WORLD TOURISM REMAINS RESILIENT DESPITE GLOBAL UNCERTAINTIES’ KNOCK DOWN.

WORLD TOURISM REMAINS RESILIENT DESPITE GLOBAL UNCERTAINTIES’ KNOCK DOWN. With a 3.6% real GDP growth in Q1 2017, the world economy has remained strong, surpassing the earlier forecast at 3.5% for 2017-2018. This growth, according to Euromonitor International, is and continue to be highly driven by emerging markets which account for approximately 74% of the world’s real GDP expansion, and a predicted share of up to 79% by 2020. Among top sectors contributing to this economic development is the Travel and Tourism industry, directly accounting for US$2.3 trillion (10.2% of the world’s GDP) and 109 million jobs (1 in 10) globally in 2016. However, the sector’s agility has had to

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO, 7 OTHERS HOLD TALKS WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP (PHOTOS)

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO, 7 OTHERS HOLD TALKS WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP (PHOTOS). The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, together with eight other African Heads of State, on Wednesday, 20th September, 2017, at the side-lines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, held talks with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on US-African relations. The 8 Heads of State present at the meeting were President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, President Alasanne Ouattara of Côte d’Ivoire, President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Alpha Conde of Guinea, who is also Chairperson of the African Union, President Yoweri Museveni of

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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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THANKSGIVING SERVICE OF MAJOR MAHAMA (PHOTOS)

THANKSGIVING SERVICE OF MAJOR MAHAMA (PHOTOS). Handkerchiefs went up and down on people’s faces during the thanksgiving service of the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama at the Lighthouse Chapel International, Qodesh in Accra on Sunday morning Lady Rev. Adelaide Heward-Mills (right) commiserating with Mrs Barbara Mahama, wife of the late Major Maxwell Mahama, at the thanksgiving service at the Lighthouse Chapel International, Qodesh in Accra           Bishop Fabian (right), the Bishop of Lighthouse Chapel International, Qodesh, delivering the sermon at the thanksgiving service of the late Major Maxwell Mahama         Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo (left), the Senior Minister, and Mr Dominic Ntiwul (2nd left),

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HOT AUDIO: TELL MAJOR MAHAMA’S KILLERS THEY HAVE DESTROYED ME – MOTHER

HOT AUDIO: TELL MAJOR MAHAMA’S KILLERS THEY HAVE DESTROYED ME – MOTHER. Mother of slain Major Maxwell Adam Mahama has revealed that his killers have destroyed her after raising a son who was always there for her, the widow and children. In a tribute in his honour, she observed that a son who openly professed his love for her has been killed and hope a similar instance should not never befall another mother. “Never in my wildest dreams did I ever dream I will be burying my son in the weirdest way. Tell the killers they do not know what they have done to my son and her widow Barbara.

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STEADY GROWTH OF INTERNET PENETRATION IN AFRICA, A BOOST FOR E-TOURISM

STEADY GROWTH OF INTERNET PENETRATION IN AFRICA, A BOOST FOR E-TOURISM. Currently, there are approximately 345 million internet users in Africa, representing 9.3% of the total population and a penetration rate of 27.7%. These analytics presented in a hospitality report by Africa’s leading online travel agency, Jumia Travel, reflects the opportunity that lies for tourism and hospitality industry players in exploiting the internet to grow e-tourism. The growth of 4G network has also extended to more than half of the African countries, with 72 live LTE (Long-Term Evolution) networks in 32 countries as at mid-2016. Although its adoption still lags behind the rest of the world with only 20% 4G

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HUAWEI TO OPEN EXPERIENCE SHOP FOR GHANAIANS

HUAWEI TO OPEN EXPERIENCE SHOP FOR GHANAIANS. As part of its efforts of bringing quality and affordable devices to the door step of Ghanaians, Huawei Technologies the Global Leader in Technology Industry has taken another judicious step to open its official “Experience Shop” at the Accra mall in the mid of June this year The Huawei Experience Shop is the only place to find their full range of smartphones, tablets, laptops, wearables, genuine accessories, routers, mifis, moderns, and audio products, including Huawei exclusives you won’t find anywhere else plus expertise help from people who know their products. Although, the company has its regional headquarters in Ghana, the ultramodern edifice located

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INTERNATIONAL BODIES TO HELP GHANA FIGHT FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

INTERNATIONAL BODIES TO HELP GHANA FIGHT FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION. In Ghana, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) which is retarding national development is still prevailing in some parts of the Country. Although, the government and its stakeholders are still working assiduously to discourage this heinous act from happening; the perpetrators have rather decided to muddy the waters thereby engaging in this atrocious act clandestinely. The investigations revealed that FGM is believed to prevent or guide against interests in early sex and thereby discouraging promiscuity and prevent death of first baby born. Interestingly it is believed that the presence of a clitoris makes a woman a man. To be candid, a phone call

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WHAT ARE YOU UP TO THE CHINESE EMBASSY, WITH YOUR STRANGE GENEROSITY TO THE AGS OFFICE AND THE POLICE

WHAT ARE YOU UP TO THE CHINESE EMBASSY, WITH YOUR STRANGE GENEROSITY TO THE AGS OFFICE AND THE POLICE. Do you know that Madam Sun Baohong, the Chinese Ambassador, on Tuesday, donated items, including desktop computers, printers, UPS and a cheque for GHc10,000 to the office of the Attorney General.? Ordinarily there is nothing with it since there has been long standing good relationship between Ghana and China. However, the current generosity by the Embassy of China in Ghana to the Attorney General’s Office and to the Ghana Police Service, raises suspicion over the true intention of the Chinese. Many Ghanaians do not know why the Chinese Embassy has targeted

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BLACK STARS MASSACRE ASOKWA DEPORTIVO IN FRONT OF MASSIVE KUMASI CROWD

BLACK STARS MASSACRE ASOKWA DEPORTIVO IN FRONT OF MASSIVE KUMASI CROWD. The Black Stars annihilated second-tier side Askowa Deportivo 6-1 in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations warm-up in Kumasi on Wednesday. Two second-half braces from attackers Majeed Waris and Raphael Dwamena helped Ghana to the emphatic victory ahead of Sunday’s qualifier against Ethiopia. The Black Stars opened the scoring on 23 minutes after the second tier side had been resolute in defence with Jordan Ayew breaking the deadlock from Samuel Sarfo’s assist. Frank Acheampong doubled the lead in the 39th minute before the club side pulled one goal back. Wholesale second-half changes showed much purpose in attack with Waris combining

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LATE MAJOR MAHAMA TO BE GIVEN STATE BURIAL

LATE MAJOR MAHAMA TO BE GIVEN STATE BURIAL. The late Major Maxwell Mahama who was lynched by some residents of the Denkyira-Oboase would be given a state burial. This was contained in a release containing the arrangements for the deceased issued by the state protocol department. The late Major would be laid in state at the fore court of the State House on Friday, 9th June, 2017. Below is the full release: BY: KWAKU NTI/ADOMONLINE. DISCLAIMER: “The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not neccessarily reflect those of  Ghana Media World. The contents of this article are of sole responsibility of the author(s).

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