Tag: President

French President Emmanuel Macron at the G20 meetin in July where he complained of African women have "seven to eight children"
Homeland News

Macron to visit Ghana in first Africa tour

French President Emmanuel Macron starts his first tour of Africa on Monday. He is to visit Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana in an effort to revitalise France’s image on the continent. Macron’s advisers say he hopes to modernise France’s relations with Africa by emphasising business links, education and sport […]

President Akufo-Addo
Opinion

Finally, Ghana Has The Sort Of Leadership It Needs And Deserves

Predictably, in the wake of the ruling by the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in favor of Ghana vis-à-vis the latter country’s longstanding dispute with the leaders of La Cote d’Ivoire (or The Ivory Coast), its western neighbor, the gut reaction of former President John Dramani […]

President Akufo-Addo in a sit-down interview with Al Jazeera TV
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Akufo-Addo: Africa’s march of democracy hard to reverse

The president of Ghana talks to Al Jazeera about his country’s democratic success and his hopes for the continent. Typically associated in international media with political instability, disease, poverty, corruption, dictatorships and a lack of human rights and democracy, African countries struggle to deconstruct the stereotypes. One of the few […]

President Akufo-Addo in a sit-down interview with Al Jazeera TV
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Homosexuality not on Ghana’s agenda – President Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo has said the issue of same-sex relationships was not on the agenda of the West African country. He, however, believes that its snowball effect will soon reach Africa. Akufo-Addo was speaking in an interview with Gulf news channel, Al Jazeera, during which he […]

The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo (centre), Qatar Chamber (QC) Vice-Chairman Mohamed bin Towar Al Kuwari (sixth right) and other prominent Qatari businessmen at the Qatar Chamber headquarters in Doha, yesterday.
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Qatari businesses invited to invest in Ghana

The President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo called on Qatari businesses to invest in promising sectors of the  Ghanaian economy, which include agriculture, mining and gas industry among others. This came during a meeting with Qatari businessmen yesterday headed by Qatar Chamber (QC) Vice-Chairman Mohamed bin Towar Al […]

Mr Awuah, founder of Ashesi University receiving the award
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Unique Ghana college wins $500,000 award

Ghana college wins international education award DOHA, Qatar — A U.S.-educated software engineer who quit his job at Microsoft to found a new private university in his native Ghana walked away with a $500,000 education prize this week. Patrick Awuah, president of the startup Ashesi University College in Accra, said […]

Supporters of then Ghanaian Presidential Candidate Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at a campaign rally last year in Accra
Opinion

Zimbabwe Can Learn From Ghana’s Political and Economic Success

There is a personal story I share with my children and staff by way of saying never be shy of conflict: no storming, no norming, no performing. Watching the military machinery roll down the gentle avenues of Harare in the country of my birth, Zimbabwe, I am reminded how I […]

People watch as Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe addresses the nation on national television, at a bar in Harare
World

Mugabe Defies Resignation and Lives Another Day

It was widely believed to be an historic moment when Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe would step down. But instead, during an address to the nation, Mugabe simply provided an update on meetings that have taken place since the army took control of Zimbabwe. The first hint that Mugabe would remain […]

President Akufo-Addo
Homeland News Politics

Educational Reforms Would Strengthen Study of Science

Government is geared at enrolling more science students in the country’s educational system to achieve its target of 60 percent science inclined students in technical institutions nationwide, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. Thus, as part of the educational reforms being undertaken by his government, the President has directed […]

President Akufo-Addo
Homeland News Politics

Hard Work And Discipline Makes Useful And Valuable Citizens – President

Stakeholders in the educational sector must instill the virtues of hard work and discipline in school-going children to ensure they become useful and valuable citizens of Ghana, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said.  However, for this to materialise, “it is essential that key players in the education sector, school […]