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  1. Stanbic Bank Launches Achiever BankingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ghanamma.com

    Nana Dwemoh Benneh with CEO of Stanbic Bank, Alhassan Andani and Hannah Annobil Acquah launching the scheme at Alisa Hotel Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited, a leading financial institution, has launched its latest saving scheme dubbed, 'Achiever Banking' for the domestic market. The scheme is a digitally-led customer value preposition tailor-made to meet the needs of the success-driven young professionals and middle-class, as they aim to reach the top of the corporate ladder.

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  2. Madina: Woman Begging With her Twins to Appease the SpiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Ghanamma.com

    Children are a blessing from God and it is the dream of every parent to have them. Even more exciting to most parents is when they give birth to twins.

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  3. Emancipation Day celebration launched in Cape CoastRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Ghanamma.com

    Cape Coast , July 17, GNA - The 18th Celebration of the Emancipation Day has been launched in Cape Coast with a call on Ghanaians especially the youth, to hold in high esteem the nation's cultural and traditional values. The colourful event, which drew chiefs, Africans in the Diaspora, government officials, Tourism and Creative Arts practitioners, Actors Guild, Tourism Trade Association and senior high school students in the Cape Coast metropolis to the Centre for National Culture premises in Cape Coast, was on the theme: "Our Heritage, Our Strength," with the sub-theme: "Empowering Our Youth through Pan African Culture."

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  4. Airport Company Boss Wins Aviation AwardRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Ghanamma.com

    The Chief Executive of Ghana Airport Company Limited, Charles Asare, has been nominated for Aviation Personality of the Year award at this year's Balafon awards ceremony to be held in Accra on Friday, July 15 2016. The awards ceremony, which is part of the Accra Weizo event, will take place at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel and is expected to attract many stakeholders in the aviation and tourism sectors in Ghana and West Africa as a whole.

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  5. GHATOF Launches Ghana Tourism Hall of FameRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Ghanamma.com

    The Ghana Tourism Federation has opened nominations for the 'Ghana Tourism Hall of Fame' which was launched in Accra on Thursday. Meant to be organised every two years, the award is to encourage innovativeness, professionalism and high standards among practitioners in the tourism sector.

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  6. Kiwi connections in faraway placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Nelson Mail

    On the plane from Nelson to Auckland, the first leg of my journey back to Ghana two weeks ago, I nearly cried. It wasn't because I'd just said goodbye to my family, as sad as that was; it was something a passenger said.

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  7. Tourists shun Ghana's 5-star hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Ghanamma.com

    A new report conducted by international online hotel booking company, JOVAGO has revealed that visitors who come to Ghana for tourism purposes do not search and patronize 5-star rated hotels. The report, which is titled "Hospitality Report Ghana 2015" stated that even though there are only three 5-star hotels in the country , and all in Accra, tourists normally search for 2-star hotels which must be affordable and meet international standards.

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  8. Ghanaians consume more alcohol to get over economic hardship - NielsenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Ghanamma.com

    Despite the slowdown of the Ghanaian economy, there seem to be an increase in volume of sales of alcoholic beverages as consumers shift their spending to discretionary items. He argues that most Ghanaians at the peak of the economic challenges resorted to alcohol as a way of dealing with their economic challenge.

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  9. Tourism rakes in GHC10.5bn in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Ghanamma.com

    Figures released by international online hotel booking company, JOVAGO has indicated that the total contribution of Travel and Tourism to the GDP was around GHC 10.5 billion in 2015, representing 7.8% of the GDP. Directly, the industry contributed GHS4.5 billion in 2015, representing 3.3% of total GDP.

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  10. In Ghana, President Mukherjee calls for UN reformsRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Accra , June 13 : President Pranab Muhkherjee on Monday said the United Nations should be reformed to keep pace with world developments and pitched for India's candidature for permanent seat on the Security Council. He said it was so because with India's size and civilizational depth, the country cannot remain to "be watching from the sidelines as the Security Council dispenses solutions to global issues".

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  11. 81% of Accra hotels without websitesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    About 81% of hotels based in Accra do not have websites or active social media platforms, according to a research conducted by GN Research. Out of a total of almost 500 hotels located in the Greater Accra region, only 93 hotels have functional websites, of which 51 hotels regularly update their websites.

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  12. Meet Akua Boatenmaa; Ghana's fast rising female photographerRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    Photography over the years has been male dominated but in the past few years, some women have tried to defy the norm. One of such is Akua Boatenmaa Adjei, Chief Executive Director of Akiboat Impressions.

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  13. Ghana: Govt Called Upon to Save Historical SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Hundreds of thousands of tourists visit Ghana every year. But experts warn that revenue from tourism could suffer if attractions are neglected.

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  14. Women commercial drivers hit the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    Having been involved in a motor accident, she developed a sudden phobia for riding in a vehicle. Interestingly, to exorcise that phobia, she decided to enrol in a driving school to learn the rudiments of driving.

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  15. Visa on arrival would boost Tourism - MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare has described government's decision to issue visa on arrival to citizens of the African Union as an opportunity to boost investments in the country. Ghana is to start issuing visa on arrival to citizens of all 54 AU member countries from July 2016.

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  16. Try me also and see, and the alarums of our 59th birthdayRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    ''This is arguably the best choreographed Independence celebration I have seen for a long time. Richer on culture.'

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  17. Salvaging a heritageRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    Nat Nuno Amarteifio and Joe Osae Addo are two architects who have embarked upon a rare mission in Accra and beyond. They want to protect the heritage of the city to which they belong spiritually and physically and what better way to do this than embark on a project to present the history of the city in simple and therefore comprehensible manner to both the sophisticated minds and otherwise.

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  18. Airtel Premier to reward 2nd batch of Love Promotion WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    Airtel Premier, a sub-brand of Ghana's fastest growing telecommunications company and Airtel Rewardz, the leading loyalty reward programme in the telecommunication industry continue to reward loyal customers as part of the ongoing "In the Name of Love" promotion. The company announced that 52 customers including their spouses and loved ones have been treated to exclusive romantic dinners, serenaded by live band music performances.

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  19. Funds needed for female blind sports team to AlgeriaRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    The Ghana Blind Union the internationally recognized organization of the blind has made progress in its operations over the years by running an eye clinic in Accra , selling consumables for the blind and promoting various projects through its members across the country. Through its youth and sports wings, the union has for some time now been participating in national and international games with tremendous success.

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  20. Invest in tourism to save economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    The Chairman of Alisa Hotels and 2015 Best Hotelier award-winner Kwame Ofosu Bamfo has urged business owners in the tourism industry to continually invest in their facilities so as to help speed up Ghana's tourism development drive. "If properly packaged and presented, tourism can save Ghana's economy from the numerous challenges it currently faces, as has happened in many industrialised as well as developing countries," he pointed out.

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