Tag Archives: Akufo Addo

Gov’t committed to full implementation of Free SHS – Dery


The Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery, has said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government is fully committed to the successful implementation of the Free SHS policy. According to him, the government has put in enough effort to make sure that the program reaches the targeted Ghanaians by ensuring that every qualified Junior High School graduate enroll in Senior High ...

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Ghana’s economic progress due to democracy – Akufo-Addo


President Akufo-Addo has told world leaders in New York that Ghana’s sustainable economic progress is due to a stable democratic system. According to him, the country, despite a rough past, has succeeded in growing its democracy to be a shining example on the continent. Giving his maiden address at the 72nd Annual General Assembly meeting in the US, Akufo-Addo noted that ...

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Akufo-Addo, 7 other African heads meet Trump


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, together with eight other African Heads of State, held talks with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, at the side-lines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. The 8 Heads of State present at the meeting were President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, President Alasanne Ouattara of Côte d’Ivoire, ...

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Nana Addo’s maiden UN address to highlight ‘Africa beyond Aid’


President Akufo Addo is preparing for his maiden speech at the United Nations General Assembly meeting on Thursday. He said he will take the opportunity to highlight some of the major challenges impeding the development of Africa, and make suggestions on how they could be addressed, adding that a lot needs to be done to make the world a better place. ‘’I ...

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Free SHS has burdened parents – Yammin

Joseph Yammin

A former Deputy Regional Minister of the Ashanti Region , Joseph Yammin has said the implementation of the Free Senior High School policy by the Akufo-Addo administration puts more burden on parents. According to him, monies parents were being forced to pay more to secure accommodation for their wards because of  the flawed placement processes. Mr Yammin also questioned Government’s ...

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Akufo-Addo launches Free SHS programme


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I was called liar over free SHS promise – Nana Addo


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has lamented the humiliation he went through in 2008 when he first promised the free Senior High School education policy. According to him, his opponents ridiculed him saying it was a political gimmick and could only be possible in 20 years. But nine years down the line Akufo-Addo’s dream has come to pass today [Tuesday], September ...

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Free SHS will not compromise on quality education – Nana Addo


President Akufo-Addo says his government will ensure that the Free Senior High School programme does not compromise quality education in the country. According to him, the government is collaborating with various agencies and partners to ensure that all students in Secondary School benefit from quality education to enable them to contribute meaningfully to the country’s development. He said, “A key ...

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Nana Addo urges GBA to support corruption, galamsey fight

President Akufo-Addo has reiterated his government’s commitment fearlessly fight corruption in the country and has called on members of the judiciary to support the cause. Akufo-Addo was speaking at the Bar Conference held in Sunyani on Monday. “We all know that if we do not get a hanger on corruption, we will not be able to develop our nation. By ...

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Akufo-Addo launches free SHS today


President Akufo-Addo will today [Tuesday] launch the government’s flagship education program, Free Senior High School to mark its take-off across the country. The event which would be held at the premises of the West Africa Senior High School at Adenta in Accra, is expected to be carried out simultaneously in all regions of the country. According to the Director General of the ...

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