s annual paragliding event at Kwahu. It’s the 9th annual event! Well, today the Ghana Tourism Authority was celebrating the benefits to the local economy in Kwahu on their Facebook page: Paragliding enrich Kwahu local economy It is an aviation sport, which had provided a […]

TOURIST VISA REQUIREMENT TO GHANA: A LETTER OF INVITATION

December 1, 2013

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I know, I know….Chris, your campaign set too high objectives…scrapping tourist visas, why just didn’t you try for visas on arrival as many have hinted at… Actually, maybe we should have just set the bar lower at scrapping the ridiculous letter of invitation! Yup, in Canada, tourists to Ghana have to provide a “An invitation […]

RWANDA TOURIST VISA ‘EXONORATION’ FOR U.S. CITIZENS

September 9, 2013

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I’ve posted about the AFRICA REPORT’S COVER ARTICLE “30 DARING IDEAS SHAKING UP AFRICA”in relation to the SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA campaign. Here is the pertinent quote on Visas: “VISA, ONE PASSPORT FOR ONE PEOPLE: Applying for visas can be a headache. After the heady days of the pan-African post-independence movement, African […]

BONO ENDORSES (?) SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA CAMPAIGN…

September 4, 2013

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Well, let’s say maybe…it is a stretch, a gigantic one, but I’ll make it…All the other individuals/institutions I’ve tried to interest in the SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA have bottomed out: Kofi Annan, Paa Kwesi Nduom, the Ghanaian Minister of Tourism and Hanna Tetteh, Minister of Foreign Affairs to name three, so why […]

AUGUST 29, 2013: V day in Ghana

August 29, 2013

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Actually I’d like to call today VG day in Ghana! Here’s what I posted on my Facebook page: “Christopher Scott: August 29, 2013, Europe had VE Day, Victory in Europe, Asia had VJ Day, Victory in Japan, Africa will have VG Day, Victory in Ghana..to continue the metaphor today will be our finest hour.” Then […]

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 […]

I got to work: SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA for jobs!

May 25, 2013

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On May 1 Workers’ Day, I started a FB Group and a Change.Org petition called SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA. Here’s the blog post! I chickened out sending the group link to the G.I.S., but they know…as I’ve heard from two independent sources that it has caused a stir to put it mildly. […]

THE CASE FOR KUMASI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

May 2, 2013

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Picking up from the last comment on the madinghana blog, Ian’s comment, on this blog: “When a yam doesn’t grow well, we don’t blame it; it is because of the soil.” This comment was made in response to my observation on how Ghanaians overseas “shine, shine shine”. Anyways to continue, I share here a wonderful […]

OPEN FORT CHRISTIANSBORG, A.K.A. THE WHITE FORT & CASTLE OSU TO TOURISTS

April 7, 2013

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The President has moved from Castle Osu to Jubilee House thus freeing-for lack of a better word-the former Danish slave castle for other purposes. His recommendation which I support wholeheartedly was to turn the Castle into a tourist attraction. No sooner had the President suggested this than his idea was strongly condemned by a historian […]

No Political Will to Develop Tourism: Theory No. 8: Visas

March 15, 2013

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Yesterday evening, I received a call from an “unknown number”. The person said they were friends of guests who were coming to Four Villages Inn in a few weeks time and they needed “a signed letter of invitation” to procure a tourist visa for Ghana. I said I would email a letter, but it would […]

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