From May 12 – 15, 2014, 140 Ghanaians drawn from organized labour, Ghanaian private sector, professional associations, financial institutions, security services, traditional leaders, political parties, parliamentarians, the clergy, policy think tanks, academia, civil society, and government ministries met in Senchi in the spirit of our shared interest and commitments for Building a National Consensus for Economic and Social Transformation as well as our collective pursuit of inclusive and sustainable development.

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John Dramani Mahama in Brussels: Addressing fragility in Africa

There is one critical issue that has become topical in the world and that is inequality. As the economy grows, some people are being left behind and that becomes a critical question. People take up(...)

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Acceptance Speech By President John Dramani Mahama Of Ghana As Chair Of Ecowas

I am truly honoured, deeply humbled, and filled with a great sense of responsibility, by your decision to elect me as the new Chair of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS. On behalf(...)

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His Excellency John Dramani Mahama - State Of The Nation 2014

We are a nation of 24 million. That’s people not products. 24 million human lives, each one deserving access to the basic necessities of life; each one possessing unique ideas and skill sets to(...)

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My father owned a Teasmade automatic tea maker, which he’d acquired during a trip to England. It had a clock, with a timer and an alarm, which my father programmed every single night without fail so that by the time he was up and alert,his first cup of tea would be ready and waiting for him. He cherished that machine. But it was one of only a small number of things in our home that was not made in Ghana. My father, like most Ghanaians, mostly purchased products that were manufactured in Ghana. This was during the years of Operation Feed Yourself.

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Made-in-Ghana: challenging our national spirit

The most alarming conclusion one has to draw after analyzing our economy is that we continue to do almost the same things we were doing 40 or 50 years ago. Undoubtedly there are changes. We have(...)

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Ghana and the Millennium Goals

People who never cease to complain regarding our country's situation do not see the forest for the trees. From time to time, it is very useful to take a step sideways so you can recall where you(...)

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Ghana is on the right path

Since this is my first blog post in 2014, please let me start by wishing you all - Happy New Year! I hope that 2014 will bring in your lives the first harvest of the fruits our government sowed in(...)

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"President John Dramani Mahama is the new Chair of the ECOWAS "

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"Ghana's Independence Day 2014"

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"Kwaobaah-Nyanoa: starting the first batch of 50 free SHS"

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"Last Respect to Professor Kofi Awoonor"

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