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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Nuclear Energy has concluded the first-ever US Africa Nuclear Energy Summit (USANES) in Accra, Ghana. The summit was organised in partnership with Ghana’s Ministry of Energy and the Nuclear Power Institute of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission. DOE said it “provided a platform for crucial dialogues and international cooperation on nuclear energy” where “participants from across the continent discussed the future of nuclear power and laid a foundation for sustainable nuclear energy growth in the region”.

Date: Saturday, 11 November 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfirst-us-african-nuclear-summit-concludes-in-ghana-11287149

A declaration from President Nana Akufo-Addo transfers the Ghana Nuclear Power Programme Organisation (GNPPO) from the Ministry of Energy to the Office of the President.

Date: Saturday, 03 September 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Presidential-approval-for-nuclear-in-Ghana

The USA and Ghana have announced their partnership to support Ghana's adoption of small modular reactor (SMR) technology under the US Department of State's Foundational Infrastructure for Responsible Use of Small Modular Reactor Technology (FIRST) programme.

Date: Saturday, 12 March 2022
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/US-programme-supports-Ghana-nuclear-progress

The US Embassy in Ghana announced that the USA and Ghana have jointly launched a partnership under the Foundational Infrastructure for Responsible Use of Small Modular Reactor Technology (FIRST) programme.

Date: Friday, 11 March 2022
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsus-partners-with-ghana-on-smrs-9540689

Ghana has commissioned three new nuclear faciliies – the Low-Enriched Uranium Core Research Reactor Facility, the International Miniature Neutron Source Reactor Training Facility and the Radiological and Medical Science Research Institute Laboratories building at the Scientific Research and Development Institution of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC).

Date: Tuesday, 13 August 2019
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsghana-commissions-three-nuclear-facilities-7366131