FCO Travel Advice for - Ghana

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  • A large political demonstration is planned for central Accra on 26 March. Monitor local media and avoid large gatherings in and around this area.

  • Around 70,000 British nationals visit Ghana every year. While most visits are trouble-free, violent crime can occur at any time. Be particularly vigilant in public areas, and take care when travelling by road. See Crime and Consular assistance statistics

  • Localised outbreaks of civil unrest can occur at short notice in the north of Ghana. See Local travel

  • There is an underlying threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.
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