The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Thursday, 23rd July 2020, at the request of the Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States, His Excellency Mahamadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of Niger, to help mediate in the ongoing political crisis in Mali, as part of a delegation of ECOWAS leaders who have been assembled by President Issoufou Mahamadou to this end.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Monday, 26th April 2021, to attend the 60th Independence Anniversary Celebration of Sierra Leone, at the invitation of President Julius Maada Bio. The President is attending the event in his capacity as Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Governments of ECOWAS.
He noted further that Africa's development finance cost does not reflect its economic fundamentals, credit, or default cost, citing the case of Ghana where the country’s sovereign debt is more expensive than that of the similarly-rated Belarus, which pays some one hundred (100) basis points less than Ghana.
The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has opened the 2nd edition of the International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (IMDEC ‘21) with a call on countries bordering the Gulf of Guinea and stakeholders in the international maritime industry to collaborate and develop a regional and international framework to address the rising scourge of piracy along the coast.