Ramaphosa and Ghana president agree - Africa must not need free aid

Ramaphosa and Ghana president agree - Africa must not need free aid

- Ghana President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo visited South Africa and President Ramaphosa this week

- The two presidents agreed that the only way for Africa to grow is for it to become independent of foreign aid

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President Cyril Ramaphosa played host to the Ghana President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo this week.

The pair discussed many African issues in depth and came to the same conclusion: Africa needs to free itself of free aid from others.

Ramaphosa stated that he agrees with the Ghana president's view on matters. President Akufo-Addo said the African economic transformation that all Africans want won't be achieved through help from others.

South Africa's president spoke at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guest House during a state held banquet.

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He stated that there isn't a country that can grow on foreign aid. Africa needs to grow on its own.

Ramaphosa pointed out that Africa has rich amounts of natural and human resources. He feels these resources should be implemented to help the African continent grow economically in a sustainable manner.

President Ramaphosa then urged South Africans to invest in Ghana and invited Ghanaians to invest in South Africa.

To the Ghanaian president, Ramaphosa said his visit strengthens the relations between South Africa and Ghana.

The Bi-National Commission between Ghana and South Africa serves as proof of South Africa's commitment.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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