DATA PROTECTION LAW: LIST OF OFFENDING COMPANIES RELEASED

DATA PROTECTION LAW: LIST OF OFFENDING COMPANIES RELEASED. British Airways, African Regent Hotel and Royal Senchi Hotel are among some of the top companies to have flouted the laws of the Data Protection Commission (DPC). The companies are among over 100 data collectors published by the Data Protection Commission with the objective of naming and shaming them. The Executive Director of the Data Commission Teki Akuetteh Falconer at a press conference early this month said the commission would follow the publication with the arrest of the offending data collectors and ensure their subsequent arraignment. The Data Protection Act 2012 (Act 843) mandates all entities whether public, private, local or international




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BEST CONFERENCING FACILITIES IN AFRICA 2017

BEST CONFERENCING FACILITIES IN AFRICA 2017. The Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE) industry is booming in Africa, with countries investing millions of dollars to construct or renovate existing conference facilities. This is largely influenced by the recognition of the continent as a preferred tourist destination, not only for leisure but also for business. The just concluded Meetings Africa Conference that brought together business events representatives from across Africa, is rather a stamp on the continent as the best place to hold conferences and meetings in 2017. Here are five of Africa’s best conference centers for your next event, both international and domestic (in no particular order). Located in Kenya’s




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4 COUNTRIES WITH THE BEST HEALTHCARE IN THE WORLD

4 COUNTRIES WITH THE BEST HEALTHCARE IN THE WORLD. One of the main concerns of any person looking to retire overseas is the quality of healthcare. Is it possible to get medical treatment as good as what’s available in the U.S. and Canada? The answer…a resounding yes. Sometimes it’s even better than what’s on offer at home, and at a more affordable price too. Measuring the quality of healthcare is difficult, and it’s hard to put a number on it. We can, however, put a number on the price of medical procedures. And these costs (as well as quality) helped us score each of the 24 countries in the healthcare




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WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN PROMOTING ACCESSIBLE TOURISM

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN PROMOTING ACCESSIBLE TOURISM. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 1 billion people (15% of the world’s population) live with some sort of disability. In relation to this, UNWTO is convinced that as part of responsible and sustainable tourism policy, accessibility for all to tourist facilities, services and products is vital. It is about creating environments that cater for all our needs, be it financial, mental or physical; whether short or long term. This also includes all genders and ages from the young children to the youth, middle aged and even those in their ripe ages. We all have that globetrotter spirit in us




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(VIDEO)HE BURNS COFFEE GROUNDS IN HIS BACKYARD. THE REASON? MOSQUITOS AND OTHER INSECTS RUN AWAY,GENIUS!!..

HE BURNS COFFEE GROUNDS IN HIS BACKYARD. THE REASON? MOSQUITOS AND OTHER INSECTS RUN AWAY,GENIUS!!.. Mosquitos suck. Literally. They can turn the most relaxed of backyard barbecues into a frenzy of swatting and knee-slapping. And then there are allergies and serious viruses like Zika that can be transmitted by the annoying little buggers. But you know what sucks even more than mosquitos? Some of the commercial repellants that’ll suck your wallet empty over the summer season, especially if you’re the outdoorsy type. Commercial repellants also tend to have more than a few harmful effects that arise from breathing them in. The solution? Believe it or not, coffee grounds! The Environmental Protection Agency




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TOP 6 MOST REWARDING HOSPITALITY DEGREE PROGRAMS

TOP 6 MOST REWARDING HOSPITALITY DEGREE PROGRAMS. The hospitality industry is always under close pursuit by job seekers due to the numerous opportunities it presents; in hotels, restaurants, resorts, casinos and theme parks among other related institutions. With an increasingly booming tourism sector the world over, the hospitality sector which goes hand in hand with the former continues to attract major attention; even from education institutions that go a long way in equipping entrants of the job market. Besides the high possibilities of successful careers, graduates of these hospitality degree programs listed by Jumia Travel are also presented with rewarding chances of self employment; making them all worth a try.




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THIS AMAZING NEW MUSEUM IN WASHINGTON DC WAS DESIGNED BY A GHANAIAN ARCHITECT

THIS AMAZING NEW MUSEUM IN WASHINGTON DC WAS DESIGNED BY A GHANAIAN ARCHITECT. This is David Adjaye. A British-based Ghanaian architect.   Adjaye is a world-renowned architect born in Tanzania to a Ghanaian diplomat father He later moved to London at the age of nine. Adjaye is a graduate of the Royal College of Art. Photo: Smithsonian   Some of his other important works include the design of two public libraries in Washington and the design of homes for celebrities like Alexander McQueen and Ewan McGregor. Photo: Smithsonian   In 2009, Adjaye led a design team that included Philip Freelon (founder of the North Carolina-based Freelon Group) and the late




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FROM LIVER TRANSPLANTS TO BRAIN SURGERIES, THESE ARE THE 5 HIGHEST RISK OPERATIONS

FROM LIVER TRANSPLANTS TO BRAIN SURGERIES, THESE ARE THE 5 HIGHEST RISK OPERATIONS. Brain surgery might be the most complicated and risky surgery, next to liver transplants, intestine transplants, and open heart surgery. All surgeries inherently pose some risk, which is why many people are often nervous before going under the knife. But some surgeries in particular are especially dangerous, due to sensitive organs or complex procedures. In general, any procedures that are considered “invasive” can be risky. This could involve anything that involves a skin incision, anesthesia, biopsies, or endoscopies (such as colonoscopies or bronchoscopies), among other things. Complications during surgery can arise from anesthesia problems; for example, a




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ASSEMBLY TO DEMOLISH STRUCTURES NEAR LAKE BOSOMTWE

ASSEMBLY TO DEMOLISH STRUCTURES NEAR LAKE BOSOMTWE … Illegal buildings and other structures along the shores of Lake Bosomtwe will be demolished with effect from next month.  The decision of the Bosomtwe District Assembly follows encroachment on the shores of the natural lake by private estate developers and business owners. The District Chief Executive for Bosomtwe, Madam Veronica Antwi-Adjei, who made this known, said the assembly was not going to allow developers to go against the assembly’s bye-laws by building recklessly on the lake , which is a tourism site and in the event make the lake less attractive. The DCE disclosed this to the Daily Graphic at Obbu, a




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WHY DO PEOPLE TRAVEL FOR MEDICAL TREAMENTS

Why do people Travel for Medical Treatments Why do people Travel for Medical Treatments These days, a growing number of people are discovering the benefits of medical tourism. In the USA and throughout the Western world, it is becoming common knowledge that medical tourism offers a cheaper option for receiving medical treatment without compromising on quality. This article will outline the benefits and advantages of medical tourism, the reasons why people go abroad for treatment and basically, what medical tourism is all about. Medical Tourism at a Glance In general, medical tourism is the act of going overseas to obtain medical, cosmetic or dental treatment in another country. Medical tourism




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