Africa: US delegation ‘humbled’ by Ghana visit to gateway to slavery

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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a congressional delegation to Ghana was “humbled” by a visit to the gateway where many Africans were shipped to America as slaves. Pelosi’s address to Ghanaian lawmakers on Wednesday contrasted with President Donald Trump’s appearance on Tuesday at a Virginia event boycotted by black lawmakers angry over his recent comments. Pelosi’s delegation visited the […]

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Africa: Ghana, Angola Waive Entry Visa Requirements, Establish Bilateral Commission For Co-Operation

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Ghana and Angola have waived entry visa requirements for their nationals who are holders of valid diplomatic and service passports. Holders of these passports may transit through and stay in the territory of either Ghana and Angola for a period not exceeding ninety (90) days from the date of first entry, without having to obtain a visa. This agreement was […]

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Africa: Ghana says they are open for cultural exchange, tourism, visits and relocation

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It is official that the Ghanaian government is reaching out to folk from the diaspora to consider the African nation as a viable place to visit, relocate, expand investment opportunities and do business with. While working on lifting visa restrictions with many countries there is an excitement all over, which is translating into a rise in people simply making the […]

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Africa: Ilhan Omar And Nancy Pelosi Visit Ghana Together After ‘Send Her Back’ Chants

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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) shared photos of herself and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) together in Ghana on Thursday, using the opportunity to fire back at President Donald Trump’s recent racist remarks against congresswomen of color. Pelosi “didn’t just make arrangements to send me back, she went back with me,” Omar, who was born in Somalia and became a U.S. […]

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Africa: Trouble at Ghana Airports Company

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There is seething tension at the Head office of the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL), the state-owned limited liability company mandated to manage all publicly-owned airports and aerodromes in the country, following persistent interference in the company’s operations by the Aviation Ministry. It is understood that company’s Board, wrote to the Aviation Minister expressing reservations about the signing of ‘several’ […]

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Africa: New York attorneys add colour to ‘Year of Return’ in Ghana

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The Year of Return agenda, instituted to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, is swiftly gaining traction in the diaspora as intended. Visiting Ghana to know more about their roots, was Boris Kodjo, Michael Jai White, Anthony Anderson, Diggy Simmons and many others. Recently, joining the group of diasporans to learn about their roots, is the Association […]

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News: Ghana Hopes To Benefit From Hosting Africa’s Free Trade Area Secretariat

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Ghana has been chosen by the African Union (AU) to host the secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area. It beat other competing countries including Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar and Senegal to win the bid. As a free trade area, member countries have come together and agreed not to impose tariffs, quotas and other trade barriers on goods […]

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Africa: 994 Nigerians deported from Ghana in 18 months —FG

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The Federal Government said 994 Nigerians have been deported from Ghana through the land borders in the last 18 months. The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, explained that 508 Nigerians were deported within the last six months, while 486 were repatriated in 2018. She disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday, while meeting a Nigerian professor, Augustine Nwagbara, […]

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Africa: Ghana reaches out to descendants of slaves in ‘Year of Return’ campaign

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In the year that marks 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were forcibly taken abroad, Ghana – one of their key departure hubs on the continent – is calling their descendants home to visit, live, and invest. Nicki Kane says there has been a lot of chatter among her clients and friends about traveling to Africa lately. “I hear […]

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Africa: We Supply Ghana Manpower, We Get Insults Back –Nigerian Professor Arrested By Ghanaian Police

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A Nigerian Professor of English, Prof. Austin Nwagbara, has lamented the ways Nigerians are treated in Ghana. In the video obtained by SaharaReporters, Nwagbara was seen talking to a group of Nigerians in the video about the poor quality of Ghana’s varsities and unfair treatment to Nigerians in Ghana. Nwagbara recounted how he heard some Ghanaian leaders abuse Nigerians despite […]

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