Tag: Vice-President

Dr Bawumia, Vice President
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‘Ghana Post’s GPS More Advanced Than US, UK Systems’

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia says features of the recently launched Ghana Post GPS make it more efficient and robust than what exists in the United States and the United Kingdom. The system, which digitally identifies all addresses in the country, has received criticism from some Ghanaians including former President, […]

Bawumia finds Gh¢7billion undisclosed expenditure by NDC government
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Bawumia finds Gh¢7billion undisclosed expenditure by NDC government

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has found out that there is a Gh¢7billion expenditure that has not been disclosed by the Mahama government, the Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed. According to him, the expenditure which runs through year 2014, 2015 and 2016 was detected as the […]

Vice-President Dr Bawumia
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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 […]

Dr Mahamudu Bawumia (2nd left), shaking hands with Rev. Kennedy Okosun (right). With them is Mr Robert P. Jackson (left), American Ambassador to Ghana. Picture: SAMUEL TEI ADANO
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Government to amend Criminal Offences Act to make corruption a felony

The government has signaled its commitment to amend sections of the Criminal Offences Act, 1960 to make corruption a felony instead of a misdemeanour. The move is part of measures being undertaken by the government to make corruption unattractive in the country. Declaring the commitment of the government to fight […]

Vice-President urges Stars to win AFCON
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Vice-President urges Stars to win AFCON

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has urged the Black Stars to stay focused and win the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon after reaching the semi-finals last Sunday. Dr Bawumia congratulated the team on qualifying for the last four stage after a 2-1 win over DR Congo. Two goals […]

Mr Jacob Adorkor (in reflective jacket), the Director of Port, taking Dr Bawumia, the Vice-President, round the facility. Picture: Della Russel Ocloo
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Vice-President calls for uniformity of tariffs at ports

The Vice-President, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, has hinted that the government may ensure some standardisation in the exchange rate within the ports to ensure uniformity of tariffs. According to him, although we were in a free market, some level of standardisation ought to be put in place to ensure that port […]