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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…

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The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Ghana

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Ghana on 2-6 November 2018

Their Royal Highnesses’ visit, which is at the request and on behalf of the British Government, will celebrate the UK’s dynamic and forward looking partnerships with Ghana on a range of shared priorities. The visit will highlight key themes in UK and Ghana’s relationship, including the importance of our Commonwealth…

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UK Expands Export Finance in West Africa

UK Expands Export Finance appetite in West Africa as first rep in Africa takes up office in Ghana

Ghana becomes the first West African country to have a representative of the world’s oldest export credit agency, UK Export Finance (UKEF) stationed in-country. Steve Gray, who will be taking up office at the British High Commission in Accra as the UKEF Country Manager, will work closely with the Department…

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Ghana: On 20 April the United Kingdom concluded delivery of the Managing Defence in the Wider Security Context Course at Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC)

On 20 Apr the United Kingdom concluded delivery of the Managing Defence in the Wider Security Context Course at KAIPTC. The MDWSC course had commenced on 9 Apr with participants from Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, the Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo and of course Ghana. This multinational array of…

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Scottish Development International Trade Mission to Ghana

A large trade delegation from the oil and gas industry in Scotland will be visiting Ghana from the 9th -11th of April 2018

A large trade delegation from the oil and gas industry in Scotland will be visiting Ghana from the 9th -11th of April 2018. The aim of the visit is to gain a thorough understanding of local market conditions while investigating local investment opportunities. It is intended this will be achieved…