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Hon. Alan Kyerematen Resigns As Trade Minister

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The Minister of Trade and Industry, Hon Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen has resigned from his position.

John Alan Kyeremanten – Former Minister of Trade and Industry

Information reaching Sintim Media understands the minister tendered his resignation letter to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday, January 5, 2023.

Although it is unclear why the Minister resigned from the Akufo-Addo government, after serving in the portfolio since 2017, it is believed that he took the decision to enable him properly focus on his presidential ambition.

The 67-year-old made his first attempt to lead the New Patriotic Party as its flagbearer in 2007 but failed in his bid as Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo emerged as the winner.

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Prior to his appointment as Minister, Mr. Kyerematen served as Ambassador of Ghana to the United States of America from 2001 to 2003. In that role, he negotiated various landmark trade and investment agreements between Ghana and the United States, and initiated the establishment of the Ghana-United States Economic Council, which played a strategic role in deepening trade relations between the two countries.

Between 1998-2001, Alan Kyerematen served as the first Regional Director of ENTERPRISE AFRICA, UNDP’s flagship initiative for the development and promotion of small and medium enterprises in Africa. Under that framework, he established enterprise support programmes in 13 Sub-Saharan Africa countries – Botswana, Benin, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Uganda. Over 4,000 African entrepreneurs and small businesses have benefited from these programmes.

 

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Nyankumasi Ahenkro SHS Shines at the Regional French DRAMAFEST Competition.

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NASS French Club Clinches Third Place in Prestigious Central Regional French DRAMAFEST Competition

NASS FRENCH CLUB

Nyankumasi Ahenkro Senior High School secured third place at the Central Regional French DRAMAFEST Competition, which was held at the Amissah Arthur Language Center, University of Cape Coast (UCC) on Friday, June 21, 2024.

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The school’s NASS French Club represented Nyankumasi Ahenkro SHS at the event, which saw seven participating schools compete.

Notably, Jacob Lambon, a final year student of the school, emerged as the overall Best Male Actor.

The competition was organized by the Regional Centres For The Teaching of French, CREF DE CAPE COAST.

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The results are as follows:

1. Bisease SHS – 1st

2. Wesley Girls High School – 2nd

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3. Nyankumasi Ahenkro SHS – 3rd

4. Mando SHS – 4th

5. Siddiq SHS – 5th

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6. Mfantseman Girls – 6th

7. Abakrampa SHS – 7th

The participants were awarded medals, stationery, and learning materials.

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Dedicated trainers of the French Club include:
Madam Felicity Arkorfa Atiawu, Assistant Headmistress (Administration), Mr. Kwaku Asumah, Mrs. Rose Akumani, and Mrs. Hannah Aidoo for their hard work and guidance.

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