Guyana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Karen Cummings and Ghana’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Shirley Botchwey, sign the bilateral agreements as President David Granger and Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo observe. (Source: Keno George)
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─ sign bilateral agreements covering several areas of mutual interest Guyana and Ghana further strengthened their relationship today, as the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the two states signed bilateral agreements covering several areas of mutual interest. The signing follows bilateral talks between President David Granger and Ghanaian Head of State, Nana Akufo-Addo. The Ghanaian […]

President Ghana receives highest national award from Guyana
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President Ghana receives highest award from Guyana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana receives the highest award from Guyana, The Order of Excellence. This award is reserved for the most prominent people who have contributed to the country. The Ghanaian president arrived in Guyana at 11 p.m. (local time) last night for his first ever state visit. He was accompanied by a delegation […]

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Ghana’s president promotes “Year of Return” embark on working visits to five Caribbean nations

President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, was invited by the leadership of the International Labour Organization (ILO) to address the 108th International Labour Conference, in Geneva, Switzerland. He led the Ghanaian delegation, including the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley […]


WorldRemit launches new product for business payments to Ghana

Through the WorldRemit website and app small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can now quickly and securely transfer money to pay employees and contractors in 140 countries including Ghana ACCRA, Ghana, June 12, 2019/ — Leading digital money transfer company WorldRemit ( has launched WorldRemit for Business (, a new service that enables small and medium-sized business owners to quickly pay […]

A Canadian Maple Leaf flag flies near the Peace tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Feb. 15, 2012. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)

Two Canadian women abducted in Ghana have been rescued, authorities say

OTTAWA — The two Canadian women who were rescued this morning after being abducted in Ghana last week have been identified. Youth Challenge International, a Toronto-based non-profit group, says Lauren Tilly and Bailey Chitty were rescued by Ghanaian police. In a statement posted online, the group says both are safe and unhurt, and they are […]


Ghana security forces rescue Canadian women hostages

Two Canadian women have been rescued after they were kidnapped last week by gunmen in Ghana’s second city, Kumasi, a government minister has said. The two students, aged 19 and 20, were working as volunteers for a charity when they were seized. Kidnappings in Ghana, regarded as one of West Africa’s most stable states, are […]

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GE Healthcare Advancing Universal Health Coverage in Ghana

A key highlight of the event was the unveiling of GE Healthcare’s new budget-conscious ultrasound system, the Versana Essential ACCRA, Ghana, June 12, 2019/ — GE Healthcare ( has kicked-off a two-day “Healthcare Dialogues” event in Ghana, bringing together public and private sectors’ industry stakeholders including policy makers, healthcare professionals, decision makers, academia, investors and […]