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    • "Is it the SADA that he left as a legacy for the North or it's the Guinea fowls that he left for Northerners" he rhetorically quizzed.

    Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has fiercely challenged former President John Dramani Mahama to mention just one legacy he left for the North during his reign as President of the Republic from 2012-2016.

    • “In Nana Akufo-Addo, we have a President who is determined to keep to his word, no matter the challenges. If he makes a promise, then rest assured it will be kept. This is a promise-keeping President and government.”

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has described the Nana Akufo-Addo administration as a “promise-keeping government led by a promise-keeping President.”

    • Under IPEP, each of the 275 constituencies is allocated the equivalence of US$1 million annually to be invested in infrastructure development initiatives of their choice, ...

    Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has expounded what the real effects of President Akufo-Addo’s flagship one million dollar per constituency policy are.

  • Four persons have been arrested by the police in Walewale, the capital of the West Mamprusi Municipality in the North East Region, for allegedly breaking into some houses in the area, including the private residence of the Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, last weekend.

    • Vice President Bawumia has also assured traders at the Agbogbloshie market, especially yam, onion and plantain sellers, of plans to redevelop their sheds and provide a better trading environment for them.

     The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has assured the people of Agbogbloshie of government’s commitment to not only abandoning plans to eject them, but of providing them with social amenities and generally developing the area.

  • Your Excellency Dr. Alhaji Bawumia,

    How be market, sir? I am not sure when anybody mentions "The Vice President" you look round to see if H.E. Amissah Arthur is around. In fact, you are now the Vice President of Ghana!

    • Vice President Bawumia will also hold discussions with Deputy UN Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed on a number of issues including Enhancing advocacy for improved statistical capacity in Africa,...

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has been appointed to the Board of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, based at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York, United States of America.

  • The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has found out that there is a Gh¢7billion expenditure that has not been disclosed by the Mahama government, the Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed.

    • It is not about what you say in opposition. It is about what you did in government. What matters ultimately to Ghanaians is how these two leaders were able to manage the economy and alleviate the suffering of the people when they were given the opportunity to serve.

    Ghana's Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has listed 50 reasons why he says President Akufo-Addo has been a better President than John Mahama.

    • "Dear Friends, as we look forward to the implementation of the 2021 budget in our second term, it is important that we take note of the accomplishments of the Nana Akufo-Addo government in our first term after inheriting an economy in crisis.

    The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has given a firm indication of a take off by the Akufo-Addo government to implement its second term vision after the approval of its first second term budget.

    • "Take it from me, I don't think Dr. Bawumia ever made such comments. This tweet could not have come from him because it is practically impossible for any administration not to do a bit of borrowing. This tweet Suhuyini is quoting from is of doubtful validity" Mr. Baako said.

    The Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul-Malik Kweku Baako Jnr, on Joy News' Newsfile programme on Saturday challenged suggestions by Alhassan Suhuyini, the Tamale North Member of Parliament (MP) that Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, had stated that, if given the mandate, the NPP would never borrow for the country's developmental agenda.

  • The Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has made 103 achievements within its first 100 days in office.

    • His comments follow latest data from the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System (GhIPSS), which indicates that over 1.1 million transactions was recorded at the end of September ...

    The Brong-Ahafo Regional Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, Mr Kofi Ofosu Boateng has said the "tremendous work done”, by the presidency has bore fruits barely five months into the introduction of the mobile money interoperability service in the country.

    • Dr. Bawumia according to the list, had his personal photographer, videographer, ADC and protocol among others.

    A list which captures the names of a 21-member Ghanaian delegation, led by Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia to the 2017 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), has caused mixed reactions on social media.

    • If I am a typical Ghanaian, I can say that if an election were conducted today, Bawumia would not win by the same landslide he would have garnered two years ago. Bawumianomics is simply not the people’s favourite any more.

    I am told Vice-President Bawumia is planning a news conference to throw light on how the economy has performed so far. He could; after all, he chairs the Economic Management Team.

    • Touching on a supportive legal regulatory environment in Ghana, Dr. Bawumia stated that “ranked 48th (out of 126 countries) on the World Justice Project’s 2019 Rule of Law Index, Ghana provides a safe haven ...

    Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has explained to a group of Canadian investors why Ghana is the best investment destination in Africa for both local and foreign investors.

    • “This Special Award is presented to His Excellency Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, FCIB, Vice President of Ghana, for your significant contribution to the banking industry.

    The Chartered Institute of Bankers (Ghana), the professional body for banks and financial institutions in Ghana, on Tuesday, 27th November, 2018, honoured Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of the Republic, at the 22nd National Banking Conference in Accra.

    • So why, in June 2018, is Vice- President Mahamudu Bawumia sounding shocked that contracts for the construction of hospitals in Ghana are often inflated by over 400 per cent. It is our way of life.

    Why will a state enterprise buy and hold stocks of stationery that can last for 20 years? Just in case readers have forgotten, this happened in Ghana, specifically within the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL).

    • According to officials, the programme will begin next year.

     The government of Cuba has accepted to train forty (40) brilliant but needy medical students a year from Zongo, inner city and other deprived communities in Ghana.

    • The import bill for toilet rolls last year was $70 million, with imports from countries as far as Vietnam, Honduras, Panama, Bahamas, and Marshall Islands.

    The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has directed all government institutions to procure only locally manufactured toilet papers.

    • “In football, the problem of high cost of printing match tickets and corrupt practices such as under declaration of gate proceeds from sale of match tickets, which affect the clubs financially, will be a thing of the past if ...

    The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has urged Ghanaian football clubs to embrace the government’s paperless policy to enhance their business operations.

  • Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has asked constituency chairmen of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to remain united and not indulge in anything that will divide the party.

    • This is the fourth time that president Akufo-Addo has chosen Dr Bawumia as his running mate.

    President Akufo-Addo has named his Vice president, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia as his running mate for election 2020.

  • The era where nations relied on natural resources for socio-economic development are over as the World has taken a paradigm shift to a stage where knowledge is fundamentally driving the global economy.

    • "The youth of our country, particularly my brothers from the Zongo Communities, should not, under any circumstance, avail themselves to be used for any illegal activity, which also pose great risks to their valuable and cherished lives.

    Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has called on Ghanaian youth, especially those in the Zongo community, to resist any attempt to draft them into engaging in any anti-social activities, especially political vigilantism.

    • “It is sad to say that while almost all government systems are either automated or are in the process of being automated, the Audit Service is still using manual auditing processes. Imagine the irony and the ineffectiveness of auditing automated systems using manual auditing processes.

    Government has voted $1.5million for the automation of the auditing process in the country, to make the Ghana Audit Service more responsive to the changing dynamics in the fight against corruption.

    • Speaking to the media after the meeting, the Minister for Information, Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, also announced a number of crime prevention measures including increased Police cum Military patrols, installation of more CCTV Cameras and street lights in crime-prone areas.

    Government is taking decisive steps to address the recent spate of armed robbery and other security breaches in the country. These measures include greater collaboration between the security agencies in order to aid intelligence gathering and crime prevention, while manpower challenges are being addressed.

    • Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia announced this when he joined mourners to bid farewell to the late Chief Inspector of Police, Emmanuel Kwaku Ashilevi who died in the hands of gunmen whiles on duty at the Kwabenya Police station.

    Government has instituted a package for Police Officers who die or get injured in the line of duty.

    • "I am glad to inform you that Fifty (50) ultra-modern toilet facilities are under construction to eliminate open defecation; drilling of mechanized solar powered boreholes are being undertaken in Ketem, Oborpah East, Jekiti, Wawase, and Yonguase.

    Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has assured the people of Manya Krobo of accelerated and holistic development of Kroboland.

    • "Expanding the knowledge capability of citizens is not only good for our socio-economic development l, but it is also good for democracy and how we govern ourselves.

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has handed over 365 Double Cabin Pickup trucks and 493 motorbikes to officials of the Ministry of Education in fulfillment of President Akufo-Addo’s commitment to ensure that the education sector is adequately resourced to deliver improved learning outcomes.

    • The very words (almost) that used to ring out of Bawumia’s well researched good intentions before the elections. Why are we being fed the same recommendations one year after Bawumia is now in the economic planning saddle?

    When I saw the Executive Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Professor Newman Kusi, making a presentation on ‘Ghana’s growing public debt-implications for the economy’, at a roundtable discussion last Monday, I blinked. I thought I was seeing Dr Mahamudu Bawumia as the presenter.

    • The World Bank ranked Ghana 114th out of 190 countries in the world and 14th in sub-Saharan Africa in its latest ease of doing business ratings.

    The Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has charged state agencies whose mandate have a direct impact on businesses and investments to implement reforms that will help improve the country's ease of doing business.

    • After that incident, some media reports suggested the Vice-President had a second wife known as Ramatu who was unknown to the public.

    The office of the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has reacted to reports suggesting that the Vice President has another wife named Ramatu.

    • His return to the office comes on the heels of a 12-day medical hiatus in the United Kingdom, on the advice of his doctors, following a short illness.

    Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, says he has resumed work today, to continue helping with President Akufo-Addo’s dream of building a prosperous Ghana.

    • He said it was as a result of that the Ghana cedi hit an all-time low recording a rate of GH¢5.86 to $1.

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has attributed the recent depreciation of the Ghana cedi to directives from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to the Bank of Ghana (BoG).

    • This follows an announcement by the Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, that there was no maize imports this year after the implementation of policies such as the Planting for Food and Jobs which resulted in a bumper harvest.

    Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has challenged the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to implement targeted, deliberate policies to make Ghana self-sufficient in chicken production and save the nation from the huge poultry import bill.

    • "We are aware of the efforts you are already making in this respect. We commend you for that. But we are not oblivious of the need and urgency to do more if we are to achieve the Ghana Beyond Aid agenda,” he reiterated.

    Ghana’s Ambassadors and High Commissioners have been urged to complement Government’s efforts to transform the nation by projecting the positive changes that have taken place over the last two years in their respective countries of accreditation.

    • Mobilising adequate domestic revenue would also help achieve President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s vision of a Ghana Beyond Aid, which includes striving to be as self-financing as much as possible in all that we must do, in order to own our development agenda.

    Vice President Bawumia has challenged Ghanaians to honour their civic obligations to the State by filing their tax returns in order to mobilise domestic revenue to help meet our development aspirations.

  • The Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has revealed that the official residence being constructed for the Vice President on the Switchback road at Cantonments in Accra costs US$13.9 million.

    • The cancer has already began spreading. We are now experts in exporting necromancers and attributing systemic failures to not appearing in churches. That is how madness is beginning to start. Ghana beyond aid should reflect in Ghana beyond common sense!

     So Ghana is going on roadshows asking for people in the diaspora to come and help build the nation.

    Note that the diaspora pipos usually have very good jobs, and ye olde Trump doesnt even talk about them too much because they are contributing fine fine to their respective economies, as well as those in Maa Lizzy's fine palace.

    • The Nana Akufo-Addo government, the Vice President maintained, had kept faith with Ghanaians and had for the first time in Ghana’s history, cumulatively reduced tariffs since assuming office on January 7, 2017.

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has rejected claims by the opposition NDC that the Akufo-Addo Government is, contrary to its promise while in opposition, is increasing electricity tariffs rather than reducing them.

    • He said beneficiaries would have to have a formal employment, a regular salary and a guarantor to access the facility, ...

    The New Patriotic Party has promised to put in place a 100 million cedis National Rental Assistance Scheme that would offer housing rent support to persons with rent needs.

  • The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has disputed the allegation made by Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia that the ex-President John Dramani Mahama, approved 13.9 million dollars for an official residence for Vice President.


    Press Release: Vice President Dr. Bawumia Flown to UK on Medical Leave


    Vice President Returns Home On Thursday, 1st February, 2018

    • Clearly, the discussion surrounding the release of health information relating to public office holders is not new. The rapid dissemination of updates concerning the health of a "public person" is now available to a wide audience through Internet communication and social media systems. The "appetite" of the public at large to obtain "breaking news" on medical topics of interest involving recognized political figures, needs to be carefully weighed against the current laws intended to protect the privacy of individuals.

    According to Glenn Greenwald, “The way things are supposed to work is that we're supposed to know virtually everything about what they [the government] do: that's why they're called public servants. They're supposed to know virtually nothing about what we do: that's why we're called private individuals.”

    • Construction of the dam, which has been on the drawing board since independence, has become imperative due to the annual floods and ...

    The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has indicated that construction of the Pwalugu dam will be the single largest investment made by any government in Northern Ghana since independence.

    • Older people are encouraged to use all accepted means to demand from government and policy-makers the implementation of promises made in their speeches, including that of the Freedom Pass in 2017, the Aged Bill and improving their health status which among others came out last Sunday at the Luncheon at the State House.

    Written By By Ebenezer Adjetey-Sorsey - Sunday, 1st July which is our Republic Day was additionally commemorated as Senior Citizens Day as has been the practice for over a decade now. This Day is intended to recognise and appreciate the contributions of our Senior Citizens, in our case older people, to the development of Ghana over the years.

    • The Centre’s role will be to warn Government of threats to human security, propose appropriate action, and coordinate and ensure monitoring of the implementation of response to the warning as part of a broader effort by member States of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

    A 10-member Taskforce to draw up modalities and facilitate the establishment of a National Early Warning Centre in Ghana has been inaugurated at the Jubilee House, Accra.

    • “Teachers play a pivotal role in the development of our human resource and remain key in the achievement of the overall development of the country. To teach is to inspire, to challenge, to mold, to develop thinking, to sow seeds for the future

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has lauded the enormous contribution of teachers to Ghana’s socio-economic development.

    • That, however, was not to be. The President walks past without as much as a smile in reciprocity — which, with the benefit of past records, is unusual between the two.

    Regular and faithful readers of this column will remember these words: “Any time I see Akufo-Addo and Bawumia looking each other in the eye and smiling, I ask myself: are these smiles born of political convenience? On TV and in newspapers, I always probe and ask: do I see, as Shakespeare puts it, ‘daggers in men’s smiles’?

    • Vice President Bawumia issued the challenge when he addressed delegates at the ongoing 14th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership in New Delhi, India on Sunday 17th March, 2019.

    The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has challenged investors to constructively engage their African counterparts as the governments and peoples of the continent gear up to take their destinies in their own hands and assume their rightful places in the comity of nations.

    • "People think we are dreaming. Very soon it is going to be possible because this is the government of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo", he said.

    The Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has announced plans by the government to embark on a massive infrastructural development across the country in 2019.

    • He, therefore, appealed to the congregation and all well-meaning Ghanaians to continue praying for him, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the members of the Government as they work to transform the economy for the better.

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Sunday joined members of the Christ Temple of the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) at Abbosey Okai to give thanks to God for his successful recovery.

    • Dr Bawumia would also be meeting captains of industry including officials of the London Stock Exchange and hold discussions with Senior British Government officials on ...

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Friday, left Accra for London, to participate in the United Kingdom (UK)-Ghana Business Council meetings.

    • he Digital Leader of the Year Award was conferred on Vice President Bawumia at the 9th Ghana Information Technology & Telecom Awards (GITTA) 2019.

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has been adjudged the Digital Leader of the Year 2019 by the movers and shakers in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry in Ghana.

    • Dr Bawumia will be the Special Guest of Honour at the Graduation Ceremony of 232 Ghanaian doctors trained at the University of Medical Sciences, Cuba.

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia left Accra, Ghana for Havana, Cuba, on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 for a two day official visit.

    • A press statement on his trip has since been released by government officials

    The Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has left the country for the United Kingdom on medical leave, this according to a report posted on the official news portal of the government.

    • As part of his trip, the Vice President is expected to travel to Dallas, Texas, for an interactive session with the Ghanaian community there.

    Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has left Ghana for a short trip to the United States of America.

    • Unconfirmed location pictures, and a short video clip of a very healthy looking Dr. Bawumia casually walking through a street somewhere in London, have been floating around on several social media sites, including Facebook.

    Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has been spotted, out and about, taking a stroll in the streets of London with his wife, Hajia Samira Bawumia.

    • When completed in April, 2020, the GH¢20m edifice would boast among others of a FIFA standard size Football pitch, VIP Box, Media Box, Press Room, sanitary facilities, a 400m Hockey pitch,

    The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, on Friday 3rd May, 2019, cut sod for work to begin on a multipurpose Sports Centre for the 6 Garrison of the Ghana Armed Forces at Tamale in the Northern Region.

    • The Project, to be implemented over a 7 year period by the Forestry Commission with the support of private sector actors from the Global Shea Alliance and UNDP, is receiving a $30.1 million grant from the Green Climate Fund with the Global Shea Alliance also providing $9.1 million in co-financing.

    The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has launched a Parkland Restoration Fund (PRF) as part of ongoing efforts to ensure the Shea industry continues to play its integral part in the lives of the people in the Northern Savannah landscape of Ghana.

    • “Our dams are not like Guinea Fowls that will fly to Burkina Faso. The dams are going to be here in Ghana. Even if a few are not well done, ...

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has reaffirmed Government’s determination to fulfil the campaign pledge of facilitating year round farming in the northern regions through the construction of dams under the ‘One Village One Dam’ programme.

    • The Motorway forms an integral part of the Trans-Africa Highway, stretching from Lagos through Lomé, Accra, and Abidjan to Dakar, and effectively serves as the junction to the Sub- region.

    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has cut the sod for work to begin on the Grade Separation of the Tema Motorway Intersection as part of the Improvement of Ghanaian International Road Corridors project.

    • “You look at the Coronavirus crisis and you look at the difference in terms of what has happened. The President has reduced electricity prices and has made it free for lifeline consumers. He has given free water to all Ghanaians ...

    Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has reminded former President John Mahama that the economy he superintended between 2012 and 2016 was so fragile that he couldn’t even mitigate and cushion people from an internally created problem like dumsor.

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