U.S. Donated Ships Join the Ghana Navy

Vessels Will Improve Maritime Security in Ghana and the Gulf of Guinea Sekondi, W/R, Ghana – U.S. Ambassador Virginia Palmer joined President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Government of Ghana and Ghana Navy officials in Sekondi this morning to commission two new security ships.  The boundary class ships provided by the United States Government will ... Read More»

U.S. and Ghana Commission Air Quality Monitoring Stations

Accra, GHANA, October 14, 2021 – Today, U.S. Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan inaugurated an air quality monitoring station on U.S. Embassy grounds in Cantonments, Accra together with Hon. Henry Kwabena Kokofu, Executive Director of EPA Ghana representing Minister for Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation (MESTI); Prof. Sandow Mark Yidana, Dean, School of Physical and Mathematical ... Read More»

West Africa Center for Counter Extremism – National Security Dialogue – Remarks by Ambassador Sullivan

Ambassador’s Remarks at the National Security Dialogue West Africa Center for Counter Extremism Ghana Broadcasting Corporation Friday, September 10, 10:50 a.m. Good morning! I’d like to start by thanking GBC and WACCE’s Executive Director, Mr. Mutaru Muqthar, for the invitation to speak this morning on this important topic.  I want to recognize Mr. Muqthar as ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Sullivan Inaugurates Malaria-Focused Laboratory at 37 Military Hospital

Accra, GHANA– On April 30, 2021, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan joined Ghanaian government and military officials to inaugurate the Joint Operational Vector-borne Disease Entomology Laboratory at 37 Military Hospital in Accra.  Funded by the U.S. government through the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) Africa Malaria Task Force (AMTF), the laboratory will establish a combined entomology ... Read More»

Keynote Remarks for Her Future Summit by Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan

U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan Keynote Remarks for Her Future Summit Theme: The Post-Pandemic Digital Remote Workforce Revolution: How Women Can Revise, Relaunch, and Rebrand Their Careers for the Future March 26, 2021 3:30 GMT Location: Online Thank you, Christine. I’ve really enjoyed the presentations so far – especially the panelists.  Akwaaba from ... Read More»

The U.S.-Ghana Alumni Association Elects a New Executive Board

Accra, GHANA– The U.S.-Ghana Alumni Association (USGHAA) met on Saturday March 27, 2021, to announce the results of a national election among Ghanaian alumni of U.S. government-sponsored programs.  The election of a USGHAA board represents a new beginning for an association that aims to gather 3,000 Ghanaian alumni of exchange programs administered by the U.S. Department of State ... Read More»

The United States and Ghana Armed Forces Partner to Build Pre-Deployment Training Capacity at Bundase Training Camp

Accra, GHANA— On March 26, 2021, United States Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan and Chief of Army Staff Major General Thomas Oppong-Pepprah participated in a ceremony highlighting the official transfer of a Motorola radio communication network for use by the Ghana Armed Forces at Bundase Training Camp.  The package, valued at $300,000, was funded through the Department ... Read More»

U.S. Launches University Partnerships Initiative with Two Inaugural Projects at KNUST

ACCRA –The U.S. Embassy in Accra and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) formally launched the U.S. State Department Bureau of African Affairs’ University Partnerships Initiative (UPI) at an in-person and virtual launch ceremony on the KNUST campus on Wednesday October 14, 2020.  The event was presided over by Professor Rita Akosua Dickson, PhD, Vice-Chancellor of KNUST.  Assistant Secretary of ... Read More»

U.S. and Ghana Armed Forces Partner to Provide Critical Medical Supplies  and PPE to Ashanti and Western Regional Hospitals

 Accra, GHANA— On Friday, August 28, the United States donated critical medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Ghana Health Service to assist frontline health workers in Kumasi and Sekondi in the fight against COVID-19.   U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan presented the supplies to members of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), ... Read More»

USA Promotes Education During Visit to Kumasi

From September 26-27, a U.S. Embassy Public Affairs team traveled to the city of Kumasi to participate in a series of programs to promote education in partnership with Ghanaians.  The team consisted of Public Affairs Officer Roberto Quiroz II, Cultural Affairs Specialist Maya Parker, Cultural Affairs Assistant Aisha Nartey, and Kumasi based Education USA Advisor ... Read More»

Ambassador and African American Association of Ghana Launch Black History Month in Accra

On February 9, 2019, Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan joined the African American Association of Ghana (AAAG) at the W.E.B. Du Bois Memorial Center in Accra to launch AAAG Black History Month programming.  For its first program, AAAG highlighted excellent presentations on the theme “Black Migration: Exploring Our Roots and Beyond.” During the launch, Ambassador Sullivan ... Read More»

Peace Corps Ghana Swears in 33 Education Volunteers

On August 16, 2018, Chargé d’Affaires (Acting Ambassador) Christopher J. Lamora swore in 33 Peace Corps education volunteers. These volunteers will be teaching science, maths, visual arts and special education in various schools in the rural parts of Ghana. Present at the ceremony was Ghana’s minister for Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh and Peace Corps Country Director ... Read More»

Ghanaian Youth to Study in the USA

On June 21, the U.S. Embassy in Accra welcomed four Ghanaian senior high students, their parents, and a teacher for an orientation session prior to their three week visit to the United States of America under the Pan African Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP).  The students are Emma Hawa, from Tamale Girls Senior High School, Atubsaan ... Read More»

Statement on Immigration Law and International Agreements

June 20, 2018 Accra, GHANA — As sovereign nations, the Governments of the United States and Ghana each have obligations to their citizens to uphold their laws, as well as obligations to the international community to comply with international agreements. All nations have the right to enforce their immigration laws. The United States embraces its ... Read More»

Ambassador Jackson Congratulates Webster University Graduates

During a commencement ceremony held at Webster University’s campus in Accra on May 19, Ambassador Jackson congratulated the graduating class of 2018 and exhorted them to seek careers which fulfil a purpose in their lives: “Purpose is an essential element of you.  It is the reason you are on the planet at this particular time ... Read More»
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