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August 14, 2017 6:15 PM Ghana lost $3bn under Mahama over dumsor –Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said Ghana lost about $3 billion in economic activities during the power crisis that hit the nation under the Mahama administration. Akufo-Addo who quoted figures from the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) said the country lost about GHc618 million in economic activity in 2014 alone which he said is “equivalent 22

August 14, 2017 6:03 PM Ghana loses $680 million dollars through power crisis

Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday disclosed that the nation lost $680million dollars in 2014 alone equivalent to two per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as revealed by the Institute for Social Statistics and Economic Research (ISSER). He said the four years of power crisis led to a loss of more than three 17

August 14, 2017 5:52 PM Govt’s Ability To Create Jobs Limited – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that the government’s ability to create jobs for the teeming unemployed Ghanaian youth is limited. According to him, the government has set out to build the most business friendly economy on the continent to allow the private sector assume that role. “The ability of government to create jobs on its own is limited 16

August 7, 2017 9:43 AM LIES, PROPAGANDA DON’T BUILD NATIONS

Speaker of Parliament, Mike Aaron Oquaye, has cautioned against running the affairs of the state on lies and propaganda. According to him, politicization of national issues do not build a country. The Speaker of Parliament assured that the New Patriotic Party, by its tradition and ideals, would offer good leadership to Ghanaians. “As we link this great 36

August 7, 2017 8:13 AM Speaker challenges position of Nkrumah as Founder of Ghana

Professor Michael Aaron Ocquaye, the Speaker of Parliament on Friday cautioned against the politicisation of national issues, and challenged the position of Dr Kwame Nkrumah as the Founder of modern Ghana. At a public lecture delivered in Accra, Prof Oquaye, a Historian, Academic and Pastor said there was the need for the political history of the country 79

August 7, 2017 7:03 AM Speaker stirs controversy over Founder’s Day

He said the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC) leaders fashioned the independence struggle and Dr Nkrumah came later through the invitation of UGCC leaders, "and added significantly to the struggle". Delivering a lecture on the 70th anniversary of the formation of the UGCC in Accra last Friday night, Prof. Oquaye said he had great respect for Dr Nkrumah 41

August 6, 2017 12:43 PM I Don't Hate NDC, I Hate Corruption

Former President Jerry John Rawlings says he does not hate the National Democratic Congress (NDC) but rather dislikes acts of corruption perpetrated by some officials of the party. In an address at the 80th Ada Asafotufiami Festival on Saturday, the former President said his unflinching stance against corruption had created the false perception among 17

August 6, 2017 11:05 AM Kufuor, Mahama presided over corrupt governments

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has slammed former Presidents John Kufuor, John Atta Mills and John Mahama for presiding over corrupt governments. According to Mr. Rawlings, the three former leaders failed to fight corruption, allowing it to bring disgrace to their various political parties. “I remember when I left office, it (corruption) was prevalent 17

July 30, 2017 4:03 PM Article: Shouldn’t Charlotte Osei fall on this sword?

Isn’t the brouhaha at Ghana’s Electoral Commission simply shameful? It exposes sheer pettiness on the surface but a deeper interrogation points to not just the malaise that has plagued this country since independence, but also greed, disdain and envy towards progressives in the public space. Charlotte Osei isn’t someone I know personally, however, from observation 30

July 23, 2017 2:10 PM Ghana's new ambassador to US meets Trump

Diplomatic Ties Ghana's new ambassador to US meets Trump He went to the White House to present Letters accrediting him as Ghana's Ambassador to that country. Wearing a colourful Kentey, the Ambassador and his host took a picture beaming with smiles. Ambassador Bawuah was among the first batch of people named as Ambassadors after President Nana Akufo-Addo 18