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  Heads of State: John Agyekum Kufour
John Agyekum Kufuor was born on December 8, 1938 in Kumasi, Ghana.
Kufuor is happily married to Theresa (Nee Mensah).
Kufuor was nominated by 1034 out of 2000 delegates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) drawn from all the 200 Constituencies of the Country to run for the President of Ghana on December 10, 1996.
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 President John Agyekum Kufuor of Ghana
John Agyekum Kufuor was subsequently confirmed, in accord with Oxford traditions, with the Master's degree by the University.
John Kufuor was a member of the 1968-69 and the 1979 Constituent Assemblies that drafted the Constitutions of the Second and Third Republics respectively.
John Agyekum Kufuor, however, resigned within seven months of acceptance of the position after having satisfied himself that the PNDC Government was not the national Government that it promised to be.
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 www.ghana.co.uk - History & Culture
John Agyekum Kufuor's victory in the presidential ballot in December 2000 marked the first real transfer of power through elections in Ghana.
Born in 1938, Kufuor is a devout Roman Catholic.
John Agyekum Kufuor, 61, has succeeded in second shot at the presidency after losing to outgoing President Jerry Rawlings in 1996.
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 Kufuor ? the biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
John Agyekum Kufuor was born on 8 December 1938 in Kumasi, the Asante capital.
Kufuor was among the APP representatives nominated by the alliance to serve under Rawlings.
But Kufuor resigned as secretary for local government after seven months with the PNDC, because as he said at the time, the PNDC was not the national government that Rawlings had promised.
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 Addo Kufuor's Man Discounts Others - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
He told this paper that contrary to the dynasty tag placed on Dr. Kufuor, on their campaign rounds, potential delegates have decided to consider the achievements and track record of the Defence Minister as the yardstick to measure him.
Stating that there was ringing endorsement of the candidature of Dr. Kwame Addo Kufuor based on his competence and achievements, Sir John pointed out that, the delegates believed that the aspirant would be able to deliver the NPP from 'evil'.
He stated that Dr. Kufuor told the party members and the delegates that all projects executed during his reign, which included the construction of the Kofi Annan Peace Keeping Centre and the Burma Hall conference centre, among others, were made possible by his contacts with foreign diplomatic missions in the country.
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 John Kufuor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor (born in Kumasi December 8, 1938) is the current president of Ghana, since January 7, 2001.
On April 20th 1996, Kufuor was nominated by 1034 out of 2000 delegates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) drawn from all the 200 Constituencies of the Country to run for the President of Ghana on December 10, 1996.
Kufuor was re-elected in presidential and parliamentary elections held on December 7, 2004, earning 52.45% of the popular vote in the first round and thus avoiding a run-off, while at the same time Kufuor's party, the New Patriotic Party, was able to secure more seats in the Parliament of Ghana.
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 The Raw Story | Rivalry between Ghana's Kufuor and Rawlings intensifies
Kufuor claimed that Rawlings had sought the assistance of the president of an oil-rich country to overthrow him during a bye- election rally in his home region of Ashanti, 320 kilometres north of Accra on Sunday.
Kufuor did not name the country, but pro-government newspapers had claimed over the past week or so that Rawlings had appealed to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez for assistance to overthrow Kufuor.
Kufuor told supporters of his New Patriotic Party that his government had credible information that Rawlings had told the president of the oil-rich country that Ghanaians were fed up with his administration and wanted it overthrown.
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 africast.com - News List
The President, John Agyekum Kufuor on Thursday said the necessary studies towards abolishing the cash and carry system have been completed and very soon a systematised approach to fulfilling the policy would be announced by the government.
President Kufuor noted that the physical state of some of the country's hospitals and clinics left a lot to be desired and said government would continue to rehabilitate and modernise them to enhance health delivery.
President John Agyekum Kufuor said on Thursday that the security of the nation and of the individual was paramount and that the government was supporting the specialised agencies - Police, Armed Forces, Prisons and other security agencies to enhance their competence.
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 John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Kufuor, John Kofi Agyekum 1938-, Ghanaian political leader.
Kufuor was the New Patriotic party's presidential candidate in 1996, but lost to President Jerry Rawlings.
In 2000 Kufuor ran again and defeated Vice President John Mills in an election that was Ghana's first democratic transfer of power since independence; he was reelected (again running against Mills) in 2004.
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 IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Kufuor to accept an invitation from the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) to serve in what was purported to be a National Government.
J.A. Kufuor won the presidential elections in Dec. 2000 and was sworn in as president on January 7, 2001.
President Kufuor's administration is pursuing Ghana's socio-economic transformation in the second term using the three pronged approach of private sector development, human resource development and good governance.
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 Welcome to the Republic of Ghana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Kufuor to accept an invitation from the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC)to serve in what was purported to be a National Government.
J.A. Kufuor won the presidential elections in Dec. 2000 and was sworn in as president on January 7 2001.
President Kufuor again won elections in December 2004, and was sworn into office for a second four-year-term from January 7, 2005 to January 2008.
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 John Kufuor at AllExperts
Kufuor polled 39.62% of the popular votes to Rawling's 57% in the 1996 election, leading some to believe the election was rigged by Jerry Rawlings.
Kufuor won a decisive election in December 7 2000, defeating John Atta-Mills, Jerry Rawling's Vice President, in the second round of run-off voting with 50.45%.
Kufuor was recently re-elected in presidential and parliamentary elections held on December 7 2004,earning 52.45% of the popular vote in the first round,avoiding a run-off while at the same time Kufuor's party, the New Patriotic Party, was able to secure more seats in the Parliament of Ghana.
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 MOFA: Visit to Japan of His Excellency Mr. John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of Ghana (Overview)
John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of Ghana, and Mrs.
John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of Ghana, made an official visit to Japan from October 20 to 24 (stayed in Japan until 27 on private visit).
President Kufuor also visited a JOCV training center in Fukushima and encouraged the trainees who are scheduled to be assigned to Ghana.
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 President of the Republic of Ghana: H.E. J.A. Kufuor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
John Agyekum Kufuor has urged Nestle Ghana Limited to purchase more locally produced cocoa beans for processing and export.
President John Agyekum Kufuor has announced that, arrangements have almost been finalised for the development of a nationwide communication system for the Ghana Police Service.
President John Agyekum Kufuor has directed that, Christian Ekow Salvo, the 14 year old boy whose leg is decomposing as a result of negligence, be brought from the Central Regional hospital of Cape Coast to the Korle - Bu Teaching hospital in Accra, for medical attention.
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 John Agyekum Kufuor, Schema-Root rss
At a meeting with President John Agyekum Kufuor at the Castle he was to say: "Ghana is gradually re-assuming its leadership role in Africa".
At the January 29 election of Ghanaand#39;s president, John Kufuor, to head the AU, the UNand#39;s secretary general, Ban Ki-Moon, said solemnly that the rising toll of...
President John Agyekum Kufuor, the African Union Chairman, is among the leaders invited to the Summit.
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 allAfrica.com: From allAfrica's Reporters
John Agyekum Kufuor has been sworn in as the fourth president of Ghana in a colourful ceremony attended by four west African heads of state and the deputy president of South Africa, as well as the outgoing Ghanaian leader, Jerry Rawlings.
The new president of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufuor, has praised the women of Ghana and promised to create a new ministry of women’s affairs, which will also be a cabinet position.
Today, President John Agyekum Kufuor, the fourth president of the Republic of Ghana, spoke at Independence Square, Accra, after he and the vice president, Alhaji Aliu Mahma were sworn in on the forecourt outside Parliament House.
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 GhanaNewsToday.Com: For All The News On Ghana From Ghana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The President, John Agyekum Kufuor, has reacted sharply to the disappointment expressed by the former boss of the Ghana Integrity Initiative, about the conspicuous absence of corruption in Thursday’s State of the Nation address.
President John Agyekum Kufuor, the newly elected Chairman of the African Union (AU), declared on Monday that the vision of the founding fathers, some four decades ago, still remained valid and relevant to the progress of the Continent.
President John Agyekum Kufuor has made a direct call for a genuine reconciliation among all Ghanaians, but fell short of mentioning whether he and his predecessor, Jerry Rawlings, will ever become good friends ahead of the climax of this year's Golden Jubilee Celebrations which falls on March 6.
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 MOFA: Visit to Japan of His Excellency Mr. John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of Ghana, and Mrs. Theresa ...
Kufuor, accompanied by suite, paid an official working visit to Japan from October 20 to October 24, 2002.
Kufuor made a state call on Their Majesties The Emperor and Empress of Japan.
John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of Ghana (Overview)
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 Kufuor calls on SSNIT to shift from conserving to investing
President Kufuor suggested to the Board to ensure a revamp of the Trust's Investment Department by engaging crack and competent persons to work in that department, pointing out that similar institutions elsewhere were doing a lot in the areas of social investment, something, SSNIT could also do.
He said he was happy with reports that the Trust was now making prompt payment of pensions and asked that it should continue to build on that to spare pensioners the trauma and pain associated with delayed payment of entitlement.
President Kufuor noted that SSNIT was a critical partner of the State and as such it was in the interest of the State that they worked together and consulted on their shared vision to grow the capital of the Trust.
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In Ghana, Mr Trust is scheduled to meet President John Agyekum Kufuor and the Ministers of Finance and Trade.
The December 2000 elections ushered in the first democratic presidential change of power in Ghana's history when John A. Kufuor of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) defeated the NDC's John Atta Mills--who was Rawling's Vice President and hand-picked successor.
Kufuor defeated Mills by winning 56.73% of the vote, while the NPP picked up 100 of 200 seats in Parliament.
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 Oxford University honours President Kufuor
Exeter College at Oxford has honoured President John Agyekum Kufuor by instituting a scholarship scheme in his name.
The John Agyekum Kufuor Scholarship will be offered to Ghanaian post-graduate students up to the doctorate level.
Kufuor walked back into 1961 and stood in the very room where he was interviewed for admission.
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 Kufuor - Webled.com
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 Kufuor wants community initiatives to curb HIV/AIDS
Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana's president, John Agyekum Kufuor on Saturday urged district assemblies to assist traditional leaders to develop community based initiatives to help curb the spread of the HIV/AIDS that is gradually wiping away the population.
He said in a speech read on his behalf at this year's World AIDS Day in the Eastern Region that traditional leaders had a greater influence on the opinion, habits and culture of their communities and they should not be ignored in the fight against the disease.
Kufuor said men were at high risk of contracting the disease as women and children because of some socio-cultural practices like polygamy, widow inheritance and job-related migration.
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 Ghana (10/06)
Jerry John Rawlings was inaugurated as President and members of Parliament swore their oaths of office.
John Agyekum Kufuor was re-elected president with 52.45% of the vote against three other presidential candidates, including former Vice-President John Atta Mills of the NDC.
The government of John A. Kufuor appears to enjoy broad support among the Ghanaian population as it pursues a domestic political agenda based upon public commitment to the rule of law, basic human rights, and free market initiatives.
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 Ghana National Council: Kufuor attends 11th Media Awards ceremony
Accra, May 6, GNA - President John Agyekum Kufuor whose historic presence at the 11th awards of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) on Friday, was hailed by members of the Association, has called on journalists to be at the forefront of national development.
President Kufuor who used his address to define the mandate of the Ministry of Information and National Orientation said the aim was to help Ghanaians to overcome the characteristic attitude of resignation, and the crab of pull-him-down syndrome.
President Kufuor who handed over the coveted Best Journalists for 2005 to Ms Peggy Ama Donkor of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, also exploited the relaxed atmosphere at the function and danced to highlife tunes, attracting cheers from the guests who were thrilled by his graceful steps and agility on the dancing floor.
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 Columbia News ::: Video ::: World Leaders from Afghanistan, Ghana, India, Russia and More Visit Columbia; Discuss ...
An unprecedented number of senior statesmen, including Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia, Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan, John Agyekum Kufuor of Ghana, and Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee of India, visited Columbia in conjunction with the UN General Assembly.
John Agyekum Kufuor, President of Ghana, discusses critical issues in West African stability, Ghana's political progress and strides toward combating AIDS and malaria in the region.
Kufuor indicates that over the past two years Ghana's fiscal and monetary management and credit rating have improved, and inflation has significantly decreased.
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 Rawlings attacks Kufuor on allegations, brought to you by African News Dimension   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The ex-president challenged president Kufuor to prove the allegations against him and also be bold to mention the names of the oil countries he is soliciting the funds from to topple his government.
President John Agyekum Kufuor on sunday,22nd october,2006 accused ex-President, Rawlings, of soliciting financial support abroad to destabilize the country.
Kufuor warned that the government had nothing against the Rawlingses, however every force would be mobilized to deal with him if he attempted anything nasty.
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 Ghana: Kufuor's inheritance | Africa from AllBusiness.com
As Ghana's fourth President, John Agyekum Kufuor took the oath of office at a colourful ceremony in Accra early last month, there was an inescapable sense of irony that it has taken Africa's first independent state 44 years to vote out one government and vote in another.
John Agyekum Kufuor swears the presidential oath at his inauguration, marking Ghana's first democratic transfer of power.
Kufuor, resplendent in flowing Kente cloth made by traditional weavers from his home region of Ashanti, struck a Nelson Mandela like pose when he stated that although the wrongs committed in the past could not be brushed away, they could be forgiven.
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