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Ga-Dangme Community in UK to celebrate joint Homowo

The GaDangme Community in the United Kingdom (UK) would organize a joint Homowo Festival to emphasise the spirit of unity. A statement issued to GNA in Accra on Monday said the decision taken over six months ago was even more poignant given the recent situation in Accra where a raging …

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Ghana adopts $50m master-plan for aviation industry for next 20 years

Ghana has adopted a master plan for the aviation industry for the next 20 years, officials say. The plan involves the expansion of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), upgrading of security equipment and facilities, increase in capacity, upgrading the Tamale airport as an alternative to KIA, among others. The government …

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Kumasi Zoo generates over GH¢100,000 as revenue

The Kumasi Zoological Garden saw an appreciable rise in revenue in year 2010 despite the decline in the number of visitors, Mr Festus Agya-Yao, the Manager, has said. It realized GH¢110,746.000 as against GH¢79, 126.000 in 2009. He was briefing members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Lands and Natural …

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Africans in Diaspora asked to participate in impending festival

Mr Samuel Sarpong, Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), has asked Africans in the Diaspora to endeavour to participate in the upcoming Kumasi International Black Arts and Cultural Festival (KIBAC), scheduled for November 20-27, this year, in the Metropolis. He said the festival would expose them to the rich cultural heritage, …

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New conspiracy to recolonise Africa in the name of democracy – Prof. Awoonor

The Chairman of the Council of State, Professor Kofi Awoonor, on Wednesday lamented that the African continent was in crisis and that there was a new conspiracy to “recolonize it in the name democracy”. He said the recoloniazation agenda of today was similar to the earlier colonization of Africa where …

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Use PANAFEST to defeat modern forms of slavery in Africa – Mahama

Vice President John Mahama, has called on African leaders and people of African descent in the Diaspora, to use the celebration of PANAFEST and Emancipation Day to defeat modern day slavery that is confronting Africa today. He said the celebration should not only be used to create doors of rebirth …

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Book on bird guide for Ghana launched

A book on bird guide for Ghana was on Friday launched with a call on the public to preserve birds. The 352-page book titled “Birds of Ghana” is aimed at educating the public on the need to desist from harming domestic birds that can source of tourism and attract investors. …

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Dr. Anyah urges attention to health tourism in Ghana

Dr. Felix Anyah, Executive Chairman, Holy Trinity Medical Centre & Holy Trinity SPA & Health Farm, is calling on the government and industry players to pay attention to health tourism, a fast growing product in Ghana’s tourism sector. Dr Anyah observes that Ghana has several advantages in health tourism saying …

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