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John Agyekum Kufuor

Date of Birth: 8/12/1938
Place of Birth: Kumasi, Ashanti Region


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Is Rawlings the back-seat driver?

In a radio interview on 26 January, Rawlings called for the sacking of security chiefs whom he described as loyal to ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor's NPP: the Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Joseph Boateng Danquah and the Inspector General of Police, Patrick Kwarteng Acheampong...


Two and a half cheers for democracy

Outgoing President John Agyekum Kufuor tried to shore up his legacy with a conciliatory final address on 5 January, having previously told his more extreme colleagues that they should not try to delay the EC’s announcement of the NDC victory...


MTN, militants and share claims

Following Rawlings's outburst in 1999, Aggrey fled to Nigeria, returning in 2001 after Rawlings's National Democratic Congress lost elections to the New Patriotic Party of John Kufuor...


The winner has to wait

The failure to create jobs fast enough to absorb the growing jobless queue will be seen as one of the key shortcomings of President John Kufuor NPP’s government – even if the pace of job creation has stepped up during the last two years of boom...


More pressure on the cedi

Since then, President John Kufuor’s New Patriotic Party government has beaten down inflation by over 40% to just under 10%, only to see it rise to 18% again this year...


A rough beginning

Mills’s ethnic-based attack on President John Kufuor, accusing him of neglecting the interests of Central region fishermen ‘because there is no sea in the Ashanti region’, is seen as a sign of desperation...


Running mates

He has advised President John Kufuor’s government on crucial economic decisions such as joining the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries initiative, inflation targeting, revaluation of the cedi and reform of the banking sector to prepare for the oil industry...


The neighbours start to turn

Presidents Umaru Musa Yar’Adua of Nigeria and John Agyekum Kufuor of Ghana also recently censured the regime’s economic and political tactics...


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