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China arrest 26 over Tang Dynasty relic thefts

Posted: August 20, 2018 at 12:08 am   /   Editor's Choice, Travel & Tour, World News

Chinese police have arrested 26 people suspected of stealing relics from an ancient burial site. The gang allegedly seized almost 650 objects, including gold and silver cutlery and jewellery, from the Dulan Tombs, which lie on the ancient Silk Road in northwest China. The stolen items date back to the 7th Century, the Chinese Ministry […]

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A FRENCH VILLAGE COMMITTED TO DECEPTION

Posted: August 13, 2018 at 3:23 am   /   Editor's Choice, Travel & Tour, World News

On a wind-scoured plateau in France’s Haute-Loire department stands a village teeming with secrets. Through an extraordinary campaign of nonviolent resistance during World War II, the residents of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon saved thousands of Jews from deportation and almost certain death. Today, a museum-memorial stands monument to their wartime courage, though many of their stories may […]

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Hippo bite kills Chinese tourist in Kenya

Posted: August 13, 2018 at 3:02 am   /   Editor's Choice, Travel & Tour, World News

A Chinese tourist has died after being bitten in the chest by a hippo he was trying to photograph in Kenya. Chang Ming Chuang, 66, was tracking the animal at a wildlife resort on Lake Naivasha, 90km (56 miles) north-west of the capital, Nairobi. A second Chinese tourist was injured in the attack. Six people […]

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO TO EMBARK ON A 7-DAY TOUR OF THREE NORTHERN REGIONS

Posted: July 18, 2018 at 8:17 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, Travel & Tour

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will from Thursday, 19th July, 2018, to Wednesday, 25th July, 2018, embark on a 7-day tour of the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions. This tour comes on the heels of the President’s recent 3-day tour of the Volta Region, having visited earlier in the […]

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO TO EMBARK ON A 7-DAY TOUR OF THREE NORTHERN REGIONS

Posted: July 18, 2018 at 7:26 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, Travel & Tour

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will from Thursday, 19th July, 2018, to Wednesday, 25th July, 2018, embark on a 7-day tour of the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions. This tour comes on the heels of the President’s recent 3-day tour of the Volta Region, having visited earlier in the […]

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO EMBARKS ON 3-DAY TOUR OF VOLTA REGION

Posted: July 9, 2018 at 10:35 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Travel & Tour

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will from Monday, 9th July, 2018, embark on a 3-day tour of the Volta Region. This tour of the Volta Region forms part of President Akufo-Addo’s ongoing nationwide tour, which has seen him visit, so far, the Brong Ahafo and Western Regions. The 3-day tour of […]

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Akufo-Addo bans ministers, other appointees from foreign travels

Posted: June 24, 2018 at 11:28 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Travel & Tour

President Nana Akufo-Addo has banned all ministers, deputy ministers, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) and heads of government agencies from foreign travels. It is unclear what may have prompted the new directive but a memo from the presidency said the ban was temporary. The memo, which was signed by the Chief of Staff, […]

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO ON 3-DAY TOUR OF WESTERN REGION

Posted: June 9, 2018 at 3:03 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, Travel & Tour

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will on Friday, 8th June, 2018, embark on a 3-day tour of the Western Region. This follows the completion of a similar tour undertaken in the Brong Ahafo Region by the President, from 18th May, 2018, to 20th May, 2018. Day one of the President’s tour […]

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Plane makes emergency landing after one passenger’s body odour makes others vomit and faint

Posted: June 6, 2018 at 9:24 am   /   Editor's Choice, Health, Travel & Tour

A plane was forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger’s “unbearable” body odour caused other holiday-makers around him to VOMIT and faint. The Transavia flight to the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria was forced to make an unexpected detour when travellers became distressed by the stench of a man who “smelt like […]

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Parliamentary Select Committee on Trade, Industry and Tourism review Paperless process

Posted: May 17, 2018 at 6:13 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Travel & Tour

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Trade, Industry and Tourism has visited the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority to ascertain how successful the paperless project has been at the Tema Port since its commencement on September 1, 2018. The visit was also to update committee members on issue surrounding the implementation of the project. The Director […]

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