Ghana’s envoy dies, days after presidential visit

 Richard Turkson died suddenly on Nov. 23. The cause of death was unknown as of Nov. 24. 

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Richard Turkson, Ghana's late high commissioner to Canada, at a diplomatic dinner held to honour the Ghanaian president during his visit to Ottawa on Nov. 18.
Avinash Gavai
Published: Thursday, 11/24/2011 12:00 am EST

Ghana’s high commissioner to Canada, Richard Turkson, died on the morning of Nov. 23 according to a senior high commission official.

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.


Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.



This Week's Issue
policy briefings