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Ghana COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 in Ghana Last updated: September 1, 2020 Country-Specific Information: Ghana has confirmed more than over 46,000 COVID-19 cases within its borders since March, 2020. Find the latest updated information  here . Accra Kotoka International Airport reopened for regular international passenger travel on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Ghana’s land and sea borders remain closed until further ...
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Remarks by DCM Lamora at the Joint Woman of Courage Award and Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Peace and Social Justice Ceremony

Remarks for DCM Lamora U.S. Embassy Ghana’s Joint Woman of Courage Award and Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Peace and Social Justice Ceremony DCR Garden Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm Distinguished ladies and gentlemen; All protocols observed. I’m honored to welcome you to this celebration of four incredible women who have committed their lives ...
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U.S. Launches University Partnerships Initiative with Two Inaugural Projects at KNUST

ACCRA –The U.S. Embassy in Accra and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) formally launched the U.S. State Department Bureau of African Affairs’ University Partnerships Initiative (UPI) at an in-person and virtual launch ceremony on the KNUST campus on Wednesday October 14, 2020.  The event was presided over by Professor Rita Akosua Dickson, PhD, Vice-Chancellor of KNUST.  Assistant Secretary of ...
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2nd National Symposium on Human Trafficking – As Prepared Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Christopher J. Lamora

As Prepared Remarks for Chargé d’Affaires Christopher J. Lamora 2nd National Symposium on Human Trafficking GNAT Hall | September 29, 2020 | 9:00AM – 11:00AM Honorable Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children, and Social Protection Members of the diplomatic corps Distinguished guests Ladies and Gentlemen All protocols observed Good morning. I’d like to express ...
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Launch Ceremony for Ghana’s National Cyber Security Month 2020 – As Prepared Remarks by CDA Christopher J. Lamora.

As Prepared Remarks by CDA Christopher J. Lamora Launch Ceremony for Ghana’s National Cyber Security Month 2020  October 1, 2020, 9:00 a.m. Accra Digital Center   Honorable Minister Owusu-Ekuful National Cyber Security Advisor Dr. Albert Antwi-Boasiako, Distinguished Guests Everyone joining virtually from around the world Good morning.  I’m delighted that so many colleagues, business leaders, and members of the ...
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Customer Service Announcement – Resumption of Routine Consular Services for U.S. Citizens

The U.S. Embassy in Accra resumed routine consular services for U.S. citizens on October 1, 2020, including  passport servicesConsular Reports of Birth Abroad (CRBAs) , and  notarial services . To schedule an appointment, please follow this link:   https://evisaforms.state.gov/acs/default.asp?postcode=ACC&appcode=1 .  Appointments are offered based on the consular section’s available staffing resources. If you are unable to schedule an appointment, please check back later.  Additional appointment ...
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