Video shows Ghana's new president Akufo Addo in plagiarism scandal

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It's not the best of times for Ghana's new President, Nana Akufo-Addo. He's currently the butt of jokes across social media in Africa following a plagiarism scandal that has plagued his inaugural speech. Part of his inaugural speech on January 7, 2017 was found to have been lifted from a 1993 speech by President Bill Clinton of the United States.

Parts of the speech also seem to have been lifted from a speech by another US president John F. Kennedy made in 1961.

On January 20, 1961 President J. F. Kennedy during his inaugural address said, “if a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it can’t save the few who are rich”.

Akufo-Addo in his inaugural speech said the same thing on Saturday. Watch below... embed code....