Addressing thousands of people at a Durbar to climax this year’s Bakatue Festival at Elmina in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Municipal Assembly (KEEA) of the Central Region over the weekend, the paramount chief Nana Kodwo Condua VI appealed to government to give the people of Edina their own share of Elmina Castle Tourist proceeds to assist them in developing the area.

 
 
Management and staff of Coconut Grove Hotels on Tuesday, June 30, joined students and teachers from Edinaman Senior High School in Elmina in the Central region to clean the town and its environs.

The exercise, which commenced at 6:00 A.M., on the morning of the said day, was part of the company’s corporate social responsibility.

 
 
Construction work on the Benya Bridge at Elmina that leads to the Elmina Castle has contributed substantially to reduce patronage of the Elmina Castle by tourists, the Forts and Castles Division of the Ghana Museum and Monuments Board in Cape Coast told the GNA in an interview.

 
 
With its solid, majestic walls constantly buffeted by the Atlantic Ocean, the Elmina Castle in the Central Region has always been a strong pull for tourists from all over the world.

With its solid, majestic walls constantly buffeted by the Atlantic Ocean, the Elmina Castle in the Central Region has always been a strong pull for tourists from all over the world.

 
 
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has officially handed over the oversight responsibility of a US$2-million endowment fund to the Ghana Heritage Conservation Trust (GHCT).

 
 
Members of the Ghana Made Rice Farmers Association and their families last Saturday visited the Elmina (or St. George’s) Castle in the Central Region and were given a tour of one the country’s most historic facilities by one of the officials at the castle.