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GHANA POLITICS: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to Ghanaians: Quality of Secondary Education Will Not be Sacrificed

GHANA POLITICS: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to Ghanaians: Quality of Secondary Education Will Not be Sacrificed

While he acknowledged challenges may surface in the implementation of the free SHS, President Akufo-Addo said they will not derail the programme.

“We are removing one of the biggest obstacles that currently stand in their [students] way [to education] – cost,” he said, adding the cost of the programme will be cheaper than having an uneducated workforce.

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GHANA POLITICS: CSOs to Akufo Addo: We Need Roadmap to Fight Corruption

GHANA POLITICS: CSOs to Akufo Addo: We Need Roadmap to Fight Corruption

The leader of the Delegation Professor Gyimah Boadi said the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) welcome government’s decision to establish the Office of the Special Prosecutor but criticized some aspect of the draft legislation. According to him, the law needs more articulation especially in relation to corruption involving public officials. President Akufo Addo promised to make the engagement with CSOs a regular feature in his administration.

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GHANA POLITICS: Ghanaians Says Enough is Enough With Corruption

GHANA POLITICS: Ghanaians Says Enough is Enough With Corruption

Ghana’s government is facing growing calls to keep its promises after it won elections on a pledge to stamp out corruption.

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GHANA POLITICS: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Appeals to Ghanaians to Support His Government

GHANA POLITICS: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Appeals to Ghanaians to Support His Government

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appealed to Ghanaians to cooperate and support his government in nation building.

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GHANA POLITICS: Nana Addo Vows to Empower Ghanaian Women

GHANA POLITICS: Nana Addo Vows to Empower Ghanaian Women

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo said his government has started rolling out social intervention programmes to empower women, and make their lives better.

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GHANA POLITICS: 60 Years Of Independence

GHANA POLITICS: 60 Years Of Independence

On March 6, it’ll be 60 years since Ghana became independent; one of the first in Africa to go it alone. This diamond jubilee has drawn mixed feelings.

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GHANA POLITICS: Post-Election Fiscal Crunch is Politics As Normal

GHANA POLITICS: Post-Election Fiscal Crunch is Politics As Normal

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has taken power with ambitious plans to revive economic growth, only to discover a $1.6 billion hole in the budget and a deficit twice as high as expected.

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GHANA POLITICS: Mahama To Public Officials: No More Buying State Bungalows

GHANA POLITICS: Mahama To Public Officials: No More Buying State Bungalows

President John Mahama has directed the abolition of the policy that allows public office holders to purchase state bungalows allocated to them.

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GHANA POLITICS: Nana Akufo-Addo Prmises Tax Cuts

GHANA POLITICS: Nana Akufo-Addo Prmises Tax Cuts

Ghana’s new President Nana Akufo-Addo pledged to cut taxes to boost the economy at his swearing in ceremony on Saturday, whilst also promising to protect the public purse by getting value for money on services.

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GHANA POLITICS: Mahamudu Bawumia Biography And Profile

GHANA POLITICS: Mahamudu Bawumia Biography And Profile

Mahamudu Bawumia was born on October 7, 1963 in Tamale to the late Alhaji Mumuni Bawumia. Read Mahamudu Bawumia Biography and Profile.

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GHANA POLITICS: Nana Akufo-Addo Swearing-in Takes Center Stage

GHANA POLITICS: Nana Akufo-Addo Swearing-in Takes Center Stage

Nana Akufo-Addo was sworn in a ceremony. Akufo-Addo, 72, a former opposition leader, defeated incumbent John Dramani Mahama in elections a month ago.

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GHANA POLITICS: John Mahama Christmas Message

GHANA POLITICS: John Mahama Christmas Message

John Mahama christmas message reads: “God’s favour shall continue to abide with us during the Christmas festivities and in the coming years.”

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GHANA POLITICS: Nana Akufo-Addo Appoints Hajia Alima Mahama As Minister In Next NPP Administration

GHANA POLITICS: Nana Akufo-Addo Appoints Hajia Alima Mahama As Minister In Next NPP Administration

Nana Akufo-Addo said, “The people of Nalerigu not only voted for me, but also voted for their daughter, Hajia Alima Mahama, to represent them in parliament.

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GHANA POLITICS: Nana Akufo-Addo Promises To Unite Nation

GHANA POLITICS: Nana Akufo-Addo Promises To Unite Nation

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo assured Bawku that he would, at all times, advocate strong bond among the citizenry and remain a unifying pillar of the nation.

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GHANA POLITICS: ‘The Future Of Our Great Party Looks Gloomy’ – John Mahama Political Quote Of Day

GHANA POLITICS: ‘The Future Of Our Great Party Looks Gloomy’ – John Mahama Political Quote Of Day

Outgoing Ghanaian president John Mahama says, “I cannot immediately tell my next move in life, politics and my role in our great party.”

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GHANA POLITICS: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Hails Ghana On Peaceful Elections

GHANA POLITICS: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Hails Ghana On Peaceful Elections

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the people of Ghana for exercising their democratic rights and peacefully.

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GHANA POLITICS: Nana Akufo-Addo Wins Presidential Election

GHANA POLITICS: Nana Akufo-Addo Wins Presidential Election

Nana Akufo-Addo, Ghana’s opposition leader, has won the West African country’s presidential election with an absolute majority over President John Mahama.

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GHANA POLITICS: Hackers Attack Election Commission Website

GHANA POLITICS: Hackers Attack Election Commission Website

Hackers targeted the website of Ghana’s electoral commission after tightly contested elections. The commission says attempt to put up “fake results” failed.

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GHANA POLITICS: Mahama Accuses Foe Of Undermining Confidence In Voting

GHANA POLITICS: Mahama Accuses Foe Of Undermining Confidence In Voting

“The opposition is creating a situation in their supporters minds not to accept the results of the elections if they lose,” President John Mahama said.

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GHANA POLITICS: 2016 Election Takes Center Stage

GHANA POLITICS: 2016 Election Takes Center Stage

Long queues formed at voting stations as President John Mahama ran for a second and final term against a backdrop of an economy that has slowed.

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