Minister of Defense Albert Kan-dapaah of Ghana

Kan-Dapaah was born on 14 March, 1953.
Albert Kan-Dapaah had his secondary education at Acherensua Secondary School from 1964 to 1969.
Kan-Dapaah was a partner in Kwesie, Kan-Dapaah and Baah Co.
Albert Kan-Dapaah was the Ashanti Regional Representative on the National Council of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) between 1992 and 1996.
Mr Kan-Dapaah has held several positions in private firms and public institutions since 1978.
Mr Kan-Dapaah was the Ashanti Regional Representative on the National Council of the New patriotic Party (NPP) and member of the Finance and Economic Affairs Committee of the NPP between 1992 and 1996.
Kan-Dapaah said Brong Ahafo is one of the most peaceful regions and expressed his gratitude to the Regional Minister for his immense support to the Security Agencies in the region.
Mr Kan-Dapaah said some Criminologists have complained about three disturbing trends of crime reportage by the media.
Mr Kan-Dapaah said he was not happy about the attack on some members of the media because of their exposure or their role in reporting significant events.
Kan-Dapaah said in pursuance of quality health delivery, government has improved hospital infrastructure over the years.
On the whereabouts of the 76 kilogrammes of cocaine, Mr Kan-Dapaah said the Committee established that, they were in the house of Sheriff, who had absconded with one ‘killer’, the Korean accomplice.
The Interior Minister, Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah has called on African leaders to invest in peace building initiatives and conflict prevention to ensure sustainable economic development for the continent.
Mr Kan-Dapaah was speaking at a day's consultative meeting of peace building, human rights, and media organisations in Accra.
Mr Kan-Dapaah said in view of the sacrifices that Ghanaians had made over the years to ensure that the country was what it was today, government could not afford to fail the people by not investing in peace.
Ghana has not done badly in the development of Information and Communication Technology in the past five years, Outgoing Communications Minister Albert Kan-Dapaah said on Tuesday.
Opening a two-day workshop to discuss ways on using Information and Communication Technology and Information Technology to enable Services to improve Business Competitiveness and Enhance the Country's Economic Growth, Mr Kan-Dapaah said the Government had put in place a transparent pro-business policy and regulatory framework to grow the telecommunication sector.
Despite the rapid expansion in telecommunications, Mr Kan-Dapaah said the quality of services delivered to consumers remained an ever-present spectre haunting the telecom industry.
Mr Kan-Dapaah said the country's efforts in building those essential platforms had met with the international community approval, saying that the 2003/4 authoritative World Economic Forum tracked Ghana in its global information technology report, which measured the degree of preparation of a nation to participate in and benefit from ICT development ranked Ghana 64 in the world.
In the area of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Information Technology enabled services, Mr Kan-Dapaah said the Ministry of Communications would develop the sector to position the country as a prime destination in the West Africa Sub Region.
Mr Kan-Dapaah said this would be done by encouraging the development of local ICT businesses and setting up five ITES training centres in collaboration with the private sector and promoting linkages between teachers and students and IT/ITES businesses.
Kan-Dapaah said it has been empirically established that small arms kill more than half a million people on the average each year globally while thousands more were maimed and forced to flee their homes to become refugees.
Mr Kan-Dapaah was speaking at the inauguration of the Atwima-Mponua Youth Wing of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at Nyinahin in Ashanti at the weekend.
Kan-Dapaah said Ghana needed peace more than ever, to safeguard the gains so far achieved in the areas of the provision of electricity, water, roads and infrastructural development, saying after so many years, the economic indications, by African standards, were good.
But Mr Kan-Dapaah said the positive efforts of the police must be recognized.
Kan-Dapaah said $ 500 mm would be needed to construct the dam.
Minister Kan-Dapaah is therefore suddenly becoming a favourite meeting partner of the world's major oil companies.
Oil fever is rapidly spreading across the nation - at the same time as Minister Kan-Dapaah is struggling with a major energy crisis.
Kan-Dapaah said that there was no petrol, and the government of Ghana pressed for the earliest possible start date for deliveries so that there would be petroleum products in the country.
Kan-Dapaah said TOR examined proposals from two companies nominated by the NMPC- VITOL and Sahara Energy Resources.
Ghana's Minister of Communications, Albert Kan-Dapaah was unanimously chosen to present Commonwealth positions during the Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to be held in Antalya, Turkey, next year.
Mr Kan-Dapaah said he was referring the matter to the Government.
The Report, which Mr Kan-Dapaah said had been posted on the Ghana Government website, said it was clear that Vasquez came to Ghana for the purpose of establishing or promoting an enterprise relating to narcotic drugs.
Mr Kan-Dapaah said he agreed with the suggestion to form a national taskforce to examine thoroughly the drug trade, a review of the NACOB and the evolvement of comprehensive measures to deal with the discharge of illicit goods through the Tema and Takoradi ports.
Mr Kan-Dapaah said the Ministry, established by the President John Agyekum Kufuor's administration had lived to achieve the majority of its vision but continued to face challenges in the area of the development of software and hardware, the development of the national communications backbone infrastructure to facilitate the transportation of telecommunications traffic from one point to another.