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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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Alexandre Deprez Opening Remarks at the Digital Development Forum

Thank you all so much for joining us at the Forum – we are extremely proud to co-host the first West Africa Digital Development Forum in Accra. “The power of technology to transform development” – this is a bit of an old adage. Information and Communication Technologies have been around for decades. BUT….what hasn’t always ...
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USAID and UNICEF Support Quality Education in Ghana

The USAID/Ghana Mission Director, Mr. James A. Bever, and UNICEF Country Representative for Ghana, Ms. Susan Namondo Ngongi, signed an agreement on January 22, 2015 that reinforces USAID’s and UNICEF’s partnership with the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service to improve the quality of education in Ghana.  Through the agreement, USAID will provide ...
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Remarks by United States Ambassador to Ghana Gene Cretz ECOWAS Ebola High-Level Meeting

I would be remiss if I didn’t begin by commending the West African Health Organization and its Director General Dr. Xavier Crespin, ECOWAS, and the other organizers for their leadership in convening us here today to address this issue of supreme urgency and importance. In particular I want to express the U.S. Government’s gratitude to ...
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