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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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Oct 20, 2014

President John Dramani Mahama, is in London for a number of international engagements which includes a meeting with the British Monarch, Queen Elizabeth ll at the Buckingham Palace on Thursday.

Oct 17, 2014

With the successful end of the second round of talks between the Government of Ghana and the International Monetary Fund ( IMF) in Washington DC, the Ghanaian economy is hopeful of bouncing back from its recent fiscal imbalances.

Reuters  News Agency on Friday,  October  17, 2014 said Ghana's Deputy Finance Minister Cassiel Ato Forson told the Agency on Thursday after talks with the IMF in Washington that a deal was close and that a decisive meeting would take place in the first week of November.

A statement from the IMF also confirmed the progress with the talks as below.

 

Oct 9, 2014

His Excellency, Lt Gen, (Rtd) Joseph Henry Smith, CV, LM (USA) will be arriving in Washington DC on Saturday, October 11, 2014 to assume duty as Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States of America (USA).

Oct 9, 2014

 

His Excellency, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, Ghana’s Vice-President, will be arriving in Washington DC for talks with International Monetary Fund (IMF) from Friday, October 10, 2014.

Oct 7, 2014

Cocoa Link, an amalgamation of Ghana Cocoa Board, Hershey Company and the World Cocoa Foundation, is the winner of Concordia Summit’s P3 Impact award for the year 2014 and for its prize, was presented with an engraved plaque.

Oct 3, 2014

The attention of the Ghana Embassy in Washington, D.C., has been drawn to an article captioned “Mahama Chased In US” on the Ghanaweb online site. The Mission will like to state that the article is filled with falsehoods, inaccuracies and written with the intention of deceiving the general public, particularly, the good people of Ghana.  The Embassy will, therefore, like to set the records straight and request that the article be retracted.

Oct 3, 2014

 

President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday announced that Government would establish two gold refineries to process and add value to the country's gold before exporting.

Oct 3, 2014

 

Ghana is the most peaceful and stable country in the West African sub-region for doing fruitful business and investment, President John Dramani Mahama said.

Oct 3, 2014

 

…And said Investors have confidence in Ghana

President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday said Ghana's third successful launch of one billion dollars indicate that investors have a lot of confidence in the West African country.

Oct 3, 2014

President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday called for a partnership between Africa and Japan through private sector empowerment to strengthen infrastructural development.