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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

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


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Power to the president's elbow

Beating John Dramani Mahama and his National Democratic Congress (NDC) by nearly a million votes in the presidential election the NPP entered office under Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on a wave of high hopes...


Afro optimism loses momentum

While Nana Akufo-Addo's governing New Patriotic Party will milk this apparent turnaround in the court of public opinion much as the former National Democratic Congress government did in the first full year of Ghanaian oil production back in 2011 (when growth reached double digits) this figure is likely to be a one-off...


The great growth divide

Under President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's new government Ghana is coming to terms with an inherited debt of about 80% of its GDP: it is restructuring its domestic liabilities stretching out its IMF programme until the end of next year and renegotiating some of the ruinously overpriced energy projects contracted by its predecessor (AC Vol 58 No 5 A racing start in spite of the rocky finances)...


Bye bye Benkirane

This was underlined by his visits to Ghana which is seen as less sympathetic under its new President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to the Western Sahara's Polisario Front and to Nigeria whose President Muhammadu Buhari the King invited to Morocco...


A racing start in spite of the rocky finances

So in his first state of the nation address on 21 February President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo pushed ahead with his ambitious agenda for social and economic reform after first sounding some grave warnings about his government's economic inheritance...

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Global shocks, local differences

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the New Patriotic Party have a good relationship with neighbouring Côte d'Ivoire's President Alassane Dramane Ouattara who was guest of honour at the swearing in ceremony in Accra on 7 January (AC Vol 58 No 1 New order tackles old debts)...

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New order tackles old debts

The clear victory of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo by over 900 000 votes in the 7 December presidential election triggered a business-like transition with most new ministers due to start work on 11 January (AC Vol 57 No 25 A turning point vote for the Black Star)...


A turning point vote for the Black Star

Young revellers partied long into the night in Accra and Kumasi on 9 December marking the victory of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo with 53...

Nana Addo's new order After 40 years of front-line politics that began with a group campaigning against military rule 72-year-old Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo comes to the presidency with a well-thumbed to-do list...

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Jobs and corruption dominate election agenda

Two one from the University of Legon and the other from the Center for Democratic Development (CDD) point to victory for the opposition New Patriotic Party and its presidential candidate Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo...

Voting in an economic storm This will be the last top-level political contest to include both President John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and his main challenger Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP)...

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