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General News of Saturday, 27 December 2008

Source: GNA

Frazer meets the press

Accra, Dec. 27, GNA - The U.S Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Dr. Jendayi E. Frazer will meet members of the press at the Ghana International Press Centre on Sunday, December 28, 2008 at 1700 hours to comment on Ghana's democratic process. A release signed by Mr. Bright Blewu, General Secretary of the Ghana Journalists Association said Dr. Frazer who arrived in Accra on December 26, as part of a broader visit to West Africa sub-region will be observing the presidential run-off on Sunday, visiting several polling stations in and around Accra.

It said she was sworn in as Assistant Secretary for African Affairs on August 20, 2005 and prior to her current assignment, Dr. Frazer served as U.S. Ambassador to South Africa. Immediately before her ambassadorship, she served as Special Assistant to U.S. President Bush and Senior Director of African Affairs at the National Security Council.

Prior to joining the Bush administration, Dr Frazer taught public policy at the Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government.