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2013 Oguaa Fetu Afahye launched

The Central Regional Minister, Mr. Samuel Sarpong has advised the youth in the region to seize available opportunities to upgrade their knowledge and skills to meet the required standards for job placement. He said Government was putting in place the necessary structures to create the congenial socio-economic environment for individuals …

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Ghana must take cue from China, Japan in packaging its culture – Minister

The Western Regional Minister, Mr. Ebenezer Kwadwo Teye Addo, has underscored the need for traditional authorities to package festivals and other cultural practices to suit the development agenda of the country. He said countries such as Japan, China, Singapore, Malaysia and other Asian countries developed their respective economies through packaging …

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Accra launches 2013 Kente festival

A national identity and national pride awakening programme dubbed the Kentefest’13 was on Friday launched in Accra. The festival, which is slated for Mid-September this year, was initiated by Queen Asabia Cropper and her bother the “Kenteman”, both renowned Ghanaian musicians currently based in the USA. It is envisaged that …

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DCE wants Ministry to develop tourist sites in Fanteakwa

Mr Abass Fuseini Sbaabe, the Fanteakwa District Chief Executive (DCE), has appealed to the Ministry of Tourism to help develop some tourist sites in the area. He said the District was endowed with a number of tourist attractions and the Assembly will need help from the Ministry to “fast track” …

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Ghanaian hotels import beef, vegetables from other countries

The importance of the hotel industry to Ghana’s tourism sector cannot be overemphasized but, it appears there isn’t much being done to strengthen the ancillary industries that support the hotel sector in the country. As compared to other countries, hotels in Ghana are reportedly expensive, and running a hotel business …

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Abiriw waterfalls should become tourist sites – MP

Mr Dan Botwe, Member of Parliament for Okere in the Eastern Region, has called on the Ministry of Tourism to resource the Tourist Development Authority, to be able to expand tourist sites in the country. He said this would create jobs for the youth and prevent them from travelling to …

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Flemingo International opens another sales outlet in Ghana

Flemingo, a global travel retail company with presence in Africa, Asia and Europe, has opened another duty free sales outlet in Accra, signalling soaring confidence in Ghana’s economy. This brings to three the number of its branches since establishing a foothold in the country, five years ago. A press release …

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Rwandair begins Kigali-Accra route

The national carrier of Rwanda, Rwandair has began commercial flight operations from Kigali to Accra, Ghana. The commencement of Rwandair is expected to link Accra to the whole of East Africa as the airline operates international flights to Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Tanzania. “Our target is to connect Africa with …

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Tourism Minister launches Africa Hospitality show

Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has called on players in the hospitality industry to partner with her Ministry to ensure sustained growth of the tourism sector in Ghana. She said government recognises the potential of the hospitality industry in shaping and reinforcing the country’s economic …

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