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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

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


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Anti-gay bill heads to house

Akoto Ampaw who has acted as a lawyer for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo similarly argues the bill violates 'almost all the fundamental rights' of the constitution...


Who judges the judges?

Six months on from the decision of Ghana's Supreme Court to uphold the victory of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in December 2020's presidential elections controversy is growing over the political allegiances of the judiciary with the focus on one man in particular: Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah...

Influential cousin to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Senior Partner at Africa Legal Associates Gabby Asare Otchere Darko has hinted that the bill might not survive executive scrutiny remarking that 'I am struggling to understand what the promoters of this Bill seek to achieve'...


Doublethink in Ecowas

After a 17 September visit to Guinea to meet with the junta on behalf of Ecowas President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana and President Ouattara of Côte d'Ivoire told Doumbouya that the country must return to democracy within six months...


Sidelined legionnaire grabs the reins

New ruler moves to pre-empt Ecowas The Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) has been reflecting on the regional response to events in Conakry with Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara said to have spoken with the new military ruler Colonel Mamady Doumbouya on Monday while Ghana's Nana Addo Akufo-Addo organised an 8 September emergency regional summit...

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Protests gather steam

Then on 6 July hundreds of the NDC's youth wing marched through central Accra to hand in a petition to President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo and Parliamentary speaker Alvin Bagbin demanding the government 'de-politicise the security services… introducing reforms to give true meaning to (their) independence...


Pandemic pricing

Civic activists and opposition politicians are pressing President Nana Dankwa Akufo-Addo's government on its response to the Covid-19 pandemic particularly the lack of accountability around procurement...


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...


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