Ghanaians can now stay in Angola for ‘free’ but only for 90 days - Latest report

Ghanaians can now stay in Angola for ‘free’ but only for 90 days - Latest report

- Ghana and Angola have put aside entry visa requirements for their nationals who are holders of valid diplomatic and service passports

- Holders of these passports can stay in the territory of either Ghana and Angola for not more than 90 day

- Both countries also signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote and develop, on reciprocal basis, activities in the area of education

Ghana and Angola have put aside entry visa requirements for their nationals who are holders of valid diplomatic and service passports.

Holders of these passports may transit through and stay in the territory of either Ghana and Angola for not more than 90 days from the date of first entry, without having to obtain a visa.

This agreement was signed by Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Ghana’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Manuel Domingos Augusto, Minister of External Relations, during the 2-day official visit to Angola by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

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Both countries also signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote and develop, on reciprocal basis, activities in the area of education.

The Ghana Institute of Languages, would see Ghana train Angolan students at the Basic and Secondary level in the learning of the English Language as stated in the MoU

A maximum number of 100 students from Angola would also study English in Ghana for a duration of 6 months, and the Ghanaian tutors would also be sent to Angola for the training programme.

Ghana and Angola also agreed to operationalise a Bilateral Commission to promote and enhance cooperation in the areas of defense, security and public order, justice, energy, agriculture, vocational training, hospitality and tourism, transport, medical services, trade, fisheries, industry, culture, natural resources, and any other viable beneficial areas of cooperation as may be identified.

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In other news, former employee of Multi Media, Nana Kwabena Bobie Ansah has said he is surprised that supporters of Akufo-Addo were complaining about Joy FM, following the militia documentary carried by one of their own, Manasseh Azure Awuni.

According to him, in June 2010, Joy FM carried a news item that the then MIlls government had contracted assassins to assassinate the leadership of Ghana Real Estate Development Association (GREDA).

Ansah said that when the story was carried he felt there were too many loops in the story as it did not have any cue in's, vox pops or anything that would make the story carried look very credible.

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