From first date to wedding - online
INTERNETBy BiztechAfrica - Feb. 27, 2012, 11:22 a.m.
A new online dating service in Ghana offers services ranging from finding a partner to arranging the wedding.
The new site, www.awaresoronline.com, is aimed at helping ‘consenting and decent adults’ find a suitable partner. The site focuses heavily on security and says it aims to find decent people a lifelong mate.
Among the services on offer are transport and accommodation bookings for members travelling to meet a new date; travel and adventure reservations, and even wedding arrangements and catering, should the match prove successful.
The site also carries out random checks on members to ensure that they are who they claim to be online.
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