Kente has become one of the most widely used cloth for social gatherings in Africa and the world at large. Kente originates from Ghana and was formerly associated with royals.

Today, kente has gone through cultural dynamism in which much value has been placed on the traditional way of portraying the African style of dressing through the embroidery of the Ghanaian kente cloth.

The first lady of Ghana who plays significant role in upholding the image of her husband and Ghana is well-known for promoting made in Ghana traditional clothes

H.E Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo is aways seen rocking Ghana made clothes confidently in most official gatherings, especially kente outfits which is very symbolic to the Ghanaian culture.

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First lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo is one of the spouses of African leaders highly venerated and cherished by a lot of people especially the Ghanaian young women. The ever-beautiful Rebecca as described by her husband president of the republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo- Addo is just naturally beautiful.

 

Always in her phenomenal “slit and kaba” kente cloth at national events, the first lady of Ghana is admired for her simple but decent fashion sense. She embraces the traditional wear in such an extraordinary design as the stylish mother of the nation.

Where it comes made in Ghana clothes, one can confidently say Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo ‘has it covered’ her kente outfits during official and none official engagements are always on point.

The Akufo-Addo administration has been an advocate for patronizing made in Ghana goods since it was voted into power.

Hence, as part of encouraging Ghanaians to support Ghanaian business in our contemporary economy, wearing the Ghanaian traditional fabric, kente empowers the wear Ghana initiative and celebrate our culture under the presidency of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

Mrs Rebecca Akufo Addo’s appearance in Ghana made kente often times is believed to be contributing enormously to the economy of the country since her outfits are mostly designed by the local fashion designers.

 

 

She also helps in promoting the fashion industry in Ghana by challenging them to explore new designs.

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Ghana’s First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo celebrates her 69th birthday today. Join us in wishing her an awesome birthday.

President Akufo-Addo took to social media, a picture of both of them with well wishes to his wife.

Vice president of Ghana, Bawumia and wife including other government officials and the public, blessed her with heart-warming birthday wishes as well.

Today, we have decided to celebrate the first lady of Ghana who was born, Rebecca Naa Okaikor in 1951, is a Ghanaian from a German descent, because of her mother’s background.

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Her father was also into politics and known for serving as a speaker of parliament during Dr Hilla Limann’s tenure of office in the Ghanaian political history.

Mama Rebecca is also known as a philanthropist through her foundations and various project carried out by her foundations.

Some of the foundations established by the first lady includes, Infant Malaria Prevention that seeks to help reduce malaria in infant and young children, the Rebecca Akufo-Addo Foundation.

The Foundation carries out projects like, supporting female education and children by providing skills training for young females and building libraries to instil the culture of learning in children.

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Setting up a paediatric and intensive care unit at the Kolebu Teaching Hospital and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Ghana to help curb the situation of mother-to-child transmission of HIV/AIDS.

Her foundation presented ambulances to healthcare institution to help save pregnant women and babies.

Currently she embarking on women empowerment program which aims to introduce to women the various vocational skills training known as the Terema Women’s Empowerment Initiative in collaboration with the national board for small scale industries.

In 2019, she was appointed as the development queen mother of Ada traditional area and known by the stool name Naana Ode Opeor Kabukie

Photo credit: President Akufo-Addo

As part of the decentralization process of governance in Ghana, all has been set today, December 17, 2019, for Ghanaians to go to the polls and cast their votes.

Their votes will help the leaders at the district level to commence decision-making process in the grassroots to aid development in the country.

 

According to the Electoral Commission (EC), over 50,000 candidates have registered

However, almost 20,00 out of the total registered candidates are contesting for assembly members, whereas, the rest  are interested in becoming unit committee members.

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The EC believes the election will be conducted correctly and successfully because well-trained technicians have been deployed to all polling stations.

They will be assisting with any technical dysfunction and biometric verification devices to be used to verify voters.

 

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Ghanaians who are eligible to vote are encouraged to cast their votes to improve the decision-making process.

Are you a Ghanaian and eligibleto vote? Don’t let your vote go to waste. Remember your vote counts! 

 

Photo Credit: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo