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It’s an honour to be here in Ghana – Kamala Harris

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US vice president Kamala Harris says it is a great honour to be in Ghana and on the continent of Africa.

The excited second most important person in America was greeted by schoolchildren, dancers and drummers upon her arrival in Accra on Sunday.

What an honour it is to be here in Ghana – Kamala Harris
As she starts her three-day official visit to Ghana and a nine-day visit to Africa, she was beaming with smiles on a journey intended to deepen U.S. relationships as China extends its capture of the continent.

What an honour it is to be here in Ghana – Kamala Harris
An excited Kamala Harris could not hide her joy as she was welcomed by vice president Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and other government officials.

With a hand placed on her heart, she smiled as she passed by the hard-hitting drummers and the graceful dancers.

What an honour it is to be here in Ghana – Kamala Harris
On her left-hand side were children cheering and waving both the Ghanaian and American flags.

What an honour it is to be here in Ghana – Kamala Harris
“What an honour it is to be here in Ghana and on the continent of Africa,” Harris said.

“I’m very excited about the future of Africa.”

She said she wanted to promote economic growth and food security and welcomed the chance to “witness firsthand the extraordinary innovation and creativity that is occurring on this continent.”

“We are looking forward to this trip as a further statement of the long and enduring very important relationship and friendship between the people of the United States and those who live on this continent,” Kamala Harris said.

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