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I am not at all against the building of magnificent cathedrals or mosques. After all, I am committed to building a national cathedral. Indeed, I believe they definitely have their place in our towns and cities in a religious nation like ours;...

Speech By President Akufo-Addo, At The Opening Of The 2018 Synod Of The Global Evangelical Church

I am happy to be able to be with you at this all-important gathering of the Global Evangelical Church. I wish you all the best as you deal with church affairs, and set the agenda for the year ahead.

You, Madam Chair and your two deputies, have come to office at a time when there is considerable anxiety in the nation about the work of the Commission.

Remarks By President Akufo-Addo, At The Swearing-In Of The Chairperson, Deputy Chairpersons, And Member Of The Electoral Commission

Let me welcome you all to Jubilee House, the seat of the presidency of our country. Newly sworn in Chairperson, Deputy Chairpersons, and Member of the Electoral Commission, let me start by congratulating you all warmly on your appointment to the Electoral Commission.

I pray the University of Ghana has a very happy 70th anniversary celebration, and long may it continue to proceed in truth and integrity to make our nation proud.

President Akufo-Addo speaking at the investiture of Mrs. Mary Chinery-Hesse.

I am very glad to be here this afternoon at the investiture ceremony of an outstanding Ghanaian, who has become the Chancellor of Ghana’s premier University, my alma mater, the University of Ghana, Legon. Offspring of one of the prominent figures of the United Gold Coast Convention, the first nationalist party, UGCC of blessed memory, the eminent jurist, the late R.S. Blay, she is one of the first female alumna of the University.

Okonkwo is building Ghana’s biggest solar farm, called Blue Power Energy, slated to open in March 2019 with 100 megawatts of energy. It’s set to be one of the largest in Africa.

Chairman of UBI Group Salma Okonkwo.UBI GROUP

For more than a decade, one 48-year-old entrepreneur in Ghana has been quietly building up a multimillion-dollar oil and gas outfit called UBI Group. Salma Okonkwo is a rare woman to head up an energy company in Africa. “I don’t stop when the door is being shut. I find a way to make it work,” Okonkwo told Forbes. “That’s what propelled my success.”