Mahamudu Bawumia

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Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “Back in Ghana, we are aiming at a Ghana Beyond Aid. This requires that we put together the right economic policies capable of delivering on the Beyond Aid Agenda; our financial systems should be robust enough to support local businesses as well as international investors. We consider co-operating with the LSE as a step in the right direction,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We therefore don’t have any reason to be furthermore importing more and more fertilizer and wasting our foreign exchange,” External link

pri Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Government is concerned about the illicit activities going on in the petroleum downstream industry: mostly in the form of illegal bunkering, smuggling of petroleum products and dumping products meant for export on the local market,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The average exchange-rate depreciation on a yearly basis suggests that we have done 8.7 per cent, as against the NDC’s 18 per cent. On the exchange rate, we have performed better,” External link

TheStatesManGhana Friday, January 10, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Your challenge is to restore your institution’s financial health, not worsen it. We have noted with gratitude, the sacrifices and good work some of you are doing. We have also noted, however, during the 2020 financial performance negotiations, some fiscal indiscipline of some entities. You are dealing with legacy debts, low working capital and weak corporate governance structures, to mention a few. We are very mindful of this and government is committed to taking the strategic steps to fix these challenges and restore confidence in our state entities,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, January 10, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “As boards and management, you should know that the global economic environment is changing at a fast pace and as leaders, you need to be circumspect and develop the ability to look ahead and evaluate the consequences of those changes on our State Entities and plan for them. You need to apply the current trends in ICT resources and deploy them to inject efficiency in your operations,” External link

modernghana Thursday, January 9, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The government is committed to taking strategic steps to fix these challenges and restore confidence in our State Entities. But for those entities which have proven to be inefficient, government as the shareholder may decide to either invite private sector participation or put them out for an outright sale,” External link

CitiFMGhana Thursday, January 9, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Corruption has a micro foundation and if you don’t deal with the micro-foundations, then you will not be effective in dealing with it at the macro level,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, January 7, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “The operational budget of CHARG, for example, has increased from 1.8m Ghana Cedis in 2016 to GHC 5m in 2019. And in 2020, the allocation is GHC 12.2m. It has moved from GHC1.8 to GHC 12.2 million for CHRAJ, just for the operational budget,” “The overall budget for CHRAG has increased from 16.8m Cedis in 2016 to 40m Cedis in 2020 (an increase of 38%). And all the other accountability institutions, have received increases between 25% and 34% from 2017 to 2019” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, January 7, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “When it is time for voting, EC can just extract everybody who is above 18 from the national ID database for them to go and vote [in that coming years’ elections],” External link

modernghana Monday, January 6, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about School Certificate Examination ) : “In the first three years of this policy (Free SHS), we have seen enrollment in Ghana for senior high school education increased by 69%. That is a very high level of increase,” “Many of these children, if it had not been for free Senior High School education would've been seated at home, and we would have had to contend with the problems, later on in life, of these children,” External link

modernghana Monday, January 6, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Corruption, a threat to national development, peace and stability," External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, January 6, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The project will accelerate the growth of Ghana’s petroleum downstream sub-sector and make it a major player in the economy and consequently ensure development of sustainable value, wealth creation and the progress of industry” External link

BFTOnline Friday, January 3, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : "When you read Mathew 5:9, Psalm 133 and Mathew 22: 36-40, it clearly shows you that if we want to grow and prosper as a nation, peace, unity and love are very important. I call on all Ghanaians to value the peace and unity we enjoy, and show love to each other," External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, January 2, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The north has been left behind for a very long time, but under Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, we are going to make sure there is a major transformation in the northern regions of the country, all the five northern regions,” External link

modernghana Monday, December 30, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We will actually be seeing some significant reduction in the cost of electricity for industrial production next year in Ghana, and that can be as much as 25%…” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, December 26, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We have reduced the suffering of many importers by reducing import duties by 50%. We have automated the process of clearing goods from the ports and reduced the suffering of our importers. Even the taxes on ‘kayayei’ [head porters] have been abolished,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “This is the result of giving a contract to a mason who does not understand the plan of the building,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, December 23, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “This is the result of giving a contract to a mason who does not understand the plan of the buildingm,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, December 23, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “When we came in, it [cedi] was running, essentially we have arrested it and the IGP has the keys, he’s locked it up, we want to make sure we pursue sound policies to keep the cedi stable, it has appreciated for this year,” External link

ghanaweb Friday, December 20, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia urged : "In Ghana we have a beautiful democracy devoid of extreme religious polarizations. The two main religions, Christianity and Islam co-exist with such desirable, harmonious traits. We must protect such inter religious heritage and make Ghana the reference point for good religious acceptance and pluralism," External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “this government prides itself on its strong anti-corruption stance, and will partner with both state and non-state organisations to fight corruption and build the nation on a strong foundation of ethics and integrity” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Chapel International ) : “To Dr Boadi Nyamkye, and the congregation of Maker’s House Chapel, I believe the Lord has called to this Church for a purpose and make the gates of hell not prevail against the Church,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, December 9, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia cited ( about Akufo Addo ) : “When Akufo-Addo was voted into office, under the National Democratic Congress (NDC) growth in agriculture was declining, growth in industry was negative, interest rate was very high, unemployment was worsening, NHIS was cash and carry, health care system was worsening and we had only a few ambulances and we had also endured four years of dumsor,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, December 9, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “Let us increase the reach of multilateral development banks and donor countries to recognise women’s role in achieving the SDG goals for tourism. In Ghana, the proposed Creative Arts Fund is our answer to this challenge,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, November 27, 2019 12:35:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “It is simply not acceptable that for a very long time an institution of state with the powers to help in properly accounting for our mineral resources was not enabled nor allowed to perform its job. This has to change. I know of a bauxite mining company that over the last five years has paid no dividends to government because it claims it has made no profits yet it continues to mine vigorously. This cannot be right. Thankfully we have now begun conversations about the process of making sure that every single bar of gold leaving our shores is properly weighed, tested, valued, and accounted for. While the process may not be as robust as we want, it is a positive step in the right direction and we are impressed with the collaboration between the Ghana Chamber of Mines and the Precious Minerals Marketing Company in making sure we expedite the full spectrum of accounting for our gold resources,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, November 26, 2019 11:04:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We need to harness tourism to develop the most vulnerable members of the society, let us use it as a tool to achieve other SDGs,” External link

zbc Tuesday, November 26, 2019 10:46:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Tourism has a great potential to accelerate progress across the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Well managed, the sector can generate quality jobs, reduce poverty and offer incentives for environmental conservation a triple-win to help countries transition towards more inclusive, resilient economies” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, November 25, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Jubilee House ) : “It was such an honour to receive Otumfuo at the Jubilee House,” “We discussed issues of national interest geared towards national development and growth,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, November 25, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Volta Region ) : “When the budget was read, even though in the budget you could see mention of roads in many regions and in the Volta Region, the dualisation of the Ho town roads, construction of Ho bypass, Dufor-Adidome road, Asutsuare-Aveyime road, upgrading of Klefe town roads, Akatsi town roads, Ketu South area roads, upgrading of selected Kpando Municipality roads and Ketu North roads, all of these were in the budget. But after the budget, we were being told that we have ignored the Volta Region” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We are putting this in place as part of measures that are being put in place to strengthen the financial system, as we integrate into the global financial system. The establishment of the Ghana Deposit Protection Corporation has been an important step to boosting the confidence of the Ghanaian depositor and it is part of efforts to locking in the gains of financial sector reforms carried out over the last two years,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “ECG and NEDCO are therefore tasked to work together, to provide for our consideration before the end of 2017 a sustainable business model for integration of distributed renewable energy generation. Whether we like or not, renewable energy has come to stay and we must all be smart, innovative and proactive if we are to enjoy the full benefits of it,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:23:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Creating an enabling and stable financial environment is a pre-requisite for sustained economic growth. I am particularly grateful for the timing and opportunity given to Ghana to host the Regional Committee Technical Assistance Workshop,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, November 19, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia recalled : “Deposit Protection – A Catalyst for Financial Stability,” External link

3NewsGhana Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “I want to thank you and the Government of China on our Sinohydro facility. I’m happy that Sinosure (China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation) has approved the first lots of the Phase One. We are happy with the progress. There was a time when people thought maybe it would not materialise but it has materialised and we hope that the rest of the first phase will come through by March of 2020,” External link

3NewsGhana Tuesday, November 12, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “I want to thank you and the Government of China on our Sinohydro facility. I’m happy that Sinosure (China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation) has approved the first lot of Phase One. We are happy with the progress. There was a time when people thought maybe it would not materialize but it has materialized and we hope that the rest of the first phase will come through by March of 2020,” External link

CitiFMGhana Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “I want to thank you and the Government of China on our Sinohydro facility. I’m happy that Sinosure (China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation) has approved the first lots of the Phase One. We are happy with the progress. There was a time when people thought maybe it would not materialise but it has materialised and we hope that the rest of the first phase will come through by March of 2020,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “I want to thank you and the Government of China on our Sinohydro facility. I’m happy that Sinosure (China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation) has approved the first lots of the Phase One. We are happy with the progress. There was a time when people thought maybe it would not materialise but it has materialised and we hope that the rest of the first phase will come through by March of 2020,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We need basic applications to make tax payment easy” External link

BFTOnline Monday, November 11, 2019 7:37:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : "Government has a special plan to accelerate development in the newly created regions. For North East region, the sod will be cut for the construction of a model senior high school at Kpasenpke this month. The water systems for Nalerigu, Gambaga, wholesale, wungu and gbimsi are 90 per cent complete and will also be commissioned by December. Several key roads will also be constructed in the region with most to commence before the end of the year" External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, November 10, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Marshall Plan ) : “Implementing the Marshall Plan for Agriculture will lead to structural transformation which, in turn, will catalyse economic activities and connect major sectors in the Ghanaian economy. It will lead to higher farmer incomes, value addition, jobs and the opportunities that come with being globally competitive,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, November 10, 2019 3:31:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Like many of our people, the President and I share a great concern about sickle cell disease. We share the concern of the burden that the disease places on their health and lives of those who live with it. We care about the effects it has on their families and society as a whole” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Covering the cost of hydroxyurea for people with sickle cell disease in this country will bring the much-needed financial relief to thousands of families struggling with the cost of treatment for their loved ones who have sickle cell disease” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We continue to look unconcerned when the structures in the industry are put up without paying attention to the required rules and regulations” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:55:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We are trying to build a new, efficient Ghana. The world is continually evolving, and this evolution is led by cutting edge technology. We know there are many talented young men and women in the ICT space, and government is looking at ways to make innovating and actualizing promising ideas easier,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, November 5, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Senior Minister ) : “I have personally filed my 2018 returns through iTaPS and so has the Senior Minister and the Finance Minister. I wish to congratulate the management of GRA for these initiatives and encourage them to come up with more of such ideas to simplify the tax payment system and increase the pace of automation,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, November 4, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If we can track all payments and collect them properly, it will be more difficult for people to steal the money if it is all electronic,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, November 3, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We would like to celebrate many more of such success stories in the private sector,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “In Ghana, we have embarked on a progressive drive to issue national identification cards to all citizens. The process has started and expected to complete next year. We have also successfully implemented a digital property addressing system that provides physical digital addresses for every 5 by 5 square meter” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “In Ghana, we have embarked on a progressive drive to issue national identification cards to all citizens. The process has started and expected to complete next year. We have also successfully implemented a digital property addressing system that provides physical digital addresses for every 5 by 5 square meters,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:31:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Under the new regulation, we are going to insist on transparent accounting of our natural resources. In other countries, when a mineral is mined it is under the control of government until it is exported. We are going to talk with the mining and oil firms, and insist on a transparent accounting system” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, October 30, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If we have all these pieces of the puzzle in place, then you will begin to see its impact on interest rates, because it will be a completely different economy,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The Transformation story needs to be told because it is in telling our stories that we will appreciate how far we have come, the challenges we’ve overcome…it is in telling our story that we uncover the opportunities ahead of us; let not the ‘Africa Rising’ story be an event or only nurturing entrepreneurship and good governance, but also ensure more inclusive policies that open the pathways and platforms for development of many,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, October 25, 2019 9:33:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “Additionally, we have also established the Data Protection Commission to implement the law and guarantee data safety. It is a state policy and a legal mandate of the Commission to have only certified data supervisors to lead the establishment of organisational data protection and privacy programmes in the country,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, October 23, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We also continue to work to ensure that we have a robust and financially strong power sector in Ghana to support the ECOWAS regional efforts in the long term. To ensure that Ghana remains committed to its renewable energy portfolio standards, we have completed a comprehensive National Renewable Energy Master Plan (REMP) with a comprehensive strategy for implementation. As government, we would ensure that the plan is implemented to the letter,” External link

CitiFMGhana Wednesday, October 23, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia says : “It must translate into the well-being of Ghanaians in their everyday living: safe drinking water, good roads, jobs, access to good healthcare, stable and affordable electricity, and good education among others,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, October 22, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The fundamental source of what we intend to do is solid fiscal discipline and consolidation. The deficit is expected to be brought down from 9 to 6.5 per cent, and we are cutting down government expenditure,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, October 22, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Special industry-tailored policies and programmes are also being implemented, with a view to ensuring that newly-revived companies not only find their feet but also contribute to national development and into the overall plan for increased value-addition to ensure greater earnings,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, October 21, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We have now begun conversations about the process of making sure every single bar of gold leaving our shores is properly weighed, tested, valued and accounted for,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, October 21, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “On behalf of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the people of Ghana I extend our sincerest condolences for the loss of lives and properties. Government is indeed concerned about the casualties” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, October 21, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “As you already know, government is taking giant steps to address the perennial flooding that occurs in the Northern regions as a result of the spillage from the Bagre dam. We will soon commence works on the Pwalugu multipurpose dam to provide irrigation for about 25,000 hectares of farmlands, drinking water and also check flooding. With this and the Tono dam we will be able to cover large tracts of land for farming in the north and so we will do everything to ensure the Tono dam is in good shape to serves its purposes” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, October 21, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “We also need to ensure financial inclusion, and so we are launching interoperability next month. This is to bring together the mobile payment systems to allow their systems to talk to each other, and those of the banks as well,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, October 21, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Government is concerned with what has happened in all the affected communities and families. We feel your pain and on behalf of the President, Nana Akufo-Addo and all Ghanaians, I extend our deepest condolence to you and pray that, God grants all departed love ones a peaceful rest. I am told some relief items have come and more are yet to arrive, they are meant to cushion you in this painful time,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, October 21, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Our experience is that these costs that some mining companies actually incur are really a black box. They are not transparent. We don’t really know,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, October 21, 2019 5:46:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia announced : “Government has also provided cash of 50,000 cedis… to deal with the immediate needs of the families that have been affected,” External link

3NewsGhana Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “These are to deal with the immediate needs of the people,” External link

3NewsGhana Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “Celebrating 60 years of Naval Excellence, securing the maritime domain for national development,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, October 11, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “We are not to be left behind. Ghana must succeed. And you are the main drivers,” External link

ghana-gov Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “With what we are doing, we expect that within the next two to three years in Ghana, we will have a completely different public sector as far as the digitization and automation of services are concerned,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, October 8, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The reintroduction of the Teacher Trainees Allowance as a form of motivation in building this noble profession, and the introduction of the teacher professionalism process which will give our teachers the global recognition they deserve, are all strategic efforts made by the NPP government to elevate the status-quo of the Ghanaian teacher,” External link

allghananews Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:51:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “It is the biggest investment in northern Ghana on any infrastructure project since independence,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, October 7, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We are very grateful to his Excellency President Nana Akufo-Addo who will cut the sod next month for this major project by the Grace of God,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, October 7, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “With what we are doing, we expect within the next two to three years in Ghana, we will have a completely different public sector as far as the digitization and automation of services is concerned,” “We should have a more efficient public sector and a less corrupt public sector” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, October 4, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained ( about Job Opportunities ) : “Connecting the Youth to Job Opportunities,” External link

CitiFMGhana Thursday, October 3, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia announced : “The barracks regeneration project embarked on by the government is ongoing and very soon your accommodation challenges will be a thing of the past,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, September 28, 2019 9:56:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We are also saying the capacity of the 14 toilet roll manufacturing companies we have in Ghana is able to meet most of the demand, so from the next procurement cycle all government institutions, whether military, police or hospitals, must buy toilet rolls from local manufacturing companies,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, September 27, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We would like to celebrate many more of such success stories in the private sector,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, September 27, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We would like to celebrate many more of such success stories in the private sector,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia announced : “Government has directed Cocobod to make sure that from next year, because there now exists sufficient local capacity for the manufacturing of fertilizer, at least the blending of fertilizer, government has instructed Cocobod that starting next year all fertilizer they acquire must be from the local companies and not imported. Because now, thanks to 1D1F we have established the local capacity to satisfy our fertilizer demand, and this will save the country foreign exchange” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, September 25, 2019 11:37:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “Additionally, we have also established the Data Protection Commission to implement the law and guarantee data safety. It is a state policy and a legal mandate of the Commission to have only certified data supervisors to lead the establishment of organisational data protection and privacy programmes in the country,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If we can track all payments and collect them properly, it will be more difficult for people to steal the money if it is all electronic,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:00:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “it is refreshing to note that already there are many African countries firmly on the path of digitisation and reaping the associated benefits” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, September 4, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “We also need to ensure financial inclusion, and so we are launching interoperability next month. This is to bring together the mobile payment systems to allow their systems to talk to each other, and those of the banks as well,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, September 3, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The project will accelerate the growth of Ghana’s petroleum downstream sub-sector and make it a major player in the economy and consequently ensure development of sustainable value, wealth creation and the progress of industry” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, September 3, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia pointed out ( about Tan Ching Chin ) : “While we are on a mission to digitise Ghana, we have to be very aware that new systems will only be as good as the people who implement them. New systems disrupt the status quo and therefore one can expect push-back from beneficiaries of the status quo. Our experience with implementation of the paperless system at the ports is a case in point,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, August 30, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : "The Government’s financial interventions in the cleanup exercise were necessary to help mitigate the socio-economic impacts of the failure of the relevant financial institutions. The Government’s actions have restored confidence in the banking system as customers of the defunct deposit-taking institutions continue to access their funds without difficulty. Through the Government’s interventions, deposits held by some 4,629,029 depositors have been saved, as well as over 3,000 jobs saved" External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “We would all like to see the survival and growth of indigenous banks but we don’t want to have financial institutions that threaten the stability of the entire financial system whether they are indigenous or foreign. We would rather have a few well-capitalized, liquid and sound banks than many weak, undercapitalized and illiquid banks that cannot effectively function as banks” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia concluded : "This problem was obvious in 2014 and before. It is a problem President Mahama and his government should have thought about. Even in opposition, we pointed out on the basis of available information that at least 8 banks were likely to collapse. Yet nothing was done. When matters came to a head in 2017, the Bank of Ghana took a decisive step to resolve the situation. But today, the response of President Mahama is that he is going to set up a committee to tell him what to do. When you are faced with a real crisis, you take firm decisions. You don’t dilly dally and play to the gallery after the fact" External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “The high levels of investment in the port industry are geared towards improving cargo handling and dwelling time as well as enhanced service delivery and a reduction in the cost of doing business at our ports. These interventions have helped to reduce human interference, streamlined the clearance process, and secured national revenue collection while promoting a high level of compliance from shippers,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 28, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We need basic applications to make tax payment easy” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, August 22, 2019 6:31:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Our experience is that these costs that some mining companies actually incur are really a black box. They are not transparent. We don’t really know,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, August 18, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia recalled ( about John Mahama ) : "There are many naysayers including; former President Mahama who said the Free Senior High Policy is a gimmick and that it's impossible to implement it or will take 20 years to implement," External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, August 16, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia recalled ( about John Mahama ) : “There are many naysayers including; former President Mahama who said the Free Senior High Policy is a gimmick and that it’s impossible to implement it or will take 20 years to implement,” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, August 16, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “This critical requirement consequently underscores the need to re-position pharmacists within the public and private healthcare delivery system to respond to the demands of the day. I am of the firm belief that taking advantage of the digital space will spur you on towards this,” External link

allghananews Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We should not be afraid to be global leaders in the area of digital transformation. We should not be waiting for the advanced countries to take the lead before we follow. We are just as capable of taking the lead in some areas. We should have the confidence to innovate,” External link

allghananews Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “We should not be afraid to be global leaders in the area of digital transformation. We should not be waiting for the advanced countries to take the lead before we follow. We are just as capable of taking the lead in some areas. We should have the confidence to innovate,” External link

ClassFMGhana Wednesday, August 14, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Cabinet has approved the setting up of an organisation to oversee the construction and operation of Ghana's first NPP and believe it will also help our quest to achieve some of the sustainable development goals," External link

neimagazine Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “On behalf of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Government of Ghana, I wish all Muslims across the country the very best as we mark the sacred occasion of Eid ul-Adha,” External link

TheStatesManGhana Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “ECG and NEDCO are therefore tasked to work together, to provide for our consideration before the end of 2017 a sustainable business model for integration of distributed renewable energy generation. Whether we like or not, renewable energy has come to stay and we must all be smart, innovative and proactive if we are to enjoy the full benefits of it,” External link

BFTOnline Saturday, August 3, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If we have all these pieces of the puzzle in place, then you will begin to see its impact on interest rates, because it will be a completely different economy,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, July 28, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia concluded : “I think that the creation versus evolution debate is a false one” “There is no reason why evolution cannot result from an initial creation. Indeed, in the logical sequence, creation must come before evolution,” External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, July 26, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “ranked 48th (out of 126 countries) on the World Justice Project’s 2019 Rule of Law Index, Ghana provides a safe haven under which investments are protected under a fair and ‘commercially-aware’ judicial system” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, July 23, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “Already, Ghana hosts the headquarters of several Multinational Companies (MNCs) serving the over 350 million-people in the ECOWAS Region. The multiplier effects of hosting AfCFTA provides an even greater opportunity for businesses to rapidly launch into the rest of Africa from Ghana” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, July 23, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “successfully implemented AfCTFA will have a combined consumer and business spending of $6.7 trillion in 2030, boost manufacturing and industrial development in Africa and raise intra-African trade by 15 to 25 percent, or $50 billion to $70 billion, by 2040, compared to an Africa without the AfCFTA, all of which will be coordinated and directed from institutions, personnel, and resources based out of Ghana” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, July 23, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “It doesn’t matter if you’re a billionaire walking on the streets of America as a Blackman, they will see you no different from anybody walking on the streets of Africa, and so the emancipation of the people of African descent lies in the emancipation of Africa” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, July 14, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “There are many more heroes and heroines whose exemplary lives ought to be documented properly in a book. I want to encourage the author and many others with similar intentions to give us more biographies of our national heroes and heroines” External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, July 12, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We have to leverage increasingly on the digital technologies that are available to increase efficiency in the downstream petroleum sector,” “One of the areas that we have been discussing and have taken a decision on is … the distribution of premix fuel in Ghana among the fishermen” External link

TheStatesManGhana Friday, July 12, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Responsibility and Accountability: Strengthening Evidence Generation and use in Support of Policy Reform and Development Agenda," External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, July 12, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The Ministry's annual colour-coded progress report to Cabinet is studied with keen interest. I know that the Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation is not keenly admired in Cabinet, especially when he puts a red under one of your programmes” External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, July 12, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia remarked : “In moving towards Africa’s new path for attaining inclusive and sustainable economic growth and development agenda, Governments and development partners need credible evidence to inform policy and decision-making processes” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, July 11, 2019 11:12:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia disclosed : “We have to increasingly leverage on the digital technologies that are available to increase efficiency in the downstream petroleum sector. One of the areas that we have been discussing and have taken a decision on is for example the distribution of premix fuel in Ghana amongst the fishermen,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, July 10, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If financial services can therefore be delivered through the mobile phone, we could cover 70 percent of the bankable population. Today, we have in excess of 37 million connected mobile phones in Ghana, and that means a huge number of people can be brought into the financial space just by using mobile phones. These mobile phones serve as vehicles that can be used to mobilise the millions of cedis held outside the banking sector,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, July 8, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We are trying to build a new, efficient Ghana. The world is continually evolving, and this evolution is led by cutting edge technology. We know there are many talented young men and women in the ICT space, and government is looking at ways to make innovating and actualizing promising ideas easier,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, July 5, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “You cannot have a national ambulance service without ambulances: it becomes a problem. So, the government has, through the Ministry for Special Development Initiatives, begun the process of procuring ambulances for every constituency in this country,” External link

TheStatesManGhana Thursday, July 4, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “Similarly, the Zipline Drone project for medical deliveries cost us nothing as far as government budget is concerned. Not one Pesewa of budgetary resources has gone into the mefical drone delivery project. We are just using Corporate Social Responsibility; they have really responded well and this programme is working,” External link

ClassFMGhana Monday, July 1, 2019 10:28:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "A satisfactory price of cocoa beans will go a long way to complement the government’s investments in rural infrastructure and improve the wellbeing of the communities," External link

msn-uk Monday, July 1, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “A satisfactory price of cocoa beans will go a long way to complement the government's investments in rural infrastructure and improve the wellbeing of the communities,” External link

arabnews Monday, July 1, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia déclaré : "Nos gouvernements se sont mis d'accord pour offrir aux agriculteurs une juste part de la richesse produite par l'industrie" External link

slateafrique Friday, June 21, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia déclaré : "Nos gouvernements se sont mis d'accord pour offrir aux agriculteurs une juste part de la richesse produite par l'industrie" External link

capital-FR Friday, June 21, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia déclaré : "Nos gouvernements se sont mis d'accord pour offrir aux agriculteurs une juste part de la richesse produite par l'industrie" External link

challenges Friday, June 21, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “you heard Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. He has made a commitment I want to underwrite. We are going to restore your allowances in full, when we come to power, God-willing, in 2017, as we are going to do with teacher trainees” External link

myjoyonline Wednesday, September 21, 2016 11:01:00 AM EAT



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Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “Back in Ghana, we are aiming at a Ghana Beyond Aid. This requires that we put together the right economic policies capable of delivering on the Beyond Aid Agenda; our financial systems should be robust enough to support local businesses as well as international investors. We consider co-operating with the LSE as a step in the right direction,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We therefore don’t have any reason to be furthermore importing more and more fertilizer and wasting our foreign exchange,” External link

pri Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Government is concerned about the illicit activities going on in the petroleum downstream industry: mostly in the form of illegal bunkering, smuggling of petroleum products and dumping products meant for export on the local market,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The average exchange-rate depreciation on a yearly basis suggests that we have done 8.7 per cent, as against the NDC’s 18 per cent. On the exchange rate, we have performed better,” External link

TheStatesManGhana Friday, January 10, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Your challenge is to restore your institution’s financial health, not worsen it. We have noted with gratitude, the sacrifices and good work some of you are doing. We have also noted, however, during the 2020 financial performance negotiations, some fiscal indiscipline of some entities. You are dealing with legacy debts, low working capital and weak corporate governance structures, to mention a few. We are very mindful of this and government is committed to taking the strategic steps to fix these challenges and restore confidence in our state entities,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, January 10, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “As boards and management, you should know that the global economic environment is changing at a fast pace and as leaders, you need to be circumspect and develop the ability to look ahead and evaluate the consequences of those changes on our State Entities and plan for them. You need to apply the current trends in ICT resources and deploy them to inject efficiency in your operations,” External link

modernghana Thursday, January 9, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The government is committed to taking strategic steps to fix these challenges and restore confidence in our State Entities. But for those entities which have proven to be inefficient, government as the shareholder may decide to either invite private sector participation or put them out for an outright sale,” External link

CitiFMGhana Thursday, January 9, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Corruption has a micro foundation and if you don’t deal with the micro-foundations, then you will not be effective in dealing with it at the macro level,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, January 7, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “The operational budget of CHARG, for example, has increased from 1.8m Ghana Cedis in 2016 to GHC 5m in 2019. And in 2020, the allocation is GHC 12.2m. It has moved from GHC1.8 to GHC 12.2 million for CHRAJ, just for the operational budget,” “The overall budget for CHRAG has increased from 16.8m Cedis in 2016 to 40m Cedis in 2020 (an increase of 38%). And all the other accountability institutions, have received increases between 25% and 34% from 2017 to 2019” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, January 7, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “When it is time for voting, EC can just extract everybody who is above 18 from the national ID database for them to go and vote [in that coming years’ elections],” External link

modernghana Monday, January 6, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about School Certificate Examination ) : “In the first three years of this policy (Free SHS), we have seen enrollment in Ghana for senior high school education increased by 69%. That is a very high level of increase,” “Many of these children, if it had not been for free Senior High School education would've been seated at home, and we would have had to contend with the problems, later on in life, of these children,” External link

modernghana Monday, January 6, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Corruption, a threat to national development, peace and stability," External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, January 6, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The project will accelerate the growth of Ghana’s petroleum downstream sub-sector and make it a major player in the economy and consequently ensure development of sustainable value, wealth creation and the progress of industry” External link

BFTOnline Friday, January 3, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : "When you read Mathew 5:9, Psalm 133 and Mathew 22: 36-40, it clearly shows you that if we want to grow and prosper as a nation, peace, unity and love are very important. I call on all Ghanaians to value the peace and unity we enjoy, and show love to each other," External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, January 2, 2020 1:42:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The north has been left behind for a very long time, but under Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, we are going to make sure there is a major transformation in the northern regions of the country, all the five northern regions,” External link

modernghana Monday, December 30, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We will actually be seeing some significant reduction in the cost of electricity for industrial production next year in Ghana, and that can be as much as 25%…” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, December 26, 2019 12:24:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We have reduced the suffering of many importers by reducing import duties by 50%. We have automated the process of clearing goods from the ports and reduced the suffering of our importers. Even the taxes on ‘kayayei’ [head porters] have been abolished,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “This is the result of giving a contract to a mason who does not understand the plan of the building,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, December 23, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “This is the result of giving a contract to a mason who does not understand the plan of the buildingm,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, December 23, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “When we came in, it [cedi] was running, essentially we have arrested it and the IGP has the keys, he’s locked it up, we want to make sure we pursue sound policies to keep the cedi stable, it has appreciated for this year,” External link

ghanaweb Friday, December 20, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia urged : "In Ghana we have a beautiful democracy devoid of extreme religious polarizations. The two main religions, Christianity and Islam co-exist with such desirable, harmonious traits. We must protect such inter religious heritage and make Ghana the reference point for good religious acceptance and pluralism," External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “this government prides itself on its strong anti-corruption stance, and will partner with both state and non-state organisations to fight corruption and build the nation on a strong foundation of ethics and integrity” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Chapel International ) : “To Dr Boadi Nyamkye, and the congregation of Maker’s House Chapel, I believe the Lord has called to this Church for a purpose and make the gates of hell not prevail against the Church,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, December 9, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia cited ( about Akufo Addo ) : “When Akufo-Addo was voted into office, under the National Democratic Congress (NDC) growth in agriculture was declining, growth in industry was negative, interest rate was very high, unemployment was worsening, NHIS was cash and carry, health care system was worsening and we had only a few ambulances and we had also endured four years of dumsor,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, December 9, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “Let us increase the reach of multilateral development banks and donor countries to recognise women’s role in achieving the SDG goals for tourism. In Ghana, the proposed Creative Arts Fund is our answer to this challenge,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, November 27, 2019 12:35:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “It is simply not acceptable that for a very long time an institution of state with the powers to help in properly accounting for our mineral resources was not enabled nor allowed to perform its job. This has to change. I know of a bauxite mining company that over the last five years has paid no dividends to government because it claims it has made no profits yet it continues to mine vigorously. This cannot be right. Thankfully we have now begun conversations about the process of making sure that every single bar of gold leaving our shores is properly weighed, tested, valued, and accounted for. While the process may not be as robust as we want, it is a positive step in the right direction and we are impressed with the collaboration between the Ghana Chamber of Mines and the Precious Minerals Marketing Company in making sure we expedite the full spectrum of accounting for our gold resources,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, November 26, 2019 11:04:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We need to harness tourism to develop the most vulnerable members of the society, let us use it as a tool to achieve other SDGs,” External link

zbc Tuesday, November 26, 2019 10:46:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Tourism has a great potential to accelerate progress across the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Well managed, the sector can generate quality jobs, reduce poverty and offer incentives for environmental conservation a triple-win to help countries transition towards more inclusive, resilient economies” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, November 25, 2019 10:49:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Jubilee House ) : “It was such an honour to receive Otumfuo at the Jubilee House,” “We discussed issues of national interest geared towards national development and growth,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, November 25, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Volta Region ) : “When the budget was read, even though in the budget you could see mention of roads in many regions and in the Volta Region, the dualisation of the Ho town roads, construction of Ho bypass, Dufor-Adidome road, Asutsuare-Aveyime road, upgrading of Klefe town roads, Akatsi town roads, Ketu South area roads, upgrading of selected Kpando Municipality roads and Ketu North roads, all of these were in the budget. But after the budget, we were being told that we have ignored the Volta Region” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We are putting this in place as part of measures that are being put in place to strengthen the financial system, as we integrate into the global financial system. The establishment of the Ghana Deposit Protection Corporation has been an important step to boosting the confidence of the Ghanaian depositor and it is part of efforts to locking in the gains of financial sector reforms carried out over the last two years,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “ECG and NEDCO are therefore tasked to work together, to provide for our consideration before the end of 2017 a sustainable business model for integration of distributed renewable energy generation. Whether we like or not, renewable energy has come to stay and we must all be smart, innovative and proactive if we are to enjoy the full benefits of it,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:23:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Creating an enabling and stable financial environment is a pre-requisite for sustained economic growth. I am particularly grateful for the timing and opportunity given to Ghana to host the Regional Committee Technical Assistance Workshop,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, November 19, 2019 2:50:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia recalled : “Deposit Protection – A Catalyst for Financial Stability,” External link

3NewsGhana Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “I want to thank you and the Government of China on our Sinohydro facility. I’m happy that Sinosure (China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation) has approved the first lots of the Phase One. We are happy with the progress. There was a time when people thought maybe it would not materialise but it has materialised and we hope that the rest of the first phase will come through by March of 2020,” External link

3NewsGhana Tuesday, November 12, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “I want to thank you and the Government of China on our Sinohydro facility. I’m happy that Sinosure (China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation) has approved the first lot of Phase One. We are happy with the progress. There was a time when people thought maybe it would not materialize but it has materialized and we hope that the rest of the first phase will come through by March of 2020,” External link

CitiFMGhana Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “I want to thank you and the Government of China on our Sinohydro facility. I’m happy that Sinosure (China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation) has approved the first lots of the Phase One. We are happy with the progress. There was a time when people thought maybe it would not materialise but it has materialised and we hope that the rest of the first phase will come through by March of 2020,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, November 12, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “I want to thank you and the Government of China on our Sinohydro facility. I’m happy that Sinosure (China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation) has approved the first lots of the Phase One. We are happy with the progress. There was a time when people thought maybe it would not materialise but it has materialised and we hope that the rest of the first phase will come through by March of 2020,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We need basic applications to make tax payment easy” External link

BFTOnline Monday, November 11, 2019 7:37:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : "Government has a special plan to accelerate development in the newly created regions. For North East region, the sod will be cut for the construction of a model senior high school at Kpasenpke this month. The water systems for Nalerigu, Gambaga, wholesale, wungu and gbimsi are 90 per cent complete and will also be commissioned by December. Several key roads will also be constructed in the region with most to commence before the end of the year" External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, November 10, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Marshall Plan ) : “Implementing the Marshall Plan for Agriculture will lead to structural transformation which, in turn, will catalyse economic activities and connect major sectors in the Ghanaian economy. It will lead to higher farmer incomes, value addition, jobs and the opportunities that come with being globally competitive,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, November 10, 2019 3:31:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Like many of our people, the President and I share a great concern about sickle cell disease. We share the concern of the burden that the disease places on their health and lives of those who live with it. We care about the effects it has on their families and society as a whole” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Covering the cost of hydroxyurea for people with sickle cell disease in this country will bring the much-needed financial relief to thousands of families struggling with the cost of treatment for their loved ones who have sickle cell disease” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, November 7, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We continue to look unconcerned when the structures in the industry are put up without paying attention to the required rules and regulations” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:55:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We are trying to build a new, efficient Ghana. The world is continually evolving, and this evolution is led by cutting edge technology. We know there are many talented young men and women in the ICT space, and government is looking at ways to make innovating and actualizing promising ideas easier,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, November 5, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Senior Minister ) : “I have personally filed my 2018 returns through iTaPS and so has the Senior Minister and the Finance Minister. I wish to congratulate the management of GRA for these initiatives and encourage them to come up with more of such ideas to simplify the tax payment system and increase the pace of automation,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, November 4, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If we can track all payments and collect them properly, it will be more difficult for people to steal the money if it is all electronic,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, November 3, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We would like to celebrate many more of such success stories in the private sector,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “In Ghana, we have embarked on a progressive drive to issue national identification cards to all citizens. The process has started and expected to complete next year. We have also successfully implemented a digital property addressing system that provides physical digital addresses for every 5 by 5 square meter” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, October 30, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “In Ghana, we have embarked on a progressive drive to issue national identification cards to all citizens. The process has started and expected to complete next year. We have also successfully implemented a digital property addressing system that provides physical digital addresses for every 5 by 5 square meters,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, October 30, 2019 1:31:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Under the new regulation, we are going to insist on transparent accounting of our natural resources. In other countries, when a mineral is mined it is under the control of government until it is exported. We are going to talk with the mining and oil firms, and insist on a transparent accounting system” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, October 30, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If we have all these pieces of the puzzle in place, then you will begin to see its impact on interest rates, because it will be a completely different economy,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, October 29, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The Transformation story needs to be told because it is in telling our stories that we will appreciate how far we have come, the challenges we’ve overcome…it is in telling our story that we uncover the opportunities ahead of us; let not the ‘Africa Rising’ story be an event or only nurturing entrepreneurship and good governance, but also ensure more inclusive policies that open the pathways and platforms for development of many,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, October 25, 2019 9:33:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “Additionally, we have also established the Data Protection Commission to implement the law and guarantee data safety. It is a state policy and a legal mandate of the Commission to have only certified data supervisors to lead the establishment of organisational data protection and privacy programmes in the country,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, October 23, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We also continue to work to ensure that we have a robust and financially strong power sector in Ghana to support the ECOWAS regional efforts in the long term. To ensure that Ghana remains committed to its renewable energy portfolio standards, we have completed a comprehensive National Renewable Energy Master Plan (REMP) with a comprehensive strategy for implementation. As government, we would ensure that the plan is implemented to the letter,” External link

CitiFMGhana Wednesday, October 23, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia says : “It must translate into the well-being of Ghanaians in their everyday living: safe drinking water, good roads, jobs, access to good healthcare, stable and affordable electricity, and good education among others,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, October 22, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The fundamental source of what we intend to do is solid fiscal discipline and consolidation. The deficit is expected to be brought down from 9 to 6.5 per cent, and we are cutting down government expenditure,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, October 22, 2019 5:09:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Special industry-tailored policies and programmes are also being implemented, with a view to ensuring that newly-revived companies not only find their feet but also contribute to national development and into the overall plan for increased value-addition to ensure greater earnings,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, October 21, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We have now begun conversations about the process of making sure every single bar of gold leaving our shores is properly weighed, tested, valued and accounted for,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, October 21, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “On behalf of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the people of Ghana I extend our sincerest condolences for the loss of lives and properties. Government is indeed concerned about the casualties” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, October 21, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “As you already know, government is taking giant steps to address the perennial flooding that occurs in the Northern regions as a result of the spillage from the Bagre dam. We will soon commence works on the Pwalugu multipurpose dam to provide irrigation for about 25,000 hectares of farmlands, drinking water and also check flooding. With this and the Tono dam we will be able to cover large tracts of land for farming in the north and so we will do everything to ensure the Tono dam is in good shape to serves its purposes” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, October 21, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “We also need to ensure financial inclusion, and so we are launching interoperability next month. This is to bring together the mobile payment systems to allow their systems to talk to each other, and those of the banks as well,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, October 21, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Government is concerned with what has happened in all the affected communities and families. We feel your pain and on behalf of the President, Nana Akufo-Addo and all Ghanaians, I extend our deepest condolence to you and pray that, God grants all departed love ones a peaceful rest. I am told some relief items have come and more are yet to arrive, they are meant to cushion you in this painful time,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, October 21, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Our experience is that these costs that some mining companies actually incur are really a black box. They are not transparent. We don’t really know,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, October 21, 2019 5:46:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia announced : “Government has also provided cash of 50,000 cedis… to deal with the immediate needs of the families that have been affected,” External link

3NewsGhana Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “These are to deal with the immediate needs of the people,” External link

3NewsGhana Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “Celebrating 60 years of Naval Excellence, securing the maritime domain for national development,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, October 11, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “We are not to be left behind. Ghana must succeed. And you are the main drivers,” External link

ghana-gov Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “With what we are doing, we expect that within the next two to three years in Ghana, we will have a completely different public sector as far as the digitization and automation of services are concerned,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, October 8, 2019 4:50:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The reintroduction of the Teacher Trainees Allowance as a form of motivation in building this noble profession, and the introduction of the teacher professionalism process which will give our teachers the global recognition they deserve, are all strategic efforts made by the NPP government to elevate the status-quo of the Ghanaian teacher,” External link

allghananews Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:51:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “It is the biggest investment in northern Ghana on any infrastructure project since independence,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, October 7, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We are very grateful to his Excellency President Nana Akufo-Addo who will cut the sod next month for this major project by the Grace of God,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, October 7, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “With what we are doing, we expect within the next two to three years in Ghana, we will have a completely different public sector as far as the digitization and automation of services is concerned,” “We should have a more efficient public sector and a less corrupt public sector” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, October 4, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained ( about Job Opportunities ) : “Connecting the Youth to Job Opportunities,” External link

CitiFMGhana Thursday, October 3, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia announced : “The barracks regeneration project embarked on by the government is ongoing and very soon your accommodation challenges will be a thing of the past,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, September 28, 2019 9:56:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We are also saying the capacity of the 14 toilet roll manufacturing companies we have in Ghana is able to meet most of the demand, so from the next procurement cycle all government institutions, whether military, police or hospitals, must buy toilet rolls from local manufacturing companies,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, September 27, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We would like to celebrate many more of such success stories in the private sector,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, September 27, 2019 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We would like to celebrate many more of such success stories in the private sector,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia announced : “Government has directed Cocobod to make sure that from next year, because there now exists sufficient local capacity for the manufacturing of fertilizer, at least the blending of fertilizer, government has instructed Cocobod that starting next year all fertilizer they acquire must be from the local companies and not imported. Because now, thanks to 1D1F we have established the local capacity to satisfy our fertilizer demand, and this will save the country foreign exchange” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, September 25, 2019 11:37:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “Additionally, we have also established the Data Protection Commission to implement the law and guarantee data safety. It is a state policy and a legal mandate of the Commission to have only certified data supervisors to lead the establishment of organisational data protection and privacy programmes in the country,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If we can track all payments and collect them properly, it will be more difficult for people to steal the money if it is all electronic,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:00:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “it is refreshing to note that already there are many African countries firmly on the path of digitisation and reaping the associated benefits” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, September 4, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “We also need to ensure financial inclusion, and so we are launching interoperability next month. This is to bring together the mobile payment systems to allow their systems to talk to each other, and those of the banks as well,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, September 3, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The project will accelerate the growth of Ghana’s petroleum downstream sub-sector and make it a major player in the economy and consequently ensure development of sustainable value, wealth creation and the progress of industry” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, September 3, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia pointed out ( about Tan Ching Chin ) : “While we are on a mission to digitise Ghana, we have to be very aware that new systems will only be as good as the people who implement them. New systems disrupt the status quo and therefore one can expect push-back from beneficiaries of the status quo. Our experience with implementation of the paperless system at the ports is a case in point,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, August 30, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : "The Government’s financial interventions in the cleanup exercise were necessary to help mitigate the socio-economic impacts of the failure of the relevant financial institutions. The Government’s actions have restored confidence in the banking system as customers of the defunct deposit-taking institutions continue to access their funds without difficulty. Through the Government’s interventions, deposits held by some 4,629,029 depositors have been saved, as well as over 3,000 jobs saved" External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “We would all like to see the survival and growth of indigenous banks but we don’t want to have financial institutions that threaten the stability of the entire financial system whether they are indigenous or foreign. We would rather have a few well-capitalized, liquid and sound banks than many weak, undercapitalized and illiquid banks that cannot effectively function as banks” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia concluded : "This problem was obvious in 2014 and before. It is a problem President Mahama and his government should have thought about. Even in opposition, we pointed out on the basis of available information that at least 8 banks were likely to collapse. Yet nothing was done. When matters came to a head in 2017, the Bank of Ghana took a decisive step to resolve the situation. But today, the response of President Mahama is that he is going to set up a committee to tell him what to do. When you are faced with a real crisis, you take firm decisions. You don’t dilly dally and play to the gallery after the fact" External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “The high levels of investment in the port industry are geared towards improving cargo handling and dwelling time as well as enhanced service delivery and a reduction in the cost of doing business at our ports. These interventions have helped to reduce human interference, streamlined the clearance process, and secured national revenue collection while promoting a high level of compliance from shippers,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 28, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We need basic applications to make tax payment easy” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, August 22, 2019 6:31:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Our experience is that these costs that some mining companies actually incur are really a black box. They are not transparent. We don’t really know,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, August 18, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia recalled ( about John Mahama ) : "There are many naysayers including; former President Mahama who said the Free Senior High Policy is a gimmick and that it's impossible to implement it or will take 20 years to implement," External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, August 16, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia recalled ( about John Mahama ) : “There are many naysayers including; former President Mahama who said the Free Senior High Policy is a gimmick and that it’s impossible to implement it or will take 20 years to implement,” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, August 16, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “This critical requirement consequently underscores the need to re-position pharmacists within the public and private healthcare delivery system to respond to the demands of the day. I am of the firm belief that taking advantage of the digital space will spur you on towards this,” External link

allghananews Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We should not be afraid to be global leaders in the area of digital transformation. We should not be waiting for the advanced countries to take the lead before we follow. We are just as capable of taking the lead in some areas. We should have the confidence to innovate,” External link

allghananews Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “We should not be afraid to be global leaders in the area of digital transformation. We should not be waiting for the advanced countries to take the lead before we follow. We are just as capable of taking the lead in some areas. We should have the confidence to innovate,” External link

ClassFMGhana Wednesday, August 14, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Cabinet has approved the setting up of an organisation to oversee the construction and operation of Ghana's first NPP and believe it will also help our quest to achieve some of the sustainable development goals," External link

neimagazine Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “On behalf of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Government of Ghana, I wish all Muslims across the country the very best as we mark the sacred occasion of Eid ul-Adha,” External link

TheStatesManGhana Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “ECG and NEDCO are therefore tasked to work together, to provide for our consideration before the end of 2017 a sustainable business model for integration of distributed renewable energy generation. Whether we like or not, renewable energy has come to stay and we must all be smart, innovative and proactive if we are to enjoy the full benefits of it,” External link

BFTOnline Saturday, August 3, 2019 2:38:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If we have all these pieces of the puzzle in place, then you will begin to see its impact on interest rates, because it will be a completely different economy,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, July 28, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia concluded : “I think that the creation versus evolution debate is a false one” “There is no reason why evolution cannot result from an initial creation. Indeed, in the logical sequence, creation must come before evolution,” External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, July 26, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “ranked 48th (out of 126 countries) on the World Justice Project’s 2019 Rule of Law Index, Ghana provides a safe haven under which investments are protected under a fair and ‘commercially-aware’ judicial system” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, July 23, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “Already, Ghana hosts the headquarters of several Multinational Companies (MNCs) serving the over 350 million-people in the ECOWAS Region. The multiplier effects of hosting AfCFTA provides an even greater opportunity for businesses to rapidly launch into the rest of Africa from Ghana” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, July 23, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “successfully implemented AfCTFA will have a combined consumer and business spending of $6.7 trillion in 2030, boost manufacturing and industrial development in Africa and raise intra-African trade by 15 to 25 percent, or $50 billion to $70 billion, by 2040, compared to an Africa without the AfCFTA, all of which will be coordinated and directed from institutions, personnel, and resources based out of Ghana” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, July 23, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “It doesn’t matter if you’re a billionaire walking on the streets of America as a Blackman, they will see you no different from anybody walking on the streets of Africa, and so the emancipation of the people of African descent lies in the emancipation of Africa” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, July 14, 2019 8:47:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “There are many more heroes and heroines whose exemplary lives ought to be documented properly in a book. I want to encourage the author and many others with similar intentions to give us more biographies of our national heroes and heroines” External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, July 12, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We have to leverage increasingly on the digital technologies that are available to increase efficiency in the downstream petroleum sector,” “One of the areas that we have been discussing and have taken a decision on is … the distribution of premix fuel in Ghana among the fishermen” External link

TheStatesManGhana Friday, July 12, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Responsibility and Accountability: Strengthening Evidence Generation and use in Support of Policy Reform and Development Agenda," External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, July 12, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The Ministry's annual colour-coded progress report to Cabinet is studied with keen interest. I know that the Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation is not keenly admired in Cabinet, especially when he puts a red under one of your programmes” External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, July 12, 2019 9:56:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia remarked : “In moving towards Africa’s new path for attaining inclusive and sustainable economic growth and development agenda, Governments and development partners need credible evidence to inform policy and decision-making processes” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, July 11, 2019 11:12:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia disclosed : “We have to increasingly leverage on the digital technologies that are available to increase efficiency in the downstream petroleum sector. One of the areas that we have been discussing and have taken a decision on is for example the distribution of premix fuel in Ghana amongst the fishermen,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, July 10, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If financial services can therefore be delivered through the mobile phone, we could cover 70 percent of the bankable population. Today, we have in excess of 37 million connected mobile phones in Ghana, and that means a huge number of people can be brought into the financial space just by using mobile phones. These mobile phones serve as vehicles that can be used to mobilise the millions of cedis held outside the banking sector,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, July 8, 2019 6:48:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We are trying to build a new, efficient Ghana. The world is continually evolving, and this evolution is led by cutting edge technology. We know there are many talented young men and women in the ICT space, and government is looking at ways to make innovating and actualizing promising ideas easier,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, July 5, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “You cannot have a national ambulance service without ambulances: it becomes a problem. So, the government has, through the Ministry for Special Development Initiatives, begun the process of procuring ambulances for every constituency in this country,” External link

TheStatesManGhana Thursday, July 4, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “Similarly, the Zipline Drone project for medical deliveries cost us nothing as far as government budget is concerned. Not one Pesewa of budgetary resources has gone into the mefical drone delivery project. We are just using Corporate Social Responsibility; they have really responded well and this programme is working,” External link

ClassFMGhana Monday, July 1, 2019 10:28:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "A satisfactory price of cocoa beans will go a long way to complement the government’s investments in rural infrastructure and improve the wellbeing of the communities," External link

msn-uk Monday, July 1, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “A satisfactory price of cocoa beans will go a long way to complement the government's investments in rural infrastructure and improve the wellbeing of the communities,” External link

arabnews Monday, July 1, 2019 9:39:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia déclaré : "Nos gouvernements se sont mis d'accord pour offrir aux agriculteurs une juste part de la richesse produite par l'industrie" External link

slateafrique Friday, June 21, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia déclaré : "Nos gouvernements se sont mis d'accord pour offrir aux agriculteurs une juste part de la richesse produite par l'industrie" External link

capital-FR Friday, June 21, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia déclaré : "Nos gouvernements se sont mis d'accord pour offrir aux agriculteurs une juste part de la richesse produite par l'industrie" External link

challenges Friday, June 21, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “you heard Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia. He has made a commitment I want to underwrite. We are going to restore your allowances in full, when we come to power, God-willing, in 2017, as we are going to do with teacher trainees” External link

myjoyonline Wednesday, September 21, 2016 11:01:00 AM EAT



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vice president21.35%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
vice-president7.87%EN05/18/201718/05/2017
candidate32.02%EN03/01/201701/03/2017
presidential candidate8.43%EN03/01/201701/03/2017
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Mahamudu BawumiaEN72.97%
Mahamudu BawumiaFR23.22%
Mahamud BawumiaEN1.27%
Mahmoud BawumiaEN0.89%
Mahamoud BawumiaEN0.76%
Mahmud BawumiaEN0.63%
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