Tag: Mahama

Vice-President Dr Bawumia
Homeland News

Mahama spent $13.9m on Veep’s official residence – Bawumia

The Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has revealed that the official residence being constructed for the Vice President on the Switchback road at Cantonments in Accra costs US$13.9 million. According to him, he was shocked when it was revealed to him that President John Mahama’s administration awarded the contract for […]

Otiko Afisa Djaba
Homeland News Politics

I owe Mahama no apologies – Otiko

Gender and Social Protection minister designate, Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba says she will not apologise to former President John Mahama for comments she made during the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) campaign. Madam Otiko Djaba is reported to have described the former president as “wicked, evil and someone with a heart […]

Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa
Homeland News Politics

I’m shocked at Muntaka’s denial of bribery allegation – Okudzeto Ablakwa

The move by the Minority Chief Whip in Parliament, Alhaji Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka to isolate himself from the accusation that a bribe was exchanged through him, supposedly coming from a ministerial nominee to influence Minority members on the Appointments Committee has been challenged. According to the Member of Parliament for […]

Mahama Ayariga
Politics

Ghana MPs push for probe into bribery claims

Accra – Lawmakers in Ghana on Monday called for an investigation into claims that a minister in new President Nana Akufo-Addo’s government bribed the committee vetting his candidacy. Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko has been accused of attempting to bribe some opposition party members of the committee with $700 each to […]

Mr. Kofi Adams
Homeland News Politics

Ghanaians have regretted not voting for Mahama — Kofi Adams

Seven weeks after the National Democratic Congress’s (NDC’s) election defeat, the National Organiser of the NDC, Mr Kofi Adams, believes many Ghanaians have already regretted not retaining ex-President John Mahama at the polls. The New Patriotic Party (NPP) flag bearer at the 2016 election, now President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, […]

Mr Mahama Ayariga
Homeland News Politics

Position of ‘Senior Minister’ unconstitutional — Mahama Ayariga

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, Mr Mahama Ayariga, says the nomination of a former Minister of Finance, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, as a Senior Minister by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is unconstitutional. In a letter dated January 17,  2017, to the President through the Speaker of Parliament, […]

The General Secretary of the NDC, Asiedu Nketia (left) and the national Chairman, Kofi Portuphy.
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Leaking Mahama’s bungalow letter was to divert Akufo-Addo’s plagiarism debate – NDC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has accused the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration of attempting to divert attention from President Akufo-Addo’s plagiarised inaugural speech. According to the party, the leaking of former President John Mahama’s request letter for the bungalow as his retirement home and portraying him as refusing to […]

Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey with Haruna Iddrisu
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Inaugural preparations for President – elect well advanced

Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Co-chairperson of the Inauguration Sub-Committee of the Transition Team has announced that preparations are almost complete for the inauguration of the President- elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo next Saturday. She said Ghana was ready for the historic event at the Black Star Square in Accra, […]

President Mahama conducts in-coming President Akufo-Addo around Flagstaff House
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President Mahama conducts Nana Akuffo Addo round Flagstaff House

It was a delight to watch, when President John Dramani Mahama and President -elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo met at the Flagstaff House as part of the on-going transition exercise. The meeting at the Presidency was at the behest of President Mahama whose objective was to conduct President -elect […]

Ahead of Nana Akufo-Addo's swearing-in on Saturday, President Mahama has cleared his office of personal belongings
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Mahama clears desk for Akufo-Addo

The Flagstaff House is getting ready to receive President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo but it is unclear whether the name of Africa’s 5th most beautiful presidential palace will change after January 7 when the new President takes office. Outgoing President, John Dramani Mahama, the Vice-President, Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, and other […]