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13.01.2007 Politics

African Heads of State arrive for forum

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A number of African Heads of State have started arriving in Accra to attend the second conference of the "Partnership with Africa" from the January 12 to January 14 at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre, Teshie, Accra, on the theme: "Two Generations-One Future."

Organised under the auspices of German President Horst Kohler, the conference is a sequel to the first Africa Conference he convened in Bonn in November 2005, where he launched the Africa Partnership Initiative.

President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria was the first to arrive.

He was followed by President Festus Mogae of Bostwana and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia.

Mr. Alpha Oumar Konare, President of the African Union Commission has also arrived.

They were all met by President John Agyekum Kufuor of the Republic of Ghana, Ministers of States, members of the Diplomatic Corps and Senior Service Personnel at the Kotoka International Airport.

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