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Akufo Addo

Ghana scraps Nkumah’s birthday as ‘founder’s day’

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo has sparked a new controversy by proposing to scrap the celebration of the country's founder's day which falls on September 21, the birthday of global icon and well celebrated Pan-Africanist, Dr. Kwame…

Opinion: A media expert’s six lessons to Ghana’s media

Six months. 1 media encounter. Questions asked. Questions unanswered. Wahala small, analysis plenty. President Akufo-Addo kicked off what will be his bi-annual encounter with the media with opening remarks that celebrated Ghana media's…

Ghana not to extend three-year IMF aid program

Ghana will not extend its three-year aid programme with the International Monetary Fund beyond April 2018, President Nana Akufo-Addo said on Tuesday, despite continuing fiscal difficulties. The president's announcement is a surprise…

Over 100 people hospitalized after gas explosion in Ghana

A gas explosion in Ghana’s Western Region has left over 100 people hospitalized. The incident occurred on Tuesday morning during the discharge of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) at the premises of a household utilities manufacturing company.…