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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

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


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Midterm blues and red lines

As he marks the halfway point for his government President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo wants to push ahead with ambitious economic modernisation plans before campaigning for the 2020 elections takes over Ghanaian politics...


Hey, big spender!

Ofori-Atta a banker whose professional instincts clash with some party political imperatives announced a bold plan for big spending on infrastructure promised steps towards 'A Stronger Economy for Jobs and Prosperity' and progress towards realising President Nana Dankwa Akufo-Addo's celebrated vision of a 'Ghana Beyond Aid'...

They were eventually mollified by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in September but some gripes persist...

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Mahama wants a replay

At public gatherings Rawlings has been socialising with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo...


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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Migration tests 'partnership'

In November the Ghanaian President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo delivered a stern indictment of Africa's dependency on European benefactors both economically and politically during a visit to Accra by President Emmanuel Macron of France (AC Vol 58 No 25 Power to the president's elbow)...


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)...


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