Young Ghanaian Leaders Chosen for Leadership Development in the United States

Accra, Ghana – Thirty-two young Ghanaians have been selected as U.S. Department of State 2022 Mandela Washington Fellows.  The select group are leaders in their professions and communities and were recruited from a candidate pool of nearly 4,000 Ghanaian applicants through a rigorous, competitive process.  The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the flagship ...
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Welcome Reception Held for 2018 Ghana Cohort of Mandela Washington Fellowship

On October 11, 2018, a welcome reception was held for the  Ghana cohort of the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship. Speaking at the reception, Chargé d’Affaires Christopher J. Lamora highlighted the value of creating space for talented, motivated individuals to gather, learn, share experiences, and help one another grow. He congratulated one of the fellows, Sena Nyame for ...
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Mandela Washington Fellow Wins African of the Year Award

A 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow from Ghana has been named the 2017 Daily Trust African of the Year. Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar was recognized for his work in de-radicalization and re-integration of would-be extremists in the West African region. The award was presented to him by H.E Festus Mogae, former president of Botswana. Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar ...
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