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Ponzi scheme concerns in Ghana

Ponzi schemes are becoming a big worry for Ghana’s financial sector. Ghanaians are on high alert after a Russian-backed Ponzi scheme which was banned in Nigeria is emerging in their country promising huge profits. Ghana’s financial sector is currently struggling to recover from a major financial crisis involving Ponzi investment […]

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Rawlings, Vanderpuije patch up after ‘public drama’

Former President Jerry John Rawlings and the Mayor of Accra, Alfred Oko Vandepuije, appear settled their score after a dramatic scene at the premises of Parliament Thursday. The Former President appeared to have snubbed the Accra Mayor when the latter hurried from behind to greet him while he motioned into […]

Cord leader Raila Odinga and Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho, who have left the country to attend the inauguration of Ghana president-elect Nana Akufo-Addo. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP
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Raila, Joho to attend Ghana president-elect Addo’s inauguration

KENYA – Cord leader Raila Odinga and Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho will attend the inauguration of Ghana president-elect Nana Akufo-Addo that will take place in the country’s capital Accra on Saturday. Mr Addo of the New Patriotic Party will be sworn in as the fifth president of Ghana after defeating […]

The Rev. DeForest B. Soaries Jr., senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Franklin.
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First Baptist’s Soaries participates in Ghana inauguration

First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens Senior Pastor DeForest B. Soaries was invited to the Jan. 6 inauguration of Ghana President H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens Senior Pastor DeForest B. Soaries Jr. is in Ghana, West Africa, having participated in the Jan. 6 inauguration ceremonies […]

President Lungu with First Lady Esther Lungu and Vice-President Inonge Wina at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport shortly before departure for Ghana on Friday, January 6,2017-Picture by THOMAS NSAMA
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President Lungu arrives in Ghana

President Edgar Lungu of Zambia says Africa has a lot to learn from Ghana’s admirable democracy. President Edgar Lungu said there is need for Africa to strengthen political and economic ties for the benefit of the african people. The Head of State said this on arrival in Accra, Ghana, ahead […]

Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia
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The Gambia: Buhari, African leaders decide Jammeh’s fate in Ghana Saturday

As the count down for the inauguration of a new government in The Gambia begins, African leaders would on Saturday in Accra, Ghana take a final decision which apparently would lead to the oust of President Yahya Jammeh from the grip of power. It will be recalled that Jammeh after […]

UK PM’s Trade Envoy to Ghana to attend Akufo-Addo’s inauguration
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UK PM’s Trade Envoy to Ghana to attend Akufo-Addo’s inauguration

UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Ghana Adam Afriyie is expected to attend the inauguration of the President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Saturday, January 7, 2017. A release by the British High Commission stated that his visit “will strengthen and promote the existing trade relations between the two countries, […]

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of Liberia
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Liberia: President Sirleaf Departs for Ghana to Participate in Inauguration of President-Elect Nana Akufo-Addo

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has departed the country for Accra, Ghana to participate in the inauguration of President-elect Nana Ado Dankwa Akufo-Addo scheduled for Saturday, January 7, 2017. According to an Executive Mansion release, the Liberian leader is accompanied by Foreign Minister, Marjon Kamara, Defense Minister, Brownie Samukai, among others. […]

Nana Akufo-Addo with President Buhari of Nigeria
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Buhari to attend Akufo-Addo’s inauguration in Ghana

President John Mahama of Ghana will on January 7 hand over the reins of power to Nana Akufo-Addo, who was elected last December. Many African leaders, including President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria will be attending the inauguration. Mr. Buhari will leave Abuja for Accra on Saturday morning. The Nigerian leader […]

People wait to vote in the presidential election in Kibi, Ghana, on Dec. 7, 2016. (Photo: Luc Gnago /Reuters/Newscom)
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Ghana Is Leading the Way for Democracy in Africa

Ghana, a West African country, has experienced peaceful transitions of power each time there has been a change in government since the country ended military rule in 1992. Solidifying its notable status as one of Africa’s most stable democracies, Ghana is about to embark on another handover of power from […]