Ghana promotes deputy to top finance job

Seth Terkper Reuters – Ghana‘s newly elected president has named Seth Terkper as finance minister, according to a presidency statement on Friday, replacing Kwabena Duffuor under whom he served for four years as deputy.

President John Dramani Mahama, who was sworn into office on Jan. 7 after narrowly winning December’s presidential election, also nominated former Trade minister Hannah Tetteh as Foreign Minister, according to the statement.

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