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PHOTOS: Ban Ki-Moon, Jack Ma, and Jet Li Visit Akufo-Addo At The Jubilee House

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Ban Ki-Moon, Jack Ma, and Jet Li Visit Akufo-Addo At The Jubilee House

Ban Ki-Moon, Jack Ma, and Jet Li Visit Akufo-Addo: A former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon and the founder of “The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Group”, Jack Ma have paid separate courtesy calls on the President at Jubilee House.

Friday’s visit is ahead of the maiden edition of the Africa Netpreneurship Summit, which will be held at the Accra International on Saturday, 16th November 2019.

Also, one of the most iconic martial arts and actors of all time, Jet Li is in the country for the same event.

Jet Li and his entourage met the president at the seat of government, the Jubilee House as broad smiles spread on their faces while sharing pleasantries.

See some of the photos from the Jubilee House below:

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List of Top 7 American Food-Serving Restaurants in Accra

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List of Top 7 American Food-Serving Restaurants in Accra


1. KFC

KFC

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has 19 branches located in Ghana. KFC is an American fast food restaurant chain headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, that specialises in fried chicken. It (KFCGhana (@kfcghana) on Instagram) is the world’s second-largest restaurant chain after McDonald’s. Located at 47 Lagos Ave, Accra, they offer some of the most crispy fried chicken you can get, with a low cost of approximately ₵30 for 1 person.

2. AM & PM Restaurant Sports Bar

AM & PM Restaurant Sports Bar

AM & PM Sports Bar and Restaurant is a pleasant environment to visit located on the lower floors of the Villagio Towers. For those who want a touch of American breakfast and European breakfast and dinner AM & PM is the place to go. It is a great place for Groups. It is located at Dzorwulu, 16 N Airport Rd, Accra and has great burgers and lots of American meals like apple pie, deep dish pizza and more. This place costs approximately ₵200 for 2 people.

3. Lord Of The Wings 

Lord Of The Wings

Lord of the Wings is a large worldwide chain that, now, boasts a presence in Ghana. The name makes it fairly obvious what it serves: wings. Really good wings. Choose one of their 15 signature sauces, from ‘honey mustard’, at the milder or tamer end, to ‘Buffalo Suicide’, a fierce relish that needs little explanation. There are also burgers, quesadillas, steaks and hearty salads and sandwiches. There are 2 locations, one at East Legon, Accra La-Bawaleshie Rd, Accra and the other at Cantonments, Fourth Circular Rd, Accra. They have great burgers, desserts, steak; they serve brunch and also offer shisha and wifi in a bar lounge area. It costs approximately GHC250 for 2 people.

4. Burger King 

Burger King 

Burger King Corporation, a restaurant company specializing in flame-broiled fast-food hamburgers. It is the second-largest hamburger chain in the United States, after McDonald’s. In the early 21st century, Burger King claimed to have about 14,000 stores in nearly 100 countries. Burger King is a well-known American fast-food chain serving grilled burgers, fries & shakes, plus breakfast. There are a few branches in Ghana, the most popular branch is located at Airport City, Spintex Rd, Accra. You will get the classic American quality fast food and wifi. This place is great for kids and cost approximately ₵55 for 2 people.

5. All American Breakfast

All American Breakfast

All American Breakfast pride themselves on their ability to offer customers delicious and authentic American and local Ghanaian delicacies, created at the highest standards. Located at 2 Mahogany St, Accrathey offer lots of baked American pastries, seafood, steak, and awesome brunches. This is also a romantic place for a Valentine’s date and costs approximately ₵200 for 2 people.

6. Pizza Hut

American Food-Serving Restaurants in Accra Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut is a well known American restaurant chain and international franchise with about 16,796 stores in more than 105 countries. They offer pizzas like Sweet chilli chicken, mushroom, meat feast, pepperoni lovers, and many more types of pizza. With various locations in Ghana, they have popular locations in Dzorwulu, and Airport Residential, Accra. In addition to the large variety of pizza flavours they offer, they also have a bar and lounge with a low cost of approximately ₵50 for 2 people.

7. Moka’s Resto Cafe

American Food-Serving Restaurants in Accra Mocha’s Resto Cafe

Moka’s Resto Cafe, a Lebanese restaurant, is known for its extensive and creative menu, generous portions, distinctive decor and legendary desserts. The cafe is located in a quiet location making it a perfect place to have meetings outdoors and some good American food. Moka’s Offers Coffee, Tea, Pizza and so much more. It is located at Labone, – 21 Ndabaningi Sithole Rd, Accra and costs approximately ₵120 for 2 people.

Pizza, burgers, cornbread, and more are some examples of American cuisine that the majority of people enjoy. American cuisine reflects the history of the United States, blending the culinary contributions of various groups of people from around the world, including indigenous American Indians, African Americans, Asians, Europeans, Pacific Islanders, and Hispanic Americans. Sometimes, we need places to go on our cheat days or on holidays and to satisfy our American food cravings. These seven places are great restaurants to start off on in order to enjoy quality American food from quality restaurants in Ghana.

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Government set to increase price of cocoa this year; The Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Joseph Boahene Aidoo has hinted of conclusive discussions with President Nana Akufo-Addo to increase the price of Cocoa in the coming months this year.

Currently, the government buys one bag of Cocoa beans from farmers at 515.00 Ghana cedis.

The CEO said since the Cocoa sector was the backbone of Ghana’s economy which help to ensure the stability of the cedi, COCOBOD and the government have taken bold decisions that will inure to the welfare of the 1.2 million Cocoa farmers in Ghana.

Mr. Boahen-Aidoo said this during an engagement with Cocoa farmers at separate functions at Nsuaem No.2 and Wassa-Afransie as part of a working visit to Dunkwa-On-Offin and Wassa-Akropong Districts in the Western South Cocoa Region.

Mr.Boahene-Aidoo, who is also the Nkosohene (Development Chief) of Nsuaem No.2, said as part of efforts to ensure that Cocoa farmers enjoyed the fruits of their labor, Ghana now fixes and dictates the price of Cocoa for the world, hence the need for farmers to expand their acreage and adopt sound cultural practices on their farms to harvest at least 20 bags per 1 acre.

The CEO of COCOBOD told farmers that the government had sourced a-200-million dollar fund from the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) in South Africa to deal with the swollen shoot disease which was rife in the Wassa-Akropong and Dunkwa Districts by cutting the diseased trees for re-planting through extension officers and employed youth in the area.

Mr.Boahene-Aidoo lamented that 60 million seedlings were given to farmers during the Mahama administration but ironically, over 200 million hectares of Cocoa went bad in the Cocoa Regions of Ghana.

It is against this backdrop that COCOBOD has embarked upon regular tour and visits to cocoa farms to inspect mass pruning, advise farmers not to patronize unapproved chemicals by COCOBOD on their farms, adding that about 30,000 pollinators have been employed to undertake the hand pollination exercise in all the 1.2 million Cocoa farms across the country.

Mr.Boahene Aidoo noted that farmers were not harvesting up to 1,000 pods on their Cocoa trees due to non-compliance with cultural practices.

He announced that the government has earmarked an incentive package for farmers who observed sound cultural practices to increase productivity.


—: ghanaweb
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Eight pastors appear before court for holding church services amid COVID-19

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Eight pastors who flouted the government’s directives on public gatherings and went ahead to hold church services, were on Monday, granted GH¢10,000.00 bail each with two sureties each, by the Asokwa District Court in Kumasi.

They are Apostle Kofi Nkansah Sarkodie, Leader and General Overseer of Open Arms Ministry at North Suntreso in Kumasi and his son, Kofi Nkansah Sarkodie Junior, Administrator of the Church.

Others are Apostle Moses Adebwenu, Pastors Eric Anim Acheampong, Richard Domfeh Mensah, Rexford Agyei, Johnson Addai and Richard Antwi, all of the True to Heaven Ministry at Atonso-Aprabon, in the Asokwa Municipality.

They have been charged with unlawful assembly by the police and were asked to reappear before the court presided over by Mrs. Rosemary Asante on Thursday, March 26, this year.

The accused were arrested on Sunday March 22, this year, by the Ashanti Regional Police SWAT team, for conducting church services, contrary to the directives by the President for all churches to stop organizing services as part of measures to control the spread of COVID-19.

Chief Superintendent Kofi Blagodze, prosecuting, told the court that the church leaders were apprehended separately at North Suntreso and Atonso-Aprabon, after the police got information that, they were holding church services in defiance of the directives by the government.

He said Apostle Sarkodie was arrested sometime last week on the same offence and granted police enquiry bail, but went on to defy the order and held another service on Sunday March 22, this year.

Chief Superintendent Blagodze, said the other six pastors were arrested separately for similar offence and brought before the court.

 

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