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Nana Akufo-Addo pledges to keep faith with Ghanaians

  The President-elect, Nana Addo-Dankwah Akufo- Addo, has pledged to keep faith with Ghanaians by working hard to meet their expectations. He gave the assurance that the nation under his watch would work for everybody. This was when he paid a courtesy call on the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, […]

President-elect Akufo-Addo with vice President-elect Dr Bawumia
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Nana Addo takes thank-you tour to Western Region

President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo, will today [Tuesday], be in the Western Region to thank the chiefs and people for their support and prayers in the just ended polls that resulted in his victory. He will meet the Regional House of Chiefs at Sekondi before meeting some other identifiable groups in the region. The […]

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Upper West wiped away my tears of 2012 – Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s president-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has thanked the Chiefs and people of the Upper West Region for their massive show of support for him and for the NPP in this year’s elections, which saw the NPP win five seats. Addressing the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs in Wa, […]

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Forgive those who wronged you in the heat of the campaign – Chief to Akufo Addo

The President of the Brong Ahafo Regional House of Chiefs, Pimampim Yaw Kagbrese V has appealed to President-Elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to forgive people who wronged him in the heat of the campaign leading to the December 7, 2016 general elections.  “Our humble appeal is that you should at […]

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Ghana: President-Elect Akufo-Addo Promises to Focus On Year Round Farming

President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says one of the focus of his government is to ensure that agriculture becomes an all year round activity in the country to boost food production and create employment for the people. He said if Burkina Faso has been able to do that he does […]

When Ghana’s president-elect challenged African leaders on change
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When Ghana’s president-elect challenged African leaders on change

When the President-elect of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo addressed the 11th edition of Africa Futures Award at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, he sounded as if he was in for a peer review of African leadership. But midway into his written speech, the President-in-waiting, who would be sworn into office on […]

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This is a season for renewed hope – President-elect

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the president-elect, has said this Christmas season is a period for renewed hope and a time to remember our neighbours in need. The president-elect in his goodwill message said: “As we give and receive the goodwill of Christ in this Christmas season, let us be mindful […]

Ghanaian election officials use a lantern and a smartphone torchlight to assist people voting late at a polling station in Tamale this month. Credit Pius Utomi Ekpei/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images
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The End for Ghana’s ‘Power-Cut’ President

  ACCRA, Ghana — Last December, my family gathered at my grandmother’s house for the one-year anniversary of her death. Her house in Akim Oda, a small town in southern Ghana, was filled with well-wishers. I walked into the kitchen to fetch drinks for the guests, and as I opened […]

President Buhari with H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo and Mr Kenneth Ofori-Atta as he receives in audience President elect of the Republic of Ghana in State House on 20th Dec 2016.
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Ghana, Nigeria’s relationship important for Africa- Akufo-Addo, Ghana’s President-elect

ABUJA – Ghana’s President-Elect, Nana Akufo-Addo has underscored the need for a deepened relationship between Nigerian and Ghana, saying it was important for the growth of Africa. Akufo-Addo made the remarks after a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Tuesday. He said that he was […]

People in the town of Nakpayili voted in the presidential and parliamentary elections in Ghana on Dec. 7. Following the vote, people from both major political parties danced arm-in-arm in the streets to celebrate their democracy.
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A lesson for U.S. in how Ghana celebrates its democracy

I was surprised by the outcome of the vote, but not by the response.   A hotly contested, closely watched presidential election is won by a man whom political experts, media and many citizens expected to lose. After his surprise victory, people pour into the streets. The victors are jubilant. […]