The British High Commission has expressed the UK’s commitment to widen the scope of scholarship to Ghana to benefit more Ghanaians in future. Officially welcoming the beneficiaries of the Chevening Scholarship back to Ghana, at a ceremony in Accra, the British High Commissioner to Ghana, said the UK government was proud of the initiative which had benefited more than 1,500 Ghanaians and many more people globally.
The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, will host and chair the African Women Intercultural Dialogue [...] The educative event put together by All Africa Media Network is to mark the 2017 International Women's Day Celebration in Africa.The intercultural dialogue will dissect negative cultural practices that condone violence against women and also deliberate with leaders of the social institutions that hinged on religious, cultural or social issues.
Loosely based on Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility", the Ekta Kapoor produced "Kumkum Bhagya" -- or Vermillion in My Destiny -- has somehow struck a chord with Ghanaian audiences, said Abena Yiadom, Adom TV Channel Manager, adding that it is watched by "20 per cent of national audience". "Most Ghanaians relate well to the storyline which is about arranged marriages," Yiadom told IANS of the serial that has been on air with Twi language voice-overs since November 2015.
The Indian High Commission will hold a “Festival of India-Matri” from January 25 to March 15, 2017 to commemorate 60 years of a strong bond of friendship between India and Ghana. The festival will be held in collaboration with Ghana’s Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, as well as the governments of both countries.
The Indian High Commission will hold a “Festival of India-Matri” from January 25 to March 15, 2017 to commemorate 60 years of a strong bond of friendship between India and Ghana. [...] He said the festival to be held in Accra, Takoradi, Cape Coast, Kumasi and Koforidua would showcase multifaceted aspects of Indian culture in its various colours and forms.
Mrs Helen Annan, the Chief Executive Officer of Brand Ghana, has underscored the need for the nation to intensify its branding efforts to enhance its competitiveness on the global arena. She said: “The process of branding our nation is now, and we call on everyone to be a brand ambassador in promoting our dear nation Ghana and support the Brand Ghana Office in its endeavour.”
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