President Akufo-Addo to attend fundraising event in aid of National Cathedral in America on February 7

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has left Accra today for a three nation visit that will see him spend eight days in South Africa, the United States of America, and Ethiopia.

In his absence, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia assumes his role in an acting capacity in accordance with Article 60(8) of the 1992 Constitution.

He will make his first stop in South Africa where he will participate in the 2019 edition of the Investing in African Mining Indaba Conference at which he is expected to deliver the keynote address.

It is the world’s largest mining investment conference dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining in Africa.

President Akufo-Addo will then move to the United States of America to attend and deliver a keynote speech at the 67th Annual National Prayer Breakfast at the invitation of the National Prayer Breakfast Host Committee. The breakfast meeting will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019.

The President will also participate in a fundraising event for the construction of the National Cathedral.

His last stop will be in Ethiopia where he will lead Ghana’s delegation to the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU).

It is being held on the theme “Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa”.

President Nana Akufo-Addo is expected back in Accra Monday, February 11, 2019.


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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