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President Nana Akufo-Addo and the National Patriotic Party (NPP) is working on strengthening economic stability in Ghana
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Ghana: No longer an African role model?

For many years, Ghana has been seen as a role model on the African continent. But the country’s development has been floundering as of late. A recent study conducted by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation reveals a slowdown. Only a few years ago, cars constantly got stuck in traffic jams at […]

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Ghana proposes $13.9 billion budget in 2018

The Ghanaian government plans to spend $13.9 billion (62 billion Ghana cedis, about N4.2 trillion) in the 2018 fiscal year, the country’s finance minister said on Wednesday. Presenting the government’s fiscal policy to parliament, Kenneth Ofori-Atta, said the budget, with the theme “Putting Ghana Back to Work”, would continue and […]

President Akufo-Addo with President Donald Trump

When Akufo-Addo met Donald Trump

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, together with eight other African Heads of State,, on Wednesday, at the side-lines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, held talks with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on US-African relations. The 8 Heads of State […]

Ghana, Mali pledge to deepen bilateral relations
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Ghana, Mali pledge to deepen bilateral relations

Ghana and Mali have pledged to work towards strengthening the ties of cooperation that exist between them, after the Presidents of the two countries expressed satisfaction with the current state of that relationship. In a joint communiqué issued at the end of a day’s working visit to Mali by President […]

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Ghana President allocates ground breaking GHc 46m for sports development

President Nana Akufo-Addo has indicated that an amount of 46 million cedis has been allocated to the Sports Ministry for the development of sports in the country. The President, who flew from Liberia to Accra for the SWAG awards on Saturday night, said the amount is a hundred percent increment […]

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President Akufo-Addo Names Cabinet Ministers

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has named 19 ministers to constitute his cabinet in accordance with Article 76 (1) of the 1992 constitution. They are Mr. Alan Kyeremanten, Minister for Trade and Industry; Mr. Ambrose Dery, Minister for Interior; Madam Shelley Ayorkor Botchway, Minister for Foreign Affairs; Madam Gloria Akufo, […]

People walk past vendors and shops in 2016 in Accra, Ghana. In preparation for Ghana's 60th anniversary celebration March 6. Members of the Ghana Bishops' Conference have called on Ghanaians to continue to make the nation truly the "Star of Africa," a symbol of hope for Africa's total liberation. (Credit: CNS photo/Luc Gnago, Reuters.)
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I’ll make Accra cleanest city in Africa — President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo (2nd right) being congratulated by Oblempong Nii Kojo Ababio V (right), the Paramount Chief of Ngleshie Alata Traditional Area, at the durbar ground President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has pledged to make Accra the neatest and best city in Africa by the end of his […]

Getting out of aid syndrome
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Getting out of aid syndrome

  President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, delivering the keynote address at the fourth Rotary International District 9102 Conference in Accra last Friday, said: “After 60 years of independence, Ghana must think big and break away from being an aid-dependent and charity-driven economy.”   After 60 years of nationhood, Ghana continues […]

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President Akufo-Addo attends Africa CEO’s Forum in Switzerland

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Accra on Sunday for Geneva, Switzerland to attend the Fifth Edition of the Africa Chief Executive Officers (CEO’s) Forum, which opens on March 20, 2017. The President will return on Thursday, March 23. The Forum, expected to attract CEOs of the largest African and […]

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FIFA President Infantino meets President Akufo-Addo today

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) says FIFA President Gianni Infantino will arrive in Ghana on Monday on a one-day working visit. The leader of world football’s governing body will be seeking to further strengthen the ties between FIFA and Ghana. Infantino will meet President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, at […]