Live from the Woods: Akufo-Addo’s pathetic display of cheap emotions over US-Ghana deal

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s impassioned speech targeted at the flame of public anger started by a deal that requires sound and logical argument is the height of absurdity. If the aim of his address on the Ghana-US Defence Cooperation Agreement (DCA) was to win back public support after rounds of criticisms and a well-attended […]

Seychelles rejects $550m Indian military deal

Seychelles’ opposition coalition, which holds a majority in parliament, said on Tuesday that it would not ratify a deal signed with India to build a military base on one of the archipelago’s outlying islands. The deal would see India invest USD 550 million dollars in building the base on Assumption island to help it ensure […]

Akufo-Addo, 2 others named 2017 most Influential African leaders

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been named as one of the three most influential African leaders of 2017. The New African Magazine annual 100 Most Influential Africans of 2017 also listed Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Guinean President Alpha Conde. Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was listed in the Politics and Public Service category […]