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The Ghana High Commission mourns the death of former U.N. Secretary-General, Mr. Kofi Annan

The Ghana High Commission is saddened by the news of the demise of former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Kofi Annan and hereby reiterates the following tribute by His Excellency the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo: “The Government and people of Ghana, First Lady Rebecca and I are deeply saddened by the news of the death, in Berne, Switzerland, of one of our greatest compatriots, Mr. Kofi Annan. I extend, on behalf of the entire Ghanaian nation, our [...]

EIDUL-ADHA PUBLIC HOLIDAY

The general public is hereby reminded that Tuesday, 21st August 2018 has been declared a Statutory Public Holiday in Ghana in observance of this year’s Eidul-Adha  Celebrations. Due to this, the offices of the Ghana High Commission will be closed on that day but normal services will resume on Wednesday 22nd August 2018.

H.E. Papa Owusu-Ankomah meet President of Republic of Ireland

Our High Commissioner HE Papa Owusu-Ankomah has presented his letters of credentials to the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin, the official residence and principal workplace of the President of Ireland in Dublin. Present at the brief ceremony at the presidency was Minister Ciarán Cannon, Minister of State for Diaspora and International Development. His excellency was accompanied by his wife Mrs Augustina Owusu-Ankomah, Mrs Matilda Alomatu Osei-Agyeman, Minister Head of Chancery and Mr Kofi Addo Head [...]

High Commissioner meets delegation from Africa House

The High Commissioner H.E. Papa Owusu-Ankomah has welcomed a delegation from Africa House and some selected members of the House of Commons to the Mission’s Belgrave Square offices. The delegation was at the Mission for a debriefing session in preparation towards a planned Business Mission to Ghana from 13th to 15th August 2018 Following the “Africa House Post-Brexit Trade relation with Africa” event held at the House of Commons on 13th March, there have been a series of engagements on [...]

High Commissioner welcome delegation from NDC UK and Ireland Chapter

High Commissioner H.E. Papa Owusu-Ankomah and deputy High Commissioner H. E. Rita Tani Iddi have welcomed a delegation of members of NDC UK and Ireland chapter to sign a book of condolence for the late His Excellency Mr. Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, immediate past Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, (6th August 2012 to 7th January 2017) at the Mission’s Belgrave Square offices in London. The Delegation which was led by the chairman of the UK Chapter Mr Kofi Kwakye, [...]

BOOK OF CONDOLENCE

Following the tragic passing on Friday, 29 June 2018, of His Excellency Mr. Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, immediate past Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, (6th August, 2012 to 7th January, 2017), Mission hereby informs that a Book of Condolence has been opened at the premises of the Ghana High Commission from Monday, 9th to Friday, 13th July 2018 from 11:00a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at: 13 Belgrave Square, London SWlX SPN and  104 Highgate Hill London N6 5HE Before becoming Vice [...]

‘Africa needs to industrialise – says HE President Akufo-Addo’

HE Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana has emphasized on the need for Africa to industrialize to create the needed decent jobs, foreign exchange generation and to be part of the global value chain. The President made this call when he delivered the keynote address at London Business School Africa Summit on the theme “Scaling for Impact”. The Event was organized by London Business School Africa Club in partnership with the Club’s Alumni and was witnessed [...]

President at Oxford for The Oxford Africa Conference

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has challenged Africans to take our own destiny into our hands, develop the continent and bequeath a prosperous, all-inclusive and highly skilled workforce to be able to compete in the global world. HE the President made the call at the Oxford African Conference held on Friday 11th May 2018 at Oxford University Business School. In his address, the President pointed out that the development of the African continent will bring us [...]

“LET’S RISE AND BUILD A GHANA BEYOND AID” SAYS HE PAPA OWUSU-ANKOMAH

Ghana’s High Commissioner to UK & Republic of Ireland, HE Papa Owusu-Ankomah has reiterated a passionate call on Ghanaians in Portsmouth to join hands with Ghanaians back home in building a Ghana Beyond Aid. The High Commissioner made the call during a dinner dance and official launching ceremony of the Ghana Association of Portsmouth (GhAP) held in Portsmouth last week Saturday. In attendance were the Rt.Hon. Penny Mordaunt Secretary of State for International Development and MP for Portsmouth North, [...]

High Commissioner at Ghana Tourism Summit in London

A half day Ghana Tourism Summit has been held at The Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London on Monday 18th June 2018. The event was aimed to offer the opportunity for the leadership from the Ghana tourism sector to interact with UK tour operators, investors and the members of the UK media to afford Ghana the platform to promote its tourism opportunities, and at the same time use the event to gather feedback from the UK tour operators on their [...]