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NIA gets vehicles, other logistics for National ID card registration

Government has handed over a fleet of vehicles and other essential logistics to the National Identification Authority (NIA) to facilitate the nationwide issuance of a national ID card, known as the Ghana Card by the Authority. Parliament last week approved amendments to the legislation governing the activities of the NIA and the contract for the issuance of the ID Card ...

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We’ll launch Nation Builders Corps by end of April – Bawumia

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia

Government will from April next month employ some one hundred thousand unemployed graduates under the Nation Builders Corps programme. This, according to Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, is part of plans put in place by the Akufo-Addo administration to address the unemployment situation in the country. Speaking at the launch of the restoration of teacher trainee allowances at the Accra ...

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‘We promised and we’ve delivered’ – Bawumia slams critics

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has slammed critics of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government who have accused the administration of consistently making outlandish promises despite not fulfilling previously-made pledges, over a year into their four-year tenure. A section of Ghanaians has been trolling the administration for making a lot of promises, with a number of people on social media ...

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Revised RTI Bill approved, forwarded to Parliament – Bawumia

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has announced that a revised version of the Right to Information Bill has been approved by Cabinet and forwarded to Parliament. “Cabinet has given approval for the Right to Information Bill to be laid in Parliament for debate and approval because it is very critical that we pass the Right to Information Bill,” Dr. Bawumia ...

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570 dams to be constructed this year – Bawumia

A total of five hundred and seventy (570) dams are to be constructed in the three northern regions this year as part of the NPP Government’s manifesto pledge to facilitate community-owned and managed small-scale irrigation facilities across the country, popularly known as “One Village One Dam.” Feasibility studies and consultative fora have taken place, with work on the first of ...

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Don’t sabotage ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ agenda – Bawumia tells Chief Directors

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has urged the Chief Directors of the various Ministries to support the government’s ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ Agenda. He noted that the government’s quest to build an economy independent of foreign aid and support will greatly rely on the Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MMDAs. Speaking at a dialogue session with Chief Directors, the Vice President ...

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No increase in fares for 2018 Hajj – Bawumia

Vice President, Dr Alhaji Mahammudu Bawumia has announced Government’s decision not to increase fares for the 2018 pilgrimage to Mecca. According to him, Government has decided to maintain the fares from last year’s pilgrimage. He said despite the increment announced by the Saudi Arabian Government, the President has directed the Hajj Board to maintain the fares. The Vice President made ...

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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. Speaking to Citi News, the economist said the mantra “has not been defined” for the understanding of ...

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Join Africa beyond aid campaign – Bawumia urges African leaders

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has called on other African leaders to join President Akufo Addo’s campaign to build a country beyond aid. He said all the countries within the continent must leverage their natural resources to ensure growth and development, rather than expect hand-outs from foreign donors. Dr. Bawumia made the call when the President of the Nigerian ...

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Gov’t compensates slain Kwabenya Policeman’s family with GH¢185,000

bawumia at ashilevi's funeral

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia on Saturday, announced a GH¢185, 000 compensation package for the family of late Chief Inspector, Emmanuel Ashilevi who was killed by some armed robbers in a raid on the Kwabenya Police Station two months ago. Dr. Bawumia made the announcement when he spoke at the funeral of the late Chief Inspector. He said the amount ...

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