Danish Government apologises to Ghana for slave trade

| Updated Nov 24, 2017 at 12:36pm


Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen and Ayorkor Botchway, Minister of Foreign Affairs


The Danish Government has expressed regrets at the country's involvement in slave trade in Ghana.

Its Foreign Minister, Anders Samuelson noted that nothing can justify the inhuman treatment meted out to human beings during the slave trade era.

Speaking at a Joint News Conference with his Ghanaian counterpart, Mr Samuelson described the period as shameful and unforgivable.

Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo has wooed Danish investors to put their money behind Ghana’s growing economic opportunities.

He said strides made so far in stabilizing the Economy signals a beginning of the improved business-friendly environment in Ghana which investors need to capitalize on.

President Akufo-Addo said this when he hosted the visiting Danish Queen, Queen Margrethe to a State Dinner at the International Conference Centre in Accra.