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What is the typical dress code at work and in public places? Is formal dress ever required?

A dress shirt and tie for men at the embassy, but a jacket is not necessary. Women can wear a blouse--a business suit is overkill. Every Friday at the embassy we can wear local Ghanaian clothes. - Aug 4, 2017
Business or business casual. - Apr 6, 2017
Business or local dress (especially on Africa Wear Fridays). - Aug 11, 2016
Business at work and whatever you want in public. Ghanaians tend to cover up more, even though the heat is ridiculous. - May 4, 2014
Business-casual at work. Casual everywhere else. - Apr 24, 2012
Modest and pretty formal - Aug 9, 2011
Casual and neat. Ghanaian men wear a lot of suits. Fridays are great because it's national dress day and you see lots of colorful local outfits. Even expats wear them. - Feb 24, 2010
People dress neatly. - Feb 5, 2010
From local dress to business attire. Black tie for balls, etc. - May 24, 2009