Travel information for Accra Symposium

Symposium: The Relationship between Journalism and Foreign Aid

School of Information and Communication Studies, University of Ghana, Legon

February 8, 2018

For the preliminary programme, click here. 

The symposium will run from 8:30 17:30.  Please book your accommodation accordingly.  The symposium will take place on the campus of the University of Ghana, Legon (northeast of the centre of Accra). The venue for the symposium is Yiri Lodge, South Legon Drive, Accra, Ghana.

Delegates may book accomodation at Yiri Lodge.  Details are available here.

Please inform the organisers of where you will be staying; it may be possible to provide you with transport to the symposium venue. 

For any last minute questions or concerns you may contact Nana Ama Asare – +233-544-115-105 or Jennifer Commey – +233-50-516-001 at the University of Ghana.

The organisers of this event have no ability to offer funding to presenters, and cannot assist with travel or accommodation arrangements, apart from offering the advice below.  Lunch for delegates will be provided.

It is important to note that Ghana requires a visa for most nationalities.   An overview is provided here (we cannot vouch for the accuracy).  Please check with the Ghanaian embassy in your own country regarding the visa requirements which apply to you.  If you have been invited to the symposium and require a letter from the University of Ghana for visa purposes, please contact Professor Gadzekpo, no later than 15 January 2018.

The following accommodation have been used by University of Ghana visitors.  We have no arrangements with hotels for this event and cannot make specific recommendations.

Tomreik Hotel                                                                                             Erata Hotel

Location: Lagos Avenue, Shiashie                                                        Location: Ouagadougou Avenue, Okponglo

East Legon                                                                                                     East Legon.

Phone: +233 (0) 30 251 0307                                                                   Phone: +233 (0) 572 717 590

+233 (0) 30 251 0382                                                                                   +233 (0) 544 336 761

Online: info@tomreikhotel.com                                                                        +233 (0) 263 003 927

reservations@tomreikhotel.com                                            Online: info@eratahotel.com

www.tomreikhotel.com                                                        reservations.eratahotel@yahoo.co.uk

Mensvic Hotel                                                                                             Angehill Hotel

Lome Street, Accra                                                                                     East Legon, Accra

East Legon                                                                                                     Phone: +233 (0) 30 251 7515

Phone: +233 302 507406                                                                                          +233 (0) 30 251 7270

+233 302 507407                                                                                            +233 (0) 24 340 5125

+233 302 507618                                                                                 Online: angehillhotel@yahoo.com

+233 302 508694                                                                                                  contact@angehillhotell.com.gh

+233 302 571407                                                                                                  www.angehill.com.gh

Online: info@mensvichotels.com

www.mensvichotels.com

MJ Grand Hotel Ltd                                                                                Msuites Hotel

No. 460 Abochieman Street,                                                                 Lizzy Sports Complex, Cotton Street,

East Legon                                                                                                 East Legon

Phone: +233 0302 544211                                                                             Phone: +233 30 254 4870

+233 0302 544212                                                                                              +233 50 570 0024

+233 024 2519503                                                                                              +233 20 072 1272

+233 027 2703219                                                                                              +233 27 548 3256

Online: mj@mjgrandhotel.com                                                              Online: www.msuiteshotelgh.com

www.mjgrandhotelghana.com

Ellking Hotel                                                                                             Miklin Hotel

7 Nii Quaye Street, Accra                                                                             Apamtse Street, Accra

East Legon                                                                                                         East Legon

Phone: +233 302 918 436                                                                             Phone: +233 0302 500 708

+233 243 690 117                                                                                            +233 0302 502 386

Online: info@ellking.com                                                                            Online: www.miklinhotels.com

www.ellking.com                                                                                               miklin@miklinhotels.com

 

Royal Richester Hotel                                                                                        Tribeca Hotel

5 Richester Lane, Accra                                                                                      3427 Mensah Wood Road, Accra

East Legon                                                                                                               East Legon

Phone: +233 302 520 784                                                                                   Phone: +233 030 254 3683

Online: http://royal-richester-hotel.accra-hotels-gh.com/en/         Online: tribeca-hotel.accra-hotels-gh.com

University of Ghana                                                                                                Univesity of Ghana Guest Center

INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN STUDIES – YIRI LODGE                                              Phone: +233 0289 500 184

(A HOME OF CROSS CULTURAL EXPERIENCE)                                                          +233 0288 512 513

Phone: +233 302 513 386                                                                                                         +233 0242 528 583

+233 302 513 387                                                                                        Online: guestcenter@gmail.com

Online: yirilodge@gmail.com