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There’s difficulty but we’re not in a crisis – Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described the depreciation of the cedi against the U.S. dollar and other major currencies, as well as the prevailing harsh economic environment, as a difficult situation requiring some degree of fortitude and firm action to deal with.

The local currency has neared the GHS5: US$1 mark.

The frequent increase in the price of fuel has also worsened the situation.

Speaking at a reception at the residence of Ghana’s Ambassador to the U.S.A, on Sunday, 23 September 2018, Nana Akufo-Addo said: “Two totally unexpected events that have occurred that have also put a lot of pressure on the people at home is the dramatic increase in crude oil prices.

“Last November’s budget budgeted for $57 per barrel of crude but today it’s at $78, so, you can imagine what that, in itself, has brought on the budget and it is taking place also at the time when United States dollar has also strengthened considerably in the foreign exchange market of the world.

“It has led to a rapid depreciation of our cedi, which the Bank of Ghana is now having to fight, but ultimately, the methods of fighting is not just more supply of dollars by the banks into the system, but also by the expansion of our economy.

“We have to approach the foreign exchange matter, medium- to long-term by expanding our supply base, expanding our capacity to export, not just crude and raw materials but to expand industrial activity and that is why the programme of rural industrialisation, which we embarked, is going to come into play and be a major transformative impact when it is fully embarked.

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“So, we are not in a crisis; the difficulties that we are going through now are difficulties the system will be able to accommodate, it has led to difficulties in the lives of ordinary people in Ghana but events were out of our control and we have to find a way of accommodating and we are going to be able to do so, so that we can get a more even keel.

“They are not matters of which we can be complacent, a difficult situation also requires some degree of fortitude and action and that is what we are trying to do… I believe that the manner in which they are being handled at the end of the day will be successful.”

Nana Akufo-Addo is in the U.S.A to attend the United Nations General Assembly meeting.

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WATCH VIDEO: S3x worker shocks Twitter with airplane toilet licking selfie video

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A sex worker has shocked social media users after uploading a sickening toilet licking selfie video.

The gender-fluid passenger – who identifies as neither man or woman –  posted the footage on Twitter under the handle ‘grimiestt’ on March 18.

Grimiestt can be seen bending over the airplane toilet and licking the seat.

The 12-second video has gathered over 6.25 million views and 9,500 comments.

It was captioned: “I’ve licked a lotta toilets in my day but this was the first that made my tongue go numb.”

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Thousands of web users reacted in shock and disgust as one person commented: “Imagine going on a trip with someone then as you get off the plane you see this on their story…”

One user wondered: “What do you gain from this?” as another jokingly replied: “Hepatitis C yaaaa”.

Another asked ‘grimiestt’ if the seat was cleansed beforehand.

‘grimiestt’ answered: “yes and yes but shh don’t tell it ruins the movie magic.”

The sex worker posted on Twitter later claiming to be in Barcelona.

A further Twitter post read: “Can’t believe Twitter made me famous for licking a toilet”.

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source: Mirror

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One-Year-Old Baby Stolen At Takoradi Market Circle – Share To Help Find Him

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Traders at the Takoradi Central Market popularly known as “Market Circle” are yet to come terms with the reality after a woman, believed to be in her forties, bolted away with a one- year-old baby boy last Friday.

Police and residents of Takoradi are on a manhunt for the suspect; a middle-aged woman who stole the year-old baby boy from her mother at the Takoradi Market Circle.

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The suspect who was dressed in a long dress with a veil covering her face is alleged to have pretended to be shopping in the market and engaged the victim’s mother, Nana Akosua, in a hearty conversation to the extent that the two started speaking local dialect Ewe.

The unidentified suspect requested to assist Nana Akosua to hand over her baby boy to her to relieve her so could serve customers better.

The one-year-old Francis Mawusi Ahiabenu was stolen at the market Friday

The suspect then took the one year old boy and his siblings to a nearby pastries shop and bought them some, and later returned the siblings leaving the one year old boy with the pastries seller.

The suspect then promised to return the boy but subsequently bolted away with the boy without the mother noticing.

Later, the victim’s mother, realising their absence at the pastries shop , raised an alarm but it was too late to trace the whereabouts of her baby.

The frustrated mother began searching for her baby but could only get footage of her missing baby and the suspect from some banks whose CCTV captured them.

The Takoradi police has since launched a manhunt for the suspect and the baby.

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Video: Ashesi University Founder Dresses Like Female…

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Imagine the founder of one of Ghana’s respected universities shows up one day to the campus dressed up in all-female attire?

That will definitely turn heads, right?

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Well, the founder of Ashesi University College, Dr Patrick Awuah Jnr. did exactly that – he went all crazy when he joined some of his students to shoot a promo for ‘Ashesi Crazy Day 2019’.

Dr Awuah Jnr., in the video, wore a wig, a white T-shirt, a green skirt and heels to match.

Tagged as ‘Crazy Boy’ in the video, he joined the students sing and dance to King Ayisoba, Mokin, Wanlov the Kubolor Kwaw Kese’s 2014 tune ‘Look Ma Shoe’.

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The Ashesi University College founder shared the video on Facebook with the caption: “Ashesians, in the spirit of Crazy Day tomorrow, here’s to not to taking ourselves too seriously! Played my part, now it’s over to you, Ashesi Student Council. #atAshesi.”

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