Tag Archives: Ghana

Mia Goes To Ghana

  As part of the Year of Return and the visit of H.E, the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to Barbados in June this year, the Prime Minister of Barbados, H.E. Mia Mottley, arrives in Ghana today for a 3-day visit. The visit also forms part of the bilateral discussions started during the President’s visit to Barbados. She will be

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Excited About Jamaica Opening Air Link To Africa

I am very excited about the opening of air links to Africa from Jamaica to Nigeria and the potential for trade and commerce. However, we must tread cautiously. Why the caution? A non visa requirement is a welcome call for all and sundry, who may be an economic burden rather than a catalyst for commerce. We will always see citizens

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Barbados Healthcare And FREENESS

While in Ghana a couple months ago I cannot remember seeing obese persons, what I did see was plenty of markets selling vegetables and no brand name fast food restaurants. In Barbados our lifestyle coupled with our progress have led us to the enviable position of amputation capital of the world and a country in the Caribbean with a high

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The Ghana, Barbados Connection

Look what Kammie is writing elsewhere… I am forced to revisit my pilgrimage to the ancestral home of the majority of Bajans, Ghana. Why am I doing this? The decision was prompted by a call last Friday night from a 78-year-old woman. She reminded me of my privileged position and responsibility to readers. Therefore, I am going to share some

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African Benefits In The Works

Here is what Kammie Holder is writing elsewhere – Credit to Nation Newspaper 03/09/2010 I am sitting in a restaurant at the Golden Tulip Hotel Kumasi, Ghana which is managed by Barbadian Stephen Husbands. The serene ambiance places me in a transcendental frame of mind. The last 15 days have seen me traverse the Sahara desert and driving on a

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