Akufo-Addo bemoans foreign books on Ghana; promises to promote local authorship

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has promised to promote local authorship as one of government’s many measures to boost the creative industry.

He lamented the proliferation of foreign literature on events and the culture of Ghana, a development he described as worrying because there are local writers who could have done that if they are ably supported.

“What define a country are his arts, culture, customs and tradition [and] without acknowledging them we stand unable to face the rest of the world,” the President noted.

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