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A QUICKIE PIXER PHOTO POST COMMENT

April 28, 2013

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Why, oh why, would a ‘friend’ take a picture of a receipt for electrical goods and like it!? And, by the way, it is NOT ME! Is the person so proud of his purchases that he/she wants to show off? Is the person aghast at how much the purchases cost in comparison to,let’s say, last […]

KUMASI: OUR NEW MAYOR MEANS BUSINESS!

April 27, 2013

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….who cares how he gained office…but that’s the subject of another post A perennial subject of this blog is local governance and the issue usually is the proliferation of signs in this once beautiful city and the charging for signboards to locate your business on your property saying that its advertising. Yes, how Kumasi has […]

HAPPY EARTH DAY 2013, BUT NOT IN GHANA OH!

April 22, 2013

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The subtitle for this post is “SUNDAY’S SACRIFICES” Why? Well, Four Villages Inn is located on the road that leads to Sokoban Wood Village where Ashanti’s mammoth logs at sawed for local use and for export. Mostly, the big timber lorries pass by on Sundays when there would be less monitoring on the roads… Now […]

KUMASI HAS A NEW MAYOR!

April 18, 2013

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Yeah, judging by his victory speech, we are in for some positive change in this city…pretty hard to believe for this region that voted massively against the party in power. Still hope springs eternal…. Here’s the item as it appeared on the Ghana Web internet news service site: And my comments: 1. Loved “open door […]

No political will to develop tourism: an affirmation

April 15, 2013

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Last week I attended a workshop given to introduce a hotel training school right here in Kumasi. I attended with fellow Ashanti branch Ghana Hotels Association members. How impressed we were with the facility, truly state of the art. During our tour of the premises, we were taken to the herbarium where we saw the […]

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 […]

BLOGGING (2): THE US EMBASSY GHANA AND AFRICOM

April 3, 2013

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This is in follow up to my last post entitled “Blogging”; I had suggested you go to the US Embassy Ghana Facebook page to see my latest post by friends about the US Embassy. First, about the two pictures that begin and end this post, recently I took a little holiday and visited my ole […]