Akufo-Addo Administration Complete 27 Community Day SHS

The President Akufo-Addo led administration has said they have completed 27 Community Senior High Schools which was started by the previous administration. A Deputy Minister for Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adu Twum, speaking on the floor of parliament said the government is committed to completing the rest of the projects through the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund). President Mahama in 2012 promised to construct 200 Community Senior High Schools to improve access to education by 2016 but Only 46 out of 200 planned Community Day Senior High Schools initiated by…

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VIDEO: Ghana’s Presidency not meant for only TALL people – Akufo-Addo shades critics

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has finally replied his critics who for close to a decade held the erroneous impression that Ghana’s presidency is meant for only tall people. The height of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo became a major campaign tool for the current opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the build up to the 2008, 2012 and 2016 respectively with sections writing him off the race completely at those instances. Determined as he was, he soldiered on and won the 2016 elections with a wide margin and was…

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President Akufo-Addo orders Asamoah Gyan to rescind retirement decision

Ghana leader Nana Akufo Addo has ordered former national team captain Asamoah Gyan to rescind his decision retirement from international football. The president of the West African country made the order when he spoke to the iconic striker on Tuesday evening just one day after he quit the national team in anger. Gyan quit on Monday just weeks before the Africa Nations Cup sparking a huge national debate and disquiet in many quarters. Gyan said his decision had been taken as a way to protest a plan by coach Kwesi…

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Akufo-Addo assents to RTI law

Akufo-Addo posted on Twitter that he will sign the RTI into law Tuesday morning Key Facts The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has announced via Twitter he is signing into law a bill guaranteeing the right to information on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Right to Information bill was finally passed by Parliament after 17 years of relentless campaigns by local rights groups   Even when assented to by the President, the law will take effect from January 2020 The opposition National Democratic Congress contends the government does not want to be held…

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Oti region shall never forget you – Krachi Wura to Akufo-Addo

The Paramount Chief of the Krachi Traditional Area, Nana Mprah Besemuna III, has expressed the appreciation of the Chiefs and people of the newly created Oti Region to the President Akufo-Addo, for fulfilling his 2016 campaign promise, and facilitating the creation of the Region. According to the Krachi Paramount Chief, “We are most grateful to you, and assure you that your name will be engraved in letters of gold in the annals of the Oti Region.” He continued, “As at now, we can only use our mouths to say thank…

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We will show gratitude to Akufo-Addo with our votes in 2020 – Dambai Chief

The chiefs and people of Dambai traditional area have expressed appreciation to President Akufo-Addo for the creation of the Oti Region.  Nana Kwaku Beyenor, Omanhene of Dambai and Nifahene of the Chonke Traditional Area in the Krachi East District expressed the feeling of his subjects when the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia called on him at his palace.  The visit is part of Dr Bawumia’s Ramadan tour to the Oti Region on Friday. “We will thank the NPP and President Akufo-Addo with our thumb in 2020. If we don’t do that it…

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Akufo-Addo cut sod for €248m phase II of Kumasi Central Market project

President Nana Akufo-Addo has cut the sod for the commencement of phase two of the redevelopment project of the Kumasi Central Market and the provision of associated infrastructure. He indicated that the start of the second phase of the project in addition to numerous projects ongoing in Asantemen and across the country demonstrates government’s unwavering commitment to deliver significant infrastructure projects. The President was speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday at Kejetia. “The redevelopment of the Kumasi Central Market is a €248 million project, and it is being financed by Deutsche Bank of…

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Resolve outstanding pension issues by July – Akufo-Addo orders Minister, SSNIT

President Akufo-Addo has tasked the Minister for Employment and Labour Relations to liaise with the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) and the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) to bring finality to all outstanding pension issues in the next three months. Addressing the 2019 May Day Celebration on Wednesday, at the Black Star Square, he noted that the critical contribution of labour to the production process, economic growth and sustained development requires that the dignity of labour is maintained throughout retirement. In the informal sectors of the economy, President Akufo-Addo lamented…

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President Akufo-Addo begins tour of new regions on Wednesday

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will start a five-day tour of some of the new regions on Wednesday, April 10, to gain first-hand knowledge of their development challenges, inspect ongoing projects and commission completed ones. The regions to be toured include Western North, Ahafo and Bono East. The President would first visit the Western North to inspect construction works for the new Regional Coordinating Council and engage traditional leaders and citizens in durbars and town hall meetings to know their concerns. Mr. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Information Minister, who announced…

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Government secures $40m Grant to Support Tourism in Ghana – Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s tourism sector has received massive boost in recent times. This comes as a result of definitive plans and actions put in place by the Tourism, Arts & Culture, and its agencies. Speaking at the State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2019 on Thursday, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo revealed the government has secured some funds to boost the sector. According to him, it is a $40 million grant which was acquired from World Bank. He added that its acquired to support the sector Ministry, and its agencies in order to upgrade tourist facilities…

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