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Ghana

Christian Narh assumed the position of first secretary on Sept. 17 having previously served as assistant director at Ghana's Passport Office Bureau.

Amma A. Twum-Amoah assumed the position of minister/head of chancery at the Embassy of Ghana on Nov. 16, replacing Matilda Osei-Agyeman, who departed the post Nov. 31. Twum-Amoah previously served as Ghana's deputy chief of protocol.

Tunisia

Mokhtar Chaouachi has been nominated to be the ambassador of Tunisia to the United States, where he previously served from 1993 to 2002 as counselor at the Tunisian Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. Ambassador Chaouachi is currently the permanent representative of Tunisia to the African Union, the U.N. Environment Program and U.N. Habitat, as well as resident ambassador to Ethiopia with concurrent accreditation to the Comoros, Kenya, Seychelles, Tanzania and Uganda. Prior to his appointment in Ethiopia, Ambassador Chaouachi, who joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1981, was director-general of the Department of International Organizations and Conferences, overseeing Tunisia's multilateral relations. His first diplomatic posting was at the Tunisian Embassy in Algiers from 1984 to 1990, and his first posting as ambassador was to Norway from 2003 to 2005. Ambassador Chaouachi holds a bachelor's degree from the School of Journalism (IPSI) in Tunis. He is married with two children.

Last Edited on February 28, 2013