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GHANA TOURISM: THE WAY FORWARD

November 20, 2014

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This article entitled Ghana unveils tourism development plan appeared on the Ghana Tourism Authority’s social media sites. It sparked an exchange initiated by one Olivier Malinur. There were four comments. I copied and pasted the first two on the Scrap Short term Tourist Visa to Ghana site, but then when I went to copy the […]

GHANA TOURISM AUTHORITY AWARD CEREMONIES

November 4, 2014

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I’ve held off on the latest round of Ghana Tourism Award Ceremonies that have been taking place fast and furious over the past couple of weeks and will continue through to mid December when the national awards will take place. But this post appeared on the SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA page following […]

HAPPY WORLD TOURISM DAY 2014: AND GHANA TOURISM IS NOT AN EMBARRASSMENT!

September 26, 2014

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Yes, today is the day the world celebrates tourism, domestic and international, as a major contributor to economies and development. The stats are flying, and flying high, I might add, as numbers are increasing beyond all expectations. Ghana too is now starting to take interest in her stats recently forming a committee to get the […]

NKRUMAH’S LEGACY

September 25, 2014

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My last post PRELUDE TO WORLD TOURISM DAY GHANA 2014 concerned Ghana’s Founding Father’s house and how little has been done by government to preserve the building. In short, the Deputy Minister of Tourism washed her hands of the situation saying in effect “You benefit from it, you do it.” Well, another report on the […]

A PRELUDE TO WORLD TOURISM DAY-SEPTEMBER 27, 2014

September 25, 2014

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Note: you might have read this as a page instead of a post. Since there is a follow up, I’ve republished this as a post-ya learn something everyday. On Sunday September 21, Ghana celebrated Founder’s Day marking the birthday of her first president Kwame Nkrumah 105 years ago. To mark the day the Deputy Minister […]

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE GHANA

September 21, 2014

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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE! On the SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISAS TO GHANA, I posted an image created by a young fellow from Bawku, Upper East Region, Ghana. Bawku, albeit a small isolated community, is almost always in the public eye for the wrong reasons…a violent chieftaincy dispute has raged there for years. Click […]

The New Future Elite

September 14, 2014

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Today, far away in Cape Coast, Ghana, a conference is taking place called Barcamp CapeCoast sponsored by the Ghana Think Foundation. Here is the short press release announcing the event: Barcamp Cape Coast 2014 is a free networking forum bringing people together for a day of discussion, demos and dialogue on Cape Coast, Ghana and […]