RETIREMENT PACKAGE FOR FORMER ZIMBABWEAN PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE SHOCKS MANY.

RETIREMENT PACKAGE FOR FORMER ZIMBABWEAN PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE SHOCKS MANY. Five weeks after the former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was forced to resign, the new administration has announced his retirement package, which has left many tongues wagging. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the new President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced that the government has unveiled a new sendoff package for retired presidents, which will be fully funded by the public coffers. As the first beneficiary of the new package, 93-year-old Mugabe will get three luxury vehicles, including a Mercedes Benz S500 Series or any other sedan of the same class, an all-terrain station wagon, and a pickup van, all of which

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MEET THE CRYPTO OFFICERS: HOW THE INTERNET IS CONTROLLED BY 14 PEOPLE WITH SEVEN SECRET KEYS.

MEET THE CRYPTO OFFICERS: HOW THE INTERNET IS CONTROLLED BY 14 PEOPLE WITH SEVEN SECRET KEYS. Latest figures show 3.6 billion people use the worldwide web / Shutterstock. Global domain name systems are secured at highest levels by a handful of people. It sounds like something out of a Dan Brown book, but it isn’t: The whole internet is protected by seven highly protected keys in the hands of 14 people. They hold a historic ritual known as the Root Signing Ceremony. Recently,  the world got a good reminder about the importance of the organisation these people belong to. A good chunk of the internet went down for a while when hackers managed to throw so much traffic at a

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6 QUATES THAT WILL INSPIRE YOU TO TRAVEL THIS CHRISTMAS.

6 QUATES THAT WILL INSPIRE YOU TO TRAVEL THIS CHRISTMAS. Once again, the Christmas magic wand is upon us, and in our euphoria, we make plans to celebrate this year’s holiday albeit in a different way from the previous. Here are some quotes that will instigate you to travel. “Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!” Charles Dickens. The Christmas carols by family and friends gathered by the fireside. Clinging into each other with all unpleasant memories of the bygone

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MANHYIA PALACE (PHOTOS)

MANHYIA PALACE. (PHOTOS) MW Bro. Peter Geoffrey Lowndes visits HRM Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. Durbar held in honor of visiting delegation from Grand Lodge of England, led by MW Bro. Peter Lowndes and the entire lodge fraternity in Ghana as part of their tercentenary celebration.                           FOR ADVERTISED IN OUR WEBPAGE  CONTACT  ghanamediaworld@gmail.com  OR visit www.ghanamediaworld.com WE PUBLISHED 99% GHANA NEWS AND THE REST 1% IS FOR OUTSIDE WORLD NEWS, GHANA FIRST,PUBLISHED  YOUR OWN FIRST TO WIN BETTER FUTURE. DISCLAIMER: “The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not neccessarily reflect those

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JUMIA TARGETS 1M PRODUCTS IN 2018 TO BE YOUR ONLINE ONE-STOP-SHOP!.

JUMIA TARGETS 1M PRODUCTS IN 2018 TO BE YOUR ONLINE ONE-STOP-SHOP!. Nairobi, Kenya 20th December 2017: — Jumia Kenya has announced that it projects to grow its product category by 2X more next year to 1M, to position the company as the only online one-stop-shop in Africa. This follows the recent success of Black Friday event which saw the company attract an all-time high 10M customers to the platform over the course of the campaign. The annual sales event, which was initiated in Kenya in 2015 by Jumia continues to remain the largest online shopping event of the year. “This year’s Black Friday has broken all records across all our business ventures despite the challenging business

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GHANA FIRST FEMALE UBER DRIVER MAKES IT SEVEN CARS AND COUNTING.

GHANA FIRST FEMALE UBER DRIVER MAKES IT SEVEN CARS AND COUNTING. Today, all over the world, women have been empowered to attain their full potential and explore areas that bring them comfort, reveal their strength and contribute to the economy of the nation they find themselves in. Meet Bernie-Asher Makafui Grey, Ghana’s first female Uber driver, or Uber businesswoman, if you like. With a fleet of seven cars, she is not taking the whole Uber thing lightly at all. Having previously worked at Stanbic Bank, Millicom Ghana Limited and K-net, one would wonder why this enterprising young woman has not sought the ‘finer’ jobs of life, as it were, in

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STRENGTHENING CULTURAL TOURISM FOR THE SDGS.

STRENGTHENING CULTURAL TOURISM FOR THE SDGS. The rapid growth of cultural tourism is undeniably evident, and this, according to the UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai, “comes with increased responsibility to protect our cultural and natural assets, the very foundation of our societies and our civilizations”. Major stakeholders at the just concluded 2nd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture Muscat, held in the capital city of the Sultanate of Oman on 11th-12th December 2017, reaffirmed to build and strengthen partnerships between the tourism and culture sectors and enhance their role in the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This, under the Muscat Declaration on Tourism and Culture: Fostering Sustainable Development. 1.

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THE CORONATION OF THE TRANSITION FROM THE GIRL TO THE WOMAN!.

THE CORONATION OF THE TRANSITION FROM THE GIRL TO THE WOMAN!. Ghana – Social: In our countries, we have forgotten how important it is for a girl or a boy to become an adult. Yes, we forgot to make it a party. This is why I would like to show you some photographs of Mr. Anthony Pappone . Photos taken in Ghana during the Dipo, in the hills of the Krobo tribe (which takes place every year in April) At the beginning of the ceremony, each woman enters a house where clothes are waiting for her. Once adorned with their new finery, the girls’ heads are shaven and all wash in the river so that

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13 AMAZING PHOTOS OF ASANTEHEMAA’S FUNERAL THAT SHOW THE RICH ASHANTI CULTURE.

13 AMAZING PPHOTOS OF ASANTEHEMAA’S FUNERAL THAT SHOW THE RICH ASHANTI CULTURE. Asantehemaa, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II, died at the age of 111. The final funeral rites of the late Asantehemaa, Nana Afia Serwaa Kobi Ampen II, who died in December 2016, is being held between December 1 and December 11, 2017, in the Ashanti Region. Ghanaians from all walks of life have thronged the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region, to pay their last respect to the late Queenmother of the Ashante Kingdom. Check out these amazing pictures from the event. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. BY: KWADWO SHELDON.

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TOURISM’S PROMINENCE GROWS, AS AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS POSITION THE SECTOR IN THEIR AGENDA.

TOURISM’S PROMINENCE GROWS, AS AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS POSITION THE SECTOR IN THEIR AGENDA. The tourism sector in Africa, which according to UNWTO saw an 8% increase in international arrivals in 2016, is progressively becoming prominent largely due to the increased commitment from governments. Possessing massive potential to foster positive change and transformation, it is timely that most heads of states and governments are seeing the urgency to prioritize the sector now directly accounting for 10.2% of the world’s GDP (US$2.3 trillion). Following Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directive after taking the oath of office for the second term on the 28th of November, 2017, Africans visiting the country will henceforth receive a

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CAPITALIZING ON THE HEALTH-CONSCIOUS TRAVELER.

CAPITALIZING ON THE HEALTH-CONSCIOUS TRAVELER. The year is ending on a high note, with most people checking off their lists for the achieved and not so well-done objectives set in January. On top of a majority’s list is in aspects of lifestyle, from eating healthy to staying fit. This is where the health and wellness tourism come in, a market estimated to grow to over $675 billion by end of 2017. To capitalize on the health-conscious guests (both primary and secondary) with a high spending power, players in the hospitality sector have alleviated their offerings; from the simple in-room yoga mats to the state of the art workout facilities. In

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