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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 […]

GHANA DAILY GRAPHIC PRINT EDITION SEPTEMBER 27, 2013, WORLD TOURISM DAY

October 6, 2013

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(catching up) I posted three comments on the SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA FB group page under the picture of the front page September 27th World Tourism Day edition of the Daily Graphic: 1. A number of posts on this edition of the Daily Graphic: What a front page! September 27 World Tourism […]

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: HAPPY INTERNATIONAL PRESS FREEDOM DAY

May 3, 2013

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Yes, today is the day…I didn’t know it, not until I saw the US Embassy Ghana Facebook Page. There staring me in the face was this map entitled Press Freedom Map. Now if you call up the map using this link and click on Ghana, you will read why Ghana is rated Free-green! Now read […]

SACHS ON BBC AFRICA

September 26, 2012

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Yesterday, the BBC Newsday program featured Jeffrey Sachs. “On Newsday we are going to be interviewing American Economist and United Nations advisor, Professor Jeffrey Sachs, of Columbia University. Professor Sachs has been working on ending poverty, promoting economic growth, fighting hunger and disease. What do you think is the best way of stopping poverty in […]

“GHANA: 9TH WORST MANAGED ECONOMY IN THE WORLD” – FORBES MAGAZINE: PEOPLE, DON’T BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU READ!

June 28, 2012

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Gee, what did Ghana do to piss off the Americans? Just a couple of months ago, Ghana was hailed along with a few other African countries in the top ten growing economies in the world! And just yesterday, Goldman Sachs was quoted as saying “Invest now or get left behind”. What’s more just today, an […]

THE NEW AFRICAN MAGAZINE IS NOT AFRICAN!

June 24, 2012

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A FOLLOW-UP TO KUMASI GOOGLE MAP MADNESS-where one secondary road is named after three big men with _ _ _ _ you fill in the blank! In the letters section of June’s NEW AFRICAN magazine, there is a comment entitled “A betrayed reader” taking the publishers to task for publishing in Europe. My criticism goes […]

GHANA: Bob Marley Tribute on Multi TV & a Plea for Peaceful Elections

May 12, 2012

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Bob Marley was smiling down on Ghana last night as he surveyed from on high the tribute shows from around the world marking 31 years since his death. Yes, I’m sure King Lagazee, host of Multi TV’s show, got Bob’s nod of approval when, much to everyone’s surprise, King Lagazee launched into a tirade condemning […]

Another Fatal Accident….HEADTEACHER DIES IN BIKE ACCIDENT

May 20, 2011

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You got it fellow Rotarian Kwame when you commented on my previous post regarding the tragic, preventable death of our late Rotarian colleague Kwadwo Sarpong. It does appear that the police seem not to be concerned with protection of the public on our roads… It truly was so sad when Kwadwo’s mother and aunt attended […]

GHANA TOURISM- PROMOTION THROUGH FEATURE ARTICLES

March 18, 2011

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So…if I can’t get my daily fix from the New York Times, there’s always THE BOSTON GLOBE-same ownership I understand. Anyways, I started subscribing to the Globe on-line after we hosted Boston Globe travel writer, Christine Temin, way back in 2001. She did a wonderful personable story on Ghana that generated a lot of business […]

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