Welcome

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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Apr 16, 2014

US secretary of state, Mr. John F. Kerry, has expressed his wish to see the United States of America (USA) play Brazil in this year’s World Cup but dreaded the idea that the US national team, would have to get past the Black Stars of Ghana, who have already humiliated the US twice in Germany and in South Africa and in addition beat Germany and Portugal.

Apr 16, 2014

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved US$24 million for Ghana to help transform Science, Technology, and Higher Education. The project will be financed through International Development Agency (IDA) credits.

Apr 16, 2014

The surge in portfolio flows have had important macro-economic effects, Dr Samir Jahjah, Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has disclosed.

Apr 16, 2014

Government has developed a comprehensive Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy to encourage industries to improve their impact in the communities where they operate by addressing wider social and environmental challenges, the Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr Haruna Iddrisu, has disclosed.

Apr 16, 2014

Ghana on Wednesday signed an economic agreement with Turkey to enhance trade between the two countries.

Apr 16, 2014

Dr Nii Noi Ashong, an economist, has said an existing fundamental structural imbalance between demand and supply of foreign exchange was exerting depreciating pressure on the Ghana cedi.

Apr 9, 2014

The Ghanaian government, in its determination to provide good, affordable, efficient and reliable health care system for all citizens of the country and to further upgrade all regional hospitals has provided the Brong Ahafo Regional Hospital in Sunyani with hospital equipment worth US$7 million to reactivate activities at the hospital.

Apr 9, 2014

As at the 7th of this month, an average of 109,000 barrels of crude oil had been realised from the Jubilee Fields since production began in December 2010.

Apr 8, 2014

The economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) continues to rise from 4.7 per cent in 2013 to a forecasted 5.2 per cent in 2014.

Apr 8, 2014

By Kwasi Kpodo

Ghana's Finance Minister Seth Terkper defended steps taken by the government to halt a steep fall in the country's cedi currency and told the Reuters Africa Summit the measures would soon start to take effect.