Tag: Inauguration

President Donald Trump
World

Trump’s arrival on eve of inauguration ushers in ‘real change’ to Washington

President-elect Donald Trump attends a concert on the grounds of the Lincoln Memorial on the eve of his inauguration.(Victoria Walker/The Washington Post) Donald Trump’s arrival in Washington Thursday on the eve of his inauguration as the 45th president snapped the capital city into its new reality, as the buoyant business […]

Nana Akufo-Addo and Dr. Bawumia being sworn in as President and vice-President, respectively
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Colour & tradition meets politics as Ghana swears in President

An event that was largely billed to be political, had a deep touch of colour and tradition as Ghana’s new president took his oath of office after winning polls in December last year.  The Black Star square in Ghana’s capital, Accra, was the venue of the swearing-in ceremony for Ghana’s […]

Ghana's President elect Nana Akufo-Addo takes the oath of office during the swearing-in ceremony lead by Ghana Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood at Independence Square in Accra, Ghana January 7, 2017. REUTERS/Luc Gnago
Homeland News Politics

Ghana swears in Akufo-Addo as president

Nana Akufo-Addo was sworn in as Ghana’s president on Saturday a ceremony attended by dozens of African leaders, sealing a rare peaceful transfer of power in a region plagued by political crises. Akufo-Addo, 72, a former opposition leader, defeated incumbent John Dramani Mahama in elections a month ago. The major […]

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 […]

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. […]