John Mahama: Government only paid me GH¢230,000 in 2013

Former President John Dramani Mahama claims that the government only paid him GH230,000 in salary arrears and that he did not receive GH14 million in ex gratia. In an exclusive interview with TV3, Mahama called the claims made by the New Patriotic Party’s Bono Regional Chairman Kwame Baffoe alias Abronye DC “absolute lies.” “That is a complete lie. He [Abronye DC] claims that 14 million cedis were paid into my ADB [Agricultural Development Bank] account in 2013. “I ...[Read More]

Mahama lied and his actions threatens Ghana’s democracy

Former President John Dramani Mahama, according to the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Director of Communications, Mr. Richard Ahiagba, has been receiving all the benefits owed to him as a former Ghanaian leader. Mr. Mahama has disclosed that he is responsible for paying for things like water, electricity, rent, fuel, health care, and air travel. “Like [former] President Kufuor and [late former] President Rawlings before he passed away, I only receive my monthly pension. In an interview ...[Read More]

Ghana has nothing to show for development

Togbe Afede XIV, the Agbogbomefia of Asogli State, has bemoaned Ghana’s inadequate infrastructure development despite the country’s ballooning debt stock. He is concerned that, despite the country’s massive debt, there is far too little to show for it. Togbe Afede XIV, speaking at the grand Durbar to conclude the 2022 Asogli Yam Festival in Ho, says the country’s economy has been exposed by COVID-19 and the Russia-Ukraine war. “Our economic problems predate COVID-19...[Read More]

Mahama tells US Ambassador that Akufo-Addo’s poor decisions worsened economic woes

Former President John Dramani Mahama has told the United States Ambassador to Ghana, Virginia E. Palmer, that the Ghanaian government’s poor economic decisions have exacerbated the country’s economic woes. Mr Mahama cited the cleaning up of the banking sector, which resulted in the failure of indigenous banks and finance institutions, as examples of poor decisions made by this government. He claimed that this, combined with corruption and misappropriation of COVID-19 funds, which he ...[Read More]