Akufo Addo

African countries are forced to spend hugely on security

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that terrorist pressure has provided a pretext for the unwelcome return of military rule in three (3) of the fifteen (15) member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Community, two of which, he claims, have borne the brunt of the Region’s terrorist outrages, Mali and Burkina Faso. He stated that this is a trend that ECOWAS leaders are determined to reverse so that the ECOWAS space remains democratic. On Wednesday, September 21,...[Read More]

Rate of inflation in Ghana is the same in the UK and US

The rate of inflation is rising not only in Ghana, but also in some developed countries such as the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US), according to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Mr. Akufo-Addo made the remarks on Wednesday, September 21, during the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly. Mr. Akufo-Addo outlined the negative effects of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, on African economies. “The economic turmoil is g...[Read More]

Ghana’s economy bad due to Russia-Ukraine war

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the Ghanaian people once more that his government is determined to bring relief to the Ghanaian people and return the economy to the high rates of growth that characterised economic management in the three (3) years preceding the COVID outbreak in 2020. “In recent times, we have been witnessing significant difficulties in the management of the national economy, largely as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy...[Read More]

NDC’s Osman Ayariga: Akufo Addo is clueless about happenings

[cl-counter title=”Statistics”] Osman Ayariga, an aspiring Deputy National Youth Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has attacked President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo for his recent comment on the deportation of Chinese galamsey queen, Aisha Huang. President Akufo Addo questioned whether the galamsey queen had been deported from the country during a radio interview in the Volta region as part of his tour of the region. “I’m still not sure if she was depo...[Read More]

Nana Addo commended for his sincerity over Aisha Huang’s case

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been praised for disclosing his knowledge of the Aisha Huang situation in 2018. On Stonecity Radio in Ho on Tuesday, September 13, President Akufo-Addo expressed uncertainty about whether the popular Chinese businesswoman was deported or fled the country. “When you have a situation like this woman [Aisha Huang], I am not sure whether she was deported or whether she fled the country the first time and has now returned or whatever, but there still ap...[Read More]

Oppong Nkrumah defends Nana Addo’s remarks about Aisha Huang

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-characterization Addo’s of the controversy surrounding Aisha Huang’s alleged departure from Ghana and re-entry has been described as a figure of speech by Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah. In a radio interview on Monday in Ho, the President stated that he was unsure whether the notorious Chinese illegal miner had been deported or had fled. The remark has since sparked public outrage, with many questioning the President’s briefings on the...[Read More]

Nana Addo: I’m not sure if Aisha Huang was deported or fled

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says he is unsure whether Chinese illegal miner Aisha Huang was deported from Ghana in 2018, citing a lack of confirmation from state actors. Speaking on Stone City FM, the President, who expressed concern about the actions of his appointees, assured the illegal miner that she would be prosecuted following her re-arrest. “I’m still not sure if she was deported or if she fled the country the first time and has now returned.” “There sti...[Read More]

NDC takes on NPP gov’t over blocking of SIM cards

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has slammed the Akufo-Addo administration for the punitive actions taken against some SIM-card users during the re-registration process. The opposition party believes that the actions must end immediately due to the lawlessness and arbitrary nature of the sanctions. “We are appalled that this objectionable impunity has reached an alarming point where the mobile SIM cards of innocent Ghanaians, including those who have already undergone the aforementio...[Read More]