Ivorian former Ministers in Ghana return home after 8 years in exile

By Patience Folley | 05 February 2019
Ivorian former Ministers in Ghana return home after 8 years in exile

Five former Ministers of State from Cote d’Ivoire who have been in exile in Ghana since 2011 have voluntarily returned home with the help of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency Representation in Ghana and the Ghana Refugee Board, whose officials escorted the 54 refugees, including the ex-ministers, to the Noe border where they were received…

Bidding farewell to Kofi Annan

By Patience Folley | 14 September 2018
Bidding farewell to Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan was a great son of Ghana, the African continent and people at large. These were the words of UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Operations, George Okoth-Obbo in his eulogy for the late UN Secretary-General this week.

UNHCR Ghana reiterates call on government to accede to UN Statelessness conventions

By Patience Folley | 09 August 2018
UNHCR Ghana reiterates call on government to accede to UN Statelessness conventions

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency Representation in Ghana has celebrated World Refugee Day with a call on government to accede to the two UN Statelessness conventions. This call was made in a statement read in Parliament by Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Honorable Samuel Nartey George, as part of events to mark World Refugee Day…

Dutch Medical Team Funds Two Refugee Startups in Fetentaa Camp

By admin | 27 June 2017
Dutch Medical Team Funds Two Refugee Startups in Fetentaa Camp

It was a bright May afternoon in Fetentaa Refugee Camp, as hundreds of women, men, girls, and boys trooped to the camp community center; the unmistakable rhythm of Ivorian music blared over the loudspeakers of the camp public address system. Amidst excitement and dancing, the master of ceremony announced the reason for the gathering; “Today…