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Bombs, missile, torpedo, bullets and even Knock out that hit Ukraine hit the Economy of African Countries especially Ghana -Akuffo Addo at UN

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo delivering his speech at the 77th session of the United Nation’s General Assembly on Wednesday on September 21 said Russian-Ukraine impasse has affected the economy of all African countries especially Ghana.

Mr Akufo-Addo among other factors ,detailed the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic on African economies including Ghana.

In his address ,he told the Assembly that just as Ghana and other African countries were endeavouring to curb the the pandemic, the Russia invasion of Ukraine happened, compounding the situation.

“As we grappled with these economic challenges, Russia invasion of Ukraine burst upon us, aggravating an already difficult situation.

“It is not just the dismay that we feel at seeing such deliberate devastation of cities and towns in Europe in the year 2022, we are feeling this war directly in our lives in Africa.

“Every bullet, every bomb, every shell that hits a target in Ukraine, hit our pockets and our economies in Africa.” he said.

By Lawrence Odoom/

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