Kamala Harris: US Vice-President Arrives In Ghana For 3-Day Visit

Kamala Harris: US Vice-President Arrives In Ghana For 3-Day Visit

  • US Vice-President Kamala Harris has begun her three-day state visit to Ghana to strengthen relations between the two nations
  • She inks her name in the history books as the first-ever Black vice-president of the US to visit Africa
  • The vice-president tweeted about her visit on Monday, March 13, 2023, before her trip on Sunday, March 26

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US Vice-President Kamala Harris has arrived in Ghana for a three-day state visit as part of her government's efforts to deepen ties between the two nations.

She touched down at Ghana's Kotoka International Airport on Sunday, March 26, in the company of her husband, Douglas Emhoff, and other top US officials.

The vice-president imprints her name in the sands of time as the first Black woman US vice-president to visit Africa.

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Kamala Harris: US Vice-President arrives in Ghana for 3-day visit. Photo credit: NIPAH DENNIS/AFP.
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Kamala Harris announced her visit to Africa

The vice-president announced her visit ahead in a Twitter post on Monday, March 13.

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“Later this month, @SecondGentleman and I will travel to Ghana, Tanzania, and Zambia as part of our Administration’s efforts to strengthen partnerships throughout Africa and advance our shared efforts on security and economic prosperity. I look forward to a productive trip,” she posted on Twitter.

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Video of when Kamala Harris touched down in Ghana:

Kamala Harris to strengthen relations

Relatedly, YEN.com.gh reported that to strengthen ties with Africa, US Vice-President Kamala Harris and her husband, Douglas Emhoff, announced that she would visit Ghana in March.

The vice-president said on Twitter they would also visit Lusaka, Zambia, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

A statement issued by the White House said the vice-president's visit would "build on the recent US-Africa Leaders Summit that President Biden hosted in Washington in December 2022''.

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Police to block roads in Accra and Cape Coast During Kamala Harris' visit to Ghana

Also, YEN.com.gh reported that the Ghana Police Service informed the public of traffic management measures to be implemented during the state visit by US Vice-President Kamala Harris.

From March 26 to March 29, 2023, the traffic rules will be in place in Accra and Cape Coast to welcome the vice-president.

According to a statement issued by the police service on Sunday, March 26, temporary roadblocks will be placed on several highways at particular times as part of security measures.

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