Tag Archives: John Mahama

Mahama visits, poses for pictures with ‘arrested’ Anyidoho

Embattled Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho, appeared to be in high spirits when former President, John Mahama visited him at the Bureau of National Investigation’s headquarters. This was a day after Mr. Anyidoho was detained for making treasonable comments. Mr. Mahama was pictured with Anyidoho, along with Julius Debrah, who served as his ...

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Mahama condemns Police ‘brutality’ on Anyidoho sympathizers

Former President John Mahama has condemned the Police for what he describes as their ‘high-handed’ responses to “innocent” Ghanaians who massed up at the Police Headquarters on Tuesday night in solidarity with arrested NDC Deputy General Secretary, Koku Anyidoho. In a Facebook post, the former President chided the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and President Akufo-Addo for the manner in ...

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‘Animal watchers’ tired of their incompetent Gov’t – Mahama jabs Otabil

In what appears to be a response to Pastor Mensah Otabil’s assertion that he does not pay attention to local media content due to excessive political discussions, and instead chooses to watch animals on Television, former President John Dramani Mahama, has described that posture as hypocritical. The Founder of the International Central Gospel Church has come under severe attack since ...

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Mpiani, IMANI back review of age restrictions for presidential aspirants

Kwadwo Mpiani

A former Chief of Staff who served in the Kufuor administration, Kwadwo Mpiani, has backed calls for a review or  removal of the constitutional age limit for Ghanaians who wish to contest for the presidency. Speaking to Citi News, Mr. Mpiani said the country could miss out on some competent persons by limiting the pool of potential presidents to persons over 40. ...

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Mahama backs ‘scrapping’ of age restriction for presidential candidates

john dramani mahama opens arms

Former President John Dramani Mahama has said he is in support of calls for the review or removal of constitutional age limits for Ghanaians who wish to contest the high office of the presidency. Speaking at the Commonwealth Africa Summit in London on Wednesday, Mr. Mahama said young people were capable of acting as legislators in Parliament but were restricted ...

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‘Nana Addo more visionary than recent Ghanaian leaders’ – US Ambassador

United States of America Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson

US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson, believes the execution of President’s Nana Akufo-Addo vision is more likely to propel Ghana’s growth at a faster rate as compared to the plans of past presidents. In the Ambassador’s view, President Akufo-Addo is “more visionary than some recent Ghanaian leaders.” Commenting on the Akufo-Addo administration’s ‘Ghana Without Aid’ agenda on online news portal, Ghanaweb’s 21 ...

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Mahama hails Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga ‘reconciliation’

Former President John Mahama has lauded Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga’s attempts at reconciliation following last year’s bitterly contested election. Mr. Mahama described the move as a “great show of statesmanship” in his comments on Twitter. Great show of statesmanship. Healing and reconciliation. Good for Kenya. — John Dramani Mahama (@JDMahama) March 10, 2018 Uhuru Kenyatta ...

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Sierra Leone election: Mahama to lead Commonwealth observer mission

John Mahama previously led observer missions to Liberia and Kenya

Former President, John Dramani Mahama, will be leading a Commonwealth Observer Mission to monitor the March 7, 2018, general elections in Sierra Leone. Ahead of the elections, Mr. Mahama is heading to Sierra Leone, where he will be leading a number of meetings aimed at ensuring a peaceful electoral process, according to a statement from the former President’s office. He will ...

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John Mahama eats with Minority MPs [Video]

Former President John Dramani Mahama today [Thursday] February 8, 2018, dined with some members of the National Democratic Congress [NDC] minority at Parliament’s cafeteria. This took place moments after Mr. Mahama together with other former Presidents including Jerry John Rawlings and John Agyekum Kufuor, as well as former Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, observed the State of the Nation Address ...

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K.B. Asante was a ‘fountain of wisdom’ – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has said he is saddened by the demise of renowned Ghanaian diplomat, Kwaku Baprui Asante, popularly known as K.B. Asante. K.B. Asante, who died at age 93, was described by John Mahama as “a foundation of wisdom from which we all drunk freely.” The former President in a post on his Facebook wall consoled Asante’s ...

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