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Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen (Alan Cash)

Date of Birth: 03/10/1955


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Opening time at Osu Castle

The rift in the New Patriotic Party between defeated candidate Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Alan (‘Alan Cash’) Kyerematen backed by Kufuor continues...


The departed return

One conspicuous returnee is Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen a former Trade Minister also known as Alan Cash for his lavish campaigning style (AC Vol 48 No 24): he was runner-up in last December's contest for presidential candidate of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP)...

One conspicuous returnee is Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen a former Trade Minister also known as Alan Cash for his lavish campaigning style (AC Vol 48 No 24): he was runner-up in last December's contest for presidential candidate of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP)...


Cash call

The resignation of former Trade Minister and unsuccessful presidential candidate Alan Kyerematen from the ruling New Patriotic Party on 17 April has shocked Ghana’s political class...

President John Agyekum Kufuor discreetly backed Kyerematen – popularly known as ‘Alan Cash’ for his free-spending campaign style – to succeed him and was unhappy that Kyerematen lost...


Show time for the spooks

No Cash after Kufuor The usually mild-mannered President Kufuor finally lost his temper over the failure of his favoured candidate ex-Trade Minister Alan Kyerematen to secure the succession as leader of the ruling New Patriotic Party at its 22 December congress (AC Vol 49 No 1)...

Against some expectations Akufo-Addo nearly won the nomination in the first round of voting easily defeating the free-spending Kyerematen aka 'Alan Cash'...


Kingmakers and charlatans

He got 48% of the vote; Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen Kufuor’s favoured candidate won 32% conceded defeat and spared the party a rancorous run-off...


Race to the top

Many insiders are convinced that Kufuor's preferred candidate is ex-Trade Minister Alan John Kyerematen - 'Alan Cash' he calls himself as he energetically tours the country dispensing sacks of notes to party functionaries and local causes some worthier than others (AC Vol 48 No 24)...


Who spends, wins

The two highest-spending candidates to succeed him are ex-Foreign Minister Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and ex-Trade Minister Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen...

Kyerematen's spending is so high that he is called 'Alan Cash' a nickname that he has turned into a campaign slogan - 'Alan for Ghana Cash for the people'...


Everyone's in the race

THE TOP TRIO Three leading NPP presidential contenders have emerged: Foreign Minister Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo fresh from the African Union summit (AC Vol 48 No 14); Trade and Industry Minister Alan Kyerematen; and former Finance and Education Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo...


Ministerial and musical chairs

Trade Industry Private Sector Development and President's Special Initiatives: Joe Baidoe-Ansah the biggest surprise of the reshuffle moves after just 15 months in his first post as Deputy at Tourism to replace the heavyweight Alan Kyerematen...


Annivesaries and elections

Trade Minister Alan Kyerematen and presidential brother and Defence Minister Kwame Addo-Kufuor seem likely to be held back by their Ashanti origins (President Kufuor is Ashanti) leaving the way for Vice-President Alhaji Aliu Mahama as the compromise candidate...


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