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March 13, 2018 3:16 PM Use visa-on-arrival policy to attract African investors – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has advised African leaders to offer their fellow African nationals special protocol services in the form of visas-on-arrival in a bid to open up the continent for investments. According to him, this will remove the hustle African investors go through trying to access visas when they want to visit other parts of the continent 30

March 4, 2018 5:35 PM Sierra Leone polls: Mahama engages Commonwealth observer group

Former President John Dramani Mahama today [Sunday], March 4, 2018 met with the 16-member Commonwealth Observer Group deployed to monitor Sierra Leone’s general elections slated for March 7. The meeting was prior to their deployment to the various polling centres in the country. Mr. Mahama, who is leading the Commonwealth Observer Group, urged his team members 94

February 22, 2018 3:02 PM Corruption ranking covered corruption cases under Mahama – Gov’t

The government has explained that Ghana’s poor performance in the 2017 Global Corruption Perception Index took into account corruption cases recorded under the John Mahama administration, which left power in 2016. The government’s Spokesperson on Governance and Legal Affairs, Herbert Krapa, explained that the report was not an indication that the current 32

February 22, 2018 2:26 PM EC member orders Charlotte Osei to convene meeting

A member of the Electoral Commission, Ebenezer Aggrey-Fyyn, has given the Chairperson of the Commission, Charlotte Osei up to close of business tomorrow [Friday] February 23, 2018, to convene a meeting of the Commission or face legal action. The meeting, according to Mr. Aggrey-Fynn, is to enable the members take decisions on the operations of the electoral 21

February 21, 2018 5:59 AM We won’t make laws to promote gay rights – Speaker

The Speaker of Parliament, Prof Mike Oquaye, has reiterated his position that the house will not be coerced to pass any legislation that endorses gay rights. According to him, the human rights arguments often advanced for such rights are not tenable. “If you tell me that a man must sleep with a man so as to show his human rights for Ghana, I can assure 25

February 13, 2018 6:29 PM ‘I cannot live in harmony with criminals’- Martin Amidu

Former Attorney General and now Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu, has said he is a very harmonious person, but the only kind of people he cannot live peacefully with are corrupt individuals. He said this at his vetting today [Tuesday], by Parliament’s Appointments Committee for the position of Special Prosecutor. “I have lived with decent people 17

February 5, 2018 5:50 PM EOCO grills NDC’s Kojo Twum Boafo

A former Executive Secretary of the Free Zones Board, Kojo Twum Boafo, has been interrogated by officials of the Economic Organised Crime Office, [EOCO]. According to Citi News’ Fred Djabanor, Mr. Twum Boafo was interrogated for several hours today [Monday], and was only released after 5:00pm. Mr. Twum Boafo, a known vociferous member of the NDC, was appointed 18

January 11, 2018 6:40 AM You didn’t leave over 400 cars – Hamid replies Mahama

The Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, has said the Mahama administration sold state vehicles at least two days to the inauguration of Nana Akufo-Addo as President. Disputing claims by Former President John Mahama that he left ‘a sea of vehicles’ for the Akufo-Addo administration, Mr. Hamid said the current administration came to meet only 179 vehicles 33

January 6, 2018 12:11 PM Alhaji Bature’s death a great loss to NDC – Mahama

Former president John Dramani Mahama has eulogized the late Alhaji Bature Iddrisu describing his death as a great loss to the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Alhaji Bature, who was an outspoken political commentator and a known member of the opposition NDC, died on Friday, January 4, at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, where he had been on admission 35

November 22, 2017 6:13 PM Mahama signs KABA’s book of condolence [Photos]

Former President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday signed a book of condolence opened in memory of the late host of Asempa FM’s late afternoon political show, Ekosii Sen, Kwadwo Asare-Baffour Acheampong. John Mahama, who signed the book at the Multimedia head office in Accra, was accompanied by the Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the opposition National 46