GENERAL INFORMATION ACI-AFRICA


AKWAABA!

Accra, the capital city of Ghana, is also the regional capital of one of the sixteen (16) regions in Ghana - Greater Accra region.
Accra a bustling metropolis; a vibrant, unique and interesing city of contrasts, where the old blends with the new and tradition blends with foreign cultures. It is a city under construction with the rapid growth of high rise buildings, overhead road constructions, and new urban investments of shopping malls and residential apartments. This is sharply juxtaposed with sprawling townships, old suburbs and old colonial buildings

Visa on Arrival

Ghana entry visas are obtainable from any Ghanaian embassy, High Commission or Consulate abroad. However, ECOWAS member states and countries listed below do not require visa to enter the country:

1.     ECOWAS member states
2.     Southern and Eastern African Countries (Lesotho, Namibia, Malawi, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Zimbabwe)
3.     Egypt and Rwanda
4.     Trinidad and Tobago, Singapore, Mauritius, Seychelles

Visa on arrival is also issued to foreigners who come from other countries where there are no Ghana Embassies or are embarking on an Emergency visit to Ghana.
For all information about the visa, please

Contact : Mrs Edem Pomary – Alifo,
Email : pomary-alifo.edem@gacl.com.gh,
Phone number : +233208839280

Weather

Accra has a humid and hot temperature (25 to 34 degrees Celsius). It experiences two rainy seasons from April - July and from September - November. From December to March, the city experiences dry Hamattan winds, which blows from the north of the country.

LANGUAGE

The official language is English. Other languages spoken include Ga, Akan, Ewe, Dagbani and Hausa.

Business Hours

General - from 8:00 a.m to 12:00 noon and from 01:00 pm to 05:00 pm

Banks - from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Local time: Greenwich Meridian Time (GMT)

Transport

Transportation on will be provided by the host to all delegates, VIP (board members), Speakers, Staff, Guests, exhibitors and sponsor from Kotoka International Airport to all hotels of the event.
Transportation is also provided from/to above hotels to the nightly events & social day.To avoid any delay in hotel transfer, kindly send your flight details to: Mr Joel Badger,
Email : badger.joel@gacl.com.gh,
Phone number : +233261510976.

Currency

- Ghana Cedi (GH₵). (As of 25th March 2019)

• $ 1 = GHS 5.50
• € 1 = GHS 6.20
• £ 1 = GHS 7.00

The most widely accepted credit cards are American Express, Diner, Visa and MasterCard. Foreign currencies are freely exchanged at forex bureaux and banks.

Recommended Attire

Light and casual clothing for warm and tropical climate.

LANGUAGE

The official language is English. Other languages spoken include Ga, Akan, Ewe, Dagbani and Hausa.

AKWAABA!
You will experience the renowned traditional Ghanaian Hospitality! Enjoy your stay!

Contact us for further information

For enquiries on the event, as well as exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Mrs. Nezha Karbal
Logistics & Event Manager
ACI Africa
nkarbal@aci-africa.aero