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Ghana’s 2015 economic highlights under Mahama [Infographic]

The Finance Minister under the Mahama administration, Seth Tekper, in 2016, during the government’s last budget reading before Parliament, revealed that the agricultural sector, which is touted as the ‘backbone’ of the country’s economy, did not see significant growth in performance in spite of the many investments. The sector hit 7-year low record by contributing only 19% to the country’s ...

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Teachers, drivers impregnate 977 teenagers in Central Region [Infographic]

The rate of teenage pregnancy in the Central Region has in the last 5 years seen a decline. However, officials of the Ghana Health Service say the current figure of 12,048 recorded in 2016 is still “unacceptably high”. A performance review of 2016 by Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the Central Region revealed that most of the pregnant teenagers were ...

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#SOTNGhana: Nana Addo vs. John Mahama [Infographic]

President Akufo-Addo has accused the erstwhile John Mahama-led administration of increasing the country’s debt stock to about 122 billion from 9.5 billion in 2009. The President while speaking in Parliament during his first State of the Nation Address on Tuesday, further noted that, he inherited a $2.4 billion highly indebted power sector from the previous government. Nana Addo spoke on ...

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#SOTNGhana: Nana Addo’s plans for Education [Infographic]

President Nana Akufo-Addo on Tuesday presented his first State of the Nation Address, where he reiterated government’s commitment towards education, with the implementation of the free Senior High School Education being the major focus. He also reiterated the restoration of allowance for teacher trainees. But what other reforms and developments will the education sector under the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government witness? ...

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#SOTNGhana: What Akufo-Addo said about power sector [Infographic]

Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday February 21, 2017,  presented his first State of the Nation Address. He touched on all sectors of the Ghanaian economy including the power sector. According to him, the power sector was heavily indebted by the erstwhile John Mahama administration. The President said he inherited a $2.4 billion debt from the previous administration, ...

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#SOTNGhana: 5 take-aways on economy [Infographic]

President Akufo-Addo has suggested that Ghana’s economy is in a dire situation owing to some decisions by the erstwhile John Mahama-led government. In his maiden State of the Nation address before Parliament on Tuesday [February 21, 2017], Nana Akufo-Addo accused the previous government to “ballooning” the country’s debt stock to GHs122 billion, from the GHs9.5 billion it inherited from the ...

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#SOTNGhana: State of the nation as Mahama left it [Infographic]

President Nana Akufo-Addo will be inheriting an economy the former President, John Mahama, has described as being vibrant. The various sectors including Education, Health, Energy and Infrastructure, witnessed some developments under the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government. These gains have been emphasized in most of the former President’s public addresses including the state of the nation address. Among the ...

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#SOTNGhana: The economy Akufo-Addo inherited [Infographic]

President Akufo-Addo inherited an economy valued at GHc44, 608.1 million from the erstwhile John Dramani Mahama administration as of September 2016, according to figures from the Bank of Ghana. The President is expected to give his first State of the Nation Address in Parliament on Tuesday, February, 21, 2017, less than two months of taking over the administration of the country. ...

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Interesting facts about Nana Addo’s Ministers so far [Infographic]

Ghana’s Parliament has concluded the vetting of all substantive ministers appointed by President Nana Akuffo Addo. Analysis by citifmonline.com shows only 3% of ministers appointed by the president were below the age of 40. The infographic below shows some facts about Nana Addo’s ministerial appointees. – By: Mawuli Tsikata/citifmonline.com Follow @MawuliTsikata

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#Ghvetting: Over 60% of questions during Roads Minister’s vetting from Minority [Infographic]

Vetting of Roads and Highways Minister, Kwasi Amoako Atta took one hour, 55 minutes. He was asked 56 questions by both the Majority and Minority when he appeared before the Appointment’s Committee of Parliament. He touched on issues relating to payment of contractors, construction of roads among others. The infographic below has more details   – By: Mawuli Tsikata & ...

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