Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2012«

THE KIND OF M.P. I WOULD BE LOOKING FOR

October 19, 2012

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Actually the title of this post is the title of Daily Graphic writer Vicky Wireko’s Reality Zone latest weekly column that appeared on Wednesday, October 17, and I want to comment on Vicky’s perceptive observations. First, unfortunately, the title does NOT read “The Kind of M.P. I am looking for” Second the title might have […]

VALUE ADDED CHAIN IN KUMASI (2)

October 18, 2012

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And wouldn’t I be remiss if I didn’t mention Kumasi’s premier meat processor FOUR VILLAGES INN meats that has just renewed its awning? Needless to say, Four Villages Inn Meats supplies Four Villages Inn with its famous beef and pork breakfast sausages. Now here’s a strong value added link between two quality businesses! What Ghana […]

VALUE ADDED CHAIN IN KUMASI (1)

October 18, 2012

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The government is pushing for synergy between regions, 4 in particular-Accra, Central, Ashanti and Western. Ha! Not when Accra gobbles up all arrivals and spits its tourists out for day trips. Enough. I’m realistic…the closer the value the stronger the link in the chain. Here’s an example…I discovered a new bakery. I had gone there, […]

Next Akwasidae in Kumasi, November 11, 2012

October 17, 2012

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Four Villages Inn would like to welcome you to Kumasi on this exciting day of pageantry. Thanks to SLUTCHTOURS for the picture.

GHANA TOURISM AUTHORITY: REGULATE VAT EXCLUSIVE RATES

October 12, 2012

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This post is prompted by a comment that came from a hotel in India no less following the post Response to the Ghana Hotels Association’s Appeal to Forgo Tax “I believe that the Ghana Tourism Authority should monitor Ghana’s hotel’s quotation of rates insisting that they are VAT exclusive. Hotels …” Little do the folks […]

Rotary Meetings & Kumasi Airport Closure

October 12, 2012

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For years now, our Kumasi East Rotary Club has been saying that our meetings are “borrrrr ing” since we only ever have one thing on the agenda “Projects”. Our visiting Assistant Governor confirmed this kindly commenting that our meetings were too “formal” This is what transpired after her comment as reflected in the minutes that […]

KOFI ANNAN’S QUOTE

October 7, 2012

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Kofi Atta Annan is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, from 1 January 1997 to 31 December 2006. Born in Kumasi (note madinghana’s city now) April 8, 1938 (age 74) I have an iPad. I just downloaded the TED TALK and the TED BOOKS apps. This morning I […]