Tag Archives: Mahama

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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Mahama, Rawlings, Kufuor to receive Ghana cards soon – NIA


The three living former Presidents of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings, John Agyekum Kufuor and John Dramani Mahama, will soon be issued with the National Identification Authority (NIA) cards also known as Ghana cards. The Executive Secretary of NIA, Prof. Ken Agyeman Attafuah, who made the revelation on the Citi Breakfast Show on Tuesday, said the cards will be issued to ...

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Amidu writes: Ablakwa is uncultured

Martin Amidu

I was astounded to read a feature article by Dishonourable Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa entitled ‘Martin Amidu’s “Hate Agenda” -….’ on the Modern Ghana website on 5th September 2017 in which he opens with his conduct of restraining himself from commenting on my deliberate attacks on the former President and the NDC because of his respect for elders in the NDC ...

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Stop propaganda and work – Mahama advises Nana Addo

President Nana Addo and former President John Mahama.

Former President John Dramani Mahama has challenged his successor, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to move beyond propaganda and work to assuage the plight of the suffering masses who voted for change at the last elections. According to him, Akufo-Addo has no excuse than to implement the juicy campaign promises that won him power at the last elections. Buttressing his ...

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Ghanaian politicians ‘killed’ patriotism with greed – Lecturer

Prof. Ransford Gyampo

A Political Science Lecturer at the University of Ghana, Dr. Ransford Gyampo says politicians should be blamed for the dwindling spirit of patriotism in Ghanaians. According to him, politicians over the years have failed to live exemplary lives to motivate Ghanaians to cling to the tenets of patriotism. “In the fight for independence, Kwame Nkrumah succeeded in whipping up patriotic ...

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NDC group angry over Mahama’s upcoming unity walk


Members of a pro-National Democratic Congress (NDC) group, Action Movement, are livid over a supposed unity walk being organized by former President John Mahama. John Mahama is kick starting his regional unity walk in Tamale in the Northern Region on Saturday. “I’ll be participating in a unity walk in my home region tomorrow [Saturday]. Tamale alone can draw out millions ...

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NDC school not for brainwashing – Mahama to critics


Former President John Dramani Mahama has discounted suggestions that the school set up by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), is aimed at brainwashing its students. According to him, the school; National Institute of Social Democracy, will serve as a source of knowledge not only to party cadres, but for people who share the same ideology “to gain ideas of leadership, ...

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Odinga rejected Mahama’s advice to petition court – Emmanuel Akwetey

Raila Odinga

Kenya’s opposition leader, Raila Odinga, initially ignored the repeated advice from former President John Mahama, along with former South Africa President, Thabo Mbeki, to resort to the Supreme Court. The Executive Director of the Institute for Democratic Governance, Dr. Emmanuel Akwetey, who was an observer during the Kenya’s August polls, revealed the Raila Odinga did not trust the former presidents and ...

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Prosecutions of corrupt officials to begin in October – Deputy AG


Government will in the next two months begin the prosecution of officials in the Mahama administration who have been found to have wasted the public funds with impunity. Deputy Attorney General, Joseph Kpemka who disclosed this on Point Plank on Eyewitness News on Thursday said the Akufo-Addo government is building cases against such officials and will put them before court ...

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GHc 2m from 10% pay cut went to contractors – Kwakye Ofosu


As of the end of 2016, GHc 2,190,718.30 had been deducted from the salaries of appointees at the Mahama Administrations and paid to contractors, according to a former Deputy Minister of Information, Felix Kwakye Ofosu. Mr. Kwakye Ofosu, in a statement on Facebook, noted that these contractors had either completed or were working on the Community-based Health Planning and Service ...

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