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Saturday, January 07, 2017

Ghana Inagurates New President Today

Nana Akufo-Addo is to be sworn in as Ghana’s new president on Saturday after beating incumbent leader John Dramani Mahama in elections last month.





The 72-year-old former human rights lawyer will take the oath of office at a ceremony in Independence Square in central Accra before more than 6,000 guests and members of the public.

Some 11 heads of state from across Africa are expected to attend, as well as the outgoing president, and former leaders John Rawlings and John Kufuor.

Police in the capital have vowed to enforce tight security during the inauguration, with major roads in and around the venue cordoned off.

Traders have already set up their stalls nearby hoping to cash in on the ceremony by selling Ghana flags and paraphernalia from Akufo-Addo’s New Patriotic Party.

Akufo-Addo’s electoral victory — and the peaceful transition of power — underlined Ghana’s position as a beacon of stability in an often turbulent region.

from -Vanguard news

16 comments:

  1. He looks way younger than 72...nice
    Wondering when someone at the age of 50 will lead an African country

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    1. I wish him the best.
      I pray he brings change to Ghana people

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    2. Great lady...The outgoing Ghanaian president is a fine man in his 50's

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  2. #If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results*

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  3. Good. congratulations to you Nana Akufo-Addo

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  4. Ghana a stable African country! Good for them.

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  5. This should serve as a lesson to African leaders. You will always be accountable. Mahama will go down as the most corrupt and most incompetent president of all time in Ghana's history! See as God has just shown Mahama. Nana Addo won in 2012 and Mahama rigged the elections. Mahama called Nana a beggar. Mahama said Ghanaians have short term memories and therefore will vote for him. Well, he got 44%, the lowest percentage any incumbent President has ever had whereas Nana had 54%. God is just so wonderful! Upon the $65 million Mahama wasted on campaign

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    1. You are a typical Npp supporter...always bringing God into everything...The way you guys have high hopes for this man eh? Take this to Ghana Web. com...smfh@ You guys wanted change..now,you have it. ..STFU and move the F on...mtcheew

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    2. @Anon 16;26 And you are a pained fool who needs to get his/her head out of Mahama's ass and move the fuck on.
      I shall post whatever I want wherever I want, OK? My data, my phone, my life. Put that in your pipe and smoke it!

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    3. LOL Anon 16; 26, I see that you are an NDC supporter. Whether you like it or not your useless, edey bee k3k3, Onaapo Money Miss Road President John Dumsor Mahama lost and lost massively! We the people have spoken. Shoot yourself if you don't like it. @Anon 13; 37 my dear, God is truly wonderful. Mahama has paid for his arrogance and negligence

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  6. This should serve as a lesson to African leaders. You will always be accountable. Mahama will go down as the most corrupt and most incompetent president of all time in Ghana's history! See as God has just shown Mahama. Nana Addo won in 2012 and Mahama rigged the elections. Mahama called Nana a beggar. Mahama said Ghanaians have short term memories and therefore will vote for him. Well, he got 44%, the lowest percentage any incumbent President has ever had whereas Nana had 54%. God is just so wonderful! Upon the $65 million Mahama wasted on campaign

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  7. So Nana Akuffo Addo's was actually 46 years ago the President of Ghana, Edward Akuffo Addo. See fate, wonderful!

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  8. @Great lady. The outgoing Ghanaian President John Dramani Manama is in his 50s

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  9. @Great lady. John Dramani Mahama the outgoing Ghanaian President is in his 50s

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  10. He's in his 50s

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