Ghanaian students from Russia test positive for Covid-19 upon Arrival

Filed in Education News by on August 19, 2020 0 Comments

Some Ghanaian students who arrived in the country from Russia have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus disease.

This was disclosed by a former President of the National Union of Students in Russia, Roland Abiti Addo, in an interview on Campus Exclusive.
He indicated that the test results of some of the evacuees came back positive with traces of the COVID-19 strains in their fluid samples.
Roland Addo could, however, not tell the specific number of students who had been infected with the disease.
The infected persons have been taken to isolation centers to begin receiving treatment.

Meanwhile, UniversNews gathers that some of the students, including the twelve from University of Ghana are awaiting their results as they had their samples taken on Monday, August 17, 2020
126 Ghanaians arrive from Russia

One Hundred and Twenty-Six (126) Ghanaians who were in Russia have arrived in the country.

Nature of Ghana-Russia educational Relationship

The links between the two countries particularly dynamic growth in the years of the first president of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah who ruled from 1957 to 1966. In 1997, the Ghana delegation visited the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. In 2003, a visit by the delegation of the State Duma of the Russian Federation headed by its deputy chairman A. N. Chilingarovym. In 2004, the Russian Federation, a delegation of the Parliament of Ghana, led by Speaker P. A. Adzheteem.

In February 2004, the New York Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Alexander Saltanov had a conversation with the Foreign Minister of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo. In October 2004, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Yuri Fedotov visited Ghana.
In June 2007, “in the margins” of the summit of the Group of Eight took place in Heiligendamm brief meeting between Vladimir Putin and President of Ghana John Kufuor. The practice of bilateral political consultations between the Foreign Ministry. In January 2006, in Accra, at the election of Ghana 2006-2007. of the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member, holds Russian-Ghanaian consulting the UN agenda.


In July 2007, the Foreign Ministers of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo working visit to Moscow, during which a protocol was signed ministerial consultations (last consultation was held September 16, 2011). In 2008, Russia’s ambassador to Ghana said that he will get assistance from the Russian government to sustain the fight against mosquitoes and environmental pollution in the region would be “very much appreciated” since they are the major problems confronting Ghana.


In September 2009 in New York during a working breakfast on behalf of the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, President of Ghana John Atta Mills invited Russian President Medvedev’s visit to Ghana on an official visit. In turn, Russian President also invited the Ghanaian counterpart in Moscow.

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