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    • Ambassador Sullivan addressing the invited guests during the May 21, 2019 Iftar dinner at her residence
    • Ambassador Sullivan welcoming Chief Abdul Qadir Tahir, who represented the Chief Imam, to her residence. Looking on are Mr. John Sullivan and Sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu
    • Rt. Rev. Dr. Daniel Silvanus Torto greeting Sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu
    • U.S. Agency for International Development – Ghana Mission Director Sharon Cromer, in a warm hand-shake with the President of the Zakat Fund, Mrs. Azara Abubakari-Harou
    • Ambassador Sullivan in a picture with some dignitaries at the Iftar. Left to Right: Sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu, Most Rev. Professor Emmanuel Asante, Chief Abdul Qadir Tahir, U.S. Ambassador Sullivan, and the Ameer of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission Maulvi Alhaji Mohammed Bin Salih
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U.S. Ambassador Sullivan Holds Iftar with Interfaith Community

President of the National Council of Muslim Chiefs in Ghana Chief Abdul Qadir Tahir represented the Chief Imam

On May 21, 2019, U.S. Ambassador Sullivan, in line with the U.S. Embassy’s long standing tradition, hosted an Iftar dinner at her residence. President of the National Council of Muslim Chiefs in Ghana Chief Abdul Qadir Tahir represented the Chief Imam. Also present were the Honorable Ameer of the Ahmadiyya…

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U.S. Ambassador Honors 2019 Mandela Washington Fellows

In attendance were Ghanaian alumni from Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and other U.S. Government exchange programs from previous years

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan hosted a reception in honor of the 2019 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) cohort. In attendance were Ghanaian alumni from YALI and other U.S. Government exchange programs from previous years. Since the inception of the…

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USA Supports Ghanaian Children’s Social Welfare System

The initiative aims to help families care for their children; prevent unnecessary family-child separation; and promote appropriate, protective, and permanent family care

On May 13, the United States of America joined the Minister of Gender, Children, and Social Protection, Honorable Cynthia Morrison, to launch guidelines and regulations to strengthen the Ghanaian social welfare system.  The use of these tools will regulate residential homes for children and promote family-based care.  With funding from…

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U.S. Ambassador travels to Ashanti Region to promote USA-Ghana Partnerships

Ambassador Sullivan paid a visit to the Regional Minister of Ashanti, the Honorable Simon Osei-Mensah, with whom she discussed U.S. partnership programs in the Ashanti Region

Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan traveled to the Ashanti Region from May 2-7 to promote partnerships on health, education, good governance, and economic development between the United States of America and the Republic of Ghana.  On May 3, Ambassador Sullivan paid a visit to the Regional Minister of Ashanti, the Honorable…

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USA and Ghana inaugurate New Women’s Cancer Center Unit at HopeXchange Medical Center

The HopeXchange Medical Center is a modern specialist hospital, research center, and medical training facility

On May 6, U.S. Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan visited the HopeXchange Medical Center to launch the new Women’s Cancer Center, including a new Clinical Pathology Laboratory and Surgical Suite, which were largely funded by the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The HopeXchange Medical Center…

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Ambassador Encourages Youth to Have a “Good Life, Live it Well” at YOLO Season 5 Premiere

At the premiere, Ambassador Sullivan commended the Government of Ghana, its agencies, and their media partners for making adolescent health a priority

The United States Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan, attended the premiere of Season 5 of the megahit Ghanaian TV series, “You Only Live Once” (YOLO) at the Silverbird Cinemas in West Hills Mall on May 1. Ambassador Sullivan joined representatives from the Ministry for Water Resources and Sanitation, the Ghana…

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Launch of Export-Import (EXIM) Cooperation Framework – Remarks by Ambassador Sullivan

The project will support jobs in both of our countries and benefit people across Ghana by bringing reliable, affordable electricity to schools, clinics, hospitals, and other facilities

By Ambassador Sullivan I am pleased to be part of this event, in this beautiful new venue. Last month, I participated in the launch of a U.S. Trade and Development Agency-funded feasibility study for a solar project here in Ghana.  The energy systems for the project will be made from…

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    • Minister of Fisheries Hon. Elizabeth Naa Afoley Quaye being assisted by Acting Economic Growth Director, USAID/Ghana James G. Lykos and other dignitaries to symbolically open the oyster harvesting season
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USA Congratulates Oyster Pickers for Successful Closed Season

Located in the Tsokomey community of the Ga South Municipal Assembly, both are local, community-led, non-governmental organizations committed to protecting Ghana’s oyster stock

On April 15, the United States of America congratulated the Densu Oyster Pickers’ Association (DOPA) and the Development Action Association (DAA) for the successful completion of the second annual oyster harvesting closed season. Located in the Tsokomey community of the Ga South Municipal Assembly, both are local, community-led, non-governmental organizations committed…

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USA and Ghana Partnership for Solar Energy

The energy for the project will be generated from solar panels assembled in Ghana and from inverters, batteries, and other equipment manufactured in the United States

U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan led an event today in Kpone to mark the new partnership between the Ghanaian company Strategic Security Systems International, and its subsidiary Strategic Power Solutions, with the U.S. Company AEG International. Their initial objective will be to provide solar energy to six dioceses…

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Ambassador Sullivan Honors Stella Saaka with “Ghana Woman of Courage” Award

Stella Saaka is a powerful force for women’s rights in the Talensi District in northern Ghana

U.S. Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan honored Ms. Stella Saaka, from the Talensi district in the Upper East Region, with the U.S. Embassy’s 2019 Ghana Woman of Courage Award during a breakfast ceremony hosted at the Ambassador’s residence. Like the U.S. Secretary of State's annual International Women of Courage Award, this award…