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Ghana, U.S. Maritime Forces Complete Combined Maritime Law Enforcement Operation

Sekondi, Ghana – Ghana Armed Forces and U.S. Maritime Forces completed the Africa Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership (AMLEP) operations February 24, 2015. Commodore Mark Yawson, Flag Officer Fleet, Ghana Navy and U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Tom Reck, Vice Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet closed the joint operation. The operation embarked representatives from Ghana’s Ministry of Fisheries ...
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USAID Makes Award to the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding to Prevent Election Violence in the Region

Accra, Ghana – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) signed an agreement under which USAID will support WANEP’s efforts to prevent election violence in five countries in West Africa through the strengthening of national conflict early warning systems. At last summer’s U.S – Africa Leaders ...
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Ribbon Cutting Held for the Nkwanta South District Nutrition Rehabilitation Center-a Hub of Hope for the Volta Region

Nkwanta South District, Ghana – On January 27, community members gathered with village chiefs, national, and international dignitaries for a ribbon-cutting at the Nutrition Rehabilitation Center in Nkwanta South District.  The center is the first of its kind for the region and for Ghana, and will play a critical role in planned prevention of malnourishment for ...
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TechCamp West Africa: Making Connections to Boost West Africa’s Entrepreneurs

February 6 – 8th, one hundred young social entrepreneurs from Ghana, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia, Nigeria and Togo will gather to engage in hands-on capacity building, and networking with the region’s leading government, academic, civil society and business experts. The public-private initiative has been spear-headed by the US Embassy Ghana and the GhanaThink ...
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