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A commentary on Ghana’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) held on 27th February 2024


The President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, presented the State of the Nation Address (SONA) to Parliament on 27th February 2024 in fulfillment of Article 67 of the 1992 Constitution. This article mandates the President to deliver a message on the state of the nation at the beginning of each session of Parliament and before its dissolution.

The SONA serves as a crucial platform to inform the nation of the government’s current economic, political, and social initiatives. Additionally, it provides an opportunity for the President to highlight the achievements and outline the future plans of his administration for the remaining period of his term in office.

The Research Team of GIPC, the government agency mandated to encourage, promote and facilitate
investments into Ghana provides a commentary on the SONA, analyzing it in relation to government’s
initiatives on investment and how these initiatives impact Ghana’s investment climate.


Summary of Investment related Initiatives contained in the SONA


In the latest State of the Nation Address for 2024, the focus on investments in Ghana was paramount. The address highlighted various initiatives and projects across different sectors, showcasing the government’s commitment to progress and development.

One notable initiative is the Digitalization of the economy which has been a significant focus, with various public services now accessible online, placing Ghana at the forefront of e-governance in Africa. The implementation of drone technology for medical deliveries further demonstrates Ghana’s embrace of
technological advancements to improve healthcare accessibility.


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