JUMIA TRAVEL LAUNCHES: ‘HOSPITALITY REPORT’ TO HELP BOOST TOURISM SECTOR

JUMIA TRAVEL LAUNCHES: ‘HOSPITALITY REPORT’ TO HELP BOOST TOURISM SECTOR. Jumia Travel, Africa’s leading online hotel booking website has launched its Hospitality Report for Ghana to help Tourism & Hospitality in the country. “Being Africa’s leading online travel agent brings an added responsibility to provide the best services at the most unbeatable rates. In a country which is renowned to be a pacesetter in many facets of Africa’s developing economy, Ghana is a great part of our overall contribution to African development particularly in Tourism and Hospitality. Ghana has great potential in Tourism & Hospitality and we are devoted in using the internet and technology to grow the industry and




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HOSPITALITY REPORT FOR GHANA LAUNCHED

HOSPITALITY REPORT FOR GHANA LAUNCHED. Jumia Travel, Africa’s leading online hotel booking website has outdoored it’s Hospitality Report for Ghana at an event in Accra. “Being Africa’s leading online travel agent brings an added responsibility to provide the best services at the most unbeatable rates. In a country which is renowned to be a pacesetter in many facets of Africa’s developing economy, Ghana is a great part of our overall contribution to African development particularly in Tourism and Hospitality. Ghana has great potential in Tourism & Hospitality and we are devoted in using the internet and technology to grow the industry and impact lives’’ – Paul Midy – CEO Jumia




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FACEBOOK AND TWITTER ARE BEING USED TO MANIPULATE PUBLIC OPINION – REPORT

FACEBOOK AND TWITTER ARE BEING USED TO MANIPULATE PUBLIC OPINION – REPORT. Propaganda on social media is being used to manipulate public opinion around the world, a new set of studies from the University of Oxford has revealed. From Russia, where around 45% of highly active Twitter accounts are bots, to Taiwan, where a campaign against President Tsai Ing-wen involved thousands of heavily co-ordinated – but not fully automated – accounts sharing Chinese mainland propaganda, the studies show that social media is an international battleground for dirty politics. The reports, part of the Oxford Internet Institute’s Computational Propaganda Research Project, cover nine nations also including Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Poland,




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HOW DID A NON-GHANAIAN KIDNAPPER USE GHANAIAN PASSPORT IN HIS NEFARIOUS ACTIVITIES?

HOW DID A NON-GHANAIAN KIDNAPPER USE GHANAIAN PASSPORT IN HIS NEFARIOUS ACTIVITIES?. Mr. Ali-Naakyea Abdallah is a legal practitioner and a specialist in taxation. Clearly, He is a busy man being the managing partner of Ali Naakyea and Associates, but he has refused to be a spectator but a full citizen being critical on issues of national importance, yes bordering on economic, social and security issues. He has the right to highlight the arrest of a Nigerian most notorious kidnapper in West Africa using Ghanaian passport with properties in Ghana. He praised the Ghanaian media particularly T.V 3 for telecasting the news and was full of praise for the Ghanaian




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NIGERIAN KIDNAPPER HAS PROPERTIES IN ACCRA; HOLDS GHANAIAN PASSPORT (VIDEO)

NIGERIAN KIDNAPPER HAS PROPERTIES IN ACCRA; HOLDS GHANAIAN PASSPORT (VIDEO). It has emerged that a notorious Nigerian kidnapper who was arrested last week in Nigeria has a Ghanaian passport apart from owning properties in Ghana. The Nigerian Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, who made this known on Tuesday in Accra, said the wife and children of Chikwudubem Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans by Nigerians were hiding in Ghana. The Nigerian IGP said Evans apart from kidnapping has also confessed to being a former drug trafficker charged his ransom in dollars.The Nigeian IGP made the revelation at the ongoing West Africa National Security Conference in Accra. “Last week, we arrested a




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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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NATIVE AMERICANS CALL FOR RETHINK OF BERING STRAIT THEORY

NATIVE AMERICANS CALL FOR RETHINK OF BERING STRAIT THEORY. It’s one of the most contentious debates in anthropology today: Where did America’s first peoples come from — and when? The general scientific consensus is that a single wave of people crossed a long-vanished land bridge from Siberia into Alaska around 13,000 years ago. But some Native Americans are irked by the theory, which they say is simplistic and culturally biased. The first European explorers to reach the Americas looked to the Bible to explain the origins of the people they encountered and misnamed “Indians.” Biblical tradition holds that humans were created some 4,000 years ago and that all men descend




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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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LONDON HIGH-RISE FIRE LIKE ‘HORROR MOVIE,’ LEAVING 6 DEAD AND OVER 70 INJURED

LONDON HIGH-RISE FIRE LIKE ‘HORROR MOVIE,’ LEAVING 6 DEAD AND OVER 70 INJURED. A thick plume of smoke could be seen for miles around, while witnesses reported people jumping from open windows near the top of the 24-story building after being trapped by the advancing flames. London fire: 6 people have been killed and over 70 others injured. LONDON:  At least six people were killed, more than 70 injured and many others missing on Wednesday as a fire ripped through a high-rise apartment building in west London where residents had long warned of the potential risk of a catastrophic blaze. Children banged on closed windows as they were enveloped by




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DC DEMENTOR FROWNS AGAINST MAJOR MAHAMA’S LYNCHING

DC DEMENTOR FROWNS AGAINST MAJOR MAHAMA’S LYNCHING. The Colombian artiste, Dc Dementor has totally frown against the recent lynching of the late Major Maxwell Adams Mahama. This he said, his death has indeed hit the four corners of the world. The Colombian artiste made this remark as he mourned with Ghanaians during the weekend. According him, in order to avoid the recurrence of such barbaric and atrocious act in the country; there is a need for justice to prevail. He also warned Ghanaians desist from mob killings; and rather love one another. BY: ANGELA AABAWBIO/GHANAMEDIAWORLD.COM DISCLAIMER: “The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do




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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO, UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY PRESIDENT CONFER IN NEW YORK

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO, UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY PRESIDENT CONFER IN NEW YORK. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated in New York that Ghana seeks to achieve the 2030 United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), by way of a strong industrial growth. He stressed that the country was entering a new era when industrial transformation would be the major driver of the economy. The President made the statement when he called on Mr Peter Thomson, the President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, at the UN building in New York, USA, last Friday. With Ghana’s economy largely dependent on the production and export of raw materials for many years,




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