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Mining Must Make Africa Rich Not Poor – Ghana’s President
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Mining Must Make Africa Rich Not Poor – Ghana’s President

Ghana’s President has said that Africa must enrich itself from its natural resources. Nana Akufo-Addo said the countries on the continent must consider adding value to its natural resources. He added that African countries must also negotiate well with mining companies. Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that Africa’s mining industry must enable the economic transformation of countries on the continent instead of make them poor. He was speaking at the 2019 edition of the Investing in African Mining Indaba, the world’s largest mining investment conference. Nana Akufo-Addo said that it is not right for Africa to be inhabited by the poorest people in the world even though the continent is so rich in minerals that are sought after by the world. He sai...
Ghana’s President Sets New Record With 110 Appointed Ministers
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Ghana’s President Sets New Record With 110 Appointed Ministers

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has set a record at least in his country for appointing 110 ministers. Fifty six of them are full ministers, while fifty are deputy ministers, with the remaining four, ministers of state. In contrast Nigeria has thirty five ministers and Britain has a total of 120 ministers for a population of about 65 million. Akufo-Addo who was elected last December on a manifesto to fix a host of economic problems and fight corruption, said the appointments were necessary. But critics believed that it was an overdo, describing the size of government as elephant for a country like Ghana. It is the largest government since the country of about 27 million inhabitants, adopted a democratic constitution in 1992. I’m aware that people are concerned about what th...