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 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.

Apr 8, 2014

President John Dramani Mahama and his Colombian counterpart, President Juan Manuel Santos, on Monday met on the margins of the 7th Session of the World Urban Forum.

Apr 8, 2014

First batch of 20 houses out of the 100 unit houses under the Social Housing Scheme will be completed and handed over to the management of the Tamale Community Cooperative Credit Union Limited (TCCCUL) for onward distribution to members before the end of April this year.

Apr 8, 2014

Finance Minister, Seth Terkper is leading a Government delegation to the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington DC.

Apr 8, 2014

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

Apr 8, 2014

Government is working hard to collaborate with the private sector to establish industries for made-in-Ghana goods to cut down the importation of many of the goods consumed locally and to provide jobs for the youth, President John Dramani Mahama has said.

Apr 8, 2014

West Africa needs to lower tariffs, enable freer movement of goods and services, and deepen integration of its 15 countries to promote growth, Ghana's President John Mahama said at the Reuters Africa summit.