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Intellectual Property owners to earn Royalties – Minister

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MoTAC) is set to roll out policies and structures that will ensure that intellectual property owners received royalties for their creative works, Mrs Barbara Oteng Gyasi, the sector Minister has announced. She said such initiatives would reduce the constant misunderstandings, strained relationships and …

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Effutuman celebrates Aboakyer Festival peacefully

Mr Kwamena Duncan, the Central Regional Minster, on Saturday said President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s Government was committed to ensuring a fair and equitable distribution of resources for the holistic development of the nation. “Let us continue to live in love and pray for the Government to work judiciously to …

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Family sues Boeing over death of couple in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

The family of a couple who died in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash enroute to Nairobi from Addis Ababa has sued the aircraft manufacturer Boeing. The couple medical doctor, Carlo Spini and his wife Gabriella Viciani a nurse, of the Arezzo Province of Italy, were killed in the crash …

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Tourism Ministry signs performance contract with Civil service

Mr Abdulai Yakubu, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has signed a performance agreement contract with the office of the Civil Service to ensure the Ministry lived up to its bidding. A statement from the Ministry to the Ghana News Agency disclosed that the contract …

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Ghana Civil Aviation Training Academy to train more paragliding pilots

The Minister of Tourism, Art and Culture, Mrs Barbara Oteng -Gyesi, has said the Ghana Civil Aviation Training Academy (GCATA) of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), would train more pilots for the aviation industry and the paragliding events in the country. She said, this would ensure that more Ghanaian …

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Applying for visa – the tricks and tips

Travelling to other countries, apart from being fun, can also be eye-opening. Encountering new cultures, people and experiencing different countries have the tendency to deepen one’s understanding of others and can facilitate mutual respect for all peoples. Different people, however, have different reasons for travelling – some to seek greener …

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Andalusia, the Spanish autonomous region hosting IFA GPC 2019

Andalusia, one of the large regions in Spain, will be hosting Messe Berlin’s IFA Global Press Conference (GPC) 2019 from April 25 to 28. The annual press event held ahead of the world’s largest consumer electronics fair held in Berlin in September every year, IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited will bring …

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CeCAST advocates institution of “Yaa Asantewaa Festival”

Centre for Cultural and African Studies (CeCAST) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has proposed the institution of a festival dubbed: ‘Yaa Asantewaa Festival’ in honour of the first female War General of the Ashanti Empire. “The Centre is hopeful that such a festival would help …

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Okyenhene calls for investment in Tourism sector

Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panyin, Paramount Chief of Akyem Abuakwa, has called for investment in the tourism sector since it has huge benefits for the economy and the environment as well. He said unlike mining, that destroys the environment and cause devastation to humans and water bodies, tourism preserves nature like …

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Chief Justice commissions Ancestral Heritage Museum 

Chief Justice, Mrs Sophia Akuffo, has commissioned the first ever Ancestral Heritage Museum, which houses the traditional antiquity of the Legendary Nana Kwasi Akuffo, the first paramount chief of Akuapem, from 1895 to 1907, and 1919 to 1927. The Ancestral Heritage Museum, christened: “Akuffo Descendants Tourism Project,” contains the mysterious …

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