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Motor rider dies after crashing into Immigration barrier

A motor rider has died after crashing into a barrier mounted by the Ghana Immigration Service at Akuse in the Eastern Region.

Land guards allegedly inflict cutlass wounds on Immigration Officers for making noise

Asafo members of Ngleshie Amanfrom, suspected to be land guards, have allegedly inflicted cutlass wounds on some immigration officers, leaving one in...

Immigration officer killed in motor accident

A recruit officer with the Ghana Immigration Service has perished in a gory motor accident at Jeway Wharf junction in the Jomoro...

Massive shake-up hits Immigration Service

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has made a massive shake-up of its top Senior Officers in a bid to strengthen its Operations...

Akufo-Addo appoints new Deputy Comptroller-General of Immigration

President Akufo-Addo has appointed the Commissioner of Immigration (COI), Isaac Owusu Mensah, as the new Deputy Comptroller-General of Immigration (DCGI) in charge...
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Recruitment scam hits Ghana Immigration Service

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) have arrested one Awuah Forson, 46, and another, for allegedly defrauding about 30 young people on the...

Immigration Service arrests 54 foreigners at Bawku

The Ghana Immigration Service at Berekum has arrested 54 Niger nationals over illegal entry when the country's borders remain closed.

Drones to patrol borders in December 7 elections – Ghana Immigration Service hints

Ghanaians are most likely to go to the polls on December 7 with the country’s borders still closed. The...
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Tema Regional Immigration Command foils human trafficking deal

The Tema Regional Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has busted a Nigerian woman at the centre of a trafficking deal...

Aflao Immigration officials seize parcels of cannabis

The Aflao Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has seized 116 compressed parcels of cannabis, weighing 69,557.3 grams at an unproved...

Immigration Service grabs over 30 illegal immigrants

The Ghana Immigration Service, in two separate round-ups, has intercepted over 30 illegal immigrants from Niger and Côte d'Ivoire who entered the...

Danish Govt presents vehicle, IT equipment to Immigration Service

The Danish Government, through the International Centre for Migration Policy Development, has presented a vehicle and Informationa Technology equipment to the Ghana...

Cadet Intake 12 donates bus to Immigration Service academy

Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) Officers of Cadet Intake 12 have presented an eleven-seater Hyundai Grand Sterex minibus to the Immigration Service Academy.

Court remands ‘Immigration Officer’, three suspected thieves

The Wiawso District Court has remanded two illegal miners, Abunbunlar Ebenezer, 31, and Bashiru Adaza, 20, as well as a motor rider,...

Five Immigration officers interdicted over illegal entry at Aflao

Five officers of the Ghana Immigration Service at Aflao Sector Command in the Volta region have been interdicted. The...
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Attempt to Arrest Smugglers: Immigration officer dead; another in critical condition

An Officer of Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) met his death with another in critical condition after they were involved in an accident...
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Immigration Officers force residents to desilt gutters, sweep entire road for this reason [Video]

Some residents in the Bono East Regional Capital, Techiman, have been made to desilt gutters and sweep an entire road stretch over...

Full list: Shake-up in Immigration Service

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has announced a shake-up among its top senior officers as it intensifies its fight against the deadly...

Immigration officers intercept govt-subsidised farm inputs at Saboba

Immigration officers at Saboba in the Northern Region have intercepted a track full of government-subsidised farm inputs being smuggled to Togo Tuesday...

Include Covid-19 test in International Certificate of Vaccination – Immigration boss

The Comptroller-General of Immigration (CGI), Kwame Asuah Takyi is advocating for the inclusion of Covid-19 testing in the International Certificate of Vaccination...
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Coronavirus: Immigration Service to screen foreigners seeking permit

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) says it will commence an enhanced mandatory medical examination for all foreign nationals seeking to work and...

Immigration officers intercept 31 parcels of suspected narcotic drugs

Immigration officers on the Aflao border have intercepted six men with 31 compressed parcels of substances suspected to be a narcotic drug...

Comptroller-General of Immigration promotes six officers for dedication to service in Covid-19 fight

The Comptroller-General of Immigration, Mr Kwame Asuah Takyi, has promoted six Junior Officers for dedication to duty in the fight against the...

Immigration Service receives sanitary wares from Manoj Sewani

A philanthropist, Mr Manoj Sewani, has donated 150 rolls of hand tissue and 200 bottles of 50 milliliter alcohol-based hand sanitiser to...

Immigration Service makes 2nd major illegal border-crossing arrests

Officers of the Ghana Immigration Service in the North East region, in collaboration with military personnel, have arrested 23 foreigners for illegal...
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19 Burkinabes allegedly offer GH₵100 bribe to Immigration Officers to enter Ghana

Nineteen Burkinabes, who allegedly attempted to bribe Immigration Officers in order to be allowed entry into Ghana, have been repatriated, the Ghana...
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Ghana Immigration hunts for 3 over illegal entry into Ghana

A serious manhunt is underway for the driver and two passengers on board an Opel Astra with suspicious registration number plate, ‘GG...

Trump says US suspending Immigration due to Coronavirus

U.S. President Donald Trump says he will suspend immigration to the United States due to the coronavirus outbreak. In...

Coronavirus: Help us with information – Immigration Service to public

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) is entreating border residents to comply with directives aimed at combating the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Immigration Service stops 44 foreign nationals attempting to flee Ghana

Officials of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) have arrested 44 foreign nationals who attempted using unapproved routes from Tatale in the Northern...

Immigration service deploys 3,500 personnel for ‘Operation COVID Safety’

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has deployed about 3,500 personnel to enforce directives for the partial lockdown of Accra, Tema and Kumasi to curb...
Kwame Ansu Takyi is Comptroller General of Ghana Immigration Service

Immigration Service denies 80 travelers entry into Ghana

A total of 50 foreign nationals from Togo, Benin and Nigeria, who tried to enter the country through a known unapproved border...

Fire guts immigration office at Elubo [Photos]

Fire has razed the offices of Ghana Immigration Service at the Elubo border in the Western region of Ghana.

Immigration Service receives items to support fight against Covid-19

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has received support in the form of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to fight the deadly coronavirus.
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Simplifying UK visa and immigration rules would save £70m

Complicated immigration rules make it more likely that mistakes are made leading to refusals. Migrants then end up paying even more money in Government...
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Immigration officer involved in fatal road crash

An immigration officer has been confirmed dead in a fatal road accident of the Accra-Kumasi road on Friday. Jonathan...

Two Yemeni crime suspects escape from immigration custody

Two Yemeni crime suspects standing trial at the Kwabenya Circuit Court for up to 10 charges have escaped from Ghana Immigration Service custody.
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Immigration service boss tours GIS offices in Ashanti, Ahafo regions

The Comptroller-General of Immigration (CGI), has admonished Officers and Men to disengage themselves from any form of nefarious activities that would not...
The officers were honoured for declining a bribe of GH¢25,000.00

Six immigration officers honoured for rejecting bribe, arresting fertilizer smugglers

The Comptroller-General of Immigration (CGI), Mr. Kwame Asuah Takyi, on Wednesday, honoured six officers of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) at a...

Stop protecting foreigners in retail business – GUTA tells Immigration Service

The Ghana Union of Traders' Associations (GUTA) has cautioned the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) to stop shielding foreigners involved in retail businesses in Ghana.