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Ghana COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information  Last updated: June 1, 2023  Passengers no longer need to show proof of being fully vaccinated with an accepted COVID-19 vaccine to board a flight to either Ghana or the United States  Check the CDC website for additional information and  Frequently Asked Questions  .  Entry and Exit Requirements  Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens? No  ... Read More»

2023 Mandela Washington Fellows Heading to the United States 

Accra, Ghana – The U.S. Embassy is proud to announce the selection of thirty-two young Ghanaians for the 2023 Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) .  The group includes 18 women and 14 men selected among nearly 3,000 competitive applications from across Ghana.  This year’s Fellows will travel later this month for intensive professional development and leadership training in Washington, D.C. ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Visits Upper East Region: Inaugurates USAID Rehabilitated House of Chiefs Office

Bolgatanga, Ghana – U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Virginia E. Palmer, visited Bolgatanga and the Upper East Region this week. The Ambassador joined Vice President Bawumia, the Upper East Regional Minister, Honorable Stephen Yakubu, and the Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Honorable Stephen Asamoah Boateng to inaugurate the rehabilitated Upper East Regional House of Chiefs ... Read More»

Taking the Next Step Towards Ending HIV – Op-ed by U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Virginia Palmer

Twenty years ago on May 27, 2003, President George W. Bush signed the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) into law.  In the 20 years since, the PEPFAR program has partnered with host governments to save 25 million lives in 50 countries across the globe, including Ghana.  Gifty, a 52-year-old woman in the Ahafo ... Read More»

U.S. Support Increases Access to Justice in Ghana

Accra, Ghana – Director of the United States Department of Justice’s Access to Justice Office Rachel Rossi joined Chairman of the Ghana Legal Aid Commission Supreme Court Justice Lord Nene Abayaateye Ofoe Amegatcher, Attorney General Honorable Godfred Yeboah Dame, and Acting Executive Director of the Ghana Legal Aid Commission Ellen A. “Sweetie” Sowa today to ... Read More»