Tag Archives: Akufo Addo

We’ll develop Ghana with local resources – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo Addo has urged Ghanaians to be hopeful of the country’s future as it works to move the country from aid dependence. Delivering his Easter message to Ghanaians on Thursday, the President said Ghana had enough resources to ensure its own development. According to him, the government has so far worked to harness the resources available to the country ...

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Gov’t to honour Tetteh Quarshie with statue

President Akufo Addo has announced plans by the government to erect a statue in honour Tetteh Quarshie, the man who first brought a commercially viable cocoa to Ghana. The statue will be erected at Tetteh Quarshie Roundabout in Accra. According to the President, the move is to recognise the enormous contribution of Tetteh Quarshie to Ghana’s development. Speaking at a ...

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Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire sign strategic pact to ‘control’ cocoa sector

Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire have resolved to address the challenges of the cocoa sector, within the framework of the implementation of the Strategic Partnership Agreement which links the two countries, by signing the “Abidjan Declaration.” With the two countries responsible for 60% of the world’s cocoa output, fluctuations of cocoa prices on the international market, marked by a fall of ...

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Akufo-Addo attends AU summit in Rwanda

President Akufo-Addo has left Ghana today, Tuesday, 20th March, 2018, to attend the Extraordinary Summit of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Kigali, Rwanda. The meeting will be held on 21st March, 2018. The Extraordinary Summit will witness the signing of an agreement that will launch the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), intended to make ...

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Evicting traders around Nana Addo’s residence unnecessary – George Loh

George Loh

A former National Democratic Congress [NDC] Member of Parliament for North Dayi Constituency, George Loh, has said the eviction of traders around President Akufo-Addo’s private Nima residence was unnecessary. According to him, the residence was adequately secured and was not in any way threatened by the presence of the squatters who have lived in the area for several years. “There ...

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We’ll continue abandoned Mahama projects – Gov’t

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia

Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has announced plans by the government to continue all infrastructure projects started by the Mahama administration. Dr. Bawumia says the move is one surest way of making Ghanaians benefit from such projects. Speaking at the commissioning of the second phase of the security service housing scheme at the Eastern Naval Command in Tema, Dr. Bawumia ...

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Ghana Beyond Aid: ‘We won’t say no to gifts’ – Oppong Nkrumah

The government has clarified that its ‘Ghana Beyond Aid agenda is not intended to reject support from donors, but rather depend on local resources for the execution of its planned programs. A Deputy Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, who made the statement on the Eyewitness News on Thursday said the government had outlined major policy pillars to drive the ...

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Nana Addo leaves for ISA summit in India

President Nana Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo – Addo today [Thursday], 8th March 2018, left the country to attend the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit in New Dehli, India, on the invitation of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and the President of France, Emmanuel Macron. The summit will be hosting 25 Heads of State and Government, and will provide a platform for co-operation ...

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Akufo-Addo’s 61st independence day anniversary speech [Full text]

It is sixty-one years today since our nation Ghana won her independence, and it is fitting that we should gather to celebrate the anniversary of this special day. I extend, on behalf of all Ghanaians, a warm welcome to our guest of honour, that sterling champion of the battle against one of Africa’s most pernicious diseases, corruption in public life, ...

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AMA dredges drains in massive cleanup exercise [Photos]

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) is dredging some drains in the Metropolis today [Saturday] as part of activities to clean up Accra. The activity is part of events to mark the National Sanitation Day declared by the Assembly earlier this week. The Metropolitan Chief Executive of Accra, Mohammed Adjei Sowah, together with some officers of the Assembly visited various parts ...

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