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‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ is about Ghana, not NPP – Hanna Tetteh

A former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hanna Tetteh, has said the government’s ‘Ghana ‘Beyond Aid’ agenda is good for achieving self-sufficiency and prosperity, but it must be a medium-term goal, saying it cannot be achieved in “the remaining two years of this government”. Although some persons in the opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC], have punched holes into ...

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How about Ghana beyond filth? [Article]

In the beginning, I too was awed by everything President Akufo-Addo said. Like the people who liked, shared and re-shared the video of his press conference with France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, I found him inspiring. But over a year after his inauguration, I still find him up in the clouds with his lofty rhetoric, and I need my president to ...

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Donor partners confused over ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ mantra – Bagbin

Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin, Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, has warned that President Akufo-Addo’s newfound mantra – Ghana Beyond Aid, is a dangerous rhetoric that could retard progress. “He was my very good friend in Parliament, but I completely disagree with him because the development partners are completely confused as to what we mean by that.” Mr. Bagbin, who was ...

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Don’t sabotage ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ agenda – Bawumia tells Chief Directors

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has urged the Chief Directors of the various Ministries to support the government’s ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ Agenda. He noted that the government’s quest to build an economy independent of foreign aid and support will greatly rely on the Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MMDAs. Speaking at a dialogue session with Chief Directors, the Vice President ...

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Ghana Beyond Aid: Amissah-Arthur’s critique ‘dishonest’ – Casely-Hayford

Financial Analyst, Sydney Casely Hayford has strongly criticized former Vice President, Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur for describing government’s ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ agenda as a mere rhetoric. The former Vice President had indicated that government’s Ghana Beyond Aid mantra raises questions about what it wants to specifically achieve, given that adequate information had not yet been provided. “I’m comfortable if ‘Ghana ...

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If you don’t want ‘Aid’, reject Microsoft’s donation – Amissah-Arthur

A former Vice President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has suggested that the government rejects Microsoft’s assistance to a Ghanaian pupil teacher who recently went viral on social media for drawing the entire Microsoft Word window on a blackboard for his students because there was no computer for him to demonstrate to them. According to Amissah-Arthur, the government must learn to weigh various ...

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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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Akufo-Addo’s ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ mere rhetoric – Amissah Arthur

Former Vice President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has described the government’s much-touted ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ mantra as a mere rhetoric. According to him, the government is yet to provide adequate information about the mantra, and this raises uncertainty about what exactly it seeks to achieve. Speaking to Citi News, the economist said the mantra “has not been defined” for the understanding of ...

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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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Ghana Beyond Aid achieved yet?

One of the key priorities of the NPP administration is to move ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’. The government has been tough on working to reduce the over-dependency on donor support for development. In the build up to President Akufo Addo’s State of the Nation Address on Thursday, February 8, 2018, Citi Business News takes a look at how far government has come in ...

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