Akua Dansua

About Akua Dansua

Who is it?: Ghanaian Politician
Birth Day: April 23, 1958
Birth Place: Hohoe, Ghanaian
Preceded by: Hajia Alima Mahama
Majority: 27,108
President: John Atta Mills
Succeeded by: Juliana Azumah-Mensah
Political party: National Democratic Congress
Spouse(s): divorced
Children: 3
Residence: Accra, Ghana
Alma mater: University of Ghana, Legon and Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)Legon
Occupation: Former Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany
Profession: Media and Communications Consultant, Gender Activist and Governance and Leadership Practitioner and Consultant

Akua Dansua

Akua Dansua was born on April 23, 1958 in Hohoe, Ghanaian, is Ghanaian Politician. Akua Dansua is a Ghanaian journalist and politician who was a Member of Parliament for more than a decade. Born and raised in Ghana, she completed her post-graduation in journalism and was appointed as the Chief Reporter of a newspaper. She rose through the ranks as a reporter of the then ‘Weekly Spectator’ to the position of a Features Editor of the newspaper. She held this position until she moved into politics and was appointed the District Chief Executive for Kpando during the erstwhile PNDC regime. Subsequently, she rose to prominent positions in the cabinet and became the Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs, and then became the first female to be appointed as the Minister of Youth and Sports. Later on in a cabinet reshuffle she was made the Minister of Tourism. Currently, she serves as Ghana’s ambassador to Germany. She is also an expert in communications, gender and youth development, local and international governance, and sustainable tourism. In addition, she is a noted social activist and a prominent supporter of children’s rights and plays an important role in the country’s fight against HIV/AIDS. She has been an important figure in Ghanaian parliament for the past several years, participating in numerous international conferences around the world, and continues to represent her nation on the global stage
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Popular As Akua Dansua
Occupation Political Leaders
Age 62 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born April 23, 1958 (Hohoe, Ghanaian)
Birthday April 23
Town/City Hohoe, Ghanaian
Nationality Ghanaian

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Akua Dansua’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Akua Dansua was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.

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Akua Dansua was Electoral Assistant at the Electoral Commission of Ghana between 1979 and 1980. From 1983 to 1987 she was the Chief Reporter of the Nigerian Reporter newspaper. She worked with the Weekly Spectator newspaper in Accra, Ghana, as a Journalist, eventually becoming the Features Editor of the paper. She held this position until she moved into politics. She has also served as Technical Advisor to the National Council on Women and Development and as a Media Consultant to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).


Dansua was born at Hohoe in the Hohoe Municipal District of the Volta Region. Her family hail from Botoku, also in the Volta Region. She started her primary education at the Kadjebi-Akan Local Authority Experimental Primary and Middle School. She then went on to have her secondary education at the Mawuli School at Ho, the capital of the Volta Region. She trained as a Journalist at the Ghana Institute of Journalism in Accra. Dansua was a postgraduate student of Communication Studies at the University of Ghana at Legon, completing in 1990. She also acquired a master's degree in Governance and Leadership from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.


Dansua is a member of the National Democratic Congress. She was appointed District Chief Executive for Kpando under the Provisional National Defence Council government of Jerry Rawlings. She first entered parliament in 2001 as the MP for the North Dayi constituency. She is divorced and has three children. She first became a minister of state in 2009 when she was appointed Minister for Women and Children's Affairs. She became the first Female Minister for Youth and Sports after a cabinet reshuffle in January 2010 and Minister for Tourism on 4 January 2011. In January 2011, she was appointed Minister for Tourism, replacing Zita Okaikoi. She is currently the Ambassador of Ghana to Germany.

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