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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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