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Immigration foils trafficking of 7 girls

The officials of the Ghana Immigration Service Kotoka International Airport (KIA) Command have prevented a 26-year-old woman from traveling to the Gulf...

Immigration Service borrows weapons to perform mandated duties – Supt Amoako Atta

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has disclosed that it has inadequate weapons and relies on borrowed weapons to perform its constitutionally mandated...

7,000 Ghanaians face deportation as US immigration begins mass raid on illegal immigrants

Some 7,000 Ghanaians marked for deportation are part of people the US immigration authorities will be dealing with as it begins...
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US immigration starts raid to deport illegal migrants including 7,000 Ghanaians

Some 7,000 Ghanaians marked for deportation are part of people the US immigration authorities will be dealing with as it begins raiding some cities to...

Just in: Immigration Service to issue visas at Ghana’s Missions to screen who enters...

Plans are afoot to make the issuance of visas at Ghana’s Diplomatic Missions abroad the sole responsibility of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS).

Convicted former UBS trader to be freed from UK immigration centre

The convicted former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli is to be released from detention at an immigration removal centre near Heathrow while he awaits a judicial review...

I nearly slapped an ‘unprofessional’ immigration officer – GUTA Chairman

The Chairman of the Greater Accra chapter of the Ghana Union Traders Association (GUTA) has said that he nearly slapped an immigration officer at...

AUDIO: Shake-up at immigration service not political – GIS PRO

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) says the re-assignment among its senior personnel is not political. Head of Public Affairs for the Service, Supt Michael Amoako-Atta,...

Massive shake-up hits Immigration Service

The Ghana Immigration Service has shaken up the ranks of its senior officers to realign with new provisions in a law backing the Service's...

Scam alert: There is no ‘protocol list’ for recruitment – Immigration Service warns

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has issued an alert on a fraudulent recruitment scam involving the ongoing 2017/2018 recruitment exercise and has admonished all...

Audio: MP to sue immigration over sale of immigration forms

Member of Parliament (MP) for Keta and Deputy Ranking Member of Employment Committee in Parliament, Richard Quarshigah has threatened to take legal action against...

Immigration boss cited for contempt

An Accra High Court has granted an application filed by Indian businessman, Ashok Kumar Sivaram, praying the Court to commit Kwame Takyi, the Controller...

How to earn 'points' to come to the US under Trump's immigration plan

President Donald Trump on Wednesday got behind a bill to drastically cut legal immigration and replace current employment based visas with a point system. The...

Immigration officer in court for alleged GH¢ 31,000.00 fraud

The trial of an immigration officer, who is alleged to have defrauded a Sunyani-based teacher of GH¢ 31,000.00 commenced on Tuesday at the Sunyani...

Photos+Hot audio: ‘Immigration officers keeping stowaway girls as sex slaves’

Some Immigration officers in the Central region are reportedly keeping ladies who were arrested attempting to leave Ghana to Saudi Arabia as sex slaves. The...

Two immigration officers severely beaten in Assin-Akropong

Two personnel of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) have been hospitalised after enduring a severe beating at the hands of some residents of Assin-Akropong...

More shake up in Ghana Immigration Service

Thirty-one middle-level management officials of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) have been reassigned from their duty posts across the country. This is the second major shake-up...

Shake-up hits Immigration Serivce

45 senior officers of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) have been transferred. They include two Deputy Commissioners of Immigration (DCOI), two Assistant Commissioners of Immigration...

Listen to Nana Addo, stop begging – EU tells Immigration Service

Ghanaian public officials are fond of quoting Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist to literally beg for more aid, anytime donor agencies give money or items...

Appointment letter for GH¢7,000 is fraud – Immigration

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) says information that has come to its notice indicate that certain miscreants are charging unsuspecting members of the Public,...

MoFA to rescue 431 stranded Ghanaians in UAE

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration is putting in place measures to rescue some 431 stranded Ghanaians in Dubai and...

Tanzania: Fresh training for pot-bellied police officers

Tanzania's President Samia Hassan has ordered fresh training for pot-bellied immigration officers to make them more agile. She made...

Govt delivering on promise to equip military – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo says his government, since assuming office in 2017, has been delivering on its promise to retool and re-equip the Ghana...
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One Ghanaian delegate goes ‘missing’ after Commonwealth Games

One Ghanaian delegate is said to be among the reported missing athletes and delegates after the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Seven men charged over gang rape

Seven men linked to the sexual assault of a group of women at an abandoned mine near Johannesburg in South Africa have...

Japanese arrested in Ghana upon request by INTERPOL Tokyo

The Ghana Police Service has arrested a Japanese national identified as Morikawa Hikawu. The arrested was upon a...

More than 80 faces court over gang rape

Some 82 people are appearing in a South African court on Monday on suspicion of illegal mining, attempted murder, possession of explosives...

Adopt visa application refund policy – Afaglo urges govt

Though Ghana has been described as the gateway to Africa, the country still lacks certain policy directions in relation to visa application...

GIS intercepts 2,497 slabs of suspected Indian hemp

Officers at the Nyive Sector Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) in the Volta Region have intercepted 2,497 slabs of substances...

You are demigods so act as such – Ghana Bar Association to judges and...

The Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Bar Association, Saviour Kudze, has admonished judges to maintain high levels of integrity in the...

Leader of Nigerian prostitutes, others jailed for human trafficking in Ghana

Iforma Okeke, aka Mama Blessing, a 33-year-old hairdresser and head of Nigerian prostitutes at Ayamfuri in the Central Region, has been sentenced...

IGP reacts to report which finds Police as most corrupt institution

Last week, research conducted by Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) together with other stakeholders placed the Ghana Police Service atop the category of...

Police and Presidency perceived as Ghana’s most corrupt institutions – Afrobarometer

The Ghana Police Service and the Office of the President are perceived as the country’s most corrupt institutions. These...