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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19.     Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test result and ...
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U.S. Special Envoy for the Sahel Region highlights Ghana’s Regional Democratic and Security Leadership

Accra, GHANA— U.S. Special Envoy for the Sahel Region Ambassador J. Peter Pham traveled to Accra, Ghana from January 6 – 8, 2021 to lead the U.S. Presidential Delegation to the inauguration of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on January 7.  The delegation also included U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan. U.S. Special Envoy ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana

Location: Outside of the Electoral Commission Headquarters near the intersection of Independence Ave. and Castle Rd. Event: Crowds are gathered outside of the Electoral Commission Headquarters, and the Ghana Police Service has set up roadblocks in this vicinity. Police have used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the crowds. Heavy traffic congestion is expected. The Embassy ...
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The United States Applauds Ghana on Successful Elections and Congratulates President Akufo-Addo on his Reelection

Accra, GHANA— U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan applauds Ghana on its successful elections on December 7, 2020 and congratulates President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on his re-election.  The elections were conducted in a free, fair, and peaceful manner, while protecting the wellbeing of Ghanaians during the COVID-19 global pandemic. The United States expects that ...
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Traffic Alert: U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana

Traffic Alert:  U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana (December 9, 2020) Location:  Accra, Ghana  Event:  Traffic Alert The U.S. Embassy is encouraging its in-office staff to depart early this afternoon due to the potential for significant traffic congestion in conjunction with the expected announcement of the 2020 Ghanaian election results.  Please plan accordingly and follow media reports for ...
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