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If you don’t want ‘Aid’, reject Microsoft’s donation – Amissah-Arthur

A former Vice President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has suggested that the government rejects Microsoft’s assistance to a Ghanaian pupil teacher who recently went viral on social media for drawing the entire Microsoft Word window on a blackboard for his students because there was no computer for him to demonstrate to them. According to Amissah-Arthur, the government must learn to weigh various ...

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Ghana Beyond Aid: ‘We won’t say no to gifts’ – Oppong Nkrumah

The government has clarified that its ‘Ghana Beyond Aid agenda is not intended to reject support from donors, but rather depend on local resources for the execution of its planned programs. A Deputy Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, who made the statement on the Eyewitness News on Thursday said the government had outlined major policy pillars to drive the ...

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Akufo-Addo’s ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ mere rhetoric – Amissah Arthur

Former Vice President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has described the government’s much-touted ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ mantra as a mere rhetoric. According to him, the government is yet to provide adequate information about the mantra, and this raises uncertainty about what exactly it seeks to achieve. [contextly_sidebar id=”IKs0yw2TyL76MbG4uuDC3p4CnrimXvwX”]Speaking to Citi News, the economist said the mantra “has not been defined” for the understanding ...

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Nana Addo’s SOTN address had ‘little content’ – Amissah-Arthur

Former Vice President, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has said President Nana Addo’s State of the Nation Address lacked content, as in his view, he failed to touch on critical areas such as security. Mr. Amissah Arthur said he was disappointed the President failed to spell out plans of empowering law enforcement agencies who will deal with persons creating fear and panic ...

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NDC needs reorganization now, not flagbearer – Amissah-Arthur

Former Vice President, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur seems not to be enthused with some members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), who are craving to lead the party in the 2020 general elections. According to him, the party in its current state is disorganized, and that they need a strong reorganization and not a battle for positions. “We are not ...

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Ghanaians are disappointed in NPP gov’t – Amissah-Arthur

Former Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has broken his silence since the NDC’s defeat a year ago, claiming that Ghanaians are disappointed with the New Patriotic Party’s handling of the country. “I think that quite a number of people are disappointed as to where this country is being taken,” he said while speaking to a section of the media in Ho ...

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Bui Power CEO on leave as his exit looms

The Chief Executive Officer of the Bui Power Authority, Jabesh Amissah-Arthur, is proceeding on leave prior to his exit from office. His leave begins today, Friday, January 27, 2017. A memo sighted by citifmonline.com, signed by the outgoing CEO, and copied to staff of the company, noted that the Director for Programmes and Engineering Department, Mr. Anthony Boye Osafo-Kissi, will ...

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I’m grateful to Mahama for opportunity to serve – Amissah Arthur

Former Vice President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, says he is grateful to former President John Mahama for the opportunity to serve in government. Mr. Amissah Arthur, who served with John Mahama from 2012 when the latter had to take up the Presidency post following the demise of President Evans Atta-Mills, euologized Mahama for his commitment to the transformation of Ghana. In a ...

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Exclusive: Mahama’s retirement package

President John Mahama will be retiring on a salary of GH¢22,809, up from the non-taxable salary of GH¢15,972 previously approved for presidents. This reflects about 43 percent increase from the amount previously paid to presidents. This was contained in the Presidential Emoluments Committee on the conditions of service of Article 71 office holders’ report available to citifmonline.com. The Committee which is ...

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Amissah-Arthur celebrates Christmas with Shai Osudoku Hospital patients

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur and his wife, Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur spent Christmas Day with the patients on admission at the new Shai Osudoku District Hospital at Dodowa. The second family presented assorted items and gifts including bags of rice, cooking oil, beverages, drinks, fruits and biscuits to the children’s ward, female ward as well as the hospital staff. The Second ...

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