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Minister unhappy about state of tourism

Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture had noted that though the country’s tourism and hospitality industry was badly hit by the global pandemic, the government had rolled out a detailed plan to enable the industry recover from the ravages of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). He said the …

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Minister to ensure Wa Airport resumes operation

Mr Kweku Ofori Asiamah, the Minister for Transport, has assured the chiefs and people of the Upper West Region that he would work to surmount the challenges obstructing the smooth operation of the Wa Airport. He said the airport had opened the region for businesses and shortened travelling hours from …

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Ghana government allocates additional GH¢100m to Tourism Ministry

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday said the government, through the Ministry of Finance, has made an additional budgetary allocation of GH¢100 million to the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture. That, he said, was to enable the Ministry to carry out its planned programmes and help to address …

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Sunyani airport can’t operate safely without demolishing nearby buildings – Minister

Madam Justina Owusu-Banahene, the Bono Regional Minister has said the Sunyani airport cannot operate safely if they do not demolish encroached buildings around the area. According to her, houses have been built too closer to the airport which has been a major factor affecting the speedy completion of airport’s rehabilitation and …

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Ghana government says it’s satisfied with sensitivity, specificity of COVID-19 testing at KIA

After re-evaluated quality checks on COVID-19 testing at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), government is satisfied with the sensitivity and specificity of the testing regime there, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has said. He noted that all arriving passengers who tested positive (for COVID-19) would follow the laid down procedure …

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United Airlines resumes operations in Ghana

United Airlines on Saturday re-launched its passenger flight operations from Washington DC to Accra to deepen the bilateral relations between Ghana and the United States in the airline transportation industry. The first flight arrived on Saturday morning at 0808 hours at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra, one hour earlier …

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Ghanaians urged to show interest in heritage sites

Mr William Nsuiban Gmayi, Head of Communications, Ghana Museums and Monuments Board, has called on Ghanaians to be proud of and interested in managing and conserving local heritage sites. He said the management and conservation of these sites were a shared responsibility and that everyone had to be interested in …

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