Browsing All Posts published on »April, 2014«

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL NOISE AWARENESS DAY 2014. REALLY! (1)

April 30, 2014

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Yes! I know I celebrated the day on this blog early, actually on April Fools Day! Now, I suppose you want to know what happened at The View. Well, the municipal employee in charge of environmental health for this area, Mr Adams by name. called both of us for a meeting. I picked up Richard, […]

GHANA-PARAGLIDING ENRICHES KWAHU LOCAL ECONOMY?

April 25, 2014

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This article appeared on the Ghana Tourism Authority’s facebook page after appearing on its web site I have put in bold letters what I want to comment on…. Paragliding enrich Kwahu local economy Date: 20-Apr-2014 It is an aviation sport, which had provided a fresh impetuous for the nation’s domestic tourism delivery, as an integral […]

GHANA TOURISM AUTHORITY TO ORGANIZE A SECOND PARAGLIDING FESTIVAL!

April 22, 2014

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That was quick! All without an evaluation and assessment of the event just finished. Did it make a profit? After all tourism is an industry, a business, and I’m sure our tax payer cedis-the 1% tourism levy-went to pay the fifteen foreign paragliders expenses and salaries. It kinda smells of personal agendas superseding the public […]

Scrap short term tourist visas to Ghana: Is this why?

April 21, 2014

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After almost a year campaigning, sometimes I think there is no way the scrap short term tourist visas to Ghana campaign can succeed! On a macro level, for so long a time, Ghana, despite all the international hype, fails…and in the tourism sector, there have been nothing but bad memories…. And heaven forbid, if we […]

Another Summit? Reuters this time….

April 21, 2014

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Here we go again…and this time it’s prefaced by a great anatomy (analysis) of the Ghanaian economy that is in dire need of radical action. I always like to quote the clinching line from any article I use-just in case you don’t have time to read it: “Economists say a radical shift in policy is […]

HAPPY EASTER: The Paragliders have risen! Ghana tourism falls…

April 20, 2014

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Easter tourism in Ghana is synonymous with the Ghana Tourism Authority’s annual paragliding event at Kwahu. It’s the 9th annual event! Well, today the Ghana Tourism Authority was celebrating the benefits to the local economy in Kwahu on their Facebook page: Paragliding enrich Kwahu local economy It is an aviation sport, which had provided a […]

Kumasi: Famous in Nigeria as the Sign City, not the Garden City, of West Africa

April 16, 2014

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Wow, I knew Kumasi had an issue with outdoor advertising billboards, banners, etc, but for it to reach the notice of Nigeria….. Well it has! If you’ve followed this blog, you know I have posted a lot on this problem over the years. So when I saw the title of the article So Much Clutter […]