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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Date of Birth: 29 March 1944
Place of Birth: Swalaba, Ghana

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The ruling party could benefit from its IMF U-turn

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo told the Qatar Economic Forum on 24 May that the IMF deal would help Ghana reposition its economy bring down interest rates and manage public spending...

The IMF offers some breathing space

Although West Africa's second largest economy had been expected to receive an International Monetary Fund deal in the coming months the IMF's 17 May announcement – that its Executive Board has approved the US$3 billion three-year Extended Credit Facility (ECF) requested by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's government – is a major development that has already boosted the cedi Africa's worst performing currency in 2022...


Deeper reforms needed after the bailout

But controversy still swirls around the government's 'gold purchase' and 'gold-for-oil' programmes that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo touted in his March 'State of the Nation' address as 'already bearing fruit'...


Presidents face growing pressure on draconian anti-gay laws

Weeks after Ghana's President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo played down the prospects of his approving a draconian anti-homosexuality bill Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni had appeared to be following similar tactics by calling for parliament's original draft of the bill to be revised...


After delays, new hope for a debt deal

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's promise in his State of the Nation speech that the US$3 billion IMF Extended Credit Facility (ECF) would be presented to the Fund's Executive Board by the end of March did not come to pass...


The Opposition hides its teeth

On 31 March despite stiff opposition from trade unions Parliament passed three tax bills presented by the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo government as part of its efforts to increase domestic revenue in order to secure the International Monetary Fund's Board Approval for a US$3 billion bailout...

A commission under fire

Of the three commissioners who were sworn in by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on 20 March the appointment of Peter Appiahene an assistant professor at the at the University of Energy and Natural Resources who was a long-time activist with the NPP's student wing has prompted most objections...

Khaki vigilantes

President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo's failure to address the issue during his state of the nation address in Parliament on 8 March prompted Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa an opposition lawmaker for the National Democratic Congress to demand an inquiry committee 'to probe the killing and the high-handedness meted out to the residents'...

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