EATP: PUSHING EAST AFRICA’S TOURISM AGENDA

EATP: PUSHING EAST AFRICA’S TOURISM AGENDA. Cross border movement across the East African region has realized an average year on year growth of 2% since 2014. This is according to the East African Tourism Platform, which while marking 5 years of existence, notes that in 2015 the number of regional tourist arrivals from within the EAC member states was approximately 852,000 representing 65% of tourism arrivals. This is chiefly attributed to the single tourist visa. More than 10,000 EATVs valued at US$ 1.5 Million have been sold in Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda. “We have played a critical role in the pursuance of a Single Destination Brand Showcasing East Africa as

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FROM NOW ON ‘DESK STEALERS’ WILL REGRET LOOTING STATE CASH

FROM NOW ON ‘DESK STEALERS’ WILL REGRET LOOTING STATE CASH. Those of you in Ghana, especially, the up and coming civil and public servants and contractors in Accra and the Regions must be cautious from now on, as you perform your duties. If you are hardworking out there, young or nearing retirement in any government outfit I wish to caution you that any slip in handling your office cash can land you in trouble. Listen to the advice on morality from your Imams, parents and pastors of good standing and with the right character on this issue. Please safeguard your hard earned reputation and family name. Don’t join any small

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DR MAHAMUDU BAWUMIA SHARE HIS THOUGHTS ON NATIONAL VALUES AT THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CIVIC EDUCATION (NCCE)’S NATIONAL DIALOGUE ON FACEBOOK (PHOTOS)

DR MAHAMUDU BAWUMIA SHARE HIS THOUGHTS ON NATIONAL VALUES AT THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR CIVIC EDUCATION (NCCE)’S NATIONAL DIALOGUE ON FACEBOOK (PHOTOS). The vice president of Ghana Dr mahamudu Bawumia thought on facebook which was said by himself, This morning, I shared my thoughts on national values at the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)’s National Dialogue, which was under the theme “Restoring The Ghanaian Identity: Our Values, Our Passion”. The event was held at the National Theatre, Accra. PHOTOS;                             CREDIT BY: GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM DISCLAIMER: “The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and

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SNAPCHAT IS STRUGGLING TO GET MARKETERS INTERESTED

SNAPCHAT IS STRUGGLING TO GET MARKETERS INTERESTED. Snap has more than its share of skeptics and critics. And if its stock price is any indication — Snap shares are now trading near their IPO price — it’s not come close to quieting them. One group Snap is still working to court is the marketing industry. A mere 7% of marketers said they used Snapchat in the first quarter of 2017, according to a recent Social Media Examiner survey charted for us by Statista. That leaves Snap far behind Facebook, its mortal enemy, which was used by 94% of marketers. But then again, everyone tends to trail Facebook. Perhaps more tellingly, other less successful social networks like Twitter and

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GIS GRABS FOUR SUSPECTS FOR TRAFICKING

GIS GRABS FOUR SUSPECTS FOR TRAFICKING. Accra, June 15, GNA – The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has intercepted 44 Ghanaian teenage girls at the Aflao and the Segbe Border Post in the Volta Region enroute to Saudi Arabia to be employed as house helps through Togo, Benin and Nigeria. An official statement to Senior Inspector Gifty Amgborme, GIS Public Affairs Department, two of the suspected traffickers are Ghanaians and the other two are drivers (Nigerians) who were accompanying the victims and attempting to traffic the girls are in the custody of the GIS helping in investigations for prosecution. She said preliminary investigations indicated that, the suspected traffickers promised the girls

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