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Ghana Card not recognised for foreign travels – Foreign Minister

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has clarified that the Ghana Card is not an E-passport.

John Kumah reacts to 50 Immigration Service slots for constituents

Ejisu Member of Parliament (MP), John Kumah has denied claims he secured 50 slots in the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) for constituents.

Immigration Service repatriates 17 foreigners from Bunkpurugu

Seventeen foreign nationals, who entered the country through unapproved routes along the Bunkpurugu area of the Ghana-Togo border, have been arrested and...

Immigration boss lauds NCCE [Photos]

The Comptroller-General of Immigration, Kwame Asuah Takyi has lauded the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) for leading the conversation on the...

Musician OV opens up on her failed Immigration career

OV, former signee of Dancehall artiste Stonebwoy, has opened up on some hitherto unknown details of her life. Her...
From left: Nnamdi Iwuora, Senior Programme Manager of IOM; David Shokry, Resource Management Officer of IOM; Myra Togobo, Officer in charge of Data Management, Evaluation and Registration at the Office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator; Abibatou Wane, the IOM’s Chief of Mission for Ghana, Benin and Togo, and Adelaide Anno-Kumi, Chief Director of the Ministry of the Interior, diplaying the IOM Ghana Country Strategy for 2022 to 2025 at the launch in Accra

Number of migrants in Ghana revealed

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has said 476,400 migrants live in Ghana, while over one million Ghanaians live abroad.
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Togo opens land border with Ghana

Togo on Monday night opened its land border with Ghana, coming more than 50 days after Ghana reopened its land borders to neighbouring countries.

Immigration boss calls on Upper West Regional Minister [Photos]

The Comptroller-General of Immigration (CGI), Kwame Asuah Takyi has paid a courtesy call on the Upper West Regional Minister, Dr Hafiz Bin...
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Woman, 28, remanded for defrauding Immigration officer over GHc400k

A 28-year-old trader, Dorcas Twene Amankwa, has been remanded by the Circuit Court in Accra for allegedly defrauding an Immigration officer of...

Tears as hundreds bid farewell to Immigration officer killed while on duty near...

https://youtu.be/nCLELALRIeY Scores of people have trooped to Kaneshie, Accra to mourn an officer with the Ghana Immigration Service(GIS), Michael...

‘Morale session’ at funeral of immigration officer killed on duty [Video]

https://youtu.be/t2LHXrCI4d8 Personnel from the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) lightened up the spirits of mourners at the funeral...
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Ghana and Togo to demarcate borders

The National Coordinator of the Ghana Boundary Commission, Brigadier General Emmanuel Kotia, says Ghana and Togo will re-install their boundary pillars by...

A father, child drowned on their journey from Brazil to the USA – Ghanaian...

USA-based Ghanaian, Nana Buckman, has recounted a sad story of how they journeyed through Central America to the United States.In an interview...

Immigration officer killed near Nandom while on duty

An officer with the Ghana Immigration Service has been shot dead by unknown assailants at Kokoligu, a village between Nandom and Hamile...
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Court fines Nigerian for attempting to acquire Ghana Card in Tamale

The Tamale District Magistrate Court has convicted Doris Okeke, a 37-year-old Nigerian, for attempting to acquire Ghana Card using a false identity.
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Ghana signs visa waiver agreements with Qatar, Jamaica, Venezuela and 5 other countries

Government has taken the necessary steps to improve service delivery with regards to passport administration both in Ghana and its missions abroad.

Passengers laud Ghana Card process at Kotoka Airport

Ghanaian passengers who were admitted into the country for the first time with the Ghana Card, instead of passports, have described the...

Immigration Service reacts to Kevin Taylor’s allegations

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has fought off allegations by broadcast journalist, Kevin Taylor against it. Kevin Taylor...

Stop harassing me on social media for visa – French Ambassador to Ghanaians

The French Ambassador, Anne Sophie-Avé, has made a passionate appeal to Ghanaians to desist from worrying her with the acquisition of visa.

5 dead, 14 including Immigration officer injured in Kintampo-Techiman accident

Five persons have been confirmed dead and 14 others injured in a crash that happened on the Kintampo-Techiman road, close to the...

Sad news as US-based Ghanaian woman slumps and dies at airport

A Ghanaian resident in the United States of America (USA) has collapsed and died at Dulles International Airport, MyNewsGh.com can confirm.

Gang recruiting Fire Service personnel busted at Lapaz hotel [Video]

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has busted a 10-member gang allegedly recruiting unsuspecting victims at a hotel at Lapaz, Accra.

Suspected Nigerian cyber fraudster nabbed in Ghana; faces extradition to USA

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) is to hand over a Nigerian businessman, Martins Eze Obina, to the International Police (INTERPOL) to face...

Beenie Man arrested in Ghana

It has come to light that Ghana’s security agencies picked up international dancehall icon Beenie man during his visit to the country....

Immigration Service intercepts 1,490 slabs of suspected Indian hemp

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has intercepted about 1,490 slabs of substances suspected to be Indian Hemp along the Togolese border in...

Asantehene urges immigration service to be extra vigilant at the borders [Video+Photos]

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has urged the Ghana Immigration Service to tighten security at the country’s borders.
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Ghana Card to enable citizens abroad travel without visas – Bawumia [Audio]

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has revealed that Ghana’s unique biometric identification card, the Ghanacard, will soon become an electronic passport for...

Newborns to receive Ghana Card number at birth – Bawumia

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, every new born child delivered in Ghana next year will get, within a few months, a Ghanacard number,...

Joining Immigration Service will open doors for us to become billionaires – Applicants

Two young people, who have applied to join the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), hope to become billionaires when enlisted.

Scores queue for immigration, Fire Service recruitment [Video]

https://youtu.be/5infPkeEcD4 Thousands of Ghanaian youth have besieged the El-Wak Sports Stadium with their credentials, hoping to be...

Immigration Service repatriates 27 Nigerians [Photos]

The Ghana Immigration Service has repatriated 27 Nigerians who were arrested at Apiedu in the Ashanti Region on Friday, October 15, 2021.

GIS prevents 9 Ghanaians from entering Burkina Faso through unapproved routes

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has revealed that its patrol team prevented nine Ghanaians from exiting the country to Burkina Faso, through...

Immigration Service apprehends 128 illegal immigrants

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has arrested 128 ECOWAS nationals for illegal entry and illegal residency. A Ghanaian landlady...

Security Services Recruitment: Sale of forms unethical, refund monies and apologise – Akufo-Addo told

Chairperson of the Convention People's Party (CPP), Nana Akosua Frimpomaa Sarpong-Kumankumah, has called for an immediate refund of monies paid for enlistment...

Immigration service warns applicants against middlemen

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has warned applicants against paying monies to middlemen in the service with the hope of getting recruited.

Immigration Service intercepts 607 parcels of Indian hemp at Wli Todzi

Officers of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) at Wli Afegame border post have intercepted 607 parcels of suspected Indian hemp at Wli...

Govt grants clearance for 11,840 jobs in Security Services, Education, others

Government, through the Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has granted three Ministries (Ministry of Education, Ministry of Interior and Ministry of National...

44 Nigerians deported for illegally staying in Ghana [Photos]

Forty-four Nigerians have been been deported for various offences including illegally staying in Ghana. The deportees were sentenced to...

Drama in court as Ghanaian wife of convicted Chinese illegal miner pleads for leniency

There was drama at the court complex in Kumasi when the Ghanaian wife of a convicted illegal Chinese immigrant stormed the venue...

Driver arrested for defrauding 64 persons with Immigration recruitment

Forson Awuah, a driver, who allegedly defrauded 64 persons of GHC430, 440.00 under the pretext of enlisting them into the Ghana Immigration...