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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 ...
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U.S. Embassy Announces Full Scholarships for Six-Week Leadership Training in the United States

The U.S. Embassy in Accra encourages accomplished young Ghanaians aged 25-35 to apply for the Mandela Washington Fellowship. Applications are being accepted until November 11, 2015. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). In 2016, the Fellowship will provide 1,000 outstanding young leaders from Sub-Saharan ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Melinda Tabler-Stone Remarks – National Launch of the Rotary Family Health Days

Good morning. Honorable Alex Segbefia, Minister of Health Mr Haile Girmay, Country Director, UNAIDS Mr. Adotei Brown, past district governor Rotarians Ladies and Gentlemen Thank you for inviting me to participate today. The United States is proud to be working through USAID and its implementing partners to support Rotary Family Health Days. Child survival and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Planned Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy in Accra advises U.S. citizens that political groups including “Let My Vote Count,” “Alliance for Accountable Governance,” and the “Movement for Democratic Change” plan to hold a demonstration on Tuesday, September 29, 2015. Timing of the demonstration and march has not been announced. The protest march will extend between the Kwame Nkrumah ...
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U.S. Embassy Wishes Ghanaian Muslims Eid Mubarak

Today, millions of Muslims in the United States, in Ghana and around the world celebrate Eid ul-Adha. We extend to all—and especially to all Muslims in Ghana—our heartfelt wishes for a blessed celebration. Eid ul-Adha is a special time when Muslims pause to appreciate the importance of sacrifice and devotion. It is an opportunity for ...
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