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President places temporary ban on travel by government officials

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has placed a temporary ban on all foreign travels by government officials to minimize disruptions to “governments’ domestic work” The directive which excludes the Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Minister, affects all other ministers, their deputies, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives, as well as …

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Tourism Authority to organise Republic day cruise on Volta Lake

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) in the Volta Region in collaboration with the Kpando District Assembly is organizing a day’s fun trip on the Volta Lake. The cruise, which is scheduled for July 1, will begin from Kpando Torkor and end at the Agordeke beach, offering sightseers the opportunity to visit …

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Essikado launches 6th edition of Kuntum

The Essikado traditional Area on Tuesday launched the 6th edition of Kuntum festival of the chiefs and people of Ahanta and Nzema lands. Nana Kwesi Agyeman IX,   Omanhene of Lower Dixcove, said this year’s Kuntum festival looked forward to the active participation of the various traditional councils,  Chiefs and religious …

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Ghana Tourism Authority set for first women in tourism summit

The Ghana Tourism Authority in partnership with the African Tourist Partners, South Africa is set to organise the maiden edition of the Women in tourism summit at the Accra International Conference Centre on  June 21, 2018. The summit, the first ever in Ghana, would be on the theme: “Driving women empowerment …

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Tourism Ministry to construct 100 washrooms at beaches

Ministry of Tourism, Creative Arts and Culture is to construct about 100 units of washrooms at popular beaches across the country to ensure good sanitation at the sites. The Ministry is also engaging local sanitation task forces to promote and maintain “proper” sanitation at tourist sites and beach destinations, Madam …

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Wli waterfalls can be Ghana’s tourism haven – Afeku

Madam Catherine Afeku, Minister for Tourism Arts, Culture and Creative Arts has observed that Wli Waterfalls in the Hohoe Municipality could become Ghana’s tourism haven if resourced. She said dilapidated changing rooms, lack of rest stops,sanitary and recreational facilities had discouraged dedicated tourists to the Falls.   The Minister made the …

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Ghana Mission and Air Namibia to promote stronger ties

Air Namibia’s new route to the ECOWAS sub-region; Windhoek-Lagos-Accra was unveiled on Wednesday in Windhoek. The High Commissioner of the Republic of Ghana to Namibia, Ms. Elizabeth Salamatu Forgor was among the special guests at the event, which was also used as an information sharing platform for stakeholders and partners. …

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Ho Airport will be new route – GACL

Mr John Dekyem Attafuah, Managing Director, Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL), has said the Company was actively engaging airline and tour operators to develop the Ho Airport as a new route. “Air traffic develops and we think the Ho Airport has the potential to turn out to be one of …

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Nungua Homowo and website launched

The traditional authorities of Nungua have launched the annual Homowo (Kplejoo) Festival and a website dubbed: overlordofgadangme.org to serve as a platform where the youth can learn the history of the land. Gborbu Wulomo, Numo Borketey Laweh Tsuru XXXIII, the Overlord of Ga State, who launched the programmes, said the …

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Increased intra-African air connectivity will enable Africa grow – Minister

Ms Cecilia Abena Dapaah, the Minister of Aviation on Wednesday said increased intra-African air connectivity will enable Africa seize the opportunity for growth provided by its demographic and resources advantage. She said Africa with its 1.1 billion population, and China with a slightly higher population of 1.3 billion have a …

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