Tag Archives: President Akufo-Addo

Stay off EC – Minority Leader warns Akufo-Addo

Minority leader

Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu says President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is meddling in the affairs of the Electoral Commission at his own risk. According to him, the Akufo-Addo-led government wants to follow through with its ploy to oust heads of all public institutions but the opposition, he resolves, will not see that succeed at the Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC). A ...

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Journalists to grill Nana Addo today

SDGs in Ghana

President Akufo-Addo will today, answer questions from journalists at the Flagstaff House, as he opens up himself for assessment of his six months in office. Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, has said the President will not use the platform to shower praises on himself but will use the occasion to touch on his achievements and challenges so far, and also outline ...

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Akufo-Addo outlines women policy in Belgium

Women Policy

President Akufo-Addo was greeted with cheers on Wednesday when he laid down his strategy to make gender and youth the business of the private sector. This was when he delivered a speech at the opening of this year’s European Development Day Conference held in Brussels, Belgium, under the theme, ‘Making Gender and the Youth the Private Sector’s Business,’ as part ...

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Faure Gnassingbè is new ECOWAS chair

Faure Gnassingbè

President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbè is the new chair of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). He takes over from Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The Togolese leader became the new ECOWAS President on Sunday, 4 June 2017 at the 51st Ordinary Session of the Heads of ECOWAS in Monrovia, Liberia. Mr Gnassingbe will head the sub-regional body ...

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I’ll depoliticize prosecution of corrupt officials – Nana Akufo-Addo

IMF- Corrupt

President Nana Akufo-Addo has promised to depoliticize prosecution of corrupt public officials in his government. The President indicated that government will create the “office of the special prosecutor which will not be a creature of the government, but an independent person who will have the power to decide who to prosecute” to successfully achieve this aim. While pledging to ensure ...

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Military intervention should be last option in Gambia – Nunoo-Mensah

Brigadier-General Nunoo-Mensah

Military intervention in The Gambia’s political crisis should be a last resort, a former Chief of Defence Staff, Brigadier-General (rtd) Joseph Nunoo-Mensah has advised. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has resolved to oust President Yahya Jammeh following his attempt to hold on to power after his defeat in the country’s general elections in December 2016. Already, Senegalese ...

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