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Winneba marks Aboakyire festival

The Central Regional Minister, Madam Ama Benyiwa-Doe has called on the people in Winneba to bury their differences and embrace peace towards the development of the area. She said it is only when there is peace that investors and other developers could invest in the area to better the lot …

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Hoteliers urged to make tourism viable sector

Mr Ebenezer Hammond, Western Regional Manager of the Ghana Tourists Board (GTB), has called on the members Ghana Hotels Association to support the promotion of tourism, which is a critical sector to Ghana’s development. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the second National Executive Council meeting of the Ghana Hotels …

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250 people partake in the Easter paragliding festival

A total of 250 people partook in this year’s Kwahu Easter paragliding festival, which ended on Monday at the Odweanoma Mountains at Atibie-Kwahu. Twenty-five foreign pilots flew the people from a height of over 2,000 feet above sea level on the Odweanoma mountains to the landing sight at Nkawkaw at …

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Invest in Boti Falls to meet international standards – Chief appeals to govt.

The Acting President of the Yilo Krobo Traditional Area, Nene Tetteh Odonkor Tuumeh, has appealed to the government to invest in the Boti Falls to help raise the standard of facilities at the place to international standards. This, he said, would turn the facility into a “gold mine” for the …

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2011 Paragliding festival ongoing at Kwahu

Ms Akua Sena Dansua, Minister of Tourism, is expected to perform the official opening ceremony of this year’s paragliding festival, at Kwahu Atibie, in the Eastern Region on Friday. About 32 pilots from seven countries including, Germany, USA, Switzerland and South Africa are expected to take part in event. A …

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Winneba Aboakyire committee launches programme for the festival

The Winneba Aboakyire Planning Committee on Tuesday launched the programme for the celebration of this year’s Aboakyire for the chiefs and people of the Effutu Traditional Area. Launching the festival Nana Kofi Takyi IV, Nifahene of Effutu Traditional Area and Chairman of the committee said the festival would start on …

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2011 Paragliding festival starts on Friday

Ms Akua Sena Dansua, Minister of Tourism, is expected to perform the official opening ceremony of this year’s paragliding festival, at Kwahu Atibie, in the Eastern Region on Friday. About 32 pilots from seven countries including, Germany, USA, Switzerland and South Africa are expected to take part in event. A …

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Amansie Kente Festival to begin

All is now set for the maiden “Amansie Kente Festival” to showcase the ingenuity and sophistication of local kente weavers in the Asante-Bekwai Municipality. Already, a showroom has opened at Bekwai, where various “kente” products and designs, are on display. The four-day event timed to coincide with the Easter celebration …

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Winneba youth appeal to government to ensure peace during Aboakyer

Leadership of the youth at Kwendrum, a densely populated community in Winneba have appealed to the Government to ensure peace and tranquility prevailed during this year’s celebration of Aboakyer Festival next month. They contended that government should endeavour to allow Neenyi Ghartey VII, Omanhene of Effutu Traditional Area to play …

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Kente Village Project to be established at Kensere

A Kente Village Project is being established at Kensere in the Asante-Bekwai Municipality as part of an initiative to create wealth and jobs, particularly for the youth in the area. It is the brainchild of the Member of Parliament, Mr Joe Osei-Wusu. A “Kente Festival” would be held at Akyeremade, …

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