Tag Archives: John Mahama

Mahama’s 2014 UN address remains the best – Ofosu Kwakye

Felix Ofusu Kwakye citifmonline

President Akufo-Addo’s address at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly meeting on Saturday may not be as exceptional as those praising it believe. According to a former Deputy Communications Minister, Felix Ofosu Kwakye, former president John Mahama’s address at the 2014 UN General Assembly meeting in New York is by far the best by any Ghanaian leader. In a Facebook ...

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Mahama eulogizes ‘Ghana’s founder’, Kwame Nkrumah

Ex-President John Dramani Mahama

Former President John Mahama believes that Ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah founded Ghana and must be given the due recognition on his birthday, September 21. His posture comes at a time when the New Patriotic Party have cancelled the former government’s decision to celebrate September 21 as Founder’s Day and has rather set August 4, as founders’ day to recognize ...

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Child marriage practice backward – John Mahama

President John Mahama

Former President John Mahama has said child marriage is a backward and unacceptable practice in the 21st century. “The practice of taking young girls out of school midstream and marrying them off mostly to men far older than them must stop…One of the most backward and unacceptable practice is child marriage. This must be a cause that we take up ...

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NDC lost for Ghanaians to see NPP’s deception – Mahama

John Mahama

Former President John Mahama has consoled members of his party –the National Democratic Congress (NDC) over their humiliating defeat in the 2016 general elections. According to him, it was good the party lost so Ghanaians could “feel the deceptive nature of the…NPP.” “It is not for nothing that God asked us to step aside, if God hadn’t let us step ...

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NDC unity health walk held in Tamale [Photos]


The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has today [Saturday] kick started its agenda 2020 campaign strategy in Tamale with a mammoth health walk christened, “Unity wins.” Thousands of NDC loyalists and sympathizers of the party participated in the event led by former President John Dramani Mahama. The event was also to indicate that the NDC was more united and poised ...

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Businesses flourished under NDC – Mahama


Former President John Mahama claims that businesses flourished tremendously when National Democratic Congress (NDC) government was in charge of Ghana. Delivering a lecture to open the NDC’s ideological school, the National Institute of Social Democracy, on Friday, John Mahama also said policies the NDC government put in place also pushed many lower class Ghanaians into the middle class. “Indeed, it’s ...

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Mahama must write a second book [Article]

President John Dramani Mahama

Former President John Mahama chalked a feat which from my desktop research I discovered he’s the first vice president and second president to have done so. I’m referring to penning his autobiography. I commend him for it. However, he owes the nation and posterity a second book. My commendation and suggestion stems from the historical, educational and inspirational value of ...

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A year ago today: Mahama pardoned Montie Three

Montie 3 ex-convicts

Exactly a year ago, former President John Mahama remitted the four-month prison sentence handed to the Montie FM host, Salifu Maase, alias Mugabe and two of his panelists who were convicted of contempt by the Supreme Court and jailed. John Mahama took the decision after receiving a petition signed by top government officials and National Democratic Congress (NDC) functionaries. It ...

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Mahama behind Valerie Sawyerr’s attack on Rawlings – NDC group


A National Democratic Congress (NDC) Group, Action Movement, believes former President John Mahama is pulling the strings that fuelled former deputy Chief of Staff Valerie Sawyerr’s recent article attacking the NDC’s founder, Jerry John Rawlings. The group condemned Valerie Sawyerr’s comments as reckless and called on the NDC leadership to call her to order or expel her from the party “for her ...

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Why I’m against John Mahama’s 2020 presidential bid (Part 1)! [Article]

John Mahama

The 2016 electioneering period was a memorable one. The entire NDC rank and file was full of optimism. Optimism on the wings of ‘JM Toaso.’ We shouted ‘edey bee keke,’ danced to the ‘Onapo’ lyrics, actively championed and campaigned aggressively for John Mahama. And we collectively stood by him until his ‘comfortable lead’ suddenly evaporated into the ether. Yes, it ...

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