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UNESCO urges Tourism Ministry to promote Ghana abroad

The Ministry of Tourism has been asked to equip Ghana’s missions abroad with books and graphical pictures of the country, to enable them to promote the country’s tourist potentials. This will ensure the influx of tourists thereby increasing the foreign exchange of the country for socio-economic development. Mr Tirso Dos …

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UNESCO to launch pictorial book on Ghana’s rich cultural heritage

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) will today May 28, 2012 launch a captivating 108-page full-colour pictorial book showcasing the Ghana’s rich cultural and heritage as well history. The publication titled “A Panorama of Ghana’s Heritage” will be launched in Accra. The publication, according to the UN …

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Accra beaches witness low turnout on AU holiday

Beaches in Greater Accra on African Union Day witnessed a low turnout with some presence of security personnel to ensure peace and safety among holiday merry makers. As at 1500 hours when the Ghana News Agency (GNA) visited some popular beaches like the Labadi Beach and the Accra Beach near …

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2012 Fetu Afahye launched

The Omanhene of Oguaa, Osabarima Kwesi Atta II, on Thursday launched this year’s annual Oguaa Fetu Afahye celebration on the theme: “The Asafo (Warriors) Companies, the past, the present and the future.” The week-long festival would be celebrated in the first week of September. The Omanhen who addressed chiefs, queen …

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Achimota forest to be developed into ecological park

The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources (MLNR) on Thursday said the Achimota Forest Reserve would be developed into an ecological theme park to secure the forest from further encroachment. This would generate revenue and create jobs through eco-tourism development, Professor Bruce Kofi Banoeng-Yakubo, Chief Director at MLNR, said in …

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First African Culture and Wellness Festival launched

The first annual International African Culture and Wellness Festival, to be held in Ghana this year was launched at Elmina in the Central Region on Wednesday. The four-day festival which is scheduled to take place from August 9 to 12, 2012 at Elmina is on the theme: “Building a global …

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Museums now centre for promoting sustainable development – Director

Museums are no longer places where ancient remains are kept but an institution for discovery and promotion of sustainable development, Mr Alex K. Okpei, Volta Regional Director of the Museums and Monuments Board has noted. He was speaking at the regional celebration of International Museums Day in Ho on the …

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Ho poised to become garden city

The Volta Regional office of the Department of Parks and Gardens is upgrading its seedlings and developing new plants towards the beautification of the Ho Municipality. Ms Janet Oboni, Regional Director, who made this known in an interview with the GNA on Monday, said  the beautification would focus on roundabouts …

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Tourism Minister inspects burnt Dodi Princess

Ms Akua Sena Dansua, Minister of Tourism, has expressed government’s commitment to facilitate projects and programmes to boost the tourism industry. She said the ministry would collaborate with foreign investors to invest massively in the tourism industry which lacks support from corporate Ghana. Ms Akua Sena Dansua made this known …

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MTN Mobile Money can be used to purchase airline tickets on Starbow

Mobile provider, MTN Ghana says it has expanded its Mobile Money service, making it possible for passengers of domestic airline, Starbow to purchase air tickets with the service. MTN announced the service expansion during a meeting with journalists in Ho, in the Volta region, a press release issued by the …

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