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Dear Friends Easter and St Patrick's day have come and gone and we share our pictures of how they were celebrated in Accra. This month we have May Day to look forward to and of course Mother's Day which will fall on May 13. Mother's Day is an opportunity for children to please their mother with a card or gift or maybe an outing and you will definitely find some thrilling ideas in your favourite magazine. We attended several social events this month including Virgin Atlantic's second anniversary in Ghana which was brilliantly organised by Tosan Woode and her team We also dropped in to the launch of the new Tom Ford fragrance range, which is now available at Paris 2 and Fifth Avenue. The Francophonie fortnight was a melting pot of culture and entertainment and member countries, including Ghana, honoured the celebrations with a hitherto never seen strong political presence which included H.E Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni, Minister for Foreign Affairs and H.E Hanna Tetteh, Minister for Trade and Industry. Google Ghana's County Manager, Estelle Akofio-Sowah, held a workshop which brought together a cross selection of ghanaian society to explore new developments in the Google World. Sporting Enjoy brings you pictures of the Premiership Cup when it visited Chase restaurant with ex Man Utd player, Andrew Cole. We introduce, SOCIAL CLUB, a new extra from our resident journo, Alain. He will be leading you around the country in a quest to discover the best bars, restaurants and spots with CLUB Beer. ....Enjoy

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Awo Addo, Julia Chou, Antoinette Benneh Ansah, Anna Bishop, Estelle Akofio-Sowah - Google staff

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n March 21 and 22, Citizen Kofi located in the heart of Accra’s social area, Osu, was transformed into a fresh, funky, lounge. Over 260 influencers from six active communities in Accra: Creative Artists, Event Planners, Fashion Influencers, Developmental Advocates, Media Celebrities and Music Enthusiasts, were invited to explore google.com/+ and become users of Google+ to help them connect them with their friends, colleagues and followers and promote their interests, brands and activities.

Julia Chou - Google

On arrival, guests took fun photos in the Google+ photo booth “The Google+ Hubs were a huge success manned by Rodney Quarcoo and an exciting opportunity for Google and and the RQV crew, did a freestyle group painting and visited the Google+ to build strong positive relations Google+ demo stations to get a with these influential communities.” quick insight into what was ahead. The main workshop was an in-depth Google+ presentation by Julia Chou, a member of the Google+ team, to show the communities how relevant Google+ is to them in both their personal and professional lives. Guests were kept busy in an action-packed and fun environment, with fine cuisine and cocktails lit up by Google LED ice cubes. For the creative artists, fashion influencers and music enthusiasts, there was an added touch of glam with performances by members of the Foundation of Contemporary Artists, a fashion show by Ajepomaa Gallery and Mina Evans, and musical performances by Sitso, Dadie Opanka and Asase Aban. Other guests included renowned poet Atukwei Okai, Musiga President Obour, Lynx Entertainment CEO Richie, Duaba Serwa’s Nelly Aboagye, Poqua Poku, and Aya Morrison. 6

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Invited guests enjoying a live demo by Julia Chou

Nanna Nilson & guest

Google goodies and gift bags

Nana Amu, Mina Evans & Makeeda Miss Ghana U.K.

Creative artists - being creative!

The Google+ Hubs were a huge success and an exciting opportunity for Google and Google+ to build strong positive relations with these influential communities. Estelle Akofio-Sowah, Country Manager of Google Ghana, and the rest of her team, Antoinette Benneh Ansah, Awo Addo and Anna Bishop, were thrilled with the level of enthusiasm and the participant’s engagement. A number of influencers have already created very active profiles and pages, for example: Ajepomaa Gallery, RQV, Scanad Ghana and Akuchi Philips. e

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n the roof terrace of the Elizabeth office building in Airport, Virgin Atlantic recently held a dinner to celebrate not only their 2nd anniversary in Ghana but also to announce that they will now fly 5 times a week between Accra and London. The announcement was made by Virgin Regional Country Manager, Nick Taylor. During the dinner an awards ceremony was held allowing Virgin Atlantic Airlines an opportunity to honour their top agents and partners. At the ceremony, certificates were presented to their top trade agents including Accra Air Travel Centre, Ltc, BCD Travel, Doscar Travel and Tours Ltd, Eurotour Ghana Ltd, Kesshen Travel and Tours Ltd, Keymeh Travel and Tours, Kumasi Travel Agency Ltd, Litna Travel and Tours Ltd, Satguru Travel and Tours Services, Skylife Travel and Tours Ltd, Skyresources Travel and Tours Ltd, Special T Travels Ltd, Stellar Travel Ghana Ltd, Sunlife Travel and Tours Ltd, Timewise Expo Travel and Tours, Travel Bureau Ltd, Travel House Ltd Ghana, Travel Matters Ltd, Travel Zone Ltd Ghana and Yoshiken Travel and Tours. Woodfields Energy And Cirrus Oil Limited, Chase Petroleum Oil Limited, Zenith Bank Ghana Limited, Akwaba Limited and Glico Group Of Companies Limited received certificates as loyal corporate customers. The most supportive corporate Award went to PW Ghana Limited, “the top selling, top flying and top most supportive corporate clients for 2011.

“During the dinner an awards ceremony was held allowing Virgin Atlantic Airlines an opportunity to honour their top agents and partners.”

Hubert Darko-Sarkwa - Head of Sales Virgin, Tosan Woode - Head Sales and Marketing Virgin , John Adebanjo - Virgin Group Rep Africa, Andrea Manuela Giaccaglia - Marketing and PR Exec , Nick Taylor - Regional Country Manager West Africa 8

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Virgin Awards

John Adebanjo, H.E. Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, Tosan Woode, Hon Ekow Spio Garbah

Nkum Adipa, Glory Brisbane General Manager Stellar Travel

Doreen Owusu Fianko - MD Ghana Airports Company Ltd, Maame Brenda Achampong-Kyei

Other award winners were: Most Improved Travel Agency Award – Litna Travel and Tours Limited; Best In Class (Economy) – Kessben Travel & Tour Limited; Best In Class (Premium Economy) – Stellar Travel Ghana Limited; Best In Class (Upper Class) – Stellar Travel Ghana Limited; New Comers Award - Travel Zone Limited Ghana; Travel Agency of the Year – Kessben Travel & Tour Limited; and Country Managers Award – Doscar Travel & Tours Limited.

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A special stakeholders award was presented to Doreen Flanko, MD of Ghana Airports Company Ltd for her outstanding support for Virgin Airlines. After the presentation of awards Chief John Adebanjo (Group Africa Representative Virgin) officially launched the 5th frequency flights to the sweet sound of popping champagne corks. e Popping champagne corks!!!!!

Hubert Darko-Sarkwa, Nick Taylor, Alberta Allen, Julie Ann Zoobi

Invited Guests

John Adebanjo, Doreen Owusu Fianko & Tosan Woode

Austin, Jenny & Guest

“Officially launched the 5th frequency flights to the accompaniment of popping champagne corks.� Tosan Woode & Princess Ella 10

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Nick Taylor

Ernestina Abrokwa - Litna Travel

Daniel Aseidu

Chris Attoh, MC

Yaa Asantwaa Agyeman Rawlings

Mrs Joel Nartey

Kuan Boateng, Francis Armah & Patricia Mensah

Mr & Mrs Jamil Ibrahim

Ernest Pels, Bindu Mukhi - Bindu Travel

Andrea Manuela Giaccaglia & Tosan Woode

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Who lov'd to see me pleased and gay, And taught me sweetly how to play, And minded all I had to say? My Mother.

Who ran to help me when I fell.

And would some pretty story tell. Or kiss the place and make it well? My Mother.

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heart to pray, And love God's holy book and day; And taught me wisdom's pleasant way? My Mother.

And can I ever cease to be Affectionate and kind to thee, Who was so very kind to me, My Mother? Ah, no! the thought I cannot bear, And if God please my life to spare, I hope I shall reward thy care, My Mother.

My Mother By : anonymous

Who fed me from her gentle breast,

And when I see thee hang thy head, 'Twill be my turn to watch thy bed, And tears of sweet affection shed, My Mother.

When sleep forsook my open eyes,

For God, who lives above the skies, Would look with vengeance in his eyes, If I should ever dare despise My Mother.

And hush'd me in her arms to rest, And on my cheek sweet kisses pressed? My Mother. Who was it sung sweet lullaby, And soothed me that I should not cry? My Mother.

Who sat and watch'd my infant head, When sleeping on my cozy bed; And tears of sweet affection shed? My Mother.

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CROSS PUZZLES

Play these special Mother's Day puzzles and find out fun stuff you can do with mum on mother's day. Find the 10 hidden words in each puzzle. Answers next time. Enjoy!!!

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Kenny(MD), Henry(Brand Consultant), Loren( Estee Lauder), Johnny (Mkt. Dir. of InterAfrican Mkt.) & Thierry( Paris II)

Thierry with invited guests at the launch

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Francophonie 2012 held at Alliance Française T

his year the Francophonie fortnight has taken a new turn focussing primarily on organizing events oriented towards the Ghanaian public. The involvement and support of the diplomatic corps, the Ghanaian ministry of foreign affairs and other ministeries deserves special mention.

Mr. Youssouf Dramane Koné (Foreign Affairs, Mali Embassy), H.E. Batho Obam Nsue Mengue (Equatorial Guinea), Mr. Alhaji Muhammad Numuni, (Minister of Foreign Affairs), H.E. Sini Pierre Sanou (Burkina Faso Ambassador) & H.E. Frédéric Clavier (French Ambassador)

Organised by the French Embassy and Alliance Française this year has seen a number of different activities including a job fair, art exhibitions and musical performances to name but a few. A debate based on the film, "The French Dreaming - the power of the word", by Jean-Michel

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H.E. Frédéric Clavier (French Ambassador), Mrs. Moumine Hadjo (Niger Ambassador), Mr. Kwani Akassah (Cultural Dept. Togo)

“The involvement and support of the diplomatic corps, the Ghanaian ministry of foreign affairs and other ministeries deserves special mention.”

Mr. Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni & H.E. Frédéric Clavier

H.E. Frédéric Clavier, H.E. Trudy Kernigham (Canadian High Commissioner) & H.E. Andrea Semadeni (Swiss Ambassador)

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H.E. Batho Obam Nsue Mengue (Equatorial Guinea), Mrs. Moumine Hadjo (Niger Ambassador), Mrs. Kaba Hadja Moussoukoro Sangare (Foreign Affairs, Guinea Embassy), Mr. Youssouf Dramane Koné (Foreign Affairs, Mali Embassy), H.E. Sini Pierre Sanou (Burkina Faso Ambassador), H.E. Bernard Ehui-Koutoua (Côte d'Ivoire), Miss Alliance Française, H.E. Frédéric Clavier (French Ambassador), 1st Runner up, 2nd Runner up, H.E. Andrea Semadeni (Swiss Ambassador) & H.E. Nouhoum Assouma (Benin Ambassador)

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Sini Pierre Sanou (Burkina Faso Ambassador), Mr. Alhaji Muhammad Numuni, H.E. Frédéric Clavier (French Ambassador), H.E. Trudy Kernigham (Canadian High Commissioner)

Erwan Bouvier

Djian was held at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and explored the issue of the strength of language as a political tool. Five Francophone artists were invited to exhibit their work at the "In the Francophonie gardens" exhibition held in the gardens and the exhibition hall of Alliance Française. e

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Dinner with the French Ambassador

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he sweet voices of various Ghanaian francophone artists played a melodic part in the Francophonie fortnight musical activities. The electrifying voice of renowned Ghanaian singer Bibie Brew, a well known star in France, was widely appreciated when she sang both at Alliance Française and at the French Ambassador's residence during a dinner that he held to mark the Francophonie celebrations. e

“The electrifying voice of renowned Ghanaian singer Bibie Brew, a well known star in France.”

H.E. Frédéric Clavier (French Ambassador) & distinguished guests at his residence

Fransica Forson, Joy FM Gwenola Roblin

Richard Zabot, UN & Ms. Fatou Diome, Senegalese Writer

H.E. Frédéric Clavier (French Ambassador) & honourable guests

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Bibie Brew & J. Claude Marteau

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JOB FAIR AT THE FRANCOPHONIE WEEK “The show was an opportunity for students to meet with French companies and it provided some lucky attendees with employment opportunities on the day�

Alexis Madrange, Managing Director, CFAO Equipment

Vanessa, French Business Club (left)

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Art Exhibiton At Alliance Française

H.E. Frédéric Clavier (French Ambassador), Mr Patrice Gilles, Mrs Valerie Lesbros & H.E. Sini Pierre Sanou (Burkina Faso Ambassador)

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n exhibition held in the gardens and exhibition hall of of Alliance Francaise gave art lovers the chance to view the paintings of five artists: Samuel Tete-Kathan (Togo), Kassy (Cote d'Ivoire), Edem Gota (Togo), Yao Sewonou (Togo) and Salifou Oura (Burkina Faso). The aim of the exhibition was to show the works of Francophone West African artists to the Ghanaian public, with a particular focus on new forms of artistic expression.

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The Premier League Trophy at Chase restaurant with Andy Cole “The £200,000 trophy proved a popular draw and patrons thronged the restaurant to hold the trophy which has been grasped by the hands of so many of their heroes.”

Emmanuel, Edem & Akiem

Moises del Rio, Andy Cole

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ootball fans flocked to Chase on Friday night to get a glimpse of the Premiership Cup and meet ex Manchester United player Andy Cole. Nineteen times League Champions, Manchester United, have teamed up with DHL to bring the DHL Champions Trophy tour to Africa. The £200,000 trophy proved a popular draw and patrons thronged the restaurant to hold the trophy which has been grasped by the hands of so many of their heroes. Enjoy the pictures sports fans and a big thumbs up to Forewin for their sponsorship of Casillero del Diablo (official wine sponsors of Manchester United) wines which were supped on the night. e

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Mövenpick Brunch

Honey Suckle Happy Hour

Sumptuous spread to tempt your taste buds. time: 10am Next to the conference centre Accra. from 7am

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ANZAC Day 2012

From 6pm Labone

Millionaires Casino

Luscious Temptations

Concert: La Paillote Takpekpe - Tsu Tsu Roundabout

Venus Pub/Restaurant

Happy Hour

Legon University Time : 7:15 AM

Enjoy Sunday Brunch

@ Holiday Inn Hotel Airport from 12noon

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Jazz bar with a good crowd on most evenings venue : Osu

Golden Tulip Slots Tournament

Grown and Sexxxy

@ Rockoffice Open Mic! from 7pm

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Dons Place Jazz Club

Millionaires Casino

Afternoon tea - Week days (12noon to 5pm) (Sun 11am to 4pm) Venue: African Regent hotel

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Upgraded Buffet menu

Tops n Tails Pub Spintex Rd Spintex rd opp Stanchart Accra

Escobar

Alliance Francaise - 8pm Airport residential

May Day

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Christianborg War Cemetery - 8:00 AM

Meet your friends and taste luscious temptations. Venue: A&C Square, East Legon

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Meet your friends for a tastybreakfast. Time: 8am Airport residential

Chase Restaurant and Takeaway. Try the pizza!

Labadi Beach Hotel from 11:30am-4pm

11:30am to 4pm- @African Regent Hotel,Airport West

Groove Hotel. @7pm

Cuppa Cappuccino

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

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Salsa Dance Nite Coconut

Happy Hour

Golden Tulip Bingo Nite time 9-10pm

afternoon of golfing from 1pm-6pm

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Come enjoy a nice chilled evening, good music & food –Time 7pm

Sandwich / Waffles Week

Next week HASH Run #

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Goethe-Institut Ghana Time : 7:00 PM

Exhibition- Images from Ghana (till April 21)

Bella Roma, Osu

Duplex Happy Hour

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

Lecture Series Architecture in Accra Lecture Series with Nat Nuno-Amarteifio

Guitar band

Bella Roma Mid week Salsa nite @ 6pm

Come join us 4 Happy Hour Venue: Osu Time 6:00pm

Monsoon

La Villa Boutique Hotel, Osu. Enjoy drink in the lovely serene outdoors.

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Osu, Time : 7pm

Relax Free Mondays

Brunch@ La Palm Casino

Wednesday

Citizen Kofi

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

Play Tennis At Accra Lawn

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Apo's Spot Osu Time 6:00pm

Pizza Nite At Mama Mia's

Jazz Nite @ Bella Roma

Share a peter pan or pepperoni with the family time: 6pm

Millionaires Casino

Twist Headlines Labone time: 7pm

Enjoy a glass of wine with Jazz, Osu Time : 8pm-0:00 Golden Tulip Ladies Nite 7-10pm

Happy Hour

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Alliance Française Accra Time : 7:00 PM

Cafe Des Amis

Studio Kurtycz -

accraexpat Private Tandem Paragliding Week-end

Movie Friday

Invite your friends for a drink & a chat Venue: Kanda Near State House

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Studio Kurtycz week-end art workshop

Mondial Cabaret - Circus Show

Coconut Grove Hotel time : 6:30 PM

Fantastic Movie experience with popcorn & a drink @ Accra mall time :6- 10pm

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“NAA AYELE” Album launch-concert

Ghana Caledonian Society Ceilidh

Rhapsody Restaurant Bar

Deli France

Grasscutter's Return Time : 8pm

Alliance Francaise Time : 8pm

Goethe-Institut Ghana time: 7:00 PM

Accra Mall Time from 6pm

Accra Diplomatic Club monthly Happy Hour

Meet friends for a pain au chocolat and a coffee Venue Airport Residental Area Anytime

Coconut Grove Regency Hotel Time:- 6:30 PM

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Tulip Mirror Ball

Dance Performance Meeting with Sitou

Kids Concept

Venue: Branche Lounge Golden Tulip Time: 10pm till 5am

Goethe-Institut Ghana - 7pm

accraexpat.com April Members' Night

Workshops for children between the ages of 2.5 yrs - 6 yrs. Timing: 11am-1pm/ 2pm-4pm.

Breast cancer awareness brunch

Chase Restaurant Time- 6:30 PM

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Jazz bar with a good ambience and tasty menu. Venue: Ringroad Central. time: 6:30pm

Labadi Beach Hotel Time: 10:00 AM

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4 Thursday Films@GoetheInstitut - “Nitschewo” Goethe-Institut Ghana Time : 7pm

Jazzy VIBE At +233 Jazz Club Time: 8pm Rate: Free

Steak Night

BlogCamp 2012

Live Band Chezz Afrique, East Legon TIme: 8pm

Flamenco night at Toros

venue : Holiday Inn Hotel @ 6:30pm

Happy Hour Celsbridge Pub

Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT time: 9AM Toros Tapas Bar Time- 7:00pm

Labone Time : @5pm

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Come find jack and win a prize this & every thursday Time: 7pm Venue: Osu

Teazy Thurs

At Bella Roma Osu with da hottest DJs killa fingaz and Busty blaze from 10pm

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meat and alcohol were waived and so people would dance, drink and feast – on the traditional meal of bacon and cabbage.

The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1000 years. On St Patrick’s Day, which falls during the Christian season of Lent, Irish families would traditionally attend church in the morning and celebrate in the afternoon. Lenten prohibitions against the consumption of

St Patrick was born in Roman Britain to a wealthy family but was kidnapped and brought to Ireland as a slave at the age of 16. He was told by God in a dream to flee from captivity to the coast, where he would board a ship and return to Britain. After his escape, he studied to become a priest. In 432, he was called back to Ireland as a bishop, to christianize the Irish from their native polytheism.

aint Patrick’s Day (a.k.a. St. Paddy’s Day) is an annual cultural and religious holiday celebrated on the 17th of March. It commemorates Saint Patrick, the most commonly recognized of the patron saints and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland.

“Irish folklore tells that one of his teaching methods included using the 3 leaves of a native Irish clover, the shamrock, to explain the Christian doctrine of the Trinity to the pagan Irish.”

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Susan and Richard - the love continues!

Sonya - life is good

Irish folklore tells that one of his teaching methods included using the 3 leaves of a native Irish clover, the shamrock, to explain the Christian doctrine of the Trinity to the pagan Irish. This is why on St Patrick’s Day, people dress up in green clothing, ribbons and shamrocks. St Patrick’s Day, now an international celebration is celebrated worldwide.

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We are pleased to bring you some pictures of one of the many St Patrick’s Day events celebrated in Accra. A party held by Patrice Annequin at his residence. Guests painted the traditional shamrock on the walls and as you can see above wined, dined, laughed and danced the night away, in true Irish style. e

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The Saint ???? Patrice

Chefs about to prepare the famous Irish stew - perhaps?


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Story Time:

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nce upon a time in Far Away Land, there lived a King and Queen who had three daughters: Shania, Soraya and Sarina. They all lived happily in a beautiful palace. Despite their wealth and power, the princesses were taught to be kind and treat their elders with respect and even though they had all servants working for them, they were always very sweet and polite.

Roshani is a Lower Sixth former of GIS and excels in Art, Economics, French and Literature.

One day, the queen’s mother fell very ill and requested that the King and Queen come to visit her. They made preparations to leave and left the Kingdom in the hands of the King’s brother, William, a very mean man, who was better at being a sour puss than at being a King. One time, William told the cook to roast a turkey but later changed his mind without telling the cook. When the cook served the turkey that evening, William got angry and threatened to behead him. The poor cook was devastated and on the verge of tears. On seeing this, Sarina comforted him and asked to be served some turkey. The cook lost his frown and served the meal, which everyone thoroughly enjoyed.

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Uncle Will grew meaner and meaner by the day so the girls decided to teach him a lesson. They planned to be excessively nice to William, hoping he’d feel guilty and learn a valuable lesson. First, while eating their breakfast, they said to the cook, “Thank you for our breakfast. It’s really good!” As William watched his nieces’ polite behavior, he felt awkward and uneasy that he had never said anything nice to the cook. Later on, the girls offered to help the butler with his chores. When William saw his nieces dusting furniture and laughing with the butler, he felt a wave of anger and jealousy overcome him, because they were never that happy with him. He sent the princesses to their room and screamed at the butler. That night, William didn’t join the girls for dinner, feeling

“I’m so sorry girls. I’ve been horrible for these past few weeks. I can’t imagine what you all must think of me. I should be the ideal role model for you three. Instead I’ve been disrespectful, ungrateful and such a killjoy.”

very apologetic, he knocked on the princesses’ door and chanted his apology. “I’m so sorry girls. I’ve been horrible for these past few weeks. I can’t imagine what you all must think of me. I should be the ideal role model for you three. Instead I’ve been disrespectful, ungrateful and such a killjoy. I’m sure you three will make wonderful queens of Far Away Land. I hope you can forgive me and give me another chance. I’d very much like to be your favorite uncle.” Shania spoke up first: “You’re our only uncle, Uncle Will! That automatically makes you our favorite!” And with that, they all laughed and hugged him, with the past events already forgotten. The next day, the King and Queen returned to Far Away Land, along with the princesses’ grandmother, who had recovered quickly. The girls kept the secret of Uncle Will’s behavior. They only told the story to their children and the lesson was passed down to many more. You should always be nice and polite to everybody; but if you’ve forgotten how to, just ask a little boy or girl to show you. They’d be more than happy to oblige. e

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Mixed Roasted Potatoes With Herb Butter

70 min

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Ingredients » 1 1/2 pounds russet potatoes » 1 1/2 pounds red-skinned potatoes » 2 pounds sweet potatoes » Kosher salt » 1 tablespoon canola oil » 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature » 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley » 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme » 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary » Freshly ground pepper

Directions Cut the potatoes into 2-inch cubes. Add them to a large pot, cover them with water and add salt to taste. Bring them to a boil, cook for 10 minutes, drain and cool. The potatoes will only be partially cooked and should be completely dry before you roast them. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Toss the potatoes with the canola oil and spread them in one layer on a baking sheet. Roast until crispy and cooked through, about 45 minutes.

Fresh Fruit & Mint Salad

20 min

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While the potatoes are roasting, make the herb butter: Mix the softened butter with the parsley, thyme and rosemary and add salt and pepper to taste. When the potatoes are done, put them into a large bowl, toss with the herb butter and serve immediately.

Ingredients » » » » »

1 papaya or mango » 2 navel oranges 1 cup strawberries » 3 tablespoons honey 2 kiwis » 1 cup raspberries or blueberries 1 banana » 3 to 5 sprigs fresh mint 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier, optional

Directions Peel, slice and dice the mango or papaya, banana, kiwi. Trim the strawberries' stems and half or quarter them. Put everything in a medium size bowl. Cut the top and bottom off the oranges just deep enough to expose the inner fruit. Following the curve of the fruit cut the skin and pith off the orange in panels. Holding the orange over the bowl cut between the membranes to free the citrus segments. Let them fall into the bowl as they are cut free. By hand, squeeze all the juice from the remaining membrane over the fruit, then discard. Repeat with the other orange. Lightly stir the honey and Grand Marnier, if using, into the fruit. Strip the mint leaves off the stem, tear, or chop into smaller pieces, and stir into the fruit salad. Add the berries and set aside for 10 minutes or up to 2 hours. Serve.

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Your Stars

This Month Taurus

Famous Taurus: Kelly Clarkson BORN: APRIL 24, 1982 - FORT WORTH, TEXAS, USA

Kelly won the first season of the mega-popular American Idol TV series in 2002, and has never looked back! This determined, persistent Taurus has made a name for herself by releasing four albums that sold over 10.4 million copies in the U.S. alone. In addition to her music, Kelly has also done some acting. With two more signs - her Moon and Mercury - also in headstrong Taurus, she makes her own destiny. Whatever she decides to do next, she's sure to succeed.

Famous Taurus : George Clooney BORN: MAY 6, 1961 - LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY, USA

Dependable, industrious George is not only an actor but also a director, producer, and screenwriter. This Taurean heartthrob has won two Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award for his efforts along the way. His Venus is in Aries, meaning he tends to be pretty up front and honest in his romantic pursuits. With two aspects in altruistic Aquarius, he's also quite the humanitarian. Could he actually be the "perfect" man? Lots of women think so!

A ries

Taurus

Gemini

21/3-20/04

21/4-21/05

22/5-21/06

Slowly but surely in April, you'll enjoy considerable more clarity and confidence, dear Aries. Your drive is returning full force, and friends will enjoy that you're more interested in socializing this month. Personal revelations can come around the Full Moon on the 6th. Some of you will be pursuing relationships more heartily now. Certainly, you have some admirers this month. After the 15th, when setbacks can discourage, you begin to see the rewards for your work efforts in the past few months. The 22-23 can bring a new friendship or alliance. Finances are strong.

You're likely working very hard this month to make extra cash, dear Taurus. The desire for beautiful and comfortable objects is strong. You're building up your resources and your "nest" in April, while for the most part keeping a low profile by choice. The 21st, however, brings a blast of personal energy and increased confidence. You're ready to pursue your desires. A love relationship may be revived and moving forward in the last week of the month. Nevertheless, there are a few lingering problems to iron out, and you'll need to be patient.

This month, you're enjoying extra attention and appreciation for the very qualities that come most naturally to you, dear Gemini. This is due to Venus, the goddess of love, moving through your sign from the 3rd forward. Increased social, romantic, and creative activity is likely, especially around the 6-8 and 22nd. New friendships can be formed this month. More clarity comes to your career this month, as projects that were previously stalled push forward, and to your life with family and domestic matters in the last week of April.

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Cancer

Libra

Capricorn

22/6-23/07

24/9-23/10

22/12-20/01

Career goals are in focus this month, dear Cancer. Daily affairs become less muddled and overwhelming, and this frees you up to tend to more worldly goals. Your original ideas can capture the attention of higher-ups. Don't be afraid to express them. Unexpected professional opportunities pop up. Be sure to reconnect and stay in touch with acquaintances and relatives in April. Make up for lost time. Friendships enliven from the 21st forward. Love has a private feel to it this month. You're not yet ready to share your feelings with the world.

April is a relationship-centered month, dear Libra. A Full Moon in your sign heightens your emotions and could bring a partnership matter to light around the 6th. Relationships become clearer, both with a partner and in your work, after mid-month. You feel you have more information with which to make good decisions. As well, you are more willing to broaden your perceptions of the people in your life. Cultural events and other forms of learning and experience appeal this month. The 21-23 brings good energy for money matters.

Considerable progress can be made around the home, with family, and at work in April, dear Capricorn. However, when it comes to work, it's more about your working environment and the social aspect of your job that are set to improve significantly. This could be a time when you pursue a bit of a home "makeover". You take pleasure in lending a hand to others and organizing your work space. The 21st forward is a period that brings a more outgoing, playful, and creative energy to your life and, for some, budding romance.

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Scorpio

A quarius

24/7-23/08

24/10-22/11

21/01-19/02

People you meet this month are likely to be a source of inspiration, dear Leo. You're being exposed to different ways of thinking and you especially enjoy exchanging ideas with others. Unexpected opportunities to travel or expand your education can emerge. Love is enhanced through shared goals and visions. Single Leos may find romance with or through a friend or group association. Mid-month, you begin to see progress with finances and money-making endeavors. Career matters push forward suddenly from the 21st. You're taking charge and others are following your lead.

Work takes center stage in April, dear Scorpio, and there are some surprises in store. Be prepared to rearrange your schedule at a moment's notice. It's a strong month for solving problems, reorganizing, and tending to the practical details of your daily existence. Both physical and mental resistance are on the increase this month. Friendships begin to straighten out mid-month after a period of some confusion of boundaries. You're learning who is truly in your corner. Strong energy for attracting or enhancing a partnership is with you from the 21st forward.

April is a strong month for social, creative, and learning endeavors, dear Aquarius. Love is simpler, and attraction is easy and natural. You are expressing yourself with extra charm. Your eagerness, flexibility, and willingness to tag along with others just for the company endear you to friends and family. Financial complexities begin to unravel this month. Dealings with a partner and with financial institutions become more straightforward after a feeling of treading water. Even so, it's not yet the time for quick settlements or bold moves. Be patient.

Virgo

Sagittarius

Pisces

24/8-23/09

23/11-21/12

20/02-20/03

Recent relationship challenges and personal frustrations will begin to dissipate this month, dear Virgo, and you can more confidently move your plans forward. Finances are a big focus and possibly a concern, as you face problems and find ways to improve your spending and borrowing habits. You might receive good advice or come up with novel new ideas on how to do so. The 22-23 can bring a pleasant surprise or bonus. Career prospects and your reputation improve considerably after the first week of April, due in part to a more inviting and amenable manner.

Excitement on romantic and creative levels is in store for you this month, dear Sagittarius. Love matters may be laced with a touch of drama, and certainly bring surprise to your life. More clarity in your love life begins to show itself from mid-month forward. People you meet are especially helpful and appealing. While pastimes, hobbies, and entertainment are in strong focus in the first few weeks of the month, it's back to business by the 21st. Career picks up pace, and it becomes easier to get straight answers from bosses and co-workers.

Dealing with others in a straightforward manner has been difficult recently, dear Pisces. Support for your personal endeavors hasn't been very forthcoming, but by mid-April, relationship dynamics smooth over and you feel that you can move forward. Home life should be especially pleasant. Focus is on beautifying your surroundings and bringing harmony to family relationships. Familiarity rather than excitement is sought in love. Financial surprises are likely in April. You may have to rework a moneymaking idea or your budget, but the improvements will take you further in the long run.

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INFLUENCE “Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another” -Napoleon Hill

“Many define integrity as something you keep toward other people, but the most important person you need to have integrity with is yourself.”

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hat do Nelson Mandela, Charles Darwin, Adolf Hitler, Kwame Nkrumah, Mahatma Gandhi and Vladimir Lenin have in common? Each of them is among the most influential people in the 20th century. We do not have to like ‘what’ their influence was. Each of these people influenced millions of people to do as they envisioned and directed. The key point here is influence is powerful. The same qualities and charisma that can influence humanity to enlightenment can cause destruction and great inhumanity. It is critically important to know that at all

times we are influencing the people around us. As we enter a room, mix with a group we are either bringing enlightenment, brightening their world or we are bringing destruction,darkening their world. As ‘energetic beings’ we are always affecting the environment and people around us. As human beings, we come to understand ourselves through our connection and contrast to other human beings, which mean that our affect on others is truly life changing! Many define integrity as something you have toward other people, but the most important person you need to have integrity with is yourself. Influence has very little to do with what you say and more to do with ‘who’ you are! It is through doing and being that you influence people. How you show up, interact; respond,

etc., will have a lasting influence upon those with whom you are interacting. People are always watching, they may not be listening, but they are watching, be cognizant of ‘who’ you are and ‘how’ you show up, how you represent yourself. If you want to be a person of positive influence, bring your best to every encounter and do your best in everything you do. Your presence in a room, your presence in someone’s life, has great power, great influence. Use it for enlightenment, use it for empowerment, use it for encouragement, and use it to make a positive difference in the world around you. As Mahatma Gandhi said, “be the change you want to see in the world”. e

JABARI AKIL A.K.A. The Love Doctor Is a counsellor, parent trainer, educational consultant and leadership specialist. You may reach him at 0302-915-503; or email: j.m.k.akil@gmail.com

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Dinner : 6pm to 11pm

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B ranche Restaurant, Bar & Lounge

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Afrikiko Asanka Local Buka Ethiopian Rest. Red Chilli Tante Marie Home Touch

(030) 222 9997 (030) 278 6328 (030) 278 2953 (024) 306 8165 (024) 790 2809 (030) 277 8914 (030) 277 7662

CONTINENTAL RESTAURANTS

Rest. Xango At Citizen Kofi The Grill Le Tandem Frankie’s Livingstone Au Grand Ecuyer Captain Hook La Chaumière Le Bouquet Landing Rest. Le Magellan Mama Mia(delivery) Monsoon Zanzibar

(030) 278 7822/ (030) 278 7811 (024) 966 6333 (030) 276 2959 (030) 277 3567 (030) 276 7740 (030) 276 8643 (030) 276 2228 (030) 277 2408 (030) 277 2417 (030) 276 0775 (030) 277 7629 (024) 426 4151 (030) 278 2307 (030) 278 6099

ORIENTAL RESTAURANTS

Bali Hai Chez Lien China House

(030) 277 1700 (030) 277 5356 (030) 276 0284

City Garden Rest.

(030) 222 1710/29

Dragon House Dynasty Noble House Hinlone Kohinoor Pearl Chinese Heritage Zanzibar

(030) 276 2988 (030) 277 5496 (030) 278 5151 (030) 277 2782 (030) 277 1999 (024) 440 6748 (030) 278 5252 (024) 489 0990

OTHER RESTAURANTS

Arlecchino (024) 541 0403 Cuppa Cappuccino (024) 820 4441 Bella Roma (024) 747 4007 Sunshine (030) 278 0599 Akroma Plaza (031) 202 5513 KFC, Osu (030) 296 3086 LA GALETTE (024) 675 2429 Foodies (030) 266 1858 Fali’s Hot Pot (030) 225 8473 Stellar Catering (024) 477 3403

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IL Cavaliere Pazzo (030) 282 3131 024 676 7777 Taverna Tropicana (030) 222 9101 Melting Moments 0244-661 069 (030) 277 0834 Le Must French Rest. 0244-661 069 Michelangelo 0244 233 533 Chase Lounge (030) 277 8477 0544 104 204 Cafe Dez Amis (0302) 782 9371 Red Chilli 024 790 2809 Firefly Lounge Bar (030) 277 7818 Rhapsody's Rest. 0244 337 825 Osekan Rest. 0245 352 912 / 0302 775 496 3121 Sushi Bar 026 777 3121 Picasso (030) 277 1712/ (Crown Apartmento) (030) 277 1713 Magnolias Rest. Bar (030) 291 7527 0206 400 615 The Grill 024 433 1000 024 966 6333

Chez Marie Lou Rest. (030) 277 4891

Jade Garden Koffee Lounge Eddy's Pizza Le Bistro Rest. Rice 'n' Salads Ristorante Sol Moi

024 460 8281 (030) 292 5067 / (030) 250 0185 054 413 3397 (030) 776 738 027 740 1009 (030) 278 4015 Sweet Rose Chinese (030) 281 6252 Escobar Lounge 024 428 8882 / 024 823 2222 Robi's Dutch Pub 024 220 1087 / 024 526 3582 Toros Tapas Bar 0242 880 163 / 020 094667 Appetite Rest. Lounge (030) 254 3439 Star Bites (030) 293 6156

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BARS

Accra Bar Bywel Bar Bus Stop Ryan’s Irish Pub Jokers Center Chester's Bar The Honey Suckle

(030) 278 7811/ (030) 278 7822 (030) 276 7793 (030) 222 0930 (030) 276 2334 024 437 0752 (030) 276 2771 (030) 278 0774 027 5 55 6006

BEAUTY

FIRST CHOICE SALON Tel:+(233)-030 268 2997 / 24 437 4894 info@firstchoicehair.com

SALON CITY SPA Tel: +(233)-030 276 8751 info@saloncityspa.com

LADY PAM SALON

Villa Monticello Hotel

Tel: +(233) 030-277 1700 lapalm@gbhghana.net

Tel: +(233) 030-277 3477 / 026 630 7398 info@villamonticello.com

LABADI BEACH HOTEL (ACCRA) Tel: +(233) 030-277 2501 labadi@legacyhotels.com

MÖVENPICK AMBASSADOR HOTEL

ALISA HOTEL

Tel: +(233) 030-261 1000 reservations.accra@moevenpick.com

Tel:+(233) 030-214 233/232 670 info@alisahotels.com

AIRPORT WEST HOTEL

FRANKIE’S HOTEL

Tel:+(233) 030-276 7870 / 77 1388 info@airportwesthotel.com

Tel:+(233) 030-277 3567 frankies@frankiesghana.com

ROYAL RICHESTER

NOVOTEL HOTEL

Tel:+(233) 030-252 0786 / 520 791 info@royalrichester.com

TEL: +(233) 030-266 7546 reservations@accrahotel.net

La Villa Boutique Hotel

MARISET PLAZA

TEL: +(233) 030-273 0333-6 info@lavillaghana.com

Tel: +(233) 030-277 4542 / 277 4542 mplazahotel@4u.com.hg

Coconut Grove Regency Hotel

DUTCH HOTEL

Tel: +(233) 030-222 5155 / 226 310 regency@coconutgrovehotels.com

Tel:+(233) 030-271 1111-8 info@dutchotel.com

Oak Plaza East Airport Hotel

GOLDEN TULIP

Tel:+(233) 030-281 6460-3 res@oakplazahotels.com

Tel: +(233)-030 277 6952

HOLY TRINITY SPA Tel: +(233)-0362091334

LAJEN UNISEX SALON Tel: (020) 871 4892/ 0302 777 837 lajen-bshop@hotmail.com

L'eden Afro-European Unisex Salon Tel: (024) 426 5179 CASINOS

Lapalm Casino

(030) 278 5421

Millionaires Accra (030) 277 4339 info@millionairescasino-gh.com Millionaires Kumasi (032) 204 9868 info@millionairescasino-gh.com CAR HIRE

VRS Cole Consult Atlas Rent-A-Car

(030) 277 9387 (024) 4035856 (024) 427 7871

HOTELS - ACCRA

LA PALM ROYAL BEACH HOTEL

Tel: (030) 221 3161 info@goldentulipaccra.com

FIESTA ROYALE

Erata Hotel Tel:+(233) 544 336 761 / 544 336 738 info@eratahotel.com

TEL: +(233)-030 274 0811 info@fiestaroyalehotel.com

Protea Hotel

HOLIDAY HOTEL Tel:+(233) 030 277 3660/1 holidayhotel@ghana.com

Tel: +(233) 030 251 7454 reservations@proteaaccra.com

Mirage Royal Hotel Tel :+(233) 030 252 0570-2

NOVA HOTEL Tel: +(233) 030 277 5579

CULTURAL CENTRES

Alliance Française (030) 277 3134 British Council (030) 268 3068 Goethe Institute (030) 277 6764 Nebuke Foundation (028) 910 2163 Express Delivery Services

DHL Fedex Ground Sky Net TNT Express Aramex Express Ltd

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HOLIDAY INN HOTEL Tel :+(233) 030 274 0930

CHEZ LIEN TEL:+(233) 030 277 5356 chezlien@ighmail.com

BEST WESTERN PREMIER TEL:+(233) 0302 216 570/766 902 www.bestwesternpremier.com.gh

AFRICAN REGENT HOTEL TEL:+(233) 0302 765 180-2 info@african-regent-hotel.com

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REAL ESTATES

CROWN APARTMENTO Tel:+(233) 030-277 1712 reservation@crownapartmento.com

REDROW DEVELOPMENTS LTD Tel: + 233 244 20 1884 info@redrowghana.com

PALOMA HOTEL

A&C DEVELOPMENT

Tel:+(233) 030-222 8700 reservations@palomahotel.com

Tel: +233 030 251 5055 info@aandcdevelopment.com

HILLTOP HOTEL

ARABELLA RESIDENCY

Tel:+(233) 030-224 8444 maidenhotels2003@yahoo.com

Tel:+233 030 222 1742/24 966 6633 business@polygroupgh.com

HOTELS - KUMASI

GOLDEN TULIP +(233)-032-208 3777 sales@goldentulipkumasicity.com

ROYAL BASIN RESORT Tel :+(233)-032 20 60144 / 20 60169 royalbasin@gh.com

GOLDEN GATE HOTEL Tel: +(233)-032 20 37073 / 20 37074

MIKLIN HOTEL Tel: +(233)-032 20 39121 / 20 39122 / 39 123

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 Ramada Resort Hillburi Aburi

(020) 824 1549 (030) 271 7235 (030) 271 1111 (033) 234 00102 (020) 638 8029 (207) 373 579 (030) 271 7235-7 (024) 438 5008

Shops

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

Melcom Plus Kaneshie (030) 225 1789 email : melcomplus@melcomgroup.com

ACCADIA CAFE & RESTAURANT

Melcom Plus Tema

Tel: +(233)-24 393 3399

email : tma@melcomgroup.com

CEDAR CRESCENT HOTEL

TRAVEL & TOURS

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

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 NIGHT CLUBS

Club Citizen Aphrodisiac

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

OTHERS

Accra Mall Greet Kids Concept Village Pet Shop Enjoy April 2012

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NomadAfrica Stellar Travel Travel Bureau

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WINE SHOPS

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

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In this first edition of the ENJOY Ur CLUB Social Guide, you will follow me on an interesting journey across our beautiful country with CLUB BEER and the Enjoy monthly magazine as we certify the top entertainment hot spots in Ghana. We hope this certification will make your choice of such joints easier by letting you in on what’s new, hip and what they offer, as you enjoy your chilled Club Beer.... Alain P/S Email me about your hang-outs with photos and get featured. alain@enjoyaccra.com Remember to drink responsibly

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TIPS

Eat while you drink It is particularly good to eat high protein foods such as cheese and peanuts, which help to slow the absorption of alcohol into the circulatory system.

Cultivate taste Enjoy your drink, don’t rush it. If you gulp a drink you will be losing the pleasure of tasting and smelling the various flavors in the drink.

Accept a drink only when you really want one At a party if someone is trying to force another drink on you, ask for ice or drink a non-alcoholic beverage.

Know your limit Skip a drink now and then Space your alcoholic drinks out to keep the desired blood alcohol concentration.

Appoint a designated driver Have someone available who will not be drinking and will drive all drinkers home. This is critical if the person has consumed more than one drink per hour. If you know that you will have to drive after consuming alcohol, limit your consumption to no more than one drink an hour.

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