Category: Embassies

Most Ghanaians in US not registered with embassy – Ambassador

Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States of America (USA), Dr Baffour Adjei Bawuah, has said most Ghanaians in the United States have not registered with the embassy.

According to Dr Bawuah, most of the citizens prefer to live in solitude than to mingle and socialise with their fellow Ghanaians.

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Nigerians Prefer New York for their Passports issues says Consul General

The Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, says the consulate is operating above capacity especially in passport service delivery.

Okoyen said that although the situation was an indication of growing public confidence in the office, it had been a major challenge.

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Amb. Patten Calls for Diaspora Liberians’ Support

By David A. Yates

George S.W. Patten Sr., Liberia’s Ambassador accredited to the United States of America, described diaspora Liberians’ role in the country’s development programs as “critical”, a release from Association of Liberian Journalists in the Americas (ALJA) has said.

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Ghana’s Ambassador To The US Visits Speaker Pelosi Ahead Of Historical Trip

Ahead of the historical trip to Ghana, the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, met with Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States, H.E. Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, at her office in Washington, D.C.

The speaker extended an invitation to Ghana’s Ambassador to review key matters regarding the up-coming trip.

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Inside the Embassy of Ghana with FOX 5

By fox5dc.com staff

The Embassy of the Republic of Ghana is located in the Cleveland Park area of Northwest D.C. After one step into the courtyard visitors are greeted with the country’s coat of arms which bears the national motto: “Freedom and Justice.”

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Ethiopian Ambassador, Fitsum Arega visits L.A. to invite investors and tourists to the historic nation

By Cora Jackson-Fossett

The government of Ethiopia is rolling out the welcome mat to African Americans to explore the business opportunities and tourist destinations throughout the historic nation.

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Ghana’s US Ambassador Calls On African Americans To Visit Ghana   

Ghana’s ambassador to the United States, H.E. Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, has called on the African American community in Baltimore to visit Ghana their mother land yearly.
Dr. Adjei-Barwuah was speaking at the 203rd Session of the Baltimore Annual Conference at the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Baltimore, Maryland.

Sharing with them the good message of the Year of Return, Dr. Adjei-Barwuah touched on Ghana’s open door community to the African Diaspora, particularly, the African American community.

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Trump Invites Kenyatta to White House August 27th

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US President Donald Trump (centre) with Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta at the G7 summit of Heads of State and of Government, on May 27, 2017 in Taormina, Sicily. FILE PHOTO | AFP

US President Donald Trump is expected to host President Uhuru Kenyatta at  the White House on August 27, thus giving Kenyans in America the opportunitie of meeting their president . The two leaders will discuss ways of broadening their strategic partnership based on shared democratic values and mutual interests. Continue reading “Trump Invites Kenyatta to White House August 27th”

Ethiopia to open a consular office in Minneapolis

 

August 2, 2018

Following a successful tour of the United States Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has promised that a new consular office will be opened in Minneapolis to cater for the 19 thousand Ethiopians in Minnesota. This is according to borkena.com

Ethiopia is to open a consular office in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where tens of thousands of Ethiopians live, announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia. It is going to be the second consular office in the United States next to Los Angeles.

It was during the final destination of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s and his entourage trip to the United States in Minnesota that the opening of the consular office was announced. More than 19,000 Ethiopians and Ethiopian-American attended the meeting with Dr. Abiy Ahmed in Minnesota.

And the prime minister wants Ethiopians to use the consular office and support it. “Unlike before, this is going to be your own. It is your home,” he declared to the applause of the crowd. And he wants the office to serve as a symbol of Unity of Ethiopians in the city. The city is home to Ethiopians of diverse ethnic backgrounds. Apart from Abiy, Lemma Megersa, president of Oromo regional state, made a highly rated speech to the crowd which Ethiopians widely shared on social media. Continue reading “Ethiopia to open a consular office in Minneapolis”