Ghana

Date of Inception:

December 9, 2005

Number of Members:

86 (as of May 2009)

Recent Promotions:

Group Captain Griffiths Santrofi Evans – Ghana – 10 June 2008: Wing Commander Griffiths Santrofi Evans has been promoted to the rank of Group Captain within the Ghanian Air Force. Group Captain Evans participated in the July 2006 Next Generation of African Military Leaders Course in Washington, DC.

Major John Danso-Ankrah – Ghana – 10 May 2008: Major John Danso-Ankrah recently completed his year-long deployment with the African Union Mission in Darfur. Previous to this assignment, he served as the Officer Commanding the 64th Infantry Regiment. Major Danso-Ankrah participated in the November 2005 Junior Officers Counterterrorism Fellowship Seminar in Washington, DC.

Lieutenant Colonel William Omane Agyekum – Ghana – 5 May 2008: Lieutenant Colonel William Omane Agyekum recently handed over command of the 6th Infantry Battalion after four years as commanding officer. He now serves as Directing Staff at the Ghana Senior Command and Staff College. Lieutenant Colonel Agyekum participated in the July 2006 Next Generation of African Military Leaders Course in Washington, DC.

Mr. Eric Mensah-Bonsu – Ghana: 14 December 2007: Mr. Eric Mensah-Bonsu has been promoted to the rank of Deputy Director and posted to the Cabinet Secretariat in the Office of the President. He participated in the 2004 Senior Leader Seminar held in Washington DC.

Chapter Events :

  •  Community Meeting . 2010
  • Topical Outreach Program: May 2008
  • Africa Partnership Station Event: November 2007
  • Chapter Launch: 9 December 2005

United States Department of State Background Note – Ghana