- The US embassy has provided Motorola phones to the Ghana Army
- The phones, worth $300,000, are to aid with the UN Peace Mission
- US Ambassador to Ghana says the donation is in line with a security agreement with Ghana
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The United States of America has distributed free boxes of Motorola Communication gadgets to the Ghana Army for they deployment to UN peace missions.
The ambassador of the US to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan, expressed that the kind $330,000 donation forms part of the US-Ghana security agreement to foster peace and security.
“We outdoor a state-of-the-art Motorola communication network package funded through the U.S. Department of State and the Global Peace Operations Initiative or GPOI program. The package, valued at $300,000, also included installation and training on the new equipment for technicians of the First Company Signal Regiment,” she stated.
Meanwhile, the US Embassy in Ghana says it funded the “You Only Live Once” YOLO television series.
The Series addresses important issues of concern to young Ghanaians including sexual reproductive health and economic independence.
This funding was made through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the National Population Council (NPC), and the Ghana Health Service (GHS).
“I know the pandemic has been particularly difficult for you. Yet you’ve persevered and learned to adapt. Keep making smart choices, choosing the right relationships, showing respect and integrity both offline and online, and believing in yourself and your future,” the US Ambassador to Ghana revealed.
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