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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

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


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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 |
  • MALI

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 |
  • TOGO

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...


Short circuits

This follows a meeting between President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo and the Chief Executive Officer of the MCC Sean Cairncross on the margins of the UN General Assembly on 23 September at which government officials proposed that the concession held by PDS would be ended and replaced with a new arrangement...


Dissident doctor

The leader, Dr Frederick Yao Mac-Palm, owns the Citadel hospital in Accra and is a vehement critic, on social media and other platforms, of the government of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo but also lambasts the opposition Presidential candidate, John Dramani Mahama...


Midterm blues and red lines

As he marks the halfway point for his government President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo wants to push ahead with ambitious economic modernisation plans before campaigning for the 2020 elections takes over Ghanaian politics...


Hey, big spender!

Ofori-Atta a banker whose professional instincts clash with some party political imperatives announced a bold plan for big spending on infrastructure promised steps towards 'A Stronger Economy for Jobs and Prosperity' and progress towards realising President Nana Dankwa Akufo-Addo's celebrated vision of a 'Ghana Beyond Aid'...

They were eventually mollified by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in September but some gripes persist...

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Mahama wants a replay

At public gatherings Rawlings has been socialising with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo...


Gas contract claims minister

The sacking of Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko on 6 August for supposedly mishandling renegotiations with the Dubai-based Ameri group on a power supply contract has triggered a crisis in President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's government...


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