USA Flies 305 Citizens Out of Ghana Despite Akufo-Addo Closing Borders Due to Coronavirus

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Despite the closure of the country’s borders, the United States government managed to secure passage of 305 of its citizens out of the country. The 305 have been flown back home as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the world. READ ALSO: Shatta Wale Reacts After Akufo-Addo Sets Free 808 Prisoners President Akufo-Addo in a national … Read more

UPDATE: US Embassy Releases King Promise’ ‘Seized’ Passport ─ Watch Video

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Three days ago, GhanaCelebrities.Com reported that Ghanaian singer, King Promise was left on a hot seat after the American Embassy in Ghana locked him down by ‘seizing’ his travelling passport which nearly forced him to cancel his upcoming US show.

The current update about this news is that after pleading severally on social media platforms, the US Embassy has finally released his passport.

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I'm Scared To Go Back To America And I Don't Understand Why Ghanaians Are So Desperate To Flee There — Reggie Rockstone

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Reggie Rockstone

The grand papa of hiplife Reggie Rockstone says he’s personally scared to go back to America yet everyday scores of Ghanaians line up at the US embassy on the ultimate search for a visa.
According to Reggie, people are so desperate to get to the ‘promised land’ that if he pretended to be a pastor and stood outside the embassy with a bible he would make a lot of money.

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STATEMENT: NDC Hits Back At Statements From US And UK Missions In Ghana Over Electoral Violence At Akuffo-Addo's Residence

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NPP flagbearer - Nana Akufo Addo
NPP flagbearer – Nana Akufo Addo

The ruling National Democratic Congress has hit back at the US and UK missions in Ghana for a statement issued in the wake of violent clashes outside the residence of NPP flagbearer Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo.
The party, in a statement issued Thursday, claims the statements falsely accused the party’s followers of instigating violence when they are the innocent parties in the case.

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US Embassy Says United States Will Pay Ghana 'Small Amount of Money' For Housing Gitmo Detainees

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One of the series of questions surrounding Ghana’s intake of the two Gitmo detainees, who were imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay for almost 14 years has been answered.
After it emerged that Ghana has accepted to house two Al-Qaeda linked Gitmo detainees who were once said to be a threat to United States’ national security, Ghanaians have been panicking, with many asking; what did the US pay Ghana’s government to enter into such a seemingly risky deal.
Today, the Head of Public Affairs Section of the US Embassy in Ghana, Daniel Fennel has disclosed in an exclusive interview on Adom FM’s Morning Show, ‘Dwaso Nsem’ that;
“No, not directly…US would help with a small amount to support housing and food…,” he replied to the question of whether Ghana was enticed financially to accept to host the ex-Guantanamo Bay prisoners.

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US Embassy Says Ghana is Not Doing Anything Dangerous to Attract the Attention of Terrorists

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Guantanamo Bay

Following the panic and social media chaos about Ghana having agreed to resettle two Gitmo prisoners who were held at the bay for almost 14 years in a deal with United States, the US Embassy in Ghana has stepped in to assure Ghanaians not to be worried.
The Embassy has said that “…If they were seen as active in AI Qaeda in the past, over the course of time they are no longer active in that area.  We don’t think Ghana is doing anything dangerous to invite any attacks from terrorists.”
Speaking to KasapaFm this morning, the Counselor for the US Embassy in Ghana Daniel Fennell said “all the security implications have been cleared concerning the two ex-detainees of the Guantanamo Bay, hence Ghana won’t be at risk housing them.”

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