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No political will to develop tourism: theory no. 2

January 30, 2013

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This article appeared on the Tourism in Ghana Facebook page that does a wonderful job celebrating tourism from around the world, but woefully, hardly mentions Ghana at all. Why don’t ya join it and see what I’m talking about! As for the article, here’s the significant part: Africa (+6%) recovered well from its setback in […]

No Political Will to develop tourism: theory 1

January 28, 2013

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I had heard about the big thunderstorm on Saturday night in Accra…but Sunday morning I read on my Facebook news feed: Kofi Adu Domfeh Watching de flooded arrival hall of Kotoka airport on tv makes me weep for Gh. When will we better manage our own affairs? Then there were these three comments: Sirr Ampress […]

GIVE ME NANA OYE LITHUR FOR MY BIRTHDAY!

January 26, 2013

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Background: Nana Oye Lithur is a high-profile, gutsy Ghanaian human rights lawyer who champions all human rights including those of homosexuals here in Ghana where it is a crime. She has been nominated by President Mahama for the cabinet position of the Gender, Children and Social Protection ministry. I think her nomination is a stroke […]

GETTING TO THE POINT

January 23, 2013

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Better crank up the posts to stand a chance at the Blogging Ghana prize for best business blog! Too bad it’s not for unique business blog…how many businesses take down the sign in front of their premises on principle? And how many businesses put up a marker to identify a neighbouring business. Well, FOUR VILLAGES […]

madinghana.wordpress up for blogging prize

January 22, 2013

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Yes, Blogging Ghana has informed me that this blog is up for a prize in the Business Blogs category. Sure would have liked to have been nominated in the Best Activist Blog or the Best Citizen Journalist categories… Only thing though is I’m listed ‘madeinghana’. Oops, now there’s a Freudian slip if there ever was […]

AMANDA, CHILD RIGHTS ADVOCATE and ROTARY CLUB OF KUMASI EAST

January 22, 2013

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Most significantly, Amanda was born and bred in Kumasi. The Child’s Right’s Club is her idea and through her initiative and energy, the club visited a nearby village and listened to the children and responded. The idea didn’t come from outside: the resources didn’t come from outside. Not like Rotary! Our local club has just […]

A RARE BIRD!

January 22, 2013

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Originally posted on fourvillagesinn:
Yes, you can imagine the consternation of the 15 birders to happen on a sighting of a real rare bird-an expatriate Canadian who has spent more than a third of his 66 years in Ghana. And imagine their consternation at how vocal this bird was when his shrill song reached their…