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Vice President re-opens GH¢ 500,000.00 rehabilitated Kintampo Waterfalls

Posted: November 21, 2017 at 11:09 am   /   Editor's Choice, Science & Environment, Travel & Tour

By Nana Osei Kyeretwie, GNAKintampo (B/A), Nov. 20, GNA – Vice President Alhaji Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia has unveiled a plaque and cut a tape to signify the re-opening of the rehabilitated Kintampo Waterfalls in the Kintampo North Municipality of Brong-Ahafo Region. The waterfalls were closed down by a joint decision on Monday, March 20, 2017 […]

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Posted: November 16, 2017 at 12:09 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, Travel & Tour

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Tuesday, 14th November, 2017, for a 3-day official visit to Qatar. Whilst there, President Akufo-Addo, as co-Chair of the Group of Advocates of Eminent Persons of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, will attend the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), and deliver […]

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Railway budget to shrink by 36.87% in 2018 budget

Posted: November 15, 2017 at 12:22 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Travel & Tour

Budget allocation to the Ministry of Railways Development is to be reduced from GH¢518.42 million in the 2017 budget to GH¢327 million in 2018. The reduction represents 36.87 per cent, sources familiar with the contents have told the GRAPHIC Business. When confirmed, the reduction could affect the pace of development of the railway sector, which […]

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Zimbabwe renames its main airport after Mugabe

Posted: November 9, 2017 at 5:22 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Travel & Tour, World News

A ceremony was held on Thursday morning to officially renamed Zimbabwe’s main airport in the capital Harare after its president. The Harare International Airport – one of the biggest in the country, is now known as the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport. The event which saw the 93-year-old president unveil a plaque that said the […]

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Posted: November 8, 2017 at 4:05 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Relationship, Travel & Tour

A Qatar Airways flight had to make an emergency landing after a female passenger found out her husband was cheating on her mid-flight, reports the Hindustan Times. The unidentified Iranian woman reportedly used her husband’s fingerprint to unlock his phone while he was asleep, before becoming incensed by what she found on the device. Flight […]

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3 regions of the North least patronised by tourists – Report

Posted: October 30, 2017 at 12:09 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Travel & Tour

Domestic tourism was lowest in the three regions of the North of Ghana in 2015, a report by the Ghana Statistical Service has shown. Together, the Northern, Upper West and East regions controlled only 12.1 percent of domestic tourism as at 2015. As a result, industry watchers have appealed for intensified efforts to attract more […]

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Hotel closed down for planning sex party Source:

Posted: October 30, 2017 at 10:04 am   /   Editor's Choice, Travel & Tour

A hotel in Accra has been temporarily closed down by the Ghana Tourism Authority ahead of a planned sex party on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The weekend’s pornographic activities were explicitly advertised in circulated posters. The Naughty Rebels House Party promised patrons side attractions like ‘blow job, sex, dick massage, body massage and threesome [sex]’. […]

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President Akufo-Addo interacting with an exhibitor


Posted: October 29, 2017 at 3:16 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, Travel & Tour

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the vision of his Government is to establish Ghana both as an aviation hub within West Africa, and as the preferred destination of choice for travellers. Government, President Akufo-Addo added, hopes to achieve this by working with the private sector to offer modern, attractive air […]

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Asamoah Gyan obtains license to operate Baby Jet Airlines

Posted: October 26, 2017 at 2:52 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Sports, Travel & Tour

Black Stars captain, Asamoah Gyan, has obtained a license from the government of Ghana, to operate an airline in the country. The airline, Baby Jet Airlines,  is expected to commence operations soon. This was announced by President Akufo-Addo at the 2017 African Airshow at the Kotoka International Airport. Reports suggest that the company will commence […]

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High airfares hampering tourism industry in Africa – Bawumia

Posted: October 11, 2017 at 9:44 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Travel & Tour

Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has made a call to African countries to open their air space by reducing the taxes on inter-country flights within Africa to help boost tourism on the continent. He said high airfares was hampering the progress of the tourism industry on the continent Speaking at the first World Tourism Forum […]

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