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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

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


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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...


Tax and spend dilemmas

On top of this, Ghana is leading the charge for the 'Beyond Aid' campaign, with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo winning plaudits across the continent for calling time on the aid industry...

BoG moves to strengthen regulatory compliance have deepened rifts between arch-reformers and pragmatists in President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's government, exposing how politics holds sway over the banks...

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A year to deliver

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo starts the year well ahead of the governing New Patriotic Party in the popularity stakes after a difficult first year in power...


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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