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F E AT U R E S T O R I E S

2012 At Lizzy Sport

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Shea Industry

Annual Conference

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Tigo House Promotion

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History Of Easter Eggs

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Event Calendar

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Ghana vrs England At Wembley Stadium

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Daviva Fashion Show

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Art & Culture

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Happy Mother's Day

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Recipe : Cook Better, Look Better

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Turn Off The Television

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Horoscope

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Hospitality

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dominique paravicini Editor

My dear friends Just as every year, we remember our mothers. For many people, Mothers Day is only celebrated in April or May. Well that is not very true as the celebrations vary from country to country and often last throughout the year. Take note of these dates and remember the gifts as you wish all the mothers you know a happy day. Easter is here with us and so are Easter Eggs. Intrigued by this ritual we seek some explanations for you; It is fun to do and the chocolate eggs are delicious but don’t over indulge as you celebrate Easter in Accra, Cape Coast, Tamale or even in the Kwahu mountains In this edition we bring you the Lizzie Sport Complex, the new ultra modern sports centre with a football pitch, swimming pool, hi-tech gym, restaurants and shops built by our own Marcel Odenke Desailly– 1998 FIFA World Cup Winner. The Sports Complex is dedicated to Marcel Desailly’s late mother Mrs. Elisabeth Addy Desailly affectionately called Lizzy. The towering Sports Complex hosted Les Elephants with top football greats such as Didier Drogba, Romaric and Anthony Baffoe (PFAG) to a training session before their CAN qualifiers match against Benin. History was made at the Wembley Stadium when the Black Stars met their English counterparts on March 29; to immortalize this game Yaw Ampofo Ankrah brings you a behind the scenes view of the game. Africa’s integration as a commercial hub is on course with The West African Trade Hub and the USAID. Accra saw the hosting of the 5th Annual international Shea conference. French cuisine has become a World Heritage item since November 17, 2010, French Chef Guillut of Elle & Vire was at the Golden Tulip to treat us to some French delicacies. ENJOY YOUR MEAL !!!!!!!!!!!

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Tigo People at the launch

Grand House Give Away

From left to right Lydia, a friend and Genevive

There were lots of giveaways at the launch

Miriam responding to a collect message from the Tigo Gift & Collect service

Jojo Quansah - VAS Entertainment Manager

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obile network operator, Tigo has launched a fabulous new promotion that will see the operator give away 3 fabulous 3- bedroom houses in the months of April, May and June. The promotion is primarily aimed at encouraging subscribers to register their SIM cards in compliance with the directive from the National Communications Authority (NCA) but of course it also rewards subscribers for their loyalty to the brand. From now until 8th June, 2011, Tigo subscribers will win three 3- bedroom houses, mobile phones plus airtime and laptops plus Tigo Internet Modems. 6

To participate in this promotion all subscribers have to do is to make sure their SIM cards are registered. They can use any of these services– Tigo SOS, Tigo RBT, Tigo Balance Transfer, Tigo Gift & Collect. To use the Tigo SOS service, dial *188# and Tigo lends you credit. To share credit with your friends and loved ones (Balance transfer), send *123*3# and follow the prompts. Download funky tunes from Tigo RBT by sending ‘HELP’ to 556. To use Gift & Collect, Gift: prefix recipient's number with 401 Collect: accept collect SMS from 403.

Guest enjoying a session with DJ Black

– Tigo’s Entertainment Commercial Manager “Make that move, tell your friends who are on Tigo to join in the promotion and for those who are not on Tigo, buy a SIM, register it and use any of the services to stand a chance of moving into one of these houses”!! e

“Tigo has launched a fabulous new promotion that will see the operator give away 3 fabulous 3- bedroom houses”. To enter, ju st Register your SIM!

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ThE Easter Bunny & the History of Easter EGGS T he Easter Bunny is a character depicted as a dressed rabbit that brings baskets filled with coloured eggs, candy and sometimes toys to the homes of children on the night before Easter. The Easter Bunny is Santa Claus's counterpart as they both bring gifts to children on the night before their respective holiday. "Omne vivum ex ovo means "all life comes from an egg". The egg has been a symbol of creation for hundreds of years. In Pagan times the egg represented the rebirth of the Earth. With the emergence of Spring, the Earth burst forth and was reborn, just as an egg bursts forth with new life. Traditionally, easter comes from Eostre a celebration of the goddess of Spring, to whom the month of April was dedicated. With the coming of Christianity, the Easter egg became a religious symbol. The egg changed from representing nature’s rebirth to the rebirth of man. The hatching Easter chick became a symbol of the tomb from which Jesus emerged. At the Passover Seder, a hard-boiled egg dipped in salt water symbolizes both new life, and the Passover sacrifice offered at the Temple in Jerusalem.

“Omne vivum ex ovo means ‘all life comes from an egg". The egg has been a symbol of creation for hundreds of years”.

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In Christian times, the egg was a symbol of new life just as a chick might hatch from the egg. In medieval Europe, eggs were forbidden during Lent and during the strict Lenten fast of forty days no eggs were eaten. It was traditional to use up all the eggs in the house before Lent began, which established the tradition of Pancake Day. It was during Easter that the consumption of eggs resumed after the strict Lenten fast. Eggs were thus a mainstay of Easter meals, and a prized Easter gift for children and servants. The colouring of eggs is an established art, and eggs are often dyed, painted, and otherwise decorated. Eggs were also used in various holiday games: parents would hide eggs for children to find, and children would roll eggs down hills. The ubiquitous jelly egg or jellybean is hidden by the Easter Bunny, for children to find on Easter morning. An Easter egg hunt is a common festive activity, where eggs are hidden outdoors (or indoors if in bad weather) for children to run around and find. Peter Carl Faberge, a well-known goldsmith, made the first chocolate eggs in Europe during the 19th century; He created the most famous decorated Easter eggs for the Russian Czar Alexander as a special Easter gift for his wife. These Faberge eggs had an outside shell of platinum and enameled white, which opened to reveal a smaller gold egg. The egg then opened to show a golden chicken and a jeweled replica of the Imperial crown. Fiftyseven of these eggs were made in all. Bet you never thought that Easter eggs had so much history. Be good and an Easter Bunny might just visit you. It’s Easter, go egg hunting or re-evaluate your New Year resolutions and be reborn. e

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Ideas for making easter eggs You will need • Hard boiled egg(s) with the shell on • Vinegar (plain white) • Small bowls, cups or empty margarine containers • Water • Food colouring Directions:

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Fill containers about 1/2 to 2/3 full of water. I like using cups because it's the most frugal Add 1 tsp. of vinegar (for every 1 cup of water). Add drops of food color until you're happy with the hue. (I usually get happy with the hue and then add 2 more drops... I find that tends to make the eggs the color I was originally happy with). Put hard boiled eggs in the cups Leave to dry. Wipe with vegetable oil (with paper towel or a rag) to make a glossier egg.

NOTE: Always cover work surface with newspaper so the dye doesn't get on your table. If it does get on furniture, wipe it off with a rag immediately.

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SG-SSB Appoint New Managing Director, Gilbert Hie Gilbert Hie succeeded Alain Bellissard as MD of SG-SSB on the 3rd January 2011. Before joining the SG-SSB, he was Chief Executive Officer of SG Bank Republic in Georgia

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n December 2010, the Head of the International Division of the Societe Generale Group, Jean-Louis Mattei came to Ghana for a two day visit. During his visit courtesy calls were made on the Vice President, the Minister of Finance and the French Ambassador. A Media Forum was held at which the Bank signed an Ariz Agreement with AFD Proparco. A cocktail was held in honour of Mr Jean-Louis Mattei. The event bid farewell to Mr Alain Bellissard, outgoing Managing Director and also welcomed Mr Gilbert Hie the incoming Managing Director of SG-SSB. Mr. Jean-Louis Mattei, Head of the international Divison of the The key reason for Mr Mattei’s visit was the signing of the AFD Societe Generale Group Agreement. SG-SSB Limited, a leading Bank in Ghana and the Agence Francaise de Development (AFD), the French development finance institution, executed three credit facility agreements worth GHs10 Million, GHs3 “The key aspect of Mr Mattei’s vist was the signing of Million and GHs500,000 (Euros 250,000) respectively. the AFD Agreement. SG-SSB Limited, a leading Bank in

Ghana and Agence Francaise de Development (AFD),

The AFD means of private the French development finance institution, executed sector financing is undertaken three credit facility agreements”. along with its subsidiary Proparco, by extending credit to local commercial banks and other financial institutions for onward lending to private oriented companies who require resources for expansion, restructuring and the establishment of new projects. The ARIZ Agreement is an AFD guarantee scheme to facilitate the financing of Small Medium Scale Enterprises (“SMEs”) in which the Bank acts as the credit institution that grants loans to SMEs. AFD would then act as the guarantor Mr. Alain Bellissard former MD SG-SSB Ghana 14

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Mr. & Mrs. Louve, Mr. & Mrs. Bellissard & Mr. & Mrs. Hie At the cocktail reception

and the purpose of the guarantee is to facilitate access to seed and development capital financing through medium and long term loans and through the greater involvement of private banks in financing SMEs. Two types of ARIZ guarantees are made available by AFD: a case by case or individual guarantee and a portfolio guarantee. As the SME segment is generally considered more risky by the bank, it is not well served by the banking sector or the micro finance institutions. Therefore AFD will support SG-SSB Limited with a grant of Euros 250,000 to finance market studies, enhancement and adaptation of credit assessment processes for SMEs, training of SME officers, and so forth so that SG-SSB Limited could provide new financing solutions to those SMEs. SG-SSB Limited, a leading Bank in Ghana and a member of the Ghana Club 100 was this year awarded the Best Bank in Competitive Pricing and the Best Bank for Financial Performance at the Ghana Banking Awards in 2010. SG-SSB Limited is a subsidiary of the Société Générale Group, one of the leading financial services groups in the euro zone. The Group focuses on three core businesses: Retail Banking and Financial Services for individual customers, independent professions, associations, local authorities and businesses; Global Investment Management and Services (Asset Management and Private Banking) for private individuals and institutional investors; and Corporate and Investment Banking for multinational corporate, institutional investors and regional authorities (commercial banking, structured finance, capital markets, equity and advisory services).

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“SG-SSB Limited, a leading Bank in Ghana and a member of the Ghana Club 100 was this year awarded the Best Bank in Competitive Pricing and the Best Bank for Financial Performance at the Ghana Banking Awards in 2010”.

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Alain Bellissard was appointed MD of SG-SSB on the 1 November 2006 after five years as head of SGBC (SG Subsidiary in Cameroon) During these four years profits increased after tax from 9,90 million GHS in 2006 to 19.37 million GHS in 2010. As per Bank of Ghana regulations, he also increased the stated capital of the bank from 7 to 62.4 million GHS. He engaged the bank in a major IT system migration of its core banking allowing the bank to provide better quality of services to its customers. He has also initiated the construction of a new headquarters in Ringway which should be completed in 2013. e

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Mr. Alain Bellissard, tree planting ceremony

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Elle & Vire brings a French touch to Ghana! Distributed in Ghana for seven years through its importer Woimex, Elle & Vire reinforced its presence in the market and its privileged relationship with its customers by holding an exclusive demonstration event in Accra. The demonstration took place at the Golden Tulip Hotel on Wednesday April 6 2011. For the first time in Ghana, Elle & Vire and Woimex invited their best customers to discover Elle &Vire exclusive recipes presented by the International Culinary Advisor, Chef Christian Guillut. Elle & Vire offer food service professionals a complete range of top quality, high-performance dairy products. As a result of ongoing research and innovation, Elle & Vire products meet the needs of the most demanding chefs in hotels, casual dining restaurants, coffee chains, pastry chains or in catering. Chef Christian Guillut has been Elle & Vire's International Culinary Adviser since 2002. He is passionate about good food and likes to share his knowledge and experience with other food professionals. He first learnt his trade alongside Charles Barrier, one of the most renowned chefs in France, who remains a mentor for Christian Guillut. He worked at Le Lion d’Or (2 Michelin stars) in Geneva, Le Lyonnais (1Michelin star) in Tours, Lucas Carton (3 Michelin stars) and Michel Comby (1 Michelin star) in Paris. Christian Guillut has spent many years as a teaching chef at prestigious culinary schools, such as Ritz-Escoffier and Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. Today Chef Christian likes to promote and demonstrate Elle & Vire products to professionals in the field. For many chefs worldwide, the choice of working with Elle & Vire is being given the assurance of using the best products. e

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oimex and Elle & Vire organized the first ever live cook show with French Chef Christian Guillut. Participants were taught to prepare excellent desserts that were served on the spot. The Chef introduced new ways of using the wide range of Elle & Vire products. Woimex partners were Koala, Golden Tulip and Don Emilio. We bring you these pictures of this event. Enjoy! e

Chef Gary & Imad

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Von Cudjo, Magician

Zafen & Hanin Domloge

Nancy

Mr. Khan, Golden Tulip

Mr. Wolley

Randa & Audery

Donia, Katerina & Viviane

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Towards CAN 2012 Elephants Of La Côte d' Ivoire Train At

Lizzy Sports Complex

The two teams

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“Les Elephants came back from a goal down to win the match 2-1 after a brace from Didier Drogba�.

Cedric Videoanalist, Didier Zokora Maestro, Marcel Desailly, Didier Drogba, Anthony Baffoe, Francois Zahoui coach principal

Didier Drogba

Francois Zahoui & Pippa

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atmosphere inside the stadium. Les Elephants came back from a goal down to win the match 2-1 after a brace from Didier Drogba. The win takes Les Elephants to top spot in Group H with 9 points from 3 games.

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Didier Zokora, Emerse Fae The two teams at Lizzy

played host to the Ivorian National Team as part of their preparation for the crucial encounter. The ultra modern sports facility is an all purpose sports complex with 4 top quality grass football pitches, 5 changing rooms, a Sports Bar, a Lounge, a semi-Olympic sized swimming pool and a state of the art fitness centre. During their time in Ghana, Anthony Baffoe (former Black Stars player) coordinated the team’s activities ensuring that the Ivorians had a slice of the proverbial ‘Ghanaian Hospitality’. e

Kwaku Amankonah-Hene, Jude Anim and Jean Yankson

“During their time in Ghana, Anthony Baffoe (former Black Stars player) coordinated the team’s activities ensuring that the Ivorian had a slice of the proverbial ‘Ghanaian Hospitality’”.

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There are a lot of activities lined up for you this month. Send your activities for the Events Calender to editorial@enjoyaccra.com/ mag@enjoyaccra.com See you when I see you.

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11.30am to 4pm - Ghc40 per head @ the Mukyia Resturant, African Regent

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½ Price on Drinks till 7pm Venue: Ring Road opp. Fire Service Time: From 5 pm

NDUTECH Fair begins in Kumasi

Accra International Convention Centre -

Mercredi de la Paillote Concert - DZORMO DANCE ENSEMBLE

Millionaires Casino Golden Tulip Ladies Nite 7-10pm

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@ Holiday Inn Hotel Airport from 12noon

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@ Lincoln School, call 0243106908 or 0277529841

TASTY JERK Barbecue Joint Venue: Osu Down Chez Lien Annex Time: From 5 pm

Chase Restaurant and Takeaway. Try the pizza!

ALCATEL ONETOUCH-808 EVENT TRAIN

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May May day

Lunch Buffet

Labadi Beach Hotel from 11:30am-4pm

Sunday Live Band Lunch @ Alisa Hotel North Ridge from 12noon

Czechoslovakia National day Happy Hour

Celsbridge Pub Labone Time: from 5pm

Happy Hour

Alliance Française d'Accra - 8:00 PM

Venus Pub/Restaurant

Salsa Nite

Join your friends & enjoy a nice dinner on the terrace Venue: Osu, Behind Total Station Time: From 5 pm

Happy Hour

Coconut groove hotel time: 7pm Twist Headlines Labone Time : 7pm

Jazz bar with a good crowd on most evenings Venue: Osu @7 pm

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@SilverBird Cinema Accra Mall Time : 6pm-10pm

Millionaires Casino

Jazz Nite @ Bella Roma

Rockstone's Officerz

Enjoy a glass of wine with Jazz, Osu Time : 8pm-0:00

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Togo National Day

DON’s PLACE – Jazz Club

Cheers Entertainment Centre Venue Ahodjo Kumasi @7pm

Kokorbite - Come enjoy!!!

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Join your friends for a nice drink & dinner @ Monsoon time :7pm Osu

Happy Hour Venue Banie Hotel Legon Time : 5pm till late

Resort, James Town, Accra - 12:00 PM

La Bamba Latino Music, Salsa and fun comm. 11 Tema

Monsoon

Sugar n Spice

Jaynii Streetwise Organisation 4th Anni Beach Party Jaynii Beach

Happy Hour

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Golden Tulip Bingo Nitetime 9-10pm

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Happy Hour Apo’s Spot , Osu

Millionaires Casino

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Mercredi de la Paillote Concert - LOCAL DIMENSION BAND

Bella Roma, Osu

Official Holiday - Easter Monday Easter Beach

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Zimbabwe National Day Swimming Pool Life Guard Training

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@Alliance Française - 8 PM

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Mini-INPUT 2011 Accra (Apr. 15 & 16)

Thursday Films @ GoetheInstitut @Goethe-Institut

Concert - BIBI TANGA & THE SELENITES @ Alliance

Fashion Show and Live Music Venue : Goethe-

Time- 7:30 PM

Française d'Accra @ : 8:30pm

Institut - Time : 7:30 PM

Ryan's Irish Pub

Live Band Chezz Afrique

4th German Cultural festival

Long Happy Hour @6pm

22 Cinema - 1981, Pom le Poulain, Déchainées

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Official Holiday - Good Friday 6th Ghana Hang Gliding & Paragliding Festival

Alliance Française d'Accra 5:00 PM

The FABOLOUS 233 Connect Musical show

Starring: Fabolous and CoStarring Ice Prince and Wizkid Venue :Accra Conference Cent.

Venue: Kwahu Ridge from 22nd -25th April

GOILFEST

a best opportunity to meet all the oil and gas industries venue : Accra Conference center from 21st-23rd

3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Famous 5 the most Popular

Venue: Functions Ghana, Weija barrier off the Accra-Kasoa road -From 10am-4pm

Artist of Ghana to hold a concert @ accra conf. center

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Barima Sidney to perform @ Tamale Stadium

Venue : Nafti Hostel time : 7:30pm

Alliance Française - 9 PM

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Japan National Day

Adventurers in the Diaspora Series

The Netherlands National Day OFORI AMPONSAH LIVE IN CHICAGO Time: 9:00pm – 3pm

The BUZZ – “Nouvelle Cuisine” Dining Cocktail

Branche Lounge, @ Golden Tulip Time: 7:30pm

Sweetie's pub

Beside Lister Hospital Spintex Road

Branche Lounge @ Golden Tulip from 7.00pm till 11.00pm

Venue: CHICAGO, Illinois, United States

Jazzy VIBE At +233 Jazz Club Time: 8pm

Studio Kurtycz's Printing Workshops 2/4 Studio Kurtycz -

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Canadian High Commission - 7:00 PM

Saxophone night

with Big Wellington from 6.30-10pm @ the poolside African Regent hotel thurs

Bella Roma Happy Hour, enjoy a nice drink in a pub with a nice ambiance Osu @6pm

Steak Night In The Wiase

Rest. Enjoy Liveband Music With Zonzo Khebab at poolside @ 6:30pm venue : Holiday Inn Hotel

Ghana International Women's Club (GIWC) Bazaar El-Wak Stadium - 10:00 AM

Special Ghanaian Lunch

Enjoy typical Ghanaian cuisine @Golden Tulip Accra Branche Restaurant & Terrace Time: from 12.30pm till 3.00pm

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years is a pretty long time to wait for a football match against a former colonial power, but it was worth the wait. It was billed as a David and Goliath affair and not even the withdrawal of so called super stars from the English team could dampen the enthusiasm of the football world anxiously waiting to see if indeed the Black Stars team was coming of age. Yaw Ampofo-Ankrah was at the historic match in London for Enjoy Accra and reports on how brand Ghana was magically sold by the Black Stars on a night to remember. On the night, an estimated 25,000 Ghanaian supporters made the trip making them the largest ever away contingent against England at Wembley. The supporters painted the stadium red, gold and green with the players and fans spiritually magnified as the STAR in Ghana’s flag.

“25,000 Ghanaian supporters made the trip making them the largest ever away contingent against England at Wembley”.

Royalty, celebrities, politicians, billionaires and ordinary football fans turned up to make a crowd of 80,120 expectant fans. They were kept spellbound for 90 minutes + 3 on a cool Tuesday evening at Wembley Stadium as Ghana football was thrust in the limelight and yet again, the Black Stars delivered for their nation and for Africa. Wait a minute! Did i say Ghana football? Apologies, because it was not only Ghana football that was on display at Wembley. It was far bigger than that, and it was not just another friendly game. The result really mattered. A dream for any tourism promoter or government official and a point of reference especially

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One man supporter Baby Jet celebrates equalizer

English fans Dany Welbeck

Andy Carrol (goal scorer)

if you are trying to sell the brand Ghana to any potential investor who may only know about the country’s first revolutionary leader Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, gold or more recently oil. Anyone who disagrees should go back and review the articles, analysis previews, documentaries and sparkling reviews that followed the historic encounter. The statistics before the match clearly stated that England had previously NEVER lost to African opposition in friendly or competitive football let alone at Wembley Stadium – so the optimists (i count myself in that category) who could sense the moment for Ghana to make history still had to grapple with the facts. All said and done and after the final whistle it was England 1 Ghana 1 with most analysts and fans unanimously voting that it was a fair result. There is no need for a lengthy dossier on the game instead feast your eyes on the pictures taken before, during and after the game and write your own beautiful picture of the spectacle that proved once again that football is indeed the passion of the people. e Enjoy April 2011

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Gabriel Eklou was born in Accra, Ghana but spent most of his childhood in Togo and Benin, where he had his education and was later trained to be an Accountant. He started painting as a child, although self-taught, he benefited from having a number of people in his life who encouraged and reinforced his natural talent. He became a full time artists in 1996. Eklou’s paintings captures the symbolic interpretation of the African community life. He is known for his elongated, tapered and elegant figures, symbolic landscapes like his Baobab trees and Huts, and his colours diverse shades of pastels mostly earth tones. His paintings have been exhibited worldwide, and they can now be found in private and corporate collections. e

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MOVIE GUIDE

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Director Brad Furman Writers: John Romano, Michael Connelly

Cinema

Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippel, Josh Lucas The Plot: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills. Genre: Crime | Drama Release Date: 18 March 2011 (USA)

The Lincoln Lawyer

Director: Duncan Jones Writers: Ben Ripley Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Michael Arden The Plot: An action thriller centered on a soldier who wakes up in the body of an unknown man and discovers he's part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train.

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other's Day has been celebrated for hundreds of years and it has been adopted by many countries as a national day of celebration.

The exact date and the way this event is celebrated, however, varies from country to country.

U.K...

Mother's Day is more popularly known as Mothering Sunday. The origins of the holiday date back to centuries when it was considered important for churchgoers to visit their home or "mother" church once a year. During Lent, the practice became quite popular, and in a society where children were often sent off to work in other villages at a very young age, it quickly became a time for family reunions. Celebrated on the fourth Sunday of Lent, Mothering Sunday remains a time to reward mothers for their love and encouragement, with flowers, candies, cards, and other tokens of appreciation.

USA...

It is said that Mother's Day was first suggested in the United States by Julia Ward Howe in 1872 as a day dedicated to peace after the Franco-Prussian War. The holiday gained its popularity in the main due to the efforts of Anna M. Jarvis. In 1914, Congress passed a resolution designating the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day, "a public expression of love and reverence for the mothers of our country." President Woodrow Wilson issued the first proclamation making it an official U.S. holiday. Other countries that celebrate Mother's Day on the second Sunday in May include: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Ghana and Turkey among others.

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Mother's Day India...

“Mothering Sunday remains a time to reward mothers Just as in the West, Indians too for their love and encouragement, with flowers, take this day as a time to reflect on the importance of mothers in candies, cards, and other tokens of appreciation”. their life. Mother's Day is the time to say a big thank you Ma. The Hindu people celebrate for ten days in October in a festival they call Durga Puja. Durga is the name of a goddess who protects

the people from evil, and it is also popularly known as the universal Mother.

Japan...

Young children draw pictures called "My Mother" and enter them into a competition. The chosen pictures are compiled into an exhibition which is shown in many different countries around the world.

Canada...

Mother's Day is the most popular festival after Christmas and Valentine’s Day. Just as in USA, Mother's Day in Canada is celebrated on the second Sunday in the month of May.

Mexico...

Mother's Day, or Dia de las Madres, is held on May 10 in Mexico. It is a hugely popular occasion celebrated throughout the country, with special events sponsored by schools, churches, cities, and civic groups. The family tradition is for sons and daughters to come to their mother's house on the eve of Mother's Day (May 9). Other countries that celebrate Mother's Day on May 10 include: Bahrain, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore.

Other Celebrations around the world Similar holidays are commonplace throughout the world, including Argentina (2nd Sunday in Oct.), France (last Sunday in May), Lebanon (1st day of Spring), Norway (2nd Sunday in Feb.), South Africa (1st Sunday in May), Sweden (last Sunday in May), Ethiopia (Antrosht- end of rainy season), Some parts of Spain and Portugal (December 8, the Virgin Mary's Day also a day to honour mothers) and Yugoslavia/Serbia (two weeks before Christmas). e

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RECIPE

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Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the noodles and cook as the label directs; drain and rinse with cold water.

14 ounces flat rice noodles 1/2 cup fresh lime juice 1/3 cup fish sauce 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 to 2 teaspoons Asian chili sauce (such as Sriracha) 1 pound medium-large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 medium bunch asparagus, trimmed 5 ounces shiitake or small mushrooms, trimmed 1 medium carrot, shredded 1/2 cup fresh cilantro

Meanwhile, whisk the lime juice, fish sauce, brown sugar, garlic, chili sauce and 1/3 cup water in a medium bowl. Transfer 1/4 cup of the marinade to another bowl and toss with the shrimp. Toss another 1/4 cup marinade with the asparagus and mushrooms in a third bowl. Let the shrimp and vegetables marinate 10 minutes at room temperature. Toss the noodles with the remaining marinade. Heat a grill or grill pan to medium-high. Grill the shrimp, asparagus and mushrooms until the shrimp is just cooked through and the asparagus is slightly tender, 2 to

Fruit Salad with Lemon-Lime Dressing 15 min

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3 minutes per side. Halve the mushrooms and cut the asparagus into pieces. Divide the noodles among bowls and top with the shrimp, asparagus, mushrooms, carrot and cilantro.

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2 tablespoons orange liqueur (recommended: Cointreau) 1 tablespoon dark rum 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoons sugar, or to taste Tiny sprigs of mint, for garnish

Directions In a large glass serving bowl or picnic container, combine all the fruits and toss very gently to mix. Sprinkle the lemon and lime juices, rum (if using), sugar and mint over the top and again toss gently to mix. Garnish with tiny mint sprigs before serving.

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who's who

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WEST AFRICA TRADE HUB

Organizes Shea Conference in Accra

Joe Lamport, Communication Manager, WATH

Christel Annequin,Transport Coast Study Manager & Frank Eshun, MD Damco

Vanessa Adams, Director West Africa Trade Hub & Brazilian Ambassdor

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he Shea industry provides livelihood for thousands of Ghanaians and many more people across the sub-region. Over the last decade, the Shea Industry has grown by over 1,100 percent and the Shea nuts and butter exports rose from $ 10Million at the beginning of the millennium to over $120 Million in 2010. Gilles Roger Adamon The industry is a critical source of livelihood to many women in (Natura, Benin) the Northern parts of Ghana and across Africa. It is estimated that over 4 million women sustain their livelihood by collecting the nuts which is then processed to Shea Stearin or Olein“The annual Shea conference an essential component of the confectionary and cosmetics industry. brought together hundreds of

The annual Shea conference brought together hundreds of shareholders from around the World who represent various aspects of the Shea Industry.

shareholders from around the World who represent various aspects of the Shea Industry”

This year’s event was held by Ghana, and it is the fifth in the series of this international annual event. The event was held at the La Palm Royal hotel, and it was preceded by a two day training session for companies involved in Shea exportation. The conference lived to its billing of bringing the who’s who of the Shea industry, from the women groups that collect Shea nuts to the major buyers of nuts and butter. In attendance were the civil society groups, public sector agencies, service providers, financial institutions as well as leading international Shea buyers. H.E the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana as well as H.E Teitelbaum, ambassador of the United States of America among other dignitaries graced the occasion. e

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T u r n o f f t h e T e l e v i s i on television,

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“The ‘watching’ of television is the single most yourself not to react and so mind-numbing activity for the mind.” –The Archivist later on, you're doing things

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n 1977, Jerry Mander, a former advertising executive, published Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television. In the book, Mander reveals how the television networks and advertisers use this pervasive video medium for sales and a lot more.

without knowing why you're doing them or where they came from." Mander published Four Arguments over thirty years ago. I believe his main theme then (and the one I hope you are getting from this article), is that advertisers and networks don't want the viewers to think. They want them to just be good consumers and spend money on their products.

Mander attacks not only the contents of the television images, but the effects television has on the human mind and body. His discussion includes: 1. The induction of alpha waves, a hypnotizing effect that a motionless mind enters; 2. How viewers often regard what they see on television as real even though the programmes are filled with quick camera switches, rapid image movement, computer generated objects, computer generated morphing and other technical events; 3. The placement of “Television watching is not active. It is Mander goes into detail discussing artificial images into passive. Both the viewer's mind and the physical our mind's eye; and 4. body do not react, and cannot react. effects television The effects that large Mander calls television imagery a form of viewing has on amounts of television living things. One viewing have on sleep teaching”. such observation children and the onset is quite revealing. of attention deficit disorder. A plant was exposed to normal "If we take the word need to mean something basic to human television program four hours survival -- food, shelter, clothing; or basic to human contentment daily for twelve weeks. During -- peace, love, safety, companionship, intimacy, a sense of the first three weeks, the roots fulfillment; these will be sought and found by people whether or of the plant began to grow out not there is advertising," Mander writes. of the soil. After nine weeks, none of the roots was in the Television is promoting a lifestyle. Virtual reality is being promoted soil. Turn off the television! Try in order to gain additional revenue. Television programs are put it you might like it. e together with the conscious attitude of promoting consumerism Television watching is not active. It is passive. Both the viewer's mind and body do not react, and cannot react. Mander calls television imagery a form of sleep teaching. One researcher interviewed by Mander explains: "The horror of television is that the information goes in, but we don't react to it. It goes right into our memory pool and perhaps we react to it later but we don't know what we're reacting to. When you watch JABARI AKIL A.K.A. The Love Doctor Is a counsellor, parent trainer, educational consultant and leadership specialist. He is a certified facilitator of the Franklin Covey 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Teens, and Families for increased productivity in the home, at church or mosque and in the workplace. Enjoy April 2011

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April Relationships with friends and associates assume more than usual importance in your life in April, dear Gemini, but ups and downs are highly likely as well. Feelings of being misunderstood are quite possible this month, and this is just one of the reasons why relationships are so dramatic now. Money, values, and romantic tensions can be the other issues you are dealing with. Try not to take any communications for granted. The 17th can bring disagreements and tensions to a head, but the 20-25 is excellent for smoothing over differences.

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Taurus

Gemini

21/3-20/04

21/4-21/05

22/5-21/06

A strong month for advancing your personal interests is in store for you, dear Aries. However, Mercury's retrograde in your sign until the 23rd and Saturn's influence this month both mean that you should expect some delays and roadblocks. With patience, you'll be able to move forward. Watch especially for impatience and possible poor judgment on the 3rd. Mars fires up your confidence and brings a more aggressive approach to your world in April, which can do with some refining. Fortunately, Venus enters your sign on the 21st and helps do just that. The Full Moon on the 17th brings a whirlwind of emotion and activity with a close partner. The 22-25 should be exceptionally exciting for love.

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For most of the month, you're likely to be more introspective and hesitant than usual, dear Taurus, as an unusual number of influences are highlighting your privacy sector. Soul-searching is necessary now, and important decision making will need to wait. Work matters can be frustrating at times, and you're likely to want to escape the pressures, especially around the 17th. Feeling generally "under the weather" can be a symptom of not wanting to face up to challenges. The 20-25 brings more personal bravery and enjoyment.

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Relationships with friends and associates assume more importance in your life in April, dear Gemini, but ups and downs are highly likely as well. Feelings of being misunderstood are quite possible this month, and this is just one of the reasons why relationships are so dramatic now. Money, values, and romantic tensions can be the other issues you are dealing with. Try not to take any communications for granted. The 17th can bring disagreements and tensions to a head, but the 20-25 is excellent for smoothing over differences.

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Cancer

Libra

Capricorn

22/6-23/07

24/9-23/10

22/12-20/01

April is likely to be a high profile month for you, dear Cancer. Your career continues to pick up pace. While you are clearer about your goals and work matters are mostly straightforward, home and family life is vying for your attention. The balancing act you're doing between your personal and professional lives can reach a head around the 17th. Others are recognizing your talents and abilities in April, but the real drive for success is emanating from within, as you're especially motivated and ambitious. Patience may be hard to come by right now, but is absolutely critical for maximum success.

Partnerships and the needs of a significant other figure prominently in April, dear Libra. While a feeling that your fate seems to lie in others' hands can be frustrating right now, in truth you're being reminded just how important it is to get your relationships sorted out. If you feel that others are running roughshod over your feelings, be sure to stand your ground, but be clear about what you're doing and why. The Full Moon in your sign on the 17th puts your emotions on your sleeve. Pay attention to what you're feeling now, even if your mood swings seem to come out of nowhere, and make necessary changes in your life.

Fabulous energy for spring cleaning is with you this month, dear Capricorn. Your larger focus in April is on your personal and home life, and with so much energy available to you now, it's time to really take charge of domestic matters. However, challenges can arise if excess energy turns into restlessness and conflict with family. As well, although your heart is with your home and family right now, professional responsibilities loom large, especially from the 17-18th. Be as patient as you can and try not to juggle too many tasks at once.

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Scorpio

A quarius

24/7-23/08

24/10-22/11

21/01-19/02

As adventurous as you're likely to feel in April, dear Leo, you might find that responsibilities prevent you from scratching the itch to get away from it all. You might also experience some disagreements that can quickly blow out of proportion, in part because you're feeling restless and in need of change. The coming months are apt to be especially busy and high profile, so take extra time this month to brush up your skills and to prepare as much as possible. Financial affairs are in need of some review.

A new position or tasks on the job keep you busy in April, dear Scorpio, sometimes to the point of exhaustion. Challenges can arise due to delays and lost or misunderstood communications, and you may need to contend with difficult personalities and power plays with co-workers. Beyond work, you're likely to be strongly motivated to take on many projects that improve your health and daily routines, but you should be careful not to take on more than you can handle. Be reasonable in your expectations and patient with yourself. Romantic excitement is likely from the 20-25.

April promises to be an especially busy month, dear Aquarius, with plenty on your "to do" list. Succumbing to tension is quite possible, however, because while you are highly motivated to learn, communicate, and connect, you can also encounter some frustrating roadblocks. Relationships with relatives and possibly even neighbors can present some problems. Delays, equipment breakdowns, and other transportation and communication nuisances will require patience. The last week of the month should be more peaceful.

Virgo

Sagittarius

Pisces

24/8-23/09

23/11-21/12

20/02-20/03

You tend to turn within this month, dear Virgo. Others may seem unduly aggressive or pushy, and it will be especially important for you to find time to relax and rest rather than feel at the mercy of circumstances or of other people. Tying up loose ends and clearing out unnecessary clutter are themes in April, but disagreements with others, particularly over ownership or financial matters, can also figure strongly. Sorting out finances, and especially debts, will be necessary now.

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You are likely to feel exceptionally inspired creatively and romantically speaking this month, dear Sagittarius, but you can also experience some drama and emotional ups and downs as you pursue your goals. For one, you may be setting your expectations too high, and for another, not everyone is matching your enthusiasm. Responsibilities to friends and groups can loom large this month, mainly because emotionally you're in a totally different place. This is not the month to book yourself solid when it comes to work, as you're simply not going to feel like following through.

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Financial activity, including pressures or concerns, can be a big focus this month, dear Pisces. Facing up to recent excesses may be necessary. However, you are also highly motivated to make money and ideas are abundant. Beware of impulse buys. Although you possess considerable energy to make money, you are similarly inclined to spend it! Both financial ups and downs are likely in April. Love matters are generally strong, especially until the 20th, when others are seeking you out.

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health check

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How To Prevent Travelling Infections: Cholera (The bacterium Vibrio cholerae) By Dr. Gabriel Nsiah

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n acute bacterial infection, cholera causes severe diarrhoea and can lead to life threatening dehydration. Cholera is rare in industrialized nations but if you're travelling to or live in parts of Africa, Latin America or Asia, where epidemic cholera is present, or areas where cholera is endemic, such as parts of South America, India and the Middle East, you must learn how to prevent contracting the infection. After they are consumed “Diarrhoea is the disease's in infected water and hallmark, but it might be food, whatever cholera accompanied by vomiting and bacteria survive the harsh acidic environment of the leg cramps”. stomach set up shop in the small intestine, where they reproduce rapidly and create a toxin that causes watery diarrhoea. Some people infected by cholera have few or no symptoms, but others react more severely. Diarrhoea is the disease's hallmark, and may be accompanied by vomiting and leg cramps. Only 5 percent of people who get cholera will end up with the most severe symptoms. For those unfortunate few, rehydration is vital, but because the intestines' ability to absorb fluids is not affected, rehydration can be done orally rather than intravenously.

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Drink only water that you know is boiled, chlorine or iodine treated. Tea and coffee must contain this same treated water. Soft drinks and other carbonated bottled drinks are good options as long as you avoid ice.

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Eat foods and vegetables, which are cooked thoroughly and still hot. Eat only fruit you peeled yourself. Avoid raw, uncooked salads and any food that has been washed with untreated water.

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Stay away from raw or undercooked fish or seafood. Consume food and drink from restaurants or hotels. Try to be careful and avoid buying from street vendors.

Tips & Warnings & Defensive Measures • Cholera is not easily transmittable, so casual contact with someone infected is not risky. • "Boil it, cook it, peel it or forget it," is a common phrase used to remember how to prevent such bacterial infections in foreign countries with lesser sanitation and water systems. • The Centre for Disease Control doesn't recommend cholera vaccines. Dukoral, a recently developed oral vaccine, is available in some countries, not in the United States. • You should wash your hands thoroughly and often to help avoid ingesting and spreading V. cholerae. • Make sensible choices when eating and drinking in a foreign country (The cholera bacterium spreads easily, so being careful about what you eat and drink is your best defense against it. e

This information is solely for educational purposes. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. Neither the Editors of ENJOY ACCRA LTD., the author nor publisher take responsibility for any possible consequences from any treatment, procedure, exercise, dietary modification, action or application of medication which results from reading this. This publication does not constitute the practice of medicine, and these guidelines do not replace the advice of your physician or other health care provider. Before undertaking any course of treatment, the reader must seek the counsel of their physician or other health care provider.

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Da Viva Fashion Show

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PAPARAZZI HOTEL Tel: +(233)-032 20 92026 / 20 91986

ACCADIA CAFE & RESTAURANT Tel: +(233)-24 393 3399

CEDAR CRESCENT HOTEL Tel: +(233)-032 20 27238 / 248-641 357 cdarcrescent@yahoo.com

Express Property Management Ltd Tel: +233 030 2768 886 Fax: +233 030 2784 210 info@expresspropertyghana.com

RESORTS

Lou Moon Lodge New Coco Beach Dutch Hotel Elmina Beach Busua Beach Busua Inn Eshu Hillburi Aburi

(020) 824 1549 (030) 271 7235 (030) 271 1111 (033) 234 00102 (020) 638 8029 (207) 373 579 (024) 199 7083 (024) 438 5008

info@hillburi.com TRAVEL & TOURS

Amadeus Ghana Antrak Travel NomadAfrica Travel Bureau

(030) 276 5590 (030) 277 7134 (030) 701 1234 (030) 282 3004/5

WINE SHOPS

X O WINE SHOP HOTELS - TAKORDI

RAYBOW INT HOTEL Tel +(233) 031- 202 2072, 202 5438 raybowhotel@yahoo.com AKROMA PLAZA Tel: +233 31 202 3745 / 202 3790 STELLAR LODGE Tel: +(233) 031 269 98

Tel: (024)-664 3208 Bacchus Wine Shop Tel:+(233)-244 142 026 / +(233)-243 308 737

CAPE TRADING COMPANY LTD Tel: +(233) 30 277 6705 / 276 1715 sales@capetrading.biz

SAY CHEERS (WINES & SPIRITS) Tel: +(233) 30 281 1407

NIGHT CLUBS

Club Citizen Aphrodisiac

(030) 278 7811/ (030) 278 7822 (030) 276 6734

OTHERS (030) 282 3040/1 Accra Mall Everlasting Hearts (030) 277 0448 / 0266 782 922 email : www.everlastingHearts.com Greet (030) 277 2955 Enjoy April 2011

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(030)-277 6719 (030)-277 7080 (030)-278 3368 (030)-277 6561 (030)-277 4860 (030)-277 4908 (030)-277 2404 (030)-222 1988 (030)-277 3791 (030)-277 7073 (030)-277 2611 (030)-222 6972 (030)-276 5682 (030)-277 7500 (030)-221 4550 (030)-231 5840 (030)-222 1311 (030)-277 7921 (030)-240 0770 (030)-277 5601 (030)-276 0521 (030)-251 8112 (030)-277 5621 (030)-277 7533 (030)-276 5060 (030)-277 6727 (030)-277 5641 (030)-266 3276 (030)-277 5669 (030)-278 5487 (030)-222 4962 (030)-277 6158 (030)-222 0101 (030)-251 6442 (030)-250 2829 (030)-277 4004 (030)-277 5611 (030)-225 1894 (030)-222 3540 (030)-277 0285 (030)-277 7950 (030)-224 5977 (030)-276 8567 (030)-222 1665 (030)-277 5347 (030)-222 8125

INT. DIALING CODES Angola 244 Australia 61 Austria 43 Belgium 32 Benin 229 Botswana 267 Brazil 55 Burkina Faso 226 58

Burundi 257 Cameroon 237 Canada 1 Cape Verde 238 Cntrl African Rep 236 Chad 235 Czech Republic 420 Denmark 45 Egypt 20 Equatorial Guinea 240 France 33 Gabon 241 Gambia 220 Guinea 224 Italy 39 Japan 81 North Korea 850 South Korea 82 Liberia 231 Libya 218 Mali 223 Mauritania 222 Mauritius 230 Morocco 212 Namibia 264 Rwanda 250 Senegal 221 Sierra Leone 232 South Africa 27 Togo 228 Uganda 256 U.S.A. 1 DRC 243 Zambia 260 Zimbabwe 263

AIRLINES kotoka Airport Aero Contractor Aerogem Aviation American Airlines Air Crystal Air Ghana Air Ivoire Air Senegal Int. Antrack Air Alitalia Belview Airlines British Airlines Brussels Airlines Cathay Pacific City Link Air Ltd Delta Airlines Egypt Air Emirate Airlines Ghana Int.

(030)-277 6171 (030)-268 1978/9 (030)-276 9298 (030)-268 8804 (030)-276 3395 (030)-277 4007 (030)-224 2056 (030)-278 0567 (030)-276 5377 (030)-278 3319/21

(030)-223 0329 (030)-221 4996 (030)-224 3893 (208)-213 8270 (030)-277 0445 (030)-276 5262 (030)-277 7756 (030)-277 3528 (030)-223 0319 (030)-221 3555

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Kenya Airways KLM Lufthansa Middle East North American Royal Air Maroc Royal Dutch Slock Air Int. South African Air UNMIL Virgin Nigeria

24 HR EMERGENCY CENTRE (030)-277 6787 (030)-277 5341

Trust Hospital Nyaho Clinic

BANKS (030)-276 7328 (030)-266 2640 (030)-266 6902 (030)-278 4049 (030)-268 0061 (030)-266 7425 (030)-278 2581 (030)-266 9421 (030)-268 1147 (030)-266 1701 (030)-220 2020

African Women Bank Agri. Dev.Bank Bank of Ghana Barclays Bank Cal Bank Ltd CDH Securities Ltd Credit References Databank Group Ecobank NIB SG-SSB

FIRE SERVICE (030)-277 2446 (030)-266 6576 (030)-277 9635 (030)-222 3169 (030)-231 0903 (030)-250 1744 (030)-277 3285 (030)-277 3949

Headquarters Cantonments Central (Makola) Industrial Area Dansoman Madina Aviation Trade Fare

HOSPITALS Akai House Clinic Akai House (Osu) 37 Military Hospital Korle-Bu Lister hospital Nyaho Clinic Princess Marie Louise West African Rescue

(030)-278 4772 (030)-276 3821 (030)-277 6111 (030)-266 5401 (030)-281 2325/6 (030)-277 5341 (030)-266 4137 (030)-278 1258

POLICE Emergency 191 Regional (030)-266 4611 Headquarters (030)-276 0273 Mobile Force (030)-266 3625 Accra Central (030)-240 1999 Achimota (030)-222 1368 Adabraka (030)-277 7592 Airport Enjoy April 2011


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