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Robert P. Jackson Sworn in as next U.S. Ambassador to Ghana

Washington, D.C. – Robert Porter Jackson was sworn in today as President Obama’s new U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana. The oath of office was administered by Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield. Lieutenant General Joseph Henry Smith, Ambassador of Ghana to the United States, attended the ceremony, as did Under ... Read More»

U.S., Ghana Announce Food for Progress Agreements to Increase Agricultural Productivity

Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden and Ghanaian Minister of Food and Agriculture Fifi Kwetey will announce two Food for Progress agreements today to support agricultural development and trade within Ghana’s poultry sector. “The Food for Progress agreements are the latest example of the partnership between the people of Ghana and the United States,” Harden said. ... Read More»

Remarks by Daniel Fennell, U.S. Embassy Counselor at the Launch of the Africa Center for Security and Counter-Terrorism Ghana (ACSC)

Thank you very much. Good morning, everyone.  I want to thank you for hosting us and congratulate the Africa Center for Security and Counter-Terrorism Ghana on this ambitious opening. I note that we are joined by representatives from the government, because we all have a responsibility to ensure the security, the prosperity and the human ... Read More»

Organizations Named to Support U.S., Ghana Child Protection Compact Partnership

The U.S. Embassy in Accra and U.S. government’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons have announced the award of $5 million to the International Organization on Migration (IOM) and Free the Slaves (FTS), an international NGO working in Ghana, for activities that will support the recently signed U.S.-Ghana Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership. ... Read More»

Andrew Karas Sworn in as USAID Mission Director to Ghana

ndrew Karas was sworn in today as the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Mission Director for Ghana. In this capacity he will oversee USAID’s country-specific programs in agriculture, governance, economic growth, education, and health. As Mission Director, Mr. Karas will be responsible for managing USAID’s programs and working with the Government of Ghana and ... Read More»