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Polls: Reviewing Mahama’s First Year


As the year draws to a close we have decided to run a few polls to find out how Ghanaians view the first year of President Mahama and his administration. There are three questions in these polls and we encourage you to vote on each poll. After voting, we encourage you to share the polls with others so that they can also vote. Polls close at midday on 31 December 2013.

1. What kind of government is the Mahama Administration? Vote here…

2. Which of the following campaign promises has the Mahama Administration delivered in its first year? Vote here…

3. How satisfied are you with the Mahama administration? Vote here…

We thank you for participating.

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50 out of 822 Lies of the Mahama-Amissah-Arthur NDC Government


Compiled by Katakyie Kwame Opoku Agyemang

As Ghanaians prepare to elect their leader on December 7, 2012, I present to readers 50 of the 822 promises made by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) prior to the 2008 general elections. Kindly read and make your own judgment about the Caretaker president, John Mahama and his party as he lies to you again.

  1. They NDC promised to reduce fuel prices drastically – a gallon of petrol has increased from GHC3.60 a gallon in 2008 to GHC8.0, showing a drastic increase in price in the last 4 years.
  2. The late Mills promised to consult Rawlings 24 hours a day – Before his death, he was not on talking terms with former President Rawlings. The General Secretary of the NDC, John Asiedu Nketia has made the founder of the party a “barking dog”. Continue reading

Introducing Ghana’s New Vice President – Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur


His Excellency Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur was on Monday evening sworn into office as the fifth Vice President of the Fourth Republic of Ghana by the Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood.

This was in accordance with Article 66 (10) of the 1992 Republican Constitution.

The swearing in ceremony of Vice-President Amissah-Arthur, who was the immediate past Governor of the Bank of Ghana, follows nearly two hours of vetting by Parliament’s Appointment Committee.

Mr Amissah-Arthur was nominated for the position last Tuesday from a list of key contenders by President Dramani John Mahama, who ascended to the presidency following the untimely death of President John Atta Mills on July 24, 2012. Continue reading


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