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Number of Ghanaians Studying in the United States Increases

November 19, 2018 – The 2018 Open Doors report on international education has revealed that the United States hosted 1.09 million international students during the 2017/2018 academic year.  This marks a 1.5% increase over the prior year.  The number of Sub-Saharan African students hit a record high at 39,479, marking a 4.6% increase over the ...
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USA Launches New Neglected Tropical Disease Control Program in West Africa

Accra, GHANA- November 15, 2018 – The United States of America, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and in collaboration with the ministries of health in 11 countries, is launching a new, five-year $200 million program to control and eliminate five neglected tropical diseases in Sub-Saharan West Africa. This newly launched program deepens USAID’s efforts to eliminate trachoma, lymphatic ...
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U.S. Embassy Ghana Promotes Youth Leadership and Unity across Africa

Accra – U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Christopher J. Lamora hosted a Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) celebratory and networking event that gathered members from all three branches of the YALI family: Mandela Washington Fellows, YALI Regional Leadership Center participants, and active members of the online YALI Network.  The event was an opportunity to recognize the contributions of these young leaders, and ...
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U.S. and Ghana Mark Progress in Addressing Child Trafficking

Accra, GHANA- October 31, 2018 – Senior officials from the Governments of Ghana and the United States met on October 31 to review progress toward meeting the objectives of the U.S.-Ghana Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership.  The CPC Partnership began in 2015 and the first high-level consultation in 2017.  The meeting on October 31, 2018 ...
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