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Check Out 10 Visa-Free vacation Destinations For Ghanaians In 2021

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Vacations have just gotten better. With these visa-free countries, you can now fulfill your travel dreams to some of the most beautiful places on the planet.

You can now visit some magnificent scenery, natural beauty, and breath-taking seascapes, participate in exciting activities, shop until you drop, and savor delectable cuisine.

Vacations have just gotten better. With these visa-free countries, you can now fulfill your travel dreams to some of the most beautiful places on the planet.

You can now visit some magnificent scenery, natural beauty, and breath-taking seascapes, participate in exciting activities, shop until you drop, and savor delectable cuisine.

Countries around the world are vying to be the top business and travel destination. In light of this, these countries have recognized in terms of travel that visa requirements can be a deterrent to tourists and those looking to establish businesses. As a result, they have fairly adjusted the threat with some visa-free strategies to improve free movement.

Being able to see the New Year (2021) is a great achievement.

While things and activities are bouncing back gradually and restrictions are also being eased, it is just okay and more relaxing to get a hideout or a normal site where you can clear all the panic, anxiety and stress that coronavirus came with.

For a never forgetful experience, here are some tourist destinations that are visa-free to Ghanaians you should try.

Vanuatu is a South Pacific Ocean nation made up of roughly 80 islands that stretch 1,300 kilometres. The islands offer scuba diving at coral reefs, underwater caverns and wrecks. Ghanaians can visit Vanuatu for 30 days without visa.

  • Cambodia

Cambodia is a Southeast Asian nation whose landscape spans low-lying plains, the Mekong Delta, mountains and the Gulf of Thailand coastline. Phnom Penh, its capital, is home to the art deco Central Market, glittering Royal Palace and the National Museum’s historical and archaeological exhibits. Ghanaians can visit Cambodia for 30 days without visa.Cambodia Pulse Ghana

  • Philippines

The Philippines, officially the Republic of the Philippines, is an archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. Situated in the western Pacific Ocean, the Philippines consists of about 7,640 islands that are broadly categorized under three main geographical divisions from north to south. Ghanaian can visit the Philippines for 30 days without visa.Philippines Pulse Ghana

  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a southern Caribbean nation comprising a main island, St. Vincent, and a chain of smaller islands. With yacht-filled harbours, chic private isles and volcanic landscapes, it’s known for its major sailing destinations such as reef-lined Bequia Island off Admiralty Bay, bordered by white-sand beaches like Princess Margaret. Ghanaian can visit Saint Vincent and the Grenadines for 30 days without visa.Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Pulse Ghana

  • Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago is a dual-island Caribbean nation near Venezuela, with distinctive Creole traditions and cuisines. Trinidad’s capital, Port of Spain, hosts a boisterous carnival featuring calypso and soca music. Numerous bird species inhabit sanctuaries such as the Asa Wright Nature Centre. The smaller island of Tobago is known for its beaches and the Tobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve, which shelters hummingbirds. Ghanaians can visit Trinidad and Tobago for 30 days.Trinidad and Tobago Pulse Ghana

  • Tanzania

Tanzania is an East African country known for its vast wilderness areas. They include the plains of Serengeti National Park, a safari mecca populated by the “big five” game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino), and Kilimanjaro National Park, home to Africa’s highest mountain.

The stipulated length of time for which a Ghanaian can stay in this country without a visa is 3 months.Tanzania Pulse Ghana

Barbados is an eastern Caribbean island and an independent British Commonwealth nation.

Around the island are beaches, botanical gardens, the Harrison’s Cave formation, and 17th-century plantation houses like St. Nicholas Abbey. Ghanaians can spend at least 6 months in this country without a visa.Barbados Pulse Ghana

Cape Verde or Cabo Verde, officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country in the central Atlantic Ocean. No visa is required for Ghanaian for as long as you want to stay there.Cape Verde Pulse Ghana

Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa. It’s home to numerous beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves, as well as rare animals. Here, a Ghanaian can spend at least 30 days without a visa.Seychelles Pulse Ghana

Belize is a nation on the eastern coast of Central America, with the Caribbean Sea shorelines to the east and dense jungle to the west. Here, Ghanaians without visa can spend about 30 days.undefined Shutte

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List of NPP Gurus Who Are Destroying Our Land And Water Bodies With Galamsey

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From the attempted gag of Otumfuo to Kweku Baako’s threat to Kennedy Agyapong’s admission that ruling party bigwigs are complicit in the menace of galamsey, it is increasingly obvious the fight against illegal small scale mining is not just against some Chinese and their Ghanaian collaborators in the trenches but also against political elements who walk in the corridors of power.

As intimated by Kweku Baako, it has become crystal clear that the fight against galamsey will continue to be a charade until President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his sector ministers are keen on prosecuting his own party members found complicit in galamsey.

From 2018 when the battle commenced to early 2021 when the government renewed its commitment after watching it collapse in late 2019, a barrage of allegations, mostly unsubstantiated have been levelled against known NPP members who are said to be undoing the government’s effort in that regard.

The allegations have been thrown in from several quarters.

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has announced a few names, the Small Scale Miners Association in the past released a list and most interestingly leading NPP members including the maverick Kennedy Agyapong have made some claims against their own party folks.

Despite the widespread nature of these claims, little effort has been made by law enforcement agencies to investigate and prove the veracity or otherwise of the allegations.

As the campaign continues, here is a list of five NPP members who have either been ALLEGED to be galamsey kingpins or accused of aiding in the menace.

Kate Gyamfua

When audio emerged of her threatening and accusing the Minister of Roads and Highways, Amoako Atta of incompetence, a group affiliated to the NPP issued a statement, ordering her to apologise else, in their words ‘we will expose your galamsey activities.’

The National Women’s Organizer of the NPP according to the statement from the Atewa Youth Association is a galamsey ‘queen pin with a decade of experience in the banned activity.

“Madam Kate Gyamfua has over the past ten years been mining in the Atiwa enclave and as at today holds the biggest mining concession in the constituency, and with this can she happily point to any project a community within the constituency has benefitted from her mining company?.”

Barely, two months after that statement, it has emerged that over eight excavators belonging to her mining company have been set ablaze by military personnel in the ‘Operation Halt’ drive.

Meanwhile, XtraGold Mining Company, the mining company which has Kate Gyamfuah as its General Manager has denied allegations it is involved in galamsey.

“These unlawful actions are a clear violation of the rule of law,” the company. Our company pays big money royalties, taxes, stool land fees”.

“We are socially responsible, and employ hundreds of local workers. At the same time that we are paying all these huge taxes, the military is burning millions of dollars of our mining equipment,” the company bemoaned.

Chairman Wontumi

The powerful Ashanti Regional Chairman of the NPP has often been accused without evidence as being the El Chapo of galamsey in Ghana.

The involvement of Wontumi in galamsey was highlighted by then Minority lawmaker Adam Mutawakilu in a July 2018 press conference in parliament.

“…The chief of Jakobu came out clearly [to tell me] that the CEO of the forestry commission and Wontumi, chairman of NPP in the Ashanti Region, are engaged in galamsey.

“It is a fact and a slap in the face of the president. I believe that the president is probably doing a cover-up for these people because the information we the minority have is that the CEO of the Forestry Commission, Sir John, uses his office to put signposts that certain areas are marked for reclamation, the natural fact is that there is serious galamsey going on in there. This is just to let the military not invade those places,” he said.

This claim by Adam Mutawakilu was premised on a statement by chiefs at Jakobu in the Amansie Central District of the Ashanti Region.

The spokesperson of the chiefs said “Sir John and the Ashanti Regional Chairman sent about 30 excavators into the forest with the protection of military men. As the chief of my community, I didn’t know anything about that.

“All we hear was that they were coming to reclaim the land. But not too long just about two weeks, they [Sir John and Wontumi] began illegal mining activities.”

This led to a call by the Small Scale Miners Association of Ghana for the arrest of these two personalities but nothing happened.

Chairman Wontumi’s office released a statement denying those reports.

It read in part: “The office of chairman Wontumi wishes to state unequivocally that Mr. Antwi- Boasiako is NOT directly or indirectly engaged or linked in any acts of illegal mining, neither is he engaged in any act of illegal mining in the Amansie area or in the said forest reserve, as alleged by the traditional leaders.

“It, therefore, considers the allegations as very unfortunate, especially coming from no mean persons, but the revered and respected traditional leaders of Amansie traditional Area.”

Charles Bissue

Charles Bissue who was then the secretary to the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining was implicated in an investigative documentary by Anas Aremeyaw Anas as an alleged enabler for galamsey.

Bissue allegedly facilitated for ORR Resource Enterprise, a company seeking to circumvent laid down processes to be given clearance for its mining operations.

The matter was referred to Special Prosecutor then Martin Amidu but Bissue was cleared of any wrongdoing by the Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service before Amidu could finish with his investigations.

Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh

The allegation against the former Minister of Lands and Natural Resources was levelled by Kwabena Boaffoe Abronye, Bono Regional chairman of the NPP.

According to him, the main reason the Akufo-Addo administration lost its fight against galamsey in the first term was because Peter Amewu who was bent on ridding the country of galamsey was substituted for Asomah-Cheremeh by the president.

Abronye alleged on three different occasions – on Oman FM, Wontumi FM and Peace FM – that Asomah Cheremeh could not beat galamsey because he was a player himself.

“I wonder how people can diminish the presidency. It’s not your fault. It’s neither your father nor mother who toured the country to campaign to bring the party to power. All you are seeking to achieve is to amass wealth for yourself whilst the President struggles.

“A Cabinet Minister, a Peter Amewu successor, was arrested for his involvement in galamsey activities,” angry Abronye DC said.

He continued, “The Tarkwa MCE arrested this Minister who had visited galamsey sites in Tarkwa to take money from the illegal miners. The former MCE and his Task Force accosted the Minister and his boys. The case is at the Tarkwa Police station. This happened in 2020,” Abronye said.

Ekow Ewusi

Horace Ekow Ewusi was caught on tape discussing galamsey plans with a former Minister of Environment, Science and Technology.

In the said tape Ekow Ewusi who is the former NPP Central Regional Vice-Chairman was heard detailing to Professor Frimpong Boateng how they can use galamsey to finance party activities.

He stated: “The last time you met my MP [Elvis Donkor] in Parliament, he told you that he will also need a machine to work with and you even asked him to come and see me because I have a lot of these excavators.”

Professor Frimpong Boateng however denied the content of the leaked audio in a GhanaWeb interview.

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I Am Angry, I Am Sad, I Am Pissed – Sam George Weeps Bitterly As He shares His Sad Story

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GhanaCNN.com has chanced on an article by Honourable Samuel Nartey Goerge on social media platform, Facebook and it reads:

Yesterday evening around 8pm, I got a call and messages from an Assemblyman in my Constituency whilst I was at church that his 12 year old son had been rushed to the Battor Catholic hospital in the morning. The situation had been deteriorating and a decision was made early afternoon to transfer the child to Accra.

Calls were made to Korle Bu Teaching Hospital but they refused to accept the child that there was no bed. Calls were made to 37 Military Hospital and they agreed to take the child. This was about 3pm. Then the next hurdle began. The National Ambulance Service was called to transport the child. Getting the Service was another issue entirely. After getting the service, they insisted that they cannot move the child until they got their own independent confirmation from 37 Military Hospital. For well over 5 hours, they could not get anyone from 37 to confirm.

It was at this point the Assemblyman in desperation called me. I quickly reached out to my Colleague and Brother Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa who is the MP for the area to see if he could intervene with the Battor Clinic. He immediately called Dr. Atuguba who is the Head of the facility and put me in touch with him. It became clear quickly that Battor had done all they could and it was in the hands of 37 Military Hospital.

Hon. Ablakwa again called a Constituent of his who is a doctor at 37 to see if he could help us. At this point we had finally gotten an ambulance on standby to convey the child. By the time we got a Doctor at 37 to get involved and give the all clear to the ambulance service, the little boy blacked out and could not be resuscitated. He died at 10:05pm.

 

 

Why it would have to take 2 MPs to find a bed for a dying child who needed critical medical care has deprived me of sleep. Why we have ambulances that cannot move because there is no system in place to let them know where to go anger me. Why we have a world-class facility like the University of Ghana Medical Centre with so many empty beds rotting away beats my understanding.

Yet another needless death. Should you know a big man somewhere for you to get the basic necessities? This death has really pained me. It has left me bitter at the system. It has left me angry at the #FixYourself folks. How could the Assemblyman or his 12 year old fix this issue?

The Republic is indeed very sick and needs to be fixed. How much longer can we go on like this. May the soul of this little child whose only crime is to be born Ghanaian rest in the bossom of the LORD.

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Reasons Why Sammy Gyamfi Ignored NPP To Join NDC Finally Revealed – Full Details

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Reason Why Sammy Gyamfi Ignored NPP To Join NDC While He Was A Student At KNUST - Full Details

Samuel Gyamfi, also known as Sammy Gyamfi, is a young, bright lawyer who serves as the communication officer for the largest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

He was born on March 28, 1989. Sammy is from Sunyani in Ghana’s Bono Region, but he has spent almost his entire life in Kumasi.

He attended Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), where he was very active in politics.

Sammy was always around members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at KNUST’s Unity hall until he experienced discrimination and intolerance from members of the TESCON group. As a result, he found the NPP unappealing.

He then became a member of the NDC tertiary group TEIN. Sammy won the hearts of several TEIN-NDC KNUST members due to his outspokenness, intelligence, and in-depth political knowledge. He was highly hailed by all.

Sammy Gyamfi rose to become the President of TEIN-NDC KNUST between 2011-2012. His name was known throughout the Ashanti region, prompting the then-Mayor of Kumasi, Mr. Kojo Bonsu, to appoint him as the spokesperson and public relations officer for the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) between 2012-2016.

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