Africa Is Where Hope Resides – Mahama | Politics



Former President John Mahama has stated Africa is the place hope resides.

In his 2023 Africa Day assertion, John Mahama highlighted the numerous alternatives Africa may capitalize on to enhance the continent.

“I’ve been taking part in quite a lot of actions put collectively by the Korea-Africa Basis to commemorate the 2023 Africa Day right here in Seoul, and it’s clearer greater than ever that Africa is the place hope resides. On the event of this 12 months’s commemoration, I have a good time the unity, energy, and variety of the African continent.

“Ours is a resource-rich and dynamic continent with a rising and vibrant youth inhabitants, stuffed with limitless potential and promise — a spot with nice prospects on the horizon for constructing the Africa all of us need,” Mr. Mahama said.

He continued: “At this time supplies one other alternative to honour visionaries like Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, Emperor Haile Sellasie, and Gamal Abdul Nasser, who laid the inspiration for our continental unity and promoted the beliefs of pan-Africanism.

“We should commend the numerous others who, in succeeding years, have strived to advertise continental peace, improvement and integration, like Ghana did when below my presidency, we led the way in which for different African nations with the implementation of a Visa-on-Arrival coverage for fellow Africans.”

The previous President said, “As we applaud the collective efforts of African nations to advertise peace, improvement and integration, we should additionally attempt for the environment friendly implementation of the AfCFTA; and hope for Africans to have the ability to journey visa-free inside our personal African borders and discover buying and selling alternatives with ease and luxury.”

He added that if there was any doubt, the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic laid naked the necessity for better continental unity and cooperation.

Mr. Mahama additional said that it’s unacceptable that amidst limitless alternatives, intra-African commerce stays the bottom amongst all of the continents.

“We should work in direction of enhancing healthcare supply, selling illness prevention mechanisms and making certain entry to high quality healthcare for our folks. This can allow us to be higher ready to face health-related challenges as we head into the long run.

“Within the spirit of cooperation, we should work collectively towards political instability and dissident actions which will threaten our continent by strengthening safety cooperation amongst member states. This consists of addressing problems with corruption, human rights violation, unemployment, inequalities and normal absence of rule of legislation that usually function impetus for the enablers of instability.

“As we construct bridges amongst ourselves and work collectively, we should always empower our mom continent, particularly our youth and girls, eradicate poverty, promote sustainable improvement and create alternatives for all Africans and generations to return.”

Comfortable Africa Union Day!



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