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Akufo-Addo back home from India

President Nana Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo arrived home on Monday after attending the founding conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), held in New Delhi, India over the weekend. His attendance at the ISA Summit was at the invitation of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron. The Summit, attended by 25 ...

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Nana Addo ends U.S. trip over robbery spike; returns tonight

President Nana Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cut short his United States trip following the recent spate of robberies across the country. Nana Akufo-Addo who left Ghana for a 10-day visit to Togo, the United States of America, and Germany on February 23, 2018, was scheduled to return on Monday, March 5, but will instead return tonight [Saturday], March 3, 2018. citifmonline.com’s sources at ...

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Sole sourcing contracts reduced by 37% in 2017

The NPP government has announced that it has reduced sole sourcing by 37 percent within its first year in office. The figure dropped from 622 requests in 2016 to 394 requests in 2017. This means there was a 228 drop in the number of sole sourced contracts applied for within the one year period. President Akufo Addo disclosed this during ...

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Cote d’Ivoire’s president, Alassane Ouattara to visit Ghana Monday

Cote d’Ivoire President, Alassane Ouattara, will from Monday, 16th October, begin a two-day official visit to Ghana. “This visit is a reciprocal one to the visit made to Cote d’Ivoire by the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in May this year, at the start of his tour of the countries of West Africa,” a statement from the ...

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Akufo-Addo leaves Ghana for Niger

President Akufo Addo will leave Accra today for Niger as part of his tour of some West African countries. While there, the President will hold bilateral talks with his counterpart Mahamadou Issoufou, and also meet the Ghanaian community there. Niger is the latest country the President is travelling to after returning from Liberia and Mali last weekend. The visits are ...

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‘Any politician who doesn’t generate controversy is dull’ – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has said that any politician who does not generate controversy is dull. In his view, without controversies, politics  doesn’t become interesting. He said he had noted that a lot of his utterances in recent times, resulted in controversy, stating that he was not bothered by that because “that is how it should be.” Speaking at a ‘Ghana 60 years ...

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Pope Francis congratulates Nana Addo

The Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, His Holiness Pope Francis, has sent a congratulatory message to the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on his assumption of the high office of the land, after his victory in the 2016 elections. The message, which was delivered on behalf of the Pope by Archbishop Jean-Marie Speich, Apostolic Nuncio to ...

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UK ‘very pleased’ about Gambia’s Commonwealth return

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who is in The Gambia, has said he is “very pleased” the West African state intends to rejoin the Commonwealth. His visit, the first to The Gambia by a British foreign secretary, comes weeks after long-time ruler Yahya Jammeh went into exile after losing elections. Mr Jammeh took The Gambia out of the Commonwealth in 2013, ...

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Akufo-Addo leaves Ghana for AU meeting in Ethiopia

President Akufo-Addo will today [Friday], leave the country for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to attend the Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU). The Summit, which is to take place from 30th to 31st January, will be preceded by a meeting of the Executive Council which starts today. This will be Nana Addo’s second trip outside Ghana after ...

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Over 6,000 guests expected at Akufo-Addo’s inauguration

More than 6,000 guests are expected at the inauguration ceremony of President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo on January 7, 2017. These will include some heads of states, members of the diplomatic corps and senior citizens. The inauguration will be held at the Independence Square in Accra. The spokesperson for the president-elect’s side of the transition team, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah at a press ...

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