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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 prosecutor isn't so special

The sentiment held good in Ghana where Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo won the presidency by a landslide in 2016 in part on promises that he would end the dead weight of political and corporate corruption on the country (AC Vol 57 No 25 A turning point vote for the Black Star)...

In March the Coalition of Civil Society Organisations Against Corruption lambasted President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the dismissal of Auditor-General Daniel Domelevo after forcing him to go on a 167-day accumulated leave' (AC Vol 59 No 24 Hey big spender...


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Hopes for new initiatives on debt and finance at Africa summit hosted by Paris

They include South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa Ghana's Nana Addo Akufo-Addo Côte d'Ivoire's Alassane Ouattara Senegal's Macky Sall Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari Ethiopia's Sahle-Work Zewde Mozambique's Filipe Nyusi and Angola's João Lourenço together with three prime ministers: Spain's Pedro Sanchez Italy's Mario Draghi and Portugal's António Costa (AC Vol 62 No 4 France holds tight in the Sahel & Vol 62 No 9 Death on the front line a coup and then an about turn)...

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Ofori-Atta promises a rebound

Like others in President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's government Ofori-Atta is taking civil society organisations more seriously these days...


SPECIAL REPORT: How Vincent Bolloré won control of Ghana's biggest port

President Nana Akufo-Addo inherited this situation when he beat Mahama in the general election of December 2016...

THE ENTERPRISING MAHAMAS During Ghana's vigorous election campaigns ex-President John Mahama's National Democratic Congress and President Nana Akufo-Addo's New Patriotic Party trade vicious accusations about wholesale corruption by the other party but prosecutions are rare...

6 December In the general election Nana Akufo-Addo's NPP comes to power and Mahama loses office...

President Nana Akufo-AddoThe leader whose government commissioned a thorough investigation of the terms of the contracts between MPS and GPHA but ignored the conclusions of the report – that all terms should be completely renegotiated...

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The wrong side of the law

At the same time the opposition has been contesting the Electoral Commission's results in the presidential election giving the NPP's Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo 51...


The money-sharing puzzle

Nevertheless the extra cash will help to reduce a double-digit budget deficit which resulted from President Nana Akufo-Addo's moves to mitigate the pandemic's impact ahead of last December's presidential election...


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