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Ghana names new energy minister

ACCRA, August 10, 2018 – Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed John Peter Amewu as the country’s new energy minister, international media reported Thursday.


Minister Amewu previously served as minister of lands and natural resources, Reuters reported.

He is replacing former Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko, who was sacked over a controversial power agreement with Africa and Middle East Resources Investment Group, local media reported earlier in the week.

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