Ghana and Angola have both waived entry visa requirements for their citizens who are holders of valid diplomatic and service passports wanting to travel to and from these two countries.
Citizens may transit through and stay in the territory of either Ghana and Angola for a period not exceeding ninety (90) days from the date of first entry, without having to obtain a visa.
The agreement was signed by Ghana’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, and Manuel Domingos Augusto, Angola’s Minister of External Relations, on Friday, 9th August 2019, during President’s Nana Akufo-Addo’s 2-day official visit to Angola.
The two countries also signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote and develop on reciprocal basis, activities in the area of education.
Amongst others, the MoU will see Ghana train Angolan students at the Basic and Secondary level in the learning of the English Language, to be facilitated by the Ghana Institute of Languages.
Additionally, an exchange training programme will see a maximum number of 100 students from Angola study English in Ghana for a duration of 6 months, and the sending of Ghanaian tutors to Angola for the training programme.
Ghana and Angola also agreed to operationalise a Bilateral Commission to promote and enhance cooperation between the two countries in the areas of defence, security and public order, justice, energy and any other viable beneficial areas of cooperation as may be identified.