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Open data will increase gov’t transparency – Nana Addo

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The Akufo Addo administration be a very transparent government where access to information will not be cumbersome, the president has promised. Akufo-Addo assured that his government will make data from specific sectors available to the public from time to time. Addressing the Africa Open Data Conference on Thursday, the president said his government will rely on open data for effective ...

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Akufo-Addo ill-informed about BOST saga – Edward Bawa

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for the Bongo constituency, Edward Bawa has said the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was not given proper briefing on the contaminated fuel scandal that hit the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST). President Akufo-Addo for the first time spoke on the BOST issue during his encounter with journalists on ...

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Gov’t commits over $2.5b for job creation

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In just six months of governance, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s administration has unveiled commitments totaling over $2.5 billion to propel the establishment and revival of private sector led initiatives aimed at creating the much needed jobs for the teeming unemployed Ghanaians to kick start an industrial revolution. In recognition of the World Bank data showing that 48% of Ghanaian ...

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Expect strong evidence to nail corrupt officials – Nana Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated that his government is in the process of building water-tight evidence to ensure that the many alleged cases of corruption levelled against members of the previous administration stands the test of time at the court. Addressing the media at his maiden press encounter at the Flagstaff House yesterday, the President said a lot ...

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Nsempiisms: Indiscipline or Deficiency? [Article]

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Yesterday at the Media Meet with the President, there was a display of an attribute that disturbs me.   The moderator, the Information Minister, set the ground rules for the Q&A time: one question per person, make it snappy.   Not a few of those who had the opportunity to ask questions decided to ignore the instructions totally, asking two ...

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Nana Addo’s speech at maiden meeting with journalists [Full Text]

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President Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 met with journalists at the Flagstaff House to account for his stewardship to Ghanaians after 6 months in office. The meeting was to afford journalists the opportunity to ask him key questions they believe he hasn’t adequately addressed at various forums and also know about his plans on bettering the lot of Ghanaians ...

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IMF deal will not be extended – Nana Addo

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President Akufo Addo has stated emphatically that the government will not extend the deal with the international Monetary Fund (IMF). He says the government will end the program within the scheduled date of April 2018. Responding to a question on the impact of the program on the government’s proposed projects, the President stressed that the NPP government will not go ...

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I don’t regret fighting for media freedoms – Nana Addo

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President Akufo-Addo has said that he does not regret his role in getting criminal libel law repealed. According to him, he prefers the media’s role of checking government and criticizing its activities rather than a praise-singing one. Speaking at his first special interaction with the media at the Flagstaff House in Accra, Akufo-Addo said although he has been one of ...

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President nominates Dr. Kofi Mensah as MD of adb

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Citi Business News can confirm that President Akufo Addo has nominated Dr. John Kofi Mensah as the new MD of Agricultural Development Bank (adb). Dr. Mensah’s nomination is subject to approval by the Board of Directors of the bank. If approved, he will take over from Mr. Daniel Asiedu, who was appointed MD of the bank on March 1st 2016. Despite ...

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Nana Addo’s Tuesday presser not for praise singing – Hamid

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President Akufo-Addo will not use Tuesday’s interaction with journalists to shower himself with praises, but instead account for his first six (6) months in office, Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid has said. He is expected to use the occasion to touch on his achievements and challenges so far, and also outline policies he intends rolling out to enable his administration to fulfill its many ...

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