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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Date of Birth: 29/03/1944
Place of Birth: Swalaba, Ghana


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Competing on competence

With just weeks to go until presidential elections on 7 December National Democratic Congress (NDC) candidate former president John Dramani Mahama is still struggling to alter public perceptions that the New Patriotic Party government of Nana Akufo-Addo has demonstrated greater competence on the economy and is less tarnished by corruption scandals than his 2013-16 administration...


Anti-corruption boss 'no poodle'

Ghana's independent Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu resigned his post on 16 November after experiencing government interference in his job he said in a letter to President Nana Akufo-Addo...


Election stirs up apathy

The incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo of the NPP is running against his predecessor John Dramani Mahama of the NDC...

On 2 November President Nana Akufo-Addo announced the plan to float the Agyapa royalty company in London and Jersey would be put on hold until after the 7 December elections pending a restructuring of the project and more scrutiny by parliament...


The Presidents' club backs Keïta

On 23 July a procession of regional heads of state gathered in Bamako: President Muhammadu Buhari (Nigeria) Mahamadou Issoufou (Niger) Nana Akufo-Addo (Ghana) Alassane Ouattara (Côte d'Ivoire) and Macky Sall (Senegal)...


Economics in a time of corona

President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo announced Africa's first lockdown in March with a flourish: 'we know how to bring the economy back to life …what we do not know is how to bring people back to life'...


'Eco'-logical concerns

Back in December just a week after Ouattara had announced the CFA reform the office of Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo had issued a warmly positive statement: 'We in Ghana are determined to do whatever we can to enable us [to] join the Member States of UEMOA soon in the use of the eco as we believe it will help remove trade and monetary barriers reduce transaction costs boost economic activity and raise the living standards of our people...


Presidential action replay

Eleven months ahead of national elections the best guess is that President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo will win more narrowly than he did in 2016 and his New Patriotic Party's (NPP) parliamentary majority will be cut...


    Vol 61 No 1 |
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Advantage jihadists

Under the 'Accra process' launched by President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana coastal states have already stepped up their coordination of security measures to counter the risk that jihadist groups will penetrate further south...


Hefty down payment for 2020

At the same time President Nana Akufo-Addo and the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has to show that his government is the best custodian of the economy and can fund his ambitious education and health programmes (see Box The politics of low-tax and high-spend)...


    Vol 60 No 21 |
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The price of legitimacy

Despite lengthy mediation by Presidents Nana Akufo Addo of Ghana and Alpha Condé of Guinea under the aegis of the Economic Community of West African States the government refused to budge on the constitutional amendments and the response of the opposition was to boycott the 2018 parliamentary elections...


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