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Ghana High Commission mourns the passing of former High Commissioner Ambassador Aggrey-Orleans

It is with deep sadness that the Ghana High Commission in London announces the demise of Ambassador James Emmanuel Kwegyir Aggrey-Orleans, which sad event occurred on November 19, 2018. Ambassador Aggrey-Orleans joined the Administrative Class of the Ghana Foreign and Diplomatic Service in 1963 and became well known for his professionalism and versatility. The highlights of his distinguished career include his role as Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom between 1997 to 2001, and his appointment as Acting Clerk to [...]

Maximise Government Policy for Higher Education Opportunities

The Ghana High Commissioner to the UK, His Excellency Papa Owusu- Ankomah has reiterated Government’s policy of maximizing opportunities for Ghanaians to benefit from higher education. He said this when he addressed participants during the opening ceremony of a four-day workshop coordinated by the British Council and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) on ‘Centralized Admissions Platforms for Tertiary Education in Ghana’.   The High Commissioner called on management of universities to maximize the use of their academic faculties, especially through [...]

HE Papa Owusu-Ankomah host mini trade forum for Ghana Union of Traders and the Ghana Standards Authority

The High Commissioner His Excellency Papa Owusu-Ankomah hosted selected members from the Ghana Union of Traders (GUTA) and the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) for a mini trade forum at the Mission’s Belgrave Square offices in London on Wednesday 7th November 2018. The trade mission organised by the UK Department of Trade in Ghana was to create an opportunity for Ghanaian importers to meet and interact with suppliers from the UK to foster trading relationship. It was also aimed to enable [...]

Ghana’s Honorary Consul to Bermuda Dr. Leonard Teye-Botchway makes headline news

Ghana’s Honorary consul to Bermuda Dr. Leonard Teye-Botchway has been applauded by the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo for performing a complicated surgery to save the eye of a Parma Wallaby, Mandu. Dr Teye-Botchway an ophthalmic surgeon was assisted by Dr. Gaelle Roth while anaesthesia was provided by Dr. Walker. According to Dr. Walker it was in the best interest of the animal to try and save the eye, so arranged for eye specialist The surgery consisted of making a small [...]

HIGH COMMISSIONER CELEBRATE THE LISTING OF GHC 45 MILLION GURANTCO GUARANTEED CORPORATE BOND ON THE LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE

His Excellency Papa Owusu-Ankomah, Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland participated in the celebration of the listing of a GHC 45million, approximately ten million USD guaranteed corporate bond by Quantum Terminals Group on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), international securities market on Friday, 23rd November 2018. Quantum Terminals Group (QTG), is a leading energy infrastructure developer in Ghana, which was guaranteed by GurantCo, a UK based company, mainly to support the operations of its [...]

Ghana and Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis sign Reciprocal Visa Exemption Agreement.

Our High Commissioner HE Papa Owusu Ankomah Signed a Reciprocal Visa Exemption Agreement for Diplomatic and Service Passports between Government of Ghana & Government of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis in London #ghanainuk #ghanabeyondaid

PRUDENT USAGE OF GHANA’S COAT OF ARMS

The Ghana High Commission conveys greetings to our compatriots and appeals to all and sundry to be circumspect in the usage of the Ghana Coat of Arms. The Mission wishes to reiterate that the Ghana Coat of Arms is reserved for official purposes by Government institutions such as the Presidency, the High Commission and other Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in Ghana. The High Commission commends the patriotism displayed by our compatriots as we continue to hold our country in high [...]

Vice President Bawumia attend Ghana Investment & Opportunity Summit 2018 in London

The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, was, on Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, the keynote speaker at a Ghana Investment & Opportunities Summit (GHIOS), held in London. The two-day event was organised by the Ghana High Commission in the UK, in collaboration with the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC). In his address, the Vice President informed participants that in the last few years, Ghana has been pursuing aggressive private sector-led investment drive both within the [...]

President Akufo-Addo delivers keynote address at Financial Times Africa Summit

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has participated in the 5th Edition of the Financial Times Africa Summit which took place in London, United Kingdom from 7th to 9th October. The Summit was held under the theme “Africa Means Business”, and featured high profile speakers in business, politics and economics, as well as Heads of State committed to making business central to their development goals. Delivering the keynote address at the 5th Financial Times Africa Summit at the Claridge’s Hotel in [...]

President AKUFO ADDO Visits Alma Mater Lancing College

His Excellency Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo returned to his alma mater Lancing College in England on Sunday 7th October 2018. His class of 1962 describe him as brilliant, unpretentious and blessed with sporting skills. He entered Lancing College in the 1960s at the age of 13, at the time when he was the only African student in a white-dominated boarding school. Lancing College, established in 1848 as a boys’ school, prides itself as a creative and dynamic place where students [...]