GHANA: COMEDY OR TRAGEDY, NO SATIRE TO COME

November 8, 2014

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This photo appeared on my Takoradi Facebook friend Amos Anyimadu’s page with the accompanying text: After what the Western Region has done for our creative economy we need to complete this building NOW. Over twenty years in construction. There was no mention of what the building was supposed to be. I commented and learned “A […]

….and the winner is? GHANA!

November 7, 2014

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Should you follow the SCRAP SHORT TERM TOURIST VISA TO GHANA campaign on Facebook, you might have read a little debate on the recent Ghana Tourist Board exercise going around the country holding awards ceremonies. I was somewhat hostile to the program given the fact that it seems that’s all the GTA (Ghana Tourism Authority) […]

GHANA DAY @ WTM NOVEMBER 5, 2014

November 5, 2014

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Yes, today is the day Ghana is showcased to the world! Here is our Minister of Tourism’s address to the WTM. Enjoy! My comment on social media: “ANY ANNOUNCEMENT? GHANA TOURISM NEEDS A BOOST!“

OBAMA, MAHAMA: NOVEMBER 4, 2014 BUSY DAY…..

November 4, 2014

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Did you know six years ago, Obama was elected President of the United States? Recognize him today from that picture above taken so long ago. Anyways today too is election day in the U.S., supposedly a referendum on his presidency. Here’s a little synopsis of what’s what: “It’s midterm election day in the United States, […]

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 […]

GHANA @ WTM (WORLD TRAVEL MARKET) LONDON, NOVEMBER, 2014

November 3, 2014

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Yes, it started yesterday, and Ghana is there BIG TIME with a wonderfully big exhibition kiosk compared to past years with lots of smiling faces to help you with all your questions. The timing might be a little off, but exposure at this world-class event is mandatory. Nice to see our Minister of Tourism seen […]

IMANI’S FRANKLIN CUDJOE IN MOROCCO

November 2, 2014

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Just recently, Ghana’s relentless civil society crusader Franklin Cudjoe, Founder and CEO of Imani Centre for Policy and Education, was in Morocco attending a yearly event THE ATLANTIC DIALOGUES. He took and posted some pictures on his Facebook Page. The first one even became his cover page and the second one I commented on: “Christopher […]

MOROCCO: ALREADY THERE!-NO TOURIST VISAS!

November 1, 2014

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Morocco was at the Salon International Tourisme Voyages in Montreal last weekend. Yes, tourism to a large extent drives its economy as reflected by its liberal tourist visa policy exempting most countries. But there’s another photo that I want to share with you, a photo that went viral! Incidentally, the photo above was carried on […]

WHY I TRAVELED TO WEST AFRICA AS PLANNED

October 31, 2014

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A great article entitled “Why I Travelled to West Africa as Planned”. It’s all about a children’s author who’s invited to Senegal and ends up also visiting Ivory Coast and GHANA, all Ebola free! Please share! Thank you.

TUNISIA: TOURISM POLICY INNOVATION

October 31, 2014

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I took this photo at the recently held International Travel and Tourism Show in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Yes, Tunisia was there, one of five Mediterranean countries: Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia (which could be classified African) along with Israel and Jordan. But more on the salon in another post. Anyways the major news item for Tunisia […]

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