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LIST OF AKUFO ADDO’S DEPUTY MINISTERS AND FOUR NEW MINISTERS

Accordingly, the president has forwarded 54 names to parliament for vetting and approval for the various ministries. The President, Nana Akufo-Addo, named 54 persons to serve as ministers of state at the presidency and deputy ministers of state in his government. This will bring to 110, the number of appointees who will be serving in Nana Addo’s administration, one of ...

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2017 BUDGET STATEMENT

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has just presented the Akufo-Addo-led NPP’s first budget statement in parliament. The Finance Minister among others spoke of government’s intention to abolish a number of ‘nuisance’ taxes while also maintaining fiscal discipline. The Minister also mentioned the commencement of a number of projects this year including the roll-out of the one-district, 0ne-factory project. Also, secondary education ...

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Ghana’s Cecilia Anim awarded CBE by the Queen of England

A Ghanaian-born nurse in the UK, Cecilia Anim, has been awarded a CBE, (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) by the Queen of England as part of her 2017 New Year Honours list. 2017’s honours were touted as most diverse ever in the almost 100-year history of the Order of the British Empire, with Ghana’s Cecilia ...

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PROFILE ON ANNIE RUTH JIAGGE

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PROFILE OF OSEI TUTU I

Osei Kofi Tutu I was one of the co-founders of the Empire of Ashanti, the other being Okomfo Anokye, his chief priest. The Ashanti were a powerful, warlike, and highly disciplined people of West Africa. Osei Tutu led an alliance of Ashanti states against the regional hegemon, the Denkyira, completely defeating them. Then, through force of arms and diplomacy, he induced the rulers of the other Ashanti city-states to declare allegiance ...

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Full TEXT: Akufo-Addo’s speech at the Post AGM Private Sector Forum

Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com Date: 21-12-2016 Time: 05:12:10:pm The meeting was to lay bare his administration’s strategy for the private sector for the next four years and the president-elect did not disappoint as he rallied support of the private sector for government’s activities. SPEECH BY NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, PRESIDENT-ELECT OF THE REPUBLIC, AT THE POST-AGM PRIVATE SECTOR FORUM OF ...

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Nana Addo wins: Captures presidency in historic victory

The Electoral Commission (EC), has declared the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo, the winner of the 2016 elections. The NPP Flagbearer finally secured the presidency after a third time, beating the incumbent, President John Mahama with 53.85 percent of valid votes cast. Nana Akufo-Addo rode on the back of the valid votes cast to become Ghana’s fifth president ...

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Even if we give all outstanding results to NDC, we will still win – Mac Manu

Manager of New Patriotic Party’s 2016 Campaign Peter Mac Manu has stated with confidence that his party’s flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has won the December 7 elections. According to him, if the remaining results at the National Collation Center are anything to go by, then the Nana Akufo-Addo will soon be declared the president-elect. The Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) ...

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IGP visits Mahama

The Inspector General of Police, John Kudalor, has visited President John Dramani Mahama at his Cantonments residence in Accra, ClassFMonline.com has gathered. The reasons for his visit to the president on the evening of December 9 is, however, unknown. This comes at a time the entire country is waiting for the chair of the Electoral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei, to ...

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Declare results – Nduom charges EC

One of the seven presidential candidates that contested the December 7 election wants the Electoral Commission (EC) to hasten with the declaration of final results. Papa Kwesi Nduom, who contested on the ticket of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), says the tension that is building in the country due to the EC’s decision to hold on to the final results ...

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