The plan to connect Ghana and Burkina Faso by rail, has been taken a notch higher following the opening of an international competitive tender for potential contractors to submit bids. The proposed rail network is expected to pass through the eastern corridor of Ghana starting from the Tema Port, through Akosombo, Ho, Hohoe, Yendi, Tamale and to Paga. The line will continue in Burkina Faso from Dakola going through Po along the national highway number 5, integrating the pole of growth [...]
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has told investors and business leaders from the United Kingdom that Ghana is the ideal place in the West African Region, and on the Continent, to invest and conduct business. According to President Akufo-Addo, “Ghana is a haven of peace, security and stability, a country where the principles of democratic accountability are now firmly entrenched in its body politic, and where the separation of powers is real, to promote accountable governance.” Delivering [...]
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Monday, 16th April, 2018, met with the leader of the UK’s Labour Party and leader of the Opposition, Rt. Hon Jeremy Corbyn, MP, on the sidelines of the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, currently ongoing in the United Kingdom. In the meeting, President Akufo-Addo noted that Ghana and the United Kingdom continue to maintain strong bonds of friendship and co-operation, adding that the UK remains one of Ghana’s most significant trading [...]
The Ghana High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland H.E. Papa Owusu-Ankomah along with a selection of sectional heads at the High Commission paid a courtesy call on the Lord Mayor of the City of London The Right Honourable Charles Bowman at Mansion House on Tuesday 3rd April 2018 The Lord Mayor of London is the City of London’s mayor and leader of the City of London Corporation.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the strategy of his government is to expand technical and vocational opportunities at both secondary and tertiary levels, and, thereby, strengthen the linkages between education and industry, as well as empower young people to deploy their skills, to employ themselves and others.According to President, Government is paying critical attention to technical and vocational training in the country, explaining that the transformation of the structure of the Ghanaian economy, and [...]
Ghana Christian Council UK and Ireland chaired by Rev Canon Dr Shadrach Ofosuware organised a non-denominational thanksgiving service in London as part of Ghana’s 61st independence anniversary celebration. The well attended service held at the Westminster Central Hall was themed “Building a United Ghana Through Christ”. The guest speaker for the event was Most Rev. Titus K. Awotwi Pratt, Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana. In his address His Excellency Papa Owusu-Ankomah paid tribute to all, whose sacrifice helped Ghana [...]
Our High Commissioner His Excellency Papa Owusu-Ankomah has hosted members of the Diplomatic Corps, UK Government Ministers, a selection of representatives of leaders from various Ghanaian community groups and representatives of Ghanaian traditional chiefs to an independence anniversary celebration in London. High Commissioner of Ghana to the United Kingdom deliver his Independence Anniversary Celebration address on behalf of the president of Ghana Mr Rob DixonHead of West Africa Department at the Foreign and Commonwealth Officedeliver a speech on behalf of the [...]
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Monday, 20th November, 2017, held bilateral talks with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rt. Hon. Theresa May, MP, at 10 Downing Street. The purpose of the meeting was to strengthen the ties of co-operation between the two countries, and move the bilateral relations to a point beyond aid. The pair also discussed issues bordering on next year’s Commonwealth Summit, as preparations for the Summit intensify. Congratulating Ghana on her 60th Independence [...]