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Tourism Ministry initiates dance classes for city workers

Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu Adjare, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has called on workers to develop healthy lifestyles by joining the dance classes initiated at the National Theatre. She said this during the launch of a programme dubbed “Dance the Stress Away”, created by her Ministry for workers in …

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Ghana plans to woo more airlines into country

Air Commodore Kwame Mamphey (Rtd), Director-General of  Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has revealed that Ghana is poised to sign more bilateral agreements at the 6th ICAO Air Services Negotiation Conference (ICAN 2013). He said Ghana is expecting to renew and sign new bilateral and multilateral agreements with other countries …

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PANAFEST to help dismantle colonialism – Minister

Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, Minister  of  Tourism, Culture and the Creative Arts, has noted that  PANAFEST  and Emancipation Day commemoration, has set the tone for Africans to dismantle all forms of colonialism and neo-colonialism. She said Africans both on the continent and beyond have to work harder to dismantle all forms …

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Two-star hotel closed down in Ghana for not paying taxes

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has closed down Chesville Hotel Limited, a two-star-hotel at Fiapre near Sunyani for non payment of tax amounting to GH¢50,775 since last year. Mr Peter Danso Kyeremateng, Head of Small Tax Payer Office of GRA in Sunyani, who made this known to Ghana News Agency …

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Kumasi Zoo upgrades facilities to attract more tourists

A ceremony to mark the official commencement of work on a GH¢190,000.00 restaurant with car park and a landscape, at the Kumasi Zoological Gardens has been performed. The project is a joint venture by the Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission and Bentronic Productions, an agro-chemical company. It is expected …

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Ghana seeks UNESCO help to develop heritage sites

President John Dramani Mahama on Monday called for a closer collaboration between Ghana and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to harness the tourism potentials of the country. He said sites such as; the Osu, Cape Coast and Elmina Castles, the Larabagna mosque and the Salaga Slaves …

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Royal Jordanian targets Muslims on new route to Accra, Lagos

Targeting Muslim passengers, Jordan’s national carrier, Royal Jordanian today July 3, 2013 opened a new route from its capital Amman to Accra and Lagos in West Africa. The new additions will raise the number of the airline’s destinations to 61 spanned over four continents. Royal Jordanian in a statement said …

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Ethiopian airlines connects West Africa and Brazil with Boeing Dreamliner

Ethiopian airlines has started a three-times per week flight operations connecting West Africa and Brazil with its Boeing 787 Dreamliner. According to Ethiopian airlines, it is using Togo’s capital Lomé to fly passengers to Brazilian cities Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro which will bring the number of its international …

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Developing tourism will increase Ghana’s GDP – Minister

Mr Alfred Ekow Gyan, Deputy Western Regional Minister, on Tuesday said there was the need to further develop tourism to enable the industry to  increase its contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). He stated this in an address at the Western Regional Media launch of the 2013 National Tourism …

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Tourism Ministry holds Ghana’s maiden carnival

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts in its bid to boost tourism in Ghana at the weekend organised Ghana’s maiden edition of street carnival in Accra. The carnival, which was interlaced with cultural displays and food bazaar from all the ten regions of Ghana, was under the theme: …

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