- Denmark has apologized to Ghana for playing a role in the slave trade
- A Danish delegation has been to Ghana for talks on trade and development
President of the republic, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has met the Queen of Denmark, Her Majesty Margrethe II.
The official visit of the Queen of Denmark follows efforts by the Danish government to deepen bilateral trade between both countries.
The 3-day visit has also seen the Danish government apologize for their engagement in the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade which saw millions of Ghanaians risk their lives to cross the Atlantic Ocean to be slaves in Europe and the Americas.
“We share a dark history of slave trade, a shameful, unforgettable part of Danish history. Nothing can justify it,” Mr. Samuelson said, shortly after a high profile meeting with Ghana’s president.
Meanwhile, Nana Addo has reiterated government's decision to run a country beyond aid and grants. Nana Addo maintains that his government will increase internally generated revenues to achieve this target.
Meanwhile, Foreign affairs minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway has complained over the high rate of illegal migration. According to her, talks are underway on best ways to address issues of poverty, graduate unemployment among others.
The official visit by the Danish business delegation is part of efforts to boost bilateral relations between both countries.
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