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Date of Birth:
1942-12-15
Place of Birth:
Kumasi, Ghana

Baffour Adjei Bawuah is a Ghanaian diplomat and Ghana's current ambassador to United States of America.

He was born in Kumasi Ghana on December 25th 1942. He attended the Prempeh College and finished in 1965, then proceeded to the University of Ghana Legon for a Bachelor of Arts in Geography. He also pursued a Master's Degree in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee graduating in 1968 and his PHD in Geography at the Indiana University graduating in 1972.

He also has a certificate in counselling from the Center for Advancement in Counselling in London.

His dissertation was entitled "Socio-economic regions in the Louisville ghetto" and the co-author of "Some comparative aspects of the West African Zongo and the Black American Ghetto" with Harold M. Rose.

He was a researcher and fellow at the Unkversity of Ghana, as well as the host with the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation from 1972 to 1975. He was the executive director of the Ghana Tourist Board from 1975 to 1983 before and then left for the United Kingdom.

He worked as a community liaison officer in Kent, England for one year and from 1989 to 1991, was a lecturer at Bexley College, London working in the field of adult education.

He was also the head of faculty access and development at Hackney Community College from 1991 to 1993 and the lead adviser at the Learning and Skills Development Agency, a publicly funded organization that supported continuing education in England from 1993 to 2001 as well as the lead adviser at the Learning and Skills Development Agency, a publicly funded organization that supported continuing education in England.

Hes was also appointed Ghana's ambassador to Japan with concurrent accreditation to Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Singapore.

After serving for seven years, he left temporarily to contest as a presidential aspirant for the New Patriotic Party, and leaving permanently before Ghana's 2008 presidential election, which the NPP lost. He was accused of misappropriation funds donated by a Japanese chocolate manufacturer but denied and suffred no legal consequences

Baffour Adjei Bawuah returned to the United Kingdom and was co-chair of Charles Chanan, Ltd, an executive search firm in London in 2013. In 2017, he was appointed Ghana's ambassador to the United States of America by the current President of the republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo.

Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah is married to Dinah Barfuor-Barwuah. Together, they have four children.

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