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

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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‘We’ll strengthen Ghana’s security’ – Bawumia

dr bawumia at the mosque

Government has said it is taking decisive steps to address the recent spate of armed robberies and other security breaches in the country. These measures according to government include greater collaboration between the security agencies in order to aid intelligence gathering and crime prevention, while manpower challenges are being addressed. Ghanaians have therefore been urged to play a watchdog role ...

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Bawumia renews call for digitization of land administration

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has reiterated the need for the automation of land administration in the country. He has, therefore, urged the Lands Commission to hasten the process to make land title service delivery more efficient. Speaking at the Land Administration Forum in Accra, the Vice President called on the private sector to partner government to make the ongoing ...

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We’ll deal with fuel smuggling – Bawumia

Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia has reiterated government’s commitment to curbing the smuggling of petroleum products by sea into Ghana. Government, he said, is in the process of formulating policies aimed at nipping the situation in the bud once and for all. Dr. Bawumia gave the assurance when he paid a working visit to the Western Naval Command at Sekondi ...

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Bawumia orders Lands Commission to swiftly digitize land registration

Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has tasked the Lands Commission to speedily work to digitize land registration across the country. In 2017, Dr. Bawumia announced the commencement of the digitization of land registration processes from this year, as part of the government’s agenda to remove the bottlenecks associated with registration of land in Ghana. The Vice President gave the directive ...

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The hand of God healed me – Bawumia

Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, has attributed his recuperation to God’s intervention. He said God had shown him mercy and love through the period he took ill and left Ghana for a medical leave in the United Kingdom. Speaking to congregants of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) at Abossey Okai in Accra, the Vice President expressed gratitude to all ...

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