Noah Pitcher is a global politics correspondent for Today News Africa covering the U.S. government, United Nations, African Union, and other actors involved in international developments, political controversies, and humanitarian issues.
Nana Akufo-Addo has been serving as President of Ghana since 2017. He was named the 2021 African of the Year by Forbes Africa Magazine for repositioning Ghana in the global marketplace and redefining African economic development.
In the 2016 election, Akufo-Addo became the first opposition candidate to unseat an incumbent president, defeating John Mahama. According to Ghana’s constitution, there is a two term limit on presidents which Akufo-Addo plans to respect.
Under President Akufo-Addo, Ghana has remained one of Africa’s politically freest and most democratic nations. That being said, the nation of Ghana faces some legitimate challenges, including economic complications.
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