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  • Ghana Names Ambassador to Israel; is President of Maritime Line

    William Marmon Que Halm has been named Ghana’s first Ambassador to Israel and will arrive in this country in mid-Summer, it was announced here. Israel opened an embassy in Accra, capital of Ghana, ten months ago. Mr. Halm, who is active in Ghana’s civic life, is president of the Black Star Maritime Line, in which… More ▸

  • Golda Meir Leaves Ghana After 10-day Triumphal Goodwill Tour

    Israel Foreign Minister Mrs. Golda Meir left Ghana this week-end for the French Ivory Coast and Nigeria after a 10-day visit here which turned into a triumphal manifestation of Israeli-Ghanian friendship. She was feted by officialdom and cheered continuously on her frequent public appearances. More ▸

  • Golda Meir Pledges Israel’s Technical Aid to Ghana; Visits Villages

    Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister, went on record publicly today as pledging further technical aid for the new African republic. Her promise was made after a second meeting today with Premier Nkrumah and a tour of a number of important Ghana rural and urban centers. Mrs. Meir, whose car with its blue-white Israeli flag… More ▸

  • Ghana Queries Jordan on Banning Shipping Line Because of Israel

    The Government of Ghana is still awaiting a reply to a query addressed to the Jordan Government through diplomatic channels about a report that Amman had blacklisted the Black Star Line, a Ghanian shipping line, because of Israeli participation in the company. This was revealed here today by the Minister of Information. A press association… More ▸

  • Israel Premier May Visit Ghana, Eshkol Announces; Stresses Friendship

    Premier David Ben Gurion may shortly visit Ghana, Finance Minister Levi Eshkol announced here today at a Histadrut function called to mark the first anniversary of the Independence of the West African dominion. Mr, Eshkol did not elaborate further, but stressed the friendship which has developed between Israel and Ghana. The celebration was attended by… More ▸

  • Golda Meir Gets Enthusiastic Reception in Ghana; Will Stay 11 Days

    Israel’s Foreign Minister Golda Meir, the only foreign Cabinet member invited to participate in the official celebrations of Ghana’s first independence anniversary, was given an enthusiastic reception since Monday when she arrived for an eleven-day stay in this country. Her days have been crowded with official and unofficial functions, including a meeting with Premier Nkrumah,… More ▸

  • Egypt Reported Willing to Permit Passage of Ghana-israel Line Ships

    Ghana’s Black Star Line has been given assurances by Egypt that its ships, which are owned by a corporation in which Israelis hold a 40 percent interest, will be allowed to pass through the Suez Canal unhindered, the Sunday Times reported here today from Accra capital of Ghana. The Times’ correspondent wrote further that “Egypt… More ▸

  • Golda Meir to Leave This Month for Liberia, Ghana, French West Africa

    Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister, leaves on a West African tour February 23, it was learned here today. First the Foreign Minister will go to Liberia, thence to Ghana where she will represent Israel at the new republic’s first anniversary celebrations, and afterwards he will visit French West Africa. The Israeli and Swiss Governments… More ▸

  • Ghana Relations with Israel Reported Closer Than with Any Country

    The Times of India, commenting on Ghana’s foreign policy, said that “in relation to Israel, both the two countries are moving very close together, and it is doubtful if any other country has closer relations with Ghana today than Israel. The Israeli mission in Accra is said to be so influential as to be the… More ▸

  • Israel-ghana Trade Agreement Signed; Ghana to Get $20,000,000 Credit

    An Israel-Ghana trade agreement, under which Israel will extend a credit grant to the African republic of $20,000,000 was signed last night. The signers were Ribeiro Ayeh, general director of the Ghana Trade Ministry and Edmund Unger, his legal adviser, and J. Glickman and Z. Dinstein for the Israel Ministries of Trade and Finance. The… More ▸