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Ghana Among Countries With Most ‘bounced’ US Visa Applications Again

Ghana continues to rank among the countries with the highest United States Visa application denial rates, according to the U.S. State Department.
When it comes to B Visas, which deal with tourism or business, Ghana ranked 7th with 65.7% of such visa applications denied in the 2016 fiscal year, according to figures from the US Department of State.

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The Assembly member for Council Lane electoral area in Elmina within the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abbrem [KEEA] municipality of the Central region was on Thursday morning found lifeless at a public place of convenience at Ayekoo Ayekoo in Cape Coast.

The remains of Joseph Ebo Taylor, believed to be in his forties and a staff of the Information Service Department in Cape Coast has been deposited at the morgue awaiting autopsy.

According to the attendant at the toilet, the deceased arrived at the facility in haste and left his hand bag with him to attend to nature’s call.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has received the Africa-America Institute’s (AAI) National Achievement Award, on behalf of the people of Ghana, at a ceremony on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at the New York Public Library.

According to President Akufo-Addo, the award, which recognises Ghana’s status as a free, democratic and stable country in Africa, is as a result of the contributions of successive generations of Ghanaian patriots who played invaluable roles in establishing the free, sovereign and democratic Ghana that has been honoured by the AAI.

Delivering his acceptance speech, the President noted that over the course of Ghana’s long, tortuous history it has emerged that ”the spirit of the Ghanaian, in his or her quest for peace, progress and prosperity, cannot be quenched. We are a determined lot, who cannot be deterred.”