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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Accra, Ghana (December 10, 2018)

Location: Northern Region (Tamale/Yendi and surrounding areas). Event: Beginning on December 14, 2018, groups in Tamale, Yendi, and surrounding villages will hold funerals for their respective former chieftains. Extreme violence is likely and there are inadequate medical resources in the region. All but mission-essential travel by U.S. Embassy personnel to these regions is not advisable ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts Interactive Workshop in Honor of the 16-Days of Activism

Accra, GHANA – In commemoration of the 16-Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Campaign, the U.S. Embassy in Ghana partnered with Mobile Web Ghana to host an interactive workshop under the theme, “Understanding the Rights of Women and Girls.”  The event convened more than 50 stakeholders from civil society organizations, law enforcement, and diplomatic ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on the Passing of Fmr. President George H.W. Bush

Melania and I join with a grieving Nation to mourn the loss of former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away last night. Through his essential authenticity, disarming wit, and unwavering commitment to faith, family, and country, President Bush inspired generations of his fellow Americans to public service—to be, in his words, “a thousand points ...
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United States Joins Partners to Celebrate 15 Years of PEPFAR and World AIDS Day 2018

November 30, 2018 – The United States of America, through the U.S President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) celebrates fifteen (15) years of the U.S.-led global initiative under the theme “Saving Lives through American Generosity and Partnerships.”  In the lead up to World AIDS Day 2018, the U.S. Embassy in Ghana joined Government of ...
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Number of Ghanaians Studying in the United States Increases

November 19, 2018 – The 2018 Open Doors report on international education has revealed that the United States hosted 1.09 million international students during the 2017/2018 academic year.  This marks a 1.5% increase over the prior year.  The number of Sub-Saharan African students hit a record high at 39,479, marking a 4.6% increase over the ...
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