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Bawumia arrives to rousing welcome from medical leave [Photos]

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, arrived in Ghana on Thursday evening to a rousing welcome at the Kotoka International Airport from the United Kingdom, where he had been for the past twelve days on medical leave. The Vice President, who touched down from British Airways Flight minutes after 8:00 pm, was met by the President Nana Akufo-Addo, and the First ...

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Tamale Stadium renamed Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium

The Tamale Sports Stadium has been officially renamed after the late former Vice President of Ghana, Alhaji Aliu Mahama. Now known as Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium, incumbent Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, inaugurated it at a colourful durbar of chiefs from the entire Northern Region. The late Alhaji Aliu Mahama lobbied for the stadium’s construction in Tamale as part ...

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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

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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