Kids Makers Project Graduation Ceremony – Prepared Remarks by Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan

Kids Makers Project Graduation Ceremony Prepared Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | 11:00am – 12:00pm Kumasi Hive   Good morning!  Thank you for the kind introduction. I’m delighted to be here with you all as we celebrate the graduation of the Kids Makers Project’s second cohort.  My …

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United States and Ghana Partner to Strengthen Ghana’s Fisheries Sector

Accra, GHANA- On March 30, 2021, U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Christopher J. Lamora joined officials of the Government of Ghana, academia, civil society, and the private sector in a virtual learning event marking the conclusion of the Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SFMP), a seven-year, $24 million program funded through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  The Honorable Minister …

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The U.S.-Ghana Alumni Association Elects a New Executive Board

Accra, GHANA– The U.S.-Ghana Alumni Association (USGHAA) met on Saturday March 27, 2021, to announce the results of a national election among Ghanaian alumni of U.S. government-sponsored programs.  The election of a USGHAA board represents a new beginning for an association that aims to gather 3,000 Ghanaian alumni of exchange programs administered by the U.S. Department of State …

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The United States and Ghana Armed Forces Partner to Build Pre-Deployment Training Capacity at Bundase Training Camp

Accra, GHANA— On March 26, 2021, United States Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan and Chief of Army Staff Major General Thomas Oppong-Pepprah participated in a ceremony highlighting the official transfer of a Motorola radio communication network for use by the Ghana Armed Forces at Bundase Training Camp.  The package, valued at $300,000, was funded through the Department …

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United States Supports Ghanaian Women Entrepreneurs through the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Program

Accra, GHANA— Marking Global Entrepreneurship Week, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan delivered remarks on November 17, 2020 at the graduation ceremony of the U.S. Department of State’s Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) second cohort.  Hosted by the Embassy’s implementing partner, the event took place at the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership …

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Academy of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Virtual Launch of Phase Two – PAO Virginia Elliott’s Remarks

Counselor for Public Affairs Virginia Elliott’s Remarks Academy of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Virtual Launch of Phase Two September 22, 2020 2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. Good afternoon!  Thank you Mrs. Shola Safo-Duodo for your kind introduction and thank you to the team at the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center (RLC) for hosting this virtual launch …

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U.S. and Ghana Armed Forces Partner to Provide Critical Medical Supplies  and PPE to Ashanti and Western Regional Hospitals

 Accra, GHANA— On Friday, August 28, the United States donated critical medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Ghana Health Service to assist frontline health workers in Kumasi and Sekondi in the fight against COVID-19.   U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan presented the supplies to members of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), …

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U.S. Embassy Ghana Promotes Youth Leadership and Unity across Africa

Accra – U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Christopher J. Lamora hosted a Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) celebratory and networking event that gathered members from all three branches of the YALI family: Mandela Washington Fellows, YALI Regional Leadership Center participants, and active members of the online YALI Network.  The event was an opportunity to recognize the contributions of these young leaders, and …

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Mandela Washington Fellow Wins African of the Year Award

A 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow from Ghana has been named the 2017 Daily Trust African of the Year. Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar was recognized for his work in de-radicalization and re-integration of would-be extremists in the West African region. The award was presented to him by H.E Festus Mogae, former president of Botswana. Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar …

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