Akufo-Addo spreads his diplomatic wings at the UN, ECOWAS and in Mali

President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, at the UN General Assembly in New York City, 20 September 2021.
President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, at the UN General Assembly in New York City, 20 September 2021. © John Angelillo/Pool/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP
As the serving ECOWAS president, Nana Akufo-Addo has been heavily involved in the series of crises which have affected the west African region over the last year or so. To handle the burning issues they have thrown up, as Ghana prepares to take up its seat on the UN Security Council, the Ghanaian head of state, himself a former foreign affairs minister, has been relying on a small group of loyal supporters and an extensive diplomatic network. [...] (1145 words)
Issue dated 05/11/2021 Reading time 5 minutes
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