Browsing All Posts published on »May, 2013«

MAYOR VOWS TO REBRAND KUMASI

May 29, 2013

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Yes, Kumasi is in need of rebranding. This article appeared on the good ole Ghanaweb news site. Here’s my comment following the article: “oh good, a million trees covered up by a million more signs! here’s the rule in Kumasi-see a patch of green, cover it with a sign!” Check out this blog on how […]

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. […]

VISITING FORT BATENSTEIN, BUTRE, GHANA

May 16, 2013

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Philip Briggs, author of The Bradt Guide to Ghana, maintains an update site posting travelers’ candid comments on their experiences here in Ghana. It’s a great source of current information for people coming to Ghana or here already. I would hope that all employees at the Ghana Ministry of Tourism and the Ghana Tourist Authority […]

DESTINATION GHANA?

May 13, 2013

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This is a guest post by Festus Tumi, an experienced, perceptive, highly dedicated Ghanaian tourism professional. The article was first posted on the SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS FACEBOOK GROUP PAGE. Festus is also the author of the continuation of Mahama-Zuma conversation…see the comments for the last post (scroll down). FOOD FOR THOUGHT-PERSPECTIVE FROM FESTUS […]

AN IMAGINARY CONVERSATION; PRESIDENTS MAHAMA AND ZUMA

May 7, 2013

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This is fiction. It was only written with the intent to promote thinking and discussion on the scrap short term tourist visas to Ghana issue. Join comment and share the FB group and sign the petition. President Mahama (PM): Hello, Jacob, thank you for hosting me and my delegation here in Pretoria. President Zuma (PZ): […]

SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA: CHANGE.ORG PETITION

May 7, 2013

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Chris Scott, a.k.a. Madinghana & Four Villages, has started a petition to the Ghana Ministry of Tourism, Ghana Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ghana Immigration Service and the Ghana Tourism Authority to SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA. Sign the petition and share. To date, and it was only started yesterday, we have 25 signatories. […]