Tag Archives: Vice President

Gambian president swears in female vice Jallow-Tambajang

President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, has officially appointed Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang as his vice-president. The president announced it via his Twitter handle on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Barrow had named her his vice in January this year, after beating long-serving Yahya Jammeh in elections last December. The appointment was however mired in controversy as the nominee was said to have ...

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China commits $15bn to Ghana’s economy-Dr. Bawumia

The Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has announced that the government of China has committted 15 billion dollars worth of investment to Ghana. Dr. Bawumia pointed out that Ghana was able to secure the commitment due to   new financing model designed by the Economic Management Team. Speaking to journalists after returning from a four-day visit to the Peoples Republic of ...

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China ready to support Ghana’s transformation agenda – China Veep

China is prepared to partner Ghana to undertake a massive transformation of the country, Chinese Vice President, Li Yuanchao, has announced. He said China stood ready to pass on knowledge, expertise and assistance to Ghana to facilitate the transformation agenda of the Akufo-Addo government. The Chinese Vice President disclosed this during a State Reception for his Ghanaian counterpart, Dr Mahamudu ...

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NPP must fulfill all “170 promises” – Amissah Arthur

Former Vice President, Paa Kwesi Amisah Arthur, has asked the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to fulfill all the “170 promises” it made to Ghanaians during the 2016 general elections. Speaking at the opposition National Democratic Congress’ (NDC)  25th anniversary rally at Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region, Mr. Amissah Arthur also charged teeming NDC supporters to hold the NPP ...

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Apologize for calling us ‘ignorant’ – Quashigah to Bawumia

The National Democratic Congress (NDC ) Member of Parliament for the Keta Constituency, Richard Quashigah, is on the heels of the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, demanding an apology from him for calling the Minority ignorant over the sale of the domestic bond issued by government. The Minority at a recent press conference accused the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta ...

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Bawumia shocked Veep’s official residence cost Ghana $13.9m

Bawumia lecture

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has expressed shock after finding out that the official residence under construction for the country’s Vice Presidents, would cost the country a whopping $13.9 million dollars. The Vice President, who disclosed the cost, questioned whether the doors of the apartment were gold-plated to merit such profligacy. Speaking at the Action Chapel Good Corporate Governance Initiative, ...

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Minority Leader slams Nana Addo, Bawumia for mistakes in presidential oath

Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, has said President  Nana Akufo-Addo and his Vice, erred by mixing up some words while taking their presidential oath of office, during their inauguration on January 7, 2017. Haruna Iddrisu, who raised these concerns on the floor of the House today [Tuesday], said “President Nana Akufo-Addo actually replaced some words during the oath, instead of going strictly ...

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Bawumia pays unexpected visit to Registrar-General’s Department

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, on Wednesday January 18, unexpectedly paid a visit to the Registrar-General’s Department to identify the bottlenecks to acquaint himself with the activities of the state institution, and also to find out its challenges. Dr. Bawumia interacted with owners of businesses and Ghanaians who were at the Department to register their businesses. He met a lot ...

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Mahamudu Bawumia sworn in as Ghana’s Vice President

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, was on Saturday, January 7, sworn into office as Vice President of the Republic of Ghana. He becomes the 6th Ghanaian to occupy the high office since Ghana begun democratic governance in 1992, and he will serve alongside the newly sworn-in President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Clothed in an all-white overall apparel, popularly known as “Agbada”, he ...

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Stop making false predictions – Veep to pollsters

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called on pollsters publishing results of pre-election polls to desist from making false predictions. Vice President Amissah-Arthur made the call at the inauguration of a Boys Dormitory block for the Enyan Abaasa Technical Institute in the Ajumako-Enyan –Essiam District of the Central Region. The school, which was started by the community in 1989, was given ...

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