Welcome to the official website of the Embassy of the Republic of Ghana in Washington D.C. This site has been upgraded to reflect the desire to satisfy the needs of our numerous visitors and serve as a source of information on Ghana, a country endowed with unlimited opportunities in human capital, trade, investment and tourism.

Ghana is recognized as a model of democracy, characterized by political stability, and respect for the rule of law and fundamental human rights, the nation enjoys peace and political harmony which are essential for socio-economic progress and cultural advancement.

The economy is built on the abundance of mineral, agriculture and other natural resources which include forests, vast areas of arable land and deposits of gold, diamond, manganese and oil. With the available natural and human, stable political system, liberalized economy and constantly expanding resources infrastructure, Ghana is rapidly becoming attractive and profitable investment and business destination in West Africa, facilitating easy access to sub-regional markets from some 250 million people. The recent discovery of significant amount of crude oil continues to give rise to promising opportunities an opening for private investors. Multilateral agreements such as AGOA and MCA are some of the associated advantages of investing in Ghana.

Ghana’s historic links with Africans in the Diaspora, cultural diversity, friendly people and the proverbial hospitality, coupled with geographic accessibility uniquely positions Ghana as the preferred destination for many tourists

The Ghana Embassy remains committed to serving the needs of its numerous friends and partners in development as well as its citizens resident in the United States of America. It is our sincere hope that our visitors will find this website resourceful and we welcome any constructive suggestions that would help improve our services.

Thank you!


Latest News

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Sep 24, 2014

President John Dramani Mahama on Monday stated that in spite of economic challenges and threats of diseases that bedeviled the African continent, it still remains the best destination for investment.

Sep 24, 2014


The 105th birthday of Dr Kwame Nkrumah was commemorated in Accra with a call on Ghanaians to allow the ideals, visions and principles of the late President Nkrumah to lead their behaviour and actions as Ghanaians.

Sep 24, 2014

Mrs. Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong, Minister of Justice and Attorney General on Tuesday assured Ghanaians of a favourable outcome of the maritime boundary arbitration between Ghana and the Cote d’Ivoire.

Sep 22, 2014

As part of his visit to the United States to attend the United Nations General Assembly [UNGA], His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana, will pay a one-day visit to Worcester, Massachusetts, to meet with the Ghanaian Community from the Greater Boston area on Saturday, 27th September 2014 to brief them on developments back home.  In addition, His Excellency will meet with the Business Community in Worcester.

Sep 22, 2014


From: George-Ramsey Benamba, GNA Special Correspondent, New York

President John Dramani Mahama arrived in New York on Saturday with his wife Lordina Mahama, to attend the 69th United Nations General Assembly session.

Sep 22, 2014


The President, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, has appointed two new Ambassadors for the United States of America (USA) and Republic of Angola.

Sep 22, 2014


Bank of Ghana officials have projected the nation’s economy is to hit a single digit inflation rate again by the second half of next year, subject to world market price of oil and stability in the exchange rate.

Sep 22, 2014


The Kpone Thermal Power Project (KTPP), near Tema, is to add 220 megawatts of electricity to the national grid by the first quarter of 2015.

Jul 31, 2014
May 16, 2014

The Black Stars, the Ghanaian National Team, will be arriving in Florida, USA on June 1, 2014 on their way to Brazil, where they are expected to participate in the forthcoming FIFA World Cup tournament in June.