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Coronavirus - Ghana: Prvt Hammond receives letter from HRH The Prince of Wales

HRH The Prince of Wales has honoured 95-year-old World War Two veteran Private Joseph Hammond for his contribution to Ghana’s coronavirus recovery

HRH The Prince of Wales has honoured 95-year-old World War Two veteran Private Joseph Hammond for his contribution to Ghana’s coronavirus recovery. Inspired by the UK’s Captain Sir Thomas Moore, Private Hammond walked two miles every day for a week in early May to raise money for Ghanaian veterans and…

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PM hosts first ever UK-Africa Investment Summit in London

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make the case for the UK as the ‘investment partner of choice’ for African countries at a major investment summit today

PM calls for UK to be the ‘investment partner of choice’ for African countries; summit will generate new opportunities in Africa for businesses across the UK; PM announces the Government will no longer provide any direct support for thermal coal mining or coal power plants overseas Prime Minister Boris Johnson…

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Partners for Prosperity: Ghana at the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020 in London

For Ghana, the Summit will provide a platform to secure investment opportunities, more exports and jobs that will benefit both Ghanaian and British businesses

His Excellency The President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo will lead a ministerial delegation of several Cabinet Ministers and key officials at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London on 20 January 2020. The Summit, hosted by the UK Prime Minister, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, is a major…

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Remembrance Day luncheon remembers service and sacrifice of Veterans in Ghana

Remembrance Day 2019 luncheon in Ghana remembers the service and sacrifice of British and Commonwealth Armed Forces and veterans in Ghana

At the going down of the sun and in the morning. We will remember them. Remembrance holds a central place in the Commonwealth’s annual calendar of events. Around the World, on Monday 11 November 2019 we remembered the fallen together. Following the 74th Ghanaian National Parade of Remembrance at the…

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UK organises paralegal training for Ghana Prisons Service

British High Commission as part of an ongoing Capacity Building Project for the Ghana Prisons Service organised a workshop on paralegal skills and criminal law

This training highlights the British High Commission’s commitment to increasing support for an improved justice system in Ghana. The training aimed at equipping GPS personnel with relevant legal knowledge on local and international human rights laws; basic criminal law principles to enable participants understand ethical issues associated with paralegal duties…

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Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery Presentation

Lt Col Simon Westlake RM, Defence Adviser presented equipment to assist with the maintenance of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery in Accra

On Wed 12 Dec 18, at the British High Commission in Accra, the United Kingdom Defence Adviser to Ghana, Lt Col Simon Westlake RM, presented to the Director of the Department for Works and Gardens, Mr Ishmael Browne, a large quantity of equipment to assist with the maintenance of the…

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Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM)’s inaugural graduation ceremony: Dr. Letitia Obeng honoured

At the inaugural graduation ceremony of Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), Dr. Letitia Obeng was honoured and presented with an honorary Doctor of Science degree

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) has honoured Dr. Letitia Obeng at its inaugural graduation ceremony at Liverpool’s iconic Liver Building, as she was presented with an honorary Doctor of Science Degree. Dr. Letitia Obeng is a graduate of LSTM, completing her PhD in Liverpool during the 1960s following an…

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Ghanaian military officer to receive prestigious award in the UK

Officer Cadet Gershon Anerboi Abbey of the Ghana Army is to receive the most prestigious award ever presented to a Ghanaian officer

Ghanaian military officer to receive prestigious award at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom. Officer Cadet Gershon Anerboi Abbey of the Ghana Army is to receive the most prestigious award ever presented to a Ghanaian officer on completion of training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in…

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Remembrance Day 2018 luncheon in Ghana to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice

On 11 November 1918 church bells and other bells, which had fallen silent during the course of the First World War, rang out spontaneously as news of the Armistice spread across Europe and the world

Last Sunday, exactly 100 years on, the British High Commission hosted a special centenary luncheon, alongside the Government of Ghana and representatives of the nations involved in the conflict, in an act of remembrance for those who lost their lives serving their country. The centenary commemorations were also a thanksgiving…

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The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall's visit to Ghana

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall's visit to Ghana: A celebration of our Commonwealth ties

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Ghana from 2 to 6 November 2018. During the visit, Their Royal Highnesses will celebrate the close relationship between the UK and Ghana, the importance of our Commonwealth ties and our shared values. The West Africa tour will be…