Australian High Comm. raises over GH¢50,000 in support of Ghana’s Commonwealth Games

Australian High Commissioner Andrew Barnes presenting cheques to the Ghana Olympic Committee and Mr Azumah Nelson.[/caption] The Australian High Commission has announced that its Commonwealth Games Gala Dinner, which welcomed the Queen’s Baton to Ghana on 19 March 2017, successfully raised over GH¢50,000 for the Ghana Olympic Committee and the Azumah Nelson Foundation. The gala dinner featured four exciting boxing bouts infront of 200 guests under the patronage of Ghana’s Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia and legendary Ghanaian boxer Azumah Nelson. [caption id="attachment_52046" align="aligncenter" width="565"] Mr Dave Harper, CEO of Geodrill and Australian High Commissioner Andrew Barnes presenting a GH¢ 25,000 donation to the Azumah Nelson Foundation.[/caption] The Australian High Commissioner, Andrew Barnes, presented cheques for GH¢25,000 to the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) and GH¢ 25,000 to the Azumah Nelson Foundation. These funds will assist both organisations in preparations for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth. The majority of the funds were raised thanks to generous sponsorship from Australian and Ghanaian mining companies: Azumah Resources Limited, Perseus Mining Limited, Resolute Mining Limited, African Mining Services and Geodrill Limited.  Source: 3news.com | Ghana]]>

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