Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Accra (December 31, 2019)

Location:  Ghana, countrywide

Event:  Local media is reporting that Ghana security services are maintaining a heightened state of alert and increased security precautions for New Years’ Eve gatherings.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise caution if attending New Years’ Eve events
  • Avoid crowds
  • Monitor local media
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Review your personal security plans


  • S. Embassy Accra, Ghana

+(233) 30-27-41-000

+(233) 30-27-41-000 (after hours)

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444