National Issues

Ambassador Thomas Kwesi Quartey elected as the Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission at the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government

Ambassador Thomas Kwesi Quartey, former Secretary to the cabinet , under President John Mahama, and a former Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, was on Monday, 30 January, 2017, elected as the Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission at the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government, […]

H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo sworn as 5th President of the 4th Republic of Ghana.

H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo sworn as 5th President of the 4th Republic of Ghana. To read more,
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Online Passport Application Service Launched On Tuesday 20th December, 2016

The online passport application service for Ghanaian passports, was launched by the Honourable Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms. Hanna Tetteh, on Tuesday 20th December, 2016, after months of piloting the project. The service is available at: website, passports.mfa.gov.gh or passport.mfa.gov.gh. The current system is expected to phase out by March 2017. […]

Ghana, Namibia Strengthens Bilateral Relations

In Accra, Friday, November 11, 2016 -Ghana and Namibia enhanced their existing bilateral relations with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the Fisheries sector. The signing took place during the official closing ceremony of the 2nd Session of the Ghana-Namibia Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC) held at the Ministry. […]

Opening Session of Ghana-Namibia PJCC Held in Accra

In Accra,Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – the plenary session of the 2nd Ghana-Namibia Permanent Joint Commission (PJCC) was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, to enable experts of the two countries discuss and identify areas of cooperation for the mutual benefit of Ghana and Namibia. […]

The Hon. Deputy Minister For Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration Inaugurates The International Law Seminar For African Universities

In Accra, Tuesday, August 16 2016 – The Hon. Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Mr. Emmanuel Bombande inaugurated the first International Law Seminar for African University lecturers and researchers from academic institutions and training centres in Africa at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping and Training Centre (KAIPTC). The seminar is expected to end on 26th August, 2016. […]

Ghana Renews Agreements with North Rhine Westphalia

On Wednesday, 17th May, 2016 – The Minister for Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Hon. Elizabeth Ofosu Agyare and the Minister for Federal Affairs, of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Mr. Franz-Josef Lersche-Mense exchanged Notes on a Joint Declaration of Intent between the Government of Ghana and the Federal Government of North Rhine-Westphalia of Germany with the aim of forging “stronger bonds of friendship and cooperation” within the framework of the excellent relations existing between Ghana and Germany. […]

Ghana, Hungary Agree to Offer Visa Exemptions for Holders of Diplomatic and Service Passports

In Accra, Monday, May 9, 2016 – The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hon. Hanna Serwaah Tetteh (MP), met with the Hungarian Minister for Human Capacity, Mr. Zoltán Balog, during which they signed an agreement on behalf of their respective countries to exempt visa for holders of Diplomatic and Service passports. […]

Ghana, South Africa Take Relations a Step Further

In Accra, Friday, May 6, 2016 – Ghana and South Africa enhanced their existing warm and cordial relations with the signing of agreements to cooperate in socio-political & economic areas as well as in defense & security. The signing took place during the official opening ceremony of the 4th Session of the Ghana-South African Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC). […]

Plenary Session of Ghana-South Africa PJCC Opens in Accra

In Accra, Thursday, May 5, 2016 – The Plenary Session of the 4th Ghana-South Africa Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC) was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration for experts of the two countries to identify, deliberate and agree on areas of cooperation for mutual benefit. […]