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With First Official Trip, Ambassador Palmer Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to Development in Ghana’s North

Tamale, Ghana – On her first official trip in Ghana, U.S. Ambassador Virginia Palmer visited Tamale and Northern Region this week.  She met with peace and security, economic empowerment, public health, media, and development partners during the two-day trip.  USAID Ghana Mission Director Kimberly Rosen accompanied the Ambassador. “Northern Ghana is an absolute priority for the ...
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U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers Return to Ghana

Accra, Ghana – U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers arrived in Ghana last week after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The initial group of thirteen Volunteers will resume Peace Corps’ mission of promoting peace and friendship, in collaboration with their Ghanaian counterparts, in junior high schools and schools for the deaf, health centers, and ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana

June 29, 2022 Location:  Accra Event:  Protests are taking place Wednesday, June 29, 2022, in the vicinity of El-Wak stadium, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Liberation Road, Jubilee House, and the Ministry of Finance. Significant police presence and traffic disruptions are expected. Read the entire Ghana Travel Advisory  here . Actions to Take:  Avoid demonstrations and leave the area if ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Postponement of Virtual Town Hall for U.S. Citizens to July 7 at 3:00 pm

Event:  Thank you to everyone who registered interest in the virtual Town Hall with U.S. citizens scheduled for Thursday, June 30, 2022.  Ambassador Palmer has been unavoidably detained in Washington, DC.  We are therefore moving the Town Hall to Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 3:00 pm.  If you are interested in attending the virtual Town Hall and have not ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana (June 28 and 29, 2022)

Location:  Accra Event:  Protests are planned in Accra for Tuesday, June 28, and Wednesday, June 29, 2022, in the vicinity of Ring Road, Jubilee House, Obra Spot Kwame Nkrumah Circle, Independence Square, and the Arko Adjei Interchange.  Significant police presence and traffic disruptions are expected. Read the entire Ghana Travel Advisory  here . Actions to Take:  Avoid demonstrations and ...
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