Includes the local time zone, typical hours of business and a list of holidays in the country/economy.
Last Published: 7/27/2017
Ghana operates on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Note that the time difference between Ghana and the United States varies throughout the year as Ghana does not adjust for daylight savings time.

Business travelers should verify the dates of Ghanaian holidays prior to scheduling their trips. Business establishments are normally closed on Ghanaian holidays. The U.S. Embassy is closed on Ghanaian and U.S. holidays.
 
Ghanaian Holiday 2017
New Year’s DayJanuary 2
Independence DayMarch 7
Good FridayApril 4
Easter MondayApril 17
May DayMay 1
African Union DayMay 25
Eid-ul-FitrJune 26 (TBC)
Republic DayJuly 3
Eid-ul-AdhaSeptember 4 (TBC)
Founder’s DaySeptember 21
Farmer’s DayDecember 1
Christmas DayDecember 25
Boxing DayDecember 26

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