Ghana and Angola have waived entry visa requirements for their nationals who are holders of valid diplomatic and service passports.
Holders of these passports 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.
This agreement was signed by Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Ghana’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, 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.
This Settlement shall enter into pressure on the date of receipt of the final exchanged notification between Ghana and Angola by means of diplomatic channels.
The 2 nations additionally signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advertise and develop on reciprocal foundation, actions within the space of training.
Amongst others, the MoU will see Ghana prepare Angolan college students on the Primary and Secondary degree within the studying of the English Language, to be facilitated by the Ghana Institute of Languages.
Additionally, an exchange training programme will see the 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, agriculture, vocational training, hospitality and tourism, transport, medical services, trade, fisheries, industry, culture, natural resources, and any other viable beneficial areas of cooperation as may be identified.