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October 2, 2018 9:00 PM Melania Trump begins Africa tour to promote health

US First Lady Melania Trump visited a hospital in Ghana’s capital, Accra, at the start of her solo trip that will see her visit four African countries. She was welcomed by traditional dancers and drummers at the airport but the public reaction has been low key. The tour, which also takes in Kenya, Malawi and Egypt, will focus on promoting health and education 296

October 2, 2018 12:02 PM US First Lady Melania Trump touches down in Africa

Melania Trump on Tuesday arrived in Ghana on the first leg of her maiden, solo tour of Africa that has been billed as a chance to carve her own diplomatic path. The US first lady stepped off an overnight flight from Andrews Airforce Base near Washington and onto a red carpet at Accra's Kotoka International Airport. She was met by her Ghanaian counterpart 323

October 24, 2017 5:26 PM Leonardo to Provide Air Traffic Control Systems to Somalia, Sudan

Leonardo has signed two contracts to provide Air Traffic Control (ATC systems) for Somalia and Sudan, the company announced today at the African Air Show 2017 in Accra, Ghana. The first contract was signed in Montreal with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on behalf of the Federal Government of Somalia. Leonardo, with the support of its local 124

October 23, 2017 4:50 PM Four Points by Sheraton debuts in Tanzania with first Arusha hotel

Marriott International has opened the Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel, marking the debut of the brand into Tanzania. Founded in 1894, The Arusha Hotel, which has been rebranded after renovation, will operate under Four Points. The 106-guestroom hotel will be developed in Arusha's central business district near the Clock Tower, the Kilimanjaro 126

October 18, 2017 2:55 AM Liberia gave itself a beautiful gift

For the first time in several generations, a democratically-elected President in Liberia is going to hand over power to another democratically elected President in Liberia. It is Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s singular legacy that she has made this look normal, but there is nothing normal about what happened in Liberia last Tuesday. Liberia was supposed to be a success 87

October 10, 2017 7:24 PM Reduce taxes on inter-flights to boost tourism in Africa

Accra, Oct. 10, GNA - Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Tuesday, expressing concern about the high airfares in Africa, asked African countries to open up their air spaces by reducing the taxes on inter-country flights to boost the tourism industry. He said Ghana was collaborating with other West African countries to facilitate movement within the Sub-region 63

October 3, 2017 7:23 PM Ghana to hosts 2017 World Tourism Forum

Accra, Oct. 3, GNA – Ghana would be the first African country to host the World Tourism Forum–Africa Summit scheduled for October 10 and 11, 2017, at the Kempinski Gold Coast City Hotel in Accra. The forum would bring together about 50 foreign media houses, 10 African Ministers, as well as Ambassadors, Chief Executive Officers of Tourism from other countries 35

September 26, 2017 10:42 PM Ghana hints interest to replace Kenya as Chan 2018 host

Ghana's youth and sports minister Isaac Asiamah has dropped a hint that the country may officially bid to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (Chan) after Kenya was stripped of the hosting right last week. The East African country, according to Caf Executive Committee, lost the right due to inadequate infrastructural facilities and political instability 79

September 25, 2017 4:43 PM Ghana deserved 2017 WAFU triumph

Accra, Sept. 25, GNA - The 2017 Fox Sports West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations was a successful tournament that will leave many Ghanaians with a lot of happy memories. Ghana won her second title of the competition since its inception in 2010. The Black Stars B dominated in the final of the 2017 edition at the Cape Coast stadium with a 4-1 drubbing 75

September 24, 2017 8:56 PM How Kenya botched chance to host football showpiece

Failure to construct five stadia and the heated political climate in the country are the main reasons Kenya was stripped of the right to host the African Nations Championships early next year. The Confederation of African Football, (CAF) while announcing the decision on Saturday, also harshly indicted Kenyan sport officials for lying about the state 68