The Senchi Consensus ( Full Text)

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 arms against the state because they don't see any future in the state. And so, how do we lessen the inequality between our people? Especially as the economy starts to accelerate, you begin to see a wide gap between the richest segment of your population and the poorest segment. When you get the additional resource as the oil and gas, you are likely to see billionaires and you are likely to see people who really are in the boondocks.

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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 of the Government and People of Ghana, I accept this important opportunity to serve the people of our ECOWAS subregion.

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