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Islamist Extremism in Ghana
The sociocultural landscape of Ghana, coupled with Accra’s counterterrorism policies, has thus far diminished the threat posed by violent Islamism to…

Low-Level Violence Likely During Ghanaian Elections
Ghana will likely experience some low-level, localized violence during its presidential and parliamentary elections on December 7, despite the West…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Accra (Ghana), Avoid Kente Festival, Volta Region,…
The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that due to security concerns, U.S. Embassy personnel have been instructed to avoid the Kente Festival,…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Accra (Ghana) Demonstration on Monday, Sept. 18
The U.S. Embassy has received reports of a planned demonstration in Accra on Monday, September 18, 2017, from 07:30 am to 12:00 noon. The…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Accra (Ghana), Growing Crime in Certain Areas of…
The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that, due to credible reports of growing crime rates, U.S. Embassy personnel have been instructed to avoid the…