"Osu Castle was on the world heritage list, it would be more appropriate if the entire area of Osu was accorded a heritage status."
The President of the Osu Traditional Council, Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, has appealed to the government to hand over the Osu Castle to the traditional area, since it is no more the seat of government.

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Creative Arts, MoTCCA, in partnership with the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority, SADA, have launched the 2016 UNWTO World Tourism day in Kintampo, the "THE CENTRE OF GHANA" and a part of the Northern Savannah Ecological zone, NSEZ.

Ghana is pushing for the Mole National Park and Lake Bosomtwe to be given a UNESCO World Heritage status; a move that will further boost and protect the two heritage sites. 

The National Theatre, under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, has launched the maiden Ghana Theatre Festival in Accra.

As the world marked World Tourism Day yesterday, hospitality and online hotel booking company, JUMIA has urged government to invest in the Tourism industry to help create jobs and increase foreign earnings. 

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), Mr Charles Abugri is advocating for Kintampo in the Brong Ahafo Region, to be made the national capital of the country.

Professor Akosua Adomako Ampofo ".. argued that the Indian independence icon was racist against black people and honoring him set the wrong example for students."
Ghana-Net.com "Is it not rather RACIST, not to honour Mahatma Ganghi? Did this man not fight for the same, as Kwame Nkrumah did? Is Ghana not in the same boat, as and with India? We think, there is something wrong in Ghana! Seriously!"
There is controversy among the lecturers of the University of Ghana, Legon over the erection and unveiling of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the campus.

While a section of them is agitating that the statue be pulled down, others insist it should stay.

The United Kingdom-Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC) will host a multi-sector business trip to Accra next month for British companies, investors, exporters, importers and small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs).

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts has inaugurated an interim Creative Arts Council to support regulate the industry.

The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, has said that as part of its mandate to promote national development through the promotion of culture, the ministry will collaborate with traditional authorities to rebrand their festivals in line with the current global needs.


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