The President, Mr John Dramani Mahama, yesterday announced far-reaching administrative actions he had taken to prevent the perpetration of corruption, prosecute corrupt officials and retrieve moneys wrongfully paid to individuals and companies.
He said, for instance, that he had instructed the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General, the Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO) and the Minister of Finance to work with the Minister of Youth and Sports to secure moneys wrongfully paid to or appropriated by any individual or company from contracts with the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA) and the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) by December 31, 2013.
The Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) Church has committed to continue its support to government in the provision of social infrastructure across the country. The Church, which is 125 years, has through(...)
Three envoys who have completed their duty tour of Ghana have paid courtesy calls on President John Dramani Mahama to announce their return to their countries.
The three are Andrea Samadeni, Swiss(...)
I hear and read almost every day about people asking themselves and asking politicians why things do not move faster in Ghana. Young people look for jobs, families hope for a better house, older folks do not want their nephews to fly away, so everybody expects the state administration to solve problems faster. And this is a legitimate desire. We only live once and each one of us deserves a decent life. We are always ready to make sacrifices for the well-being of our children and grandchildren, but, still, we hope of a little happiness for ourselves.
At the beginning of this month, I invited you to tell me the reasons you are proud of Ghana. I received hundreds of answers and I thank you all for sharing your thoughts.
Your messages convinced me,(...)
My speech at World Leaders Forum, Columbia University, September 23, 2013
It is a pleasure and an honour to have been invited to Columbia University to take part in the World Leaders Forum and to address this audience full of talented young people, many of whom, I am sure,(...)
As a young boy I wanted to be a teacher, then a lawyer, then a fireman. I am now the President of the greatest country on Earth. A President must be a TEACHER, a LAWYER and a FIREMAN.
A teacher is(...)