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President Akufo-Addo receives Serbian highest national award
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President Akufo-Addo receives Serbian highest national award

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday received the Medal of the Republic of Serbia, the highest state Order, for scaling up ties and cooperation between Ghana and Serbia. The Order was awarded by decree of the Serbian President, Aleksandar Vučić, at a ceremony at the seat of the Presidency in Belgrade. A citation accompanying the award said President Akufo-Addo was decorated with the Order “for exceptional merits in developing and strengthening cooperation and friendly relations between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Ghana.” The ceremony took place on the sidelines of the 60th Anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in the Balkan State.
President Akufo-Addo Attends 60th Anniversary Of The Founding Of The Non-Aligned Movement
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President Akufo-Addo Attends 60th Anniversary Of The Founding Of The Non-Aligned Movement

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Sunday, 10 th October 2021, to lead the Ghanaian delegation to attend the 60 th anniversary ceremony of the founding of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM), which is being held in Belgrade, Serbia. The Non-Aligned Movement is a forum of one hundred and twenty (120) developing states that are not formally aligned with any major power bloc.  After the United Nations, it is the largest grouping of states worldwide. Ghana’s first President, President Kwame Nkrumah, was one of the five historic founding fathers of the Movement, together with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of India, President Ahmed Sukarno of Indonesia, President Gamel Abdel Nasser of Egypt, and President Josip Bro...
Kofi Jumah’s Son Marries Akufo-Addo’s Daughter
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Kofi Jumah’s Son Marries Akufo-Addo’s Daughter

Information according to DGN indicates that Kwabena Jumah, son of the Managing Director of GIHOC Distilleries Company Limited, Maxwell Kofi Jumah aka Kofi Ghana has tied the knot with the third daughter of President Akufo-Addo, Edwina Nana Dokua Akufo-Addo. The private traditional marriage took place at the Presidential Villa at Jubilee House on Saturday, October 9, 2021, with a couple of family members and close allies of both families in attendance. A video circulating on social media showed President Akufo-Addo with microphone asking his daughter, Edwina Akufo-Addo whether she agrees to be the wife of the groom. In a lovely and interesting manner, the daughter responded in the affirmative, attracting applause from the gathering. In another picture, the President was see...
President Akufo-Addo Inspects €4 Million Atibie Hospital Project; $77 Million Mpraeso-onyimso Road
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President Akufo-Addo Inspects €4 Million Atibie Hospital Project; $77 Million Mpraeso-onyimso Road

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 5th October 2021, inspected ongoing work on the retooling and re-equipping of the Kwahu-Atibie Hospital, and also on work on the $$77 million 47-kilometre Mpraeso-Hweehwee- Oyimso. At the commencement of his 3-day tour of the Eastern Region, President Akufo-Addo visited the Atibie Hospital, which is part of a €40 million contract award to Messrs Contracta Construzion Italia S.R.L. for the retooling and equipping of four selected health facilities in the Eastern Region.  This project, which officially commenced in October 2019, involves work on the KOM Presbyterian Clinic at Aburi, Atibie Hospital in Kwahu, Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Hospital, and the Kibi Government Hospital.  With the project nea...
1D1F: President Akufo-Addo Commissions Garment Manufacturing Factory At Koforidua
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1D1F: President Akufo-Addo Commissions Garment Manufacturing Factory At Koforidua

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 5th October 2021, commissioned ‘MaaGrace Company Ltd’, a garment manufacturing company, operating under Government’s 1-District-1-Factory initiative.  The company specialises in the production of utility clothing, uniforms for security forces, hospital scrubs, uniforms for hotels, uniforms for schools and production of standardised uniforms.  Equipped with 600 industrial machines, and with the support from the Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ghana EXIM Bank, the company was able to export 20,000 and 80,000 units per month, in 2019 and 2020 respectively, of hospital scrubs and uniforms for chefs to the United States.  The company commenced operations in 2003 under the ...
“Redevelopment Of Aburi Gardens In The Offing” – President Akufo-Addo
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“Redevelopment Of Aburi Gardens In The Offing” – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that the Aburi Gardens will soon be redeveloped, as part of Government’s plan to boost the country’s tourism potential.  President Akufo-Addo made this known on Wednesday, 6 th October 2021, when he paid a courtesy call on Nana Otuobour Djan Kwasi II, the Chief of Aburi, at the commencement of day 2 of his 3-day tour of the Eastern Region.  The President revealed that he has already held discussions with the Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Hon. Ibrahim Awal Mohammed, about the redevelopment of the Aburi Gardens, which has resulted in the Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, including the project in the yet-to-be-read 2022 budget.  “Aburi Botanical Gardens is o...
President Akufo-Addo Cuts Sod For 100-bed Obuasi Trauma & Accident Hospital
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President Akufo-Addo Cuts Sod For 100-bed Obuasi Trauma & Accident Hospital

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Monday, 4th October 2021, cut the sod for the construction of a 100-bed Trauma Hospital for the Obuasi Municipality. The construction of the Obuasi Municipal Trauma Hospital is being facilitated by a €55 million facility acquired by the Akufo-Addo government, which will also be used to remodel and construct three projects, namely Atiwa East Hospital at Anyinam, rehabilitation of the existing Obuasi Government Hospital, and re-modelling of the Enyiresi Hospital. The €55 million facility, secured through Deutsche Bank, with an insurance premium of €5,000,000 from African Trade Insurance, President Akufo-Addo said, will have a positive impact on the lives of people in the beneficiary communities. The Obuasi Municipal...
President Akufo-Addo commissions Bantama astroturf
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President Akufo-Addo commissions Bantama astroturf

President Akufo-Addo on Sunday, October 3, commissioned the new Cocoase astroturf at Bantama in Ashanti Region. The facility, financed by the National Lottery Authority (NLA), started in March last year with Wembley Sports Construction Company Limited as the constructors. After almost eighteen months, the artificial turf has been completed and got commissioned. The facilty boasts of spectator stands, floodlights, washrooms, dressing room, inner perimeter fencing, and reserve player seats, among others. The facility will also enhance training and development of sporting talents in the Constituency and equip the youth with the needed skills to compete with the rest of the world, and will also be serve as event grounds for the community. The commissioning exercise ...
“I’m A Firm Believer In Presidential Term Limits” – President Akufo-Addo
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“I’m A Firm Believer In Presidential Term Limits” – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has expressed his strong support for the existence of term limits for Presidents, because it enhances democracy and injects fresh ideas into governance. Term limits, according to the President, promote “stability of democracies, especially the Presidential systems,” adding that, “speaking personally, I support the idea of term limits for Presidents, it prevents abuse of office and coup d’états”. Speaking in an interview with Kumasi-based Ash FM on Saturday, 2nd October 2021, as part of his tour of the Ashanti Region, President Akufo-Addo said Ghana has been enjoying political stability since 1992 because the Ghanaian people have the opportunity, every four years, to use the ballot box to decide whether to change a gover...
President Akufo-Addo reiterates support for Dampare; Pledges To Deal Decisively With Criminals
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President Akufo-Addo reiterates support for Dampare; Pledges To Deal Decisively With Criminals

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has reiterated the support of Government for the recent actions taken by the acting Inspector General of Police, George Akuffo Dampare, which are eliciting strong backing from the population. Addressing the graduation ceremony of the 50th Officer Cadet Course of the Ghana Police Service, on Friday, 1st October 2021, at Tesano, in Accra, President Akufo-Addo said the acting IGP “has, so far, vindicated my decision to repose trust in him to hold this high office.” According to the President “I am confident that, once the necessary processes are completed, which I am sure will be soon, he will become our nation’s 23rd Inspector General of Police.” Touching on the recent incidents of violent crimes in some parts of the c...
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