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Kwesi Botchwey speaks on Ghana’s economy

Dr. Kwesi Botchwey, Ghana’s longest serving Minister for Finance and Economic Planning has called on Ghana’s politicians to be honest about the facts of the country’s economy, and stop the blame game. The man who managed Ghana’s economy for 13 years from 1982 to 1995 says the matters which the …

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CVs alone not enough – Chief of Staff

Newly appointed Chief of Staff Mr John Henry Newman, on Friday observed he was quite impressed with the curriculum vitae of a good number of presidential staffers, however he would expect them to prove their worth practically. He said by virtue of their impressive CVs, the staffers have acquired substantial …

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Ghana is broke! – Transition Team

The Economic Sub-Committee of the Government Transition Team, after having studied  the nation’s current macro economic situation have noted the remarks made by the Minority in Parliament and will respond to the issues raised in detail in the course of  next week. A release issued by Hanna S. Tetteh, Spokesperson, …

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Government appointed Assembly Members withdrawn

Government appointed Assembly Members have been withdrawn with immediate effect, a statement from Mr Mahama Ayariga, Presidential Spokesperson, signed on Friday said. The statement said: “President John Evans Atta Mills has directed the withdrawal, with immediate, from all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies of the 30 per cent presidential appointees …

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NDC wants Bawumia out of Bank of Ghana

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is under pressure by the Mills administration to resign from his post as the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana. The economist has at least a year more to serve the state as the Deputy Governor, based on a contract he struck with the state which …

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Agreement reached on transfer of executive assets

The Joint Transitional Team, acting on agreements reached by the Joint Sub-Committees on the transfer of Executive Assets have agreed on the issues pertaining to the transfer of the nation’s administration to the new government. The Joint Transitional Sub-Committee on the Transfer of Executive Assets met on Monday, January 12, …

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Mrs. Rawlings to sue former President Kufuor

The wife of former President Jerry Rawlings, Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings has threatened to sue former President Kufuor for charging her before court for stealing. Mrs. Rawlings was put before court on six corruption charges in connection with the divestiture of the Nsawam Cannery Ltd. She was charged in 2005 for …

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Parliament’s Appointments and Business Committees ready for business

Parliament on Tuesday a dopted the Report of the Committee of Selection and approved membership of the Appointments and Business Committees. Mr Edward Doe Adjaho, First Deputy Speaker is Chairman of the 26-member Appointments Committee and Mr Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, Minority Leader as Vice Chairman. The 20-member Business Committee is …

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Mills appoints Chief of Staff

President John Evans Atta Mills has appointed Mr John Henry Martey Newman, Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), as his Chief of Staff. Mr Newman’s appointment takes immediate effect, a release from the Office of the President signed by Mr Mahama Ayariga, Presidential Spokesperson, said …

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Kufuor drops charges against Mrs. Rawlings

The former President of Ghana, J. A. Kufuor before leaving office January 6, 2009, dropped charges against the wife of former President Rawlings, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings. According to a report in The GhanaianTimes issue of Tuesday January 13, 2009, the Attorney-General’s Department last week has consequently filed a notice at …

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