Mahamudu Bawumia

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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 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 medical drone delivery project. We are just using Corporate Social Responsibility; they have really responded well and this programme is working,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, June 30, 2019 10:58:00 PM 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

independent-UG Sunday, June 30, 2019 8:29:00 PM 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

modernghana Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:32:00 PM 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

pulse Sunday, June 30, 2019 7:36:00 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

news-yahoo Sunday, June 30, 2019 7:20:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “There is an urgency among the youth in areas of entrepreneurship and innovation, especially once they are stimulated. Entrepreneurship is a vital element for economic growth and development. It is a relevant strategic tool in preventing unemployment,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, June 28, 2019 9:29:00 AM 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 Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia declared : “The landmark reforms that we have introduced in the last two and a half years in the fight against corruption are unmatched by any government in the Fourth Republic or should I say, by any government in the last 50 years,” External link

myjoyonline Thursday, June 27, 2019 12:55:00 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, June 27, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “What this arrangement does basically, is to say that we agree with Sinohydro that they provide us our choice of infrastructure worth $2 billion. The Sinohydro Corporation which is going to provide the infrastructure is not the company that is going to mine the bauxite and they are not taking our raw bauxite. In other words, Sinohydro is not a mining company,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, June 26, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Ghana has been operating without a comprehensive building code since independence. Essentially, it has been a free-for-all in the building and construction industry with no clearly-defined standards. For the first time ever, through the collaborative efforts of different agencies, Ghana has a comprehensive Building Code. The Ghana Building Code, GS1207 of 2018 is a document that is long overdue but which has finally been delivered,” External link

BFTOnline Saturday, June 22, 2019 12:22:00 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 Saturday, June 22, 2019 3:16:00 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 déclaré : "Nos gouvernements se sont mis d'accord pour offrir aux agriculteurs une juste part de la richesse produite par l'industrie" External link

tv5 Friday, June 21, 2019 1:40:00 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

la-croix Friday, June 21, 2019 1:33:00 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 Wednesday, June 19, 2019 7:39:00 AM 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 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia declared : “The landmark reforms that we have introduced in the last two-and-a-half years in the fight against corruption are unmatched by any government in the Fourth Republic or should I say, by any government in the last 50 years,” External link

ClassFMGhana Monday, June 17, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about In The ) : "From Surcharging To Safeguarding: Next Steps In The Fight To Protect The Public Purse" External link

ClassFMGhana Monday, June 17, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “It is startling to learn from the president of the World Cocoa Foundation that only 6 per cent of the total value of chocolate goes to farmers. The percentage may be lower in the case of cosmetics and pharmaceutical end uses,” “It is to this end that our governments [Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire] have agreed that we offer the farmer a fair share of the wealth that the industry generates. We must do this for good reason,” External link

TheStatesManGhana Monday, June 17, 2019 7:39:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia declared : “The land mark reforms that we have introduced in the last two and a half years in the fight against corruption are unmatched by any government in the Fourth Republic or should I say, by any government in the last 50 years,” External link

modernghana Sunday, June 16, 2019 10:39:00 AM 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 Sunday, June 16, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia declared : “The landmark reforms that we have introduced in the last two and a half years in the fight against corruption are unmatched by any government in the Fourth Republic or should I say, by any government in the last 50 years,” External link

myjoyonline Friday, June 14, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia souligne : "Un juste prix des fèves de cacao serait une grande aide pour appuyer les investissements du gouvernement dans les infrastructures rurales, et pour améliorer les condition de vie" External link

tv5 Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “It is startling to learn from the President of the World Cocoa Foundation that only 6 percent of total value of chocolate goes to farmers. The percentage may be lower in the case of cosmetics and pharmaceutical end uses” “It is to this end that our governments (Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire) have agreed that we offer the farmer a fair share of the wealth that the industry generates. We must do this for good reason” External link

modernghana Wednesday, June 12, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “At this grand meeting in Accra today, we request your commitment to help tackle calls to guarantee a living income for farmers beyond the mere poverty level. We need to develop an agenda and a roadmap to tackling this challenge. We are hopeful of achieving consensus with you on this subject. The Governments of Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire are united to achieve better living standards for cocoa producers and instill efficiency in our domestic supply chains,” External link

CitiFMGhana Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia announced : “within the next 12 months, we should have zero cash in the government system” External link

myjoyonline Monday, June 10, 2019 8:43:00 AM 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 Sunday, June 9, 2019 8:47:00 AM 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 Sunday, June 9, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia announced : “To reduce the incidence of smuggling and enhance revenue, the benchmark delivery value of imports will be reduced by 50 per cent,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about The Deputy ) : "It is for this reason that you are seeing this major ramp up of provision of vehicles to the Ghana Police Service. The vehicles are expected to enhance mobility as well as the operational capabilities of the Ghana Police service," External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, June 6, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “I also appreciate the effort by the Paramount Chief of Saboba to meet with the Regent of Chereponi for peace, that’s how it will work when the two people talk peace,” External link

3NewsGhana Monday, June 3, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The President has been very clear that one of the legacies he wants to see is to bridge that gap between the north and the south, and we are moving in that direction,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, May 31, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The President has been very clear that one of the legacies he wants to see is to bridge that gap between the north and the south, and we are moving in that direction,” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, May 31, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The second phase will be a deployment of 8000 additional cameras. We want to have a situation where the police are helped very much in their fight against crime with real-time data so that we see what is happening virtually everywhere we can. It really helps,” External link

myjoyonline Friday, May 31, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The second phase will be a deployment of 8000 additional cameras. We want to have a situation where the police are helped very much in their fight against crime with real-time data so that we see what is happening virtually everywhere we can. It really helps,” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, May 31, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We’ve deployed about 1000 cameras across the country with a central monitoring centre in Accra, Tamale and Kumasi. The three centres will monitor all the 16 regions. So the 1000 cameras is just the first phase. The second phase will be a deployment of 8000 additional cameras. We want to have a situation where the police are helped very much in their fight against crime with real-time data so that we see what is happening virtually everywhere we can. It really helps,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, May 31, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “One of the things that we need to understand is that the private sector has been a partner in the development process and not a competitor, and for the government, it is very important that we understand the sort of energies that the private sector can unleash to help us in the development process,” External link

myjoyonline Friday, May 31, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We’re on the right path and if we stick together as a people, we’ll surely get the Ghana we want,” External link

ghanaweb Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Everything that we have tried to do has been [in partnership] with the private sector. The port reforms, when we went paperless at the port, today, it is very smooth to clear your goods at the port. It was not easy but we engaged the private sector, and they worked with us and amazingly it was one major project that cost the government zero, the private sector paid for it," "If you look at what we have done at DVLA, it is with the private sector, the passport office project is with the private sector, so, we have to bring the private sector on board to bring about the transformation we want because it turns to be a more efficient sector than the public sector," External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:02:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "When you are fighting corruption, as I say, you are fighting demons and principalities, so, you always have to be on top of it because they come in different shapes and they reinvent themselves," External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:02:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "When you are fighting corruption, as I say, you are fighting demons and principalities, so, you always have to be on top of it because they come in different shapes and they reinvent themselves," External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:02:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Everything that we have tried to do has been [in partnership] with the private sector. The port reforms, when we went paperless at the port, today, it is very smooth to clear your goods at the port. It was not easy but we engaged the private sector, and they worked with us and amazingly it was one major project that cost the government zero, the private sector paid for it," "If you look at what we have done at DVLA, it is with the private sector, the passport office project is with the private sector, so, we have to bring the private sector on board to bring about the transformation we want because it turns to be a more efficient sector than the public sector," External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:02:00 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 Thursday, May 30, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Akufo Addo ) : “President Akufo-Addo’s government is always keeping Muslim communities in mind” External link

ghana-gov Thursday, May 30, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We’re on the right path and if we stick together as a people, we’ll surely get the Ghana we want,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, May 30, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "We must count everyone and make everyone accountable to pay their fair share in taxes that would be used to target assistance to those who may not have had access to critical social services previously," External link

voanews Wednesday, May 29, 2019 12:28:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia disclosed : “Within the next year, we intend to integrate all payment channels to provide a platform for receipt of all government payments electronically. The kind of digital payments architecture that we are building has enabled the filing of tax returns and paying taxes electronically” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, May 23, 2019 4:19:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia announced : “within the next 12 months, we should have zero cash in the government system” External link

myjoyonline Monday, May 20, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Ghana could only rely on the unflinching steadfastness of the Armed Forces in collaboration with other security agencies to ensure the security of the nation” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “we wanted to make sure people when they come to apply for the National ID card to a large extent they can receive the cards before they leave the premises, so that we don’t have this whole process of people applying and not collecting and so on” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “it is very important that we are patient so that we have this chip-embedded biometric card with our pictures on it for transactions later on” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Akufo Addo ) : “President Akufo-Addo’s government is always keeping Muslim communities in mind” External link

modernghana Monday, May 13, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : "With all these achievements of our government and fulfilling of promises, I can emphatically say no government in the history of this country has achieved what we have achieved," External link

ghana-gov Monday, May 13, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : "With all these achievements of our government and fulfilling of promises, I can emphatically say no government in the history of this country has achieved what we have achieved," External link

ghana-gov Monday, May 13, 2019 1:14:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : "Last time I came here I came to Dambai district. Today, I am here in Dambai and it is a regional capital. We can only thank God" External link

ghanaweb Sunday, May 12, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “Last time I came here I came to Dambai district. Today, I am here in Dambai and it is a regional capital. We can only thank God,” External link

myjoyonline Friday, May 10, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated ( about Tan Ching Chin ) : “At the heart of government’s drive to digitize our economy is the need to facilitate the delivery of government services, formalize the economy, de-risk the business environment, and above all deal with matters of corruption,” “As a government, we are fully committed to improving transparency and efficiency in the procurement process. With this end-to-end modular e-procurement system and its integration with other government systems such as Register General’s Department, Ghana Revenue Authority, Ghana E-Payment Portal, etc., and eventually with GIFMIS- we get closer to this objective” External link

myjoyonline Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “Let me indicate that the Government will not be complacent in the security management of the country. We are alert and working to ensure that citizens, indeed all of us, are safe and continue to go about our activities without fear. Government is thus committed to ensure the full implementation of the Immigration Service Act, 2016 (Act 908) which is aimed at injecting more efficiency and effectiveness into the Service” External link

modernghana Tuesday, April 30, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “Let me indicate that the Government will not be complacent in the security management of the country. We are alert and working to ensure that citizens, indeed all of us, are safe and continue to go about our activities without fear. Government is thus committed to ensure the full implementation of the Immigration Service Act, 2016 (Act 908) which is aimed at injecting more efficiency and effectiveness into the Service” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained ( about National Health ) : “As you are aware, we have abolished fees for postgraduate medical training in Ghana, we have set up the three Development Authorities – Coastal, Middle Belt and Northern -, and you can now renew your National Health Insurance through your phone. Soon, in collaboration with the National Identification Authority, Ghanaians would be able to register, renew and access health care services using the Ghana Card,” External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “Free SHS cannot be the problem. We are implementing so many programmes designed to reduce the hardships on Ghanaians, like massive reductions in electricity, implementation of the One Village One Dam, One District One Warehouse policies, while also increasing Capitation Grant and allowances for People Living with Disability,” External link

ghana-gov Thursday, April 25, 2019 9:56:00 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 Thursday, April 25, 2019 9:10:00 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 Thursday, April 25, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Our presentation today, as always, is based on analysis of the data and the facts,” External link

TheStatesManGhana Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:43:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “Free SHS cannot be the problem. We are implementing so many programmes designed to reduce the hardships on Ghanaians, like massive reductions in electricity, implementation of the One Village-One Dam, One District-One Warehouse policies, while also increasing Capitation Grant and allowances for People Living with Disability,” External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “Free SHS cannot be the problem. We are implementing so many programmes designed to reduce the hardships on Ghanaians, like massive reductions in electricity, implementation of the One Village-One Dam, One District-One Warehouse policies, while also increasing Capitation Grant and allowances for People Living with Disability,” External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “I am reliably informed of the huge impact the drone technology has made in the healthcare delivery systems in other countries such as Rwanda and I have no doubt that the success will be replicated in Ghana when we start using the technology to deliver critical medical products” “It is, therefore, clear that we cannot reduce this service to the usual politicking because anybody who is dying will not be asked to show their party card before care is extended to them” External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia declared : “We have been able to implement all of these policies and programmes and still implement Free SHS, because we have managed the economy better. The issue is therefore not Free SHS but the competence in managing the economy which allows for the implementation of forward-looking programmes and policies” External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “In fact many people don't realise that between Muslims and Christians there's actually more that unites us than divides us,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, April 24, 2019 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “In fact many people don't realise that between Muslims and Christians there's actually more that unites us than divides us,” External link

myjoyonline Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “Free SHS cannot be the problem. We are implementing so many programmes designed to reduce the hardships on Ghanaians, like massive reductions in electricity, implementation of the One Village One Dam, One District One Warehouse policies, while also increasing Capitation Grant and allowances for People Living with Disability,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, April 22, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia declared : “We have been able to implement all of these policies and programmes and still implement Free SHS, because we have managed the economy better. The issue is therefore not Free SHS but the competence in managing the economy which allows for the implementation of forward-looking programmes and policies,” External link

3NewsGhana Monday, April 22, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia disclosed : “Technological innovation is helping us finding better ways of solving local problems in governance,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, April 15, 2019 1:23:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “With digitization, we are introducing new and more efficient ways of doing things. We are changing the way things are done in the affected institutions for the benefit of ordinary Ghanaians,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, April 15, 2019 1:23:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “Mobile money payments interoperability has been implemented. 34.5 million mobile money accounts but only 30% of the bankable population is banked. We have solved the problem of financial inclusion be making mobile money accounts interoperable with bank accounts (the first country in Africa to do this. This is a major step to financial inclusion and movement towards cashless payments for government services” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, April 15, 2019 1:23:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia disclosed : “Technological innovation is helping us finding better ways of solving local problems in governance,” External link

modernghana Monday, April 15, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “With digitization, we are introducing new and more efficient ways of doing things. We are changing the way things are done in the affected institutions for the benefit of ordinary Ghanaians,” External link

modernghana Monday, April 15, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “Mobile money payments interoperability has been implemented. 34.5 million mobile money accounts but only 30% of the bankable population is banked. We have solved the problem of financial inclusion be making mobile money accounts interoperable with bank accounts (the first country in Africa to do this. This is a major step to financial inclusion and movement towards cashless payments for government services” External link

modernghana Monday, April 15, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia pointed out : “The debate is not about the goal of industrialization, but the path to that goal,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, April 14, 2019 9:47:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We recorded for the first time in Ghana’s history double-digit fiscal deficits in three consecutive years and plunged into a deep fiscal hole. Debt pileup began, debt service became burdensome on the budget, inflation soared, external trade balances worsened and the economy became more and more vulnerable to external shocks,” External link

myjoyonline Friday, April 12, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “This initiative with UNOPS is a game-changer in the Ghanaian housing market” External link

modernghana Tuesday, April 9, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The management of State Transport has introduced online ticketing for State Transport Corporation buses where you can book and pay for your ticket using the mobile phone. This is currently being piloted,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, April 9, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “But it’s warped logic to jump from that to a conclusion that if there is depreciation in your currency, then the fundamentals must be weak. Do you understand the logic? If the fundamentals are weak, the exchange rate will expose you, but if the exchange rate moves, you cannot jump to that conclusion that the fundamentals are weak. That defies logic,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, April 6, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “To reduce the incidence of smuggling and enhance revenue, the benchmark delivery value of imports will be reduced by 50 per cent,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained : “The reason for the sudden reversal in the sharp depreciation that we observed was that the market corrected itself. Investors sentiments, expectations and uncertainties acknowledged that the fundamentals are much stronger than suspected and that even without IMF the fiscal and monetary discipline are assured,” External link

modernghana Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “To reduce the incidence of smuggling and enhance revenue, the benchmark delivery value of imports will be reduced by 50 per cent,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, April 4, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “to reduce the incidence of smuggling and enhance revenue, the benchmark or delivery values of imports have been reduced by 50 percent except for vehicles which will be reduced by 30 percent effective 4th April 2019” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, April 4, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “So demands for foreign currency was not met by supply as normally happens on a day-to-day basis, and we know when the demand is greater than the supply or the supply is not coming, the price will go up and this is exactly what was happening,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained : “The reason for the sudden reversal in the sharp depreciation that we observed was that the market corrected itself. Investors sentiments, expectations and uncertainties acknowledged that the fundamentals are much stronger than suspected and that even without IMF the fiscal and monetary discipline are assured,” External link

myjoyonline Thursday, April 4, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “To reduce the incidence of smuggling and enhance revenue, the benchmark delivery values of import will be reduced by 50%. However for vehicles, the reduction will be 30 percent” External link

modernghana Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “To reduce the incidence of smuggling and enhance revenue, the benchmark delivery values of import will be reduced by 50%. However for vehicles, the reduction will be 30 percent” External link

modernghana Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained ( about Power Plants ) : “This will increase to about $41 million a month later this year, with the coming onstream of CEN Power, Early Power and Amandi power plants,” External link

myjoyonline Thursday, April 4, 2019 2:22:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “Where containers are selected by the risk engine for examination, there will be a joint examination which must include National Security. There should no longer be separate examinations of containers by any government operative at the gates of exit,” External link

myjoyonline Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia maintained : “We are implementing a plan to change the structure of the economy,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, April 3, 2019 10:24:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “the most important and the proximate cause of the recent depreciation is the time inconsistency of an IMF prior action of the reserve target. At the end of January, as part of the seven prior action to complete the IMF program which went to the Board on March 20, 2019 the Bank of Ghana was required to ensure net international reserves (NIR) target on March 14, 2019 are the same levels as it was at the end of December 2018” External link

myjoyonline Wednesday, April 3, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia mocked ( about Team ) : “The data will speak for itself if you disagree you should bring your own data and your record…don’t disagree by saying the Economic Management Team members have big heads. You only result to insults when you are allergic to facts. Our worst is better than your best,” External link

AdomOnlineGhana Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The most important and the proximate cause of the recent depreciation is the time inconsistency of an IMF prior action on the reserves target,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, April 3, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia mocked ( about Team ) : “The data will speak for itself if you disagree you should bring your own data and your record…don’t disagree by saying the Economic Management Team members have big heads. You only result to insults when you are allergic to facts. Our worst is better than your best,” External link

AdomOnlineGhana Wednesday, April 3, 2019 3:11:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated ( about Prophet Muhammad ) : "I want to urge the youth who are involved in the operations of the various political parties to exhibit a great sense of tolerance, whether it is intra-party or inter-party contest. For the Zongo and Muslim youth, it is even more important, and an obligation to be tolerant and peaceful in accordance with the teachings of our beloved Prophet Muhammad," External link

ghana-gov Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “While the primary responsibility of strengthening and consolidating democracy, peace and security resides with national governments, CSOs have demonstrated their capacity to complement government’s efforts and political leadership across the world has come to realize the utility of Civil Societies in this regard,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, March 27, 2019 11:43:00 AM 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 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 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 medical drone delivery project. We are just using Corporate Social Responsibility; they have really responded well and this programme is working,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, June 30, 2019 10:58:00 PM 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

independent-UG Sunday, June 30, 2019 8:29:00 PM 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

modernghana Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:32:00 PM 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

pulse Sunday, June 30, 2019 7:36:00 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

news-yahoo Sunday, June 30, 2019 7:20:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “There is an urgency among the youth in areas of entrepreneurship and innovation, especially once they are stimulated. Entrepreneurship is a vital element for economic growth and development. It is a relevant strategic tool in preventing unemployment,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, June 28, 2019 9:29:00 AM 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 Thursday, June 27, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia declared : “The landmark reforms that we have introduced in the last two and a half years in the fight against corruption are unmatched by any government in the Fourth Republic or should I say, by any government in the last 50 years,” External link

myjoyonline Thursday, June 27, 2019 12:55:00 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, June 27, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “What this arrangement does basically, is to say that we agree with Sinohydro that they provide us our choice of infrastructure worth $2 billion. The Sinohydro Corporation which is going to provide the infrastructure is not the company that is going to mine the bauxite and they are not taking our raw bauxite. In other words, Sinohydro is not a mining company,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, June 26, 2019 6:17:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Ghana has been operating without a comprehensive building code since independence. Essentially, it has been a free-for-all in the building and construction industry with no clearly-defined standards. For the first time ever, through the collaborative efforts of different agencies, Ghana has a comprehensive Building Code. The Ghana Building Code, GS1207 of 2018 is a document that is long overdue but which has finally been delivered,” External link

BFTOnline Saturday, June 22, 2019 12:22:00 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 Saturday, June 22, 2019 3:16:00 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 déclaré : "Nos gouvernements se sont mis d'accord pour offrir aux agriculteurs une juste part de la richesse produite par l'industrie" External link

tv5 Friday, June 21, 2019 1:40:00 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

la-croix Friday, June 21, 2019 1:33:00 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 Wednesday, June 19, 2019 7:39:00 AM 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 Tuesday, June 18, 2019 7:12:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia declared : “The landmark reforms that we have introduced in the last two-and-a-half years in the fight against corruption are unmatched by any government in the Fourth Republic or should I say, by any government in the last 50 years,” External link

ClassFMGhana Monday, June 17, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about In The ) : "From Surcharging To Safeguarding: Next Steps In The Fight To Protect The Public Purse" External link

ClassFMGhana Monday, June 17, 2019 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “It is startling to learn from the president of the World Cocoa Foundation that only 6 per cent of the total value of chocolate goes to farmers. The percentage may be lower in the case of cosmetics and pharmaceutical end uses,” “It is to this end that our governments [Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire] have agreed that we offer the farmer a fair share of the wealth that the industry generates. We must do this for good reason,” External link

TheStatesManGhana Monday, June 17, 2019 7:39:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia declared : “The land mark reforms that we have introduced in the last two and a half years in the fight against corruption are unmatched by any government in the Fourth Republic or should I say, by any government in the last 50 years,” External link

modernghana Sunday, June 16, 2019 10:39:00 AM 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 Sunday, June 16, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia declared : “The landmark reforms that we have introduced in the last two and a half years in the fight against corruption are unmatched by any government in the Fourth Republic or should I say, by any government in the last 50 years,” External link

myjoyonline Friday, June 14, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia souligne : "Un juste prix des fèves de cacao serait une grande aide pour appuyer les investissements du gouvernement dans les infrastructures rurales, et pour améliorer les condition de vie" External link

tv5 Thursday, June 13, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “It is startling to learn from the President of the World Cocoa Foundation that only 6 percent of total value of chocolate goes to farmers. The percentage may be lower in the case of cosmetics and pharmaceutical end uses” “It is to this end that our governments (Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire) have agreed that we offer the farmer a fair share of the wealth that the industry generates. We must do this for good reason” External link

modernghana Wednesday, June 12, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “At this grand meeting in Accra today, we request your commitment to help tackle calls to guarantee a living income for farmers beyond the mere poverty level. We need to develop an agenda and a roadmap to tackling this challenge. We are hopeful of achieving consensus with you on this subject. The Governments of Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire are united to achieve better living standards for cocoa producers and instill efficiency in our domestic supply chains,” External link

CitiFMGhana Tuesday, June 11, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia announced : “within the next 12 months, we should have zero cash in the government system” External link

myjoyonline Monday, June 10, 2019 8:43:00 AM 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 Sunday, June 9, 2019 8:47:00 AM 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 Sunday, June 9, 2019 8:47:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia announced : “To reduce the incidence of smuggling and enhance revenue, the benchmark delivery value of imports will be reduced by 50 per cent,” External link

hellenicshippingnews Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:30:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about The Deputy ) : "It is for this reason that you are seeing this major ramp up of provision of vehicles to the Ghana Police Service. The vehicles are expected to enhance mobility as well as the operational capabilities of the Ghana Police service," External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, June 6, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “I also appreciate the effort by the Paramount Chief of Saboba to meet with the Regent of Chereponi for peace, that’s how it will work when the two people talk peace,” External link

3NewsGhana Monday, June 3, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The President has been very clear that one of the legacies he wants to see is to bridge that gap between the north and the south, and we are moving in that direction,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, May 31, 2019 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The President has been very clear that one of the legacies he wants to see is to bridge that gap between the north and the south, and we are moving in that direction,” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, May 31, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The second phase will be a deployment of 8000 additional cameras. We want to have a situation where the police are helped very much in their fight against crime with real-time data so that we see what is happening virtually everywhere we can. It really helps,” External link

myjoyonline Friday, May 31, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The second phase will be a deployment of 8000 additional cameras. We want to have a situation where the police are helped very much in their fight against crime with real-time data so that we see what is happening virtually everywhere we can. It really helps,” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, May 31, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We’ve deployed about 1000 cameras across the country with a central monitoring centre in Accra, Tamale and Kumasi. The three centres will monitor all the 16 regions. So the 1000 cameras is just the first phase. The second phase will be a deployment of 8000 additional cameras. We want to have a situation where the police are helped very much in their fight against crime with real-time data so that we see what is happening virtually everywhere we can. It really helps,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, May 31, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “One of the things that we need to understand is that the private sector has been a partner in the development process and not a competitor, and for the government, it is very important that we understand the sort of energies that the private sector can unleash to help us in the development process,” External link

myjoyonline Friday, May 31, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We’re on the right path and if we stick together as a people, we’ll surely get the Ghana we want,” External link

ghanaweb Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Everything that we have tried to do has been [in partnership] with the private sector. The port reforms, when we went paperless at the port, today, it is very smooth to clear your goods at the port. It was not easy but we engaged the private sector, and they worked with us and amazingly it was one major project that cost the government zero, the private sector paid for it," "If you look at what we have done at DVLA, it is with the private sector, the passport office project is with the private sector, so, we have to bring the private sector on board to bring about the transformation we want because it turns to be a more efficient sector than the public sector," External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:02:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "When you are fighting corruption, as I say, you are fighting demons and principalities, so, you always have to be on top of it because they come in different shapes and they reinvent themselves," External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:02:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "When you are fighting corruption, as I say, you are fighting demons and principalities, so, you always have to be on top of it because they come in different shapes and they reinvent themselves," External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:02:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Everything that we have tried to do has been [in partnership] with the private sector. The port reforms, when we went paperless at the port, today, it is very smooth to clear your goods at the port. It was not easy but we engaged the private sector, and they worked with us and amazingly it was one major project that cost the government zero, the private sector paid for it," "If you look at what we have done at DVLA, it is with the private sector, the passport office project is with the private sector, so, we have to bring the private sector on board to bring about the transformation we want because it turns to be a more efficient sector than the public sector," External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:02:00 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 Thursday, May 30, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Akufo Addo ) : “President Akufo-Addo’s government is always keeping Muslim communities in mind” External link

ghana-gov Thursday, May 30, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We’re on the right path and if we stick together as a people, we’ll surely get the Ghana we want,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, May 30, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "We must count everyone and make everyone accountable to pay their fair share in taxes that would be used to target assistance to those who may not have had access to critical social services previously," External link

voanews Wednesday, May 29, 2019 12:28:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia disclosed : “Within the next year, we intend to integrate all payment channels to provide a platform for receipt of all government payments electronically. The kind of digital payments architecture that we are building has enabled the filing of tax returns and paying taxes electronically” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, May 23, 2019 4:19:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia announced : “within the next 12 months, we should have zero cash in the government system” External link

myjoyonline Monday, May 20, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Ghana could only rely on the unflinching steadfastness of the Armed Forces in collaboration with other security agencies to ensure the security of the nation” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, May 18, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “we wanted to make sure people when they come to apply for the National ID card to a large extent they can receive the cards before they leave the premises, so that we don’t have this whole process of people applying and not collecting and so on” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “it is very important that we are patient so that we have this chip-embedded biometric card with our pictures on it for transactions later on” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Akufo Addo ) : “President Akufo-Addo’s government is always keeping Muslim communities in mind” External link

modernghana Monday, May 13, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : "With all these achievements of our government and fulfilling of promises, I can emphatically say no government in the history of this country has achieved what we have achieved," External link

ghana-gov Monday, May 13, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : "With all these achievements of our government and fulfilling of promises, I can emphatically say no government in the history of this country has achieved what we have achieved," External link

ghana-gov Monday, May 13, 2019 1:14:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : "Last time I came here I came to Dambai district. Today, I am here in Dambai and it is a regional capital. We can only thank God" External link

ghanaweb Sunday, May 12, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “Last time I came here I came to Dambai district. Today, I am here in Dambai and it is a regional capital. We can only thank God,” External link

myjoyonline Friday, May 10, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated ( about Tan Ching Chin ) : “At the heart of government’s drive to digitize our economy is the need to facilitate the delivery of government services, formalize the economy, de-risk the business environment, and above all deal with matters of corruption,” “As a government, we are fully committed to improving transparency and efficiency in the procurement process. With this end-to-end modular e-procurement system and its integration with other government systems such as Register General’s Department, Ghana Revenue Authority, Ghana E-Payment Portal, etc., and eventually with GIFMIS- we get closer to this objective” External link

myjoyonline Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “Let me indicate that the Government will not be complacent in the security management of the country. We are alert and working to ensure that citizens, indeed all of us, are safe and continue to go about our activities without fear. Government is thus committed to ensure the full implementation of the Immigration Service Act, 2016 (Act 908) which is aimed at injecting more efficiency and effectiveness into the Service” External link

modernghana Tuesday, April 30, 2019 7:24:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “Let me indicate that the Government will not be complacent in the security management of the country. We are alert and working to ensure that citizens, indeed all of us, are safe and continue to go about our activities without fear. Government is thus committed to ensure the full implementation of the Immigration Service Act, 2016 (Act 908) which is aimed at injecting more efficiency and effectiveness into the Service” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained ( about National Health ) : “As you are aware, we have abolished fees for postgraduate medical training in Ghana, we have set up the three Development Authorities – Coastal, Middle Belt and Northern -, and you can now renew your National Health Insurance through your phone. Soon, in collaboration with the National Identification Authority, Ghanaians would be able to register, renew and access health care services using the Ghana Card,” External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, April 25, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “Free SHS cannot be the problem. We are implementing so many programmes designed to reduce the hardships on Ghanaians, like massive reductions in electricity, implementation of the One Village One Dam, One District One Warehouse policies, while also increasing Capitation Grant and allowances for People Living with Disability,” External link

ghana-gov Thursday, April 25, 2019 9:56:00 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 Thursday, April 25, 2019 9:10:00 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 Thursday, April 25, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Our presentation today, as always, is based on analysis of the data and the facts,” External link

TheStatesManGhana Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:43:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “Free SHS cannot be the problem. We are implementing so many programmes designed to reduce the hardships on Ghanaians, like massive reductions in electricity, implementation of the One Village-One Dam, One District-One Warehouse policies, while also increasing Capitation Grant and allowances for People Living with Disability,” External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “Free SHS cannot be the problem. We are implementing so many programmes designed to reduce the hardships on Ghanaians, like massive reductions in electricity, implementation of the One Village-One Dam, One District-One Warehouse policies, while also increasing Capitation Grant and allowances for People Living with Disability,” External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “I am reliably informed of the huge impact the drone technology has made in the healthcare delivery systems in other countries such as Rwanda and I have no doubt that the success will be replicated in Ghana when we start using the technology to deliver critical medical products” “It is, therefore, clear that we cannot reduce this service to the usual politicking because anybody who is dying will not be asked to show their party card before care is extended to them” External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia declared : “We have been able to implement all of these policies and programmes and still implement Free SHS, because we have managed the economy better. The issue is therefore not Free SHS but the competence in managing the economy which allows for the implementation of forward-looking programmes and policies” External link

ClassFMGhana Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “In fact many people don't realise that between Muslims and Christians there's actually more that unites us than divides us,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, April 24, 2019 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “In fact many people don't realise that between Muslims and Christians there's actually more that unites us than divides us,” External link

myjoyonline Tuesday, April 23, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “Free SHS cannot be the problem. We are implementing so many programmes designed to reduce the hardships on Ghanaians, like massive reductions in electricity, implementation of the One Village One Dam, One District One Warehouse policies, while also increasing Capitation Grant and allowances for People Living with Disability,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, April 22, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia declared : “We have been able to implement all of these policies and programmes and still implement Free SHS, because we have managed the economy better. The issue is therefore not Free SHS but the competence in managing the economy which allows for the implementation of forward-looking programmes and policies,” External link

3NewsGhana Monday, April 22, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia disclosed : “Technological innovation is helping us finding better ways of solving local problems in governance,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, April 15, 2019 1:23:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “With digitization, we are introducing new and more efficient ways of doing things. We are changing the way things are done in the affected institutions for the benefit of ordinary Ghanaians,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, April 15, 2019 1:23:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “Mobile money payments interoperability has been implemented. 34.5 million mobile money accounts but only 30% of the bankable population is banked. We have solved the problem of financial inclusion be making mobile money accounts interoperable with bank accounts (the first country in Africa to do this. This is a major step to financial inclusion and movement towards cashless payments for government services” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, April 15, 2019 1:23:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia disclosed : “Technological innovation is helping us finding better ways of solving local problems in governance,” External link

modernghana Monday, April 15, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “With digitization, we are introducing new and more efficient ways of doing things. We are changing the way things are done in the affected institutions for the benefit of ordinary Ghanaians,” External link

modernghana Monday, April 15, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “Mobile money payments interoperability has been implemented. 34.5 million mobile money accounts but only 30% of the bankable population is banked. We have solved the problem of financial inclusion be making mobile money accounts interoperable with bank accounts (the first country in Africa to do this. This is a major step to financial inclusion and movement towards cashless payments for government services” External link

modernghana Monday, April 15, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia pointed out : “The debate is not about the goal of industrialization, but the path to that goal,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, April 14, 2019 9:47:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We recorded for the first time in Ghana’s history double-digit fiscal deficits in three consecutive years and plunged into a deep fiscal hole. Debt pileup began, debt service became burdensome on the budget, inflation soared, external trade balances worsened and the economy became more and more vulnerable to external shocks,” External link

myjoyonline Friday, April 12, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “This initiative with UNOPS is a game-changer in the Ghanaian housing market” External link

modernghana Tuesday, April 9, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The management of State Transport has introduced online ticketing for State Transport Corporation buses where you can book and pay for your ticket using the mobile phone. This is currently being piloted,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, April 9, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “But it’s warped logic to jump from that to a conclusion that if there is depreciation in your currency, then the fundamentals must be weak. Do you understand the logic? If the fundamentals are weak, the exchange rate will expose you, but if the exchange rate moves, you cannot jump to that conclusion that the fundamentals are weak. That defies logic,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, April 6, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “To reduce the incidence of smuggling and enhance revenue, the benchmark delivery value of imports will be reduced by 50 per cent,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained : “The reason for the sudden reversal in the sharp depreciation that we observed was that the market corrected itself. Investors sentiments, expectations and uncertainties acknowledged that the fundamentals are much stronger than suspected and that even without IMF the fiscal and monetary discipline are assured,” External link

modernghana Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “To reduce the incidence of smuggling and enhance revenue, the benchmark delivery value of imports will be reduced by 50 per cent,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, April 4, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “to reduce the incidence of smuggling and enhance revenue, the benchmark or delivery values of imports have been reduced by 50 percent except for vehicles which will be reduced by 30 percent effective 4th April 2019” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, April 4, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “So demands for foreign currency was not met by supply as normally happens on a day-to-day basis, and we know when the demand is greater than the supply or the supply is not coming, the price will go up and this is exactly what was happening,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:03:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained : “The reason for the sudden reversal in the sharp depreciation that we observed was that the market corrected itself. Investors sentiments, expectations and uncertainties acknowledged that the fundamentals are much stronger than suspected and that even without IMF the fiscal and monetary discipline are assured,” External link

myjoyonline Thursday, April 4, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “To reduce the incidence of smuggling and enhance revenue, the benchmark delivery values of import will be reduced by 50%. However for vehicles, the reduction will be 30 percent” External link

modernghana Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:37:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “To reduce the incidence of smuggling and enhance revenue, the benchmark delivery values of import will be reduced by 50%. However for vehicles, the reduction will be 30 percent” External link

modernghana Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained ( about Power Plants ) : “This will increase to about $41 million a month later this year, with the coming onstream of CEN Power, Early Power and Amandi power plants,” External link

myjoyonline Thursday, April 4, 2019 2:22:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “Where containers are selected by the risk engine for examination, there will be a joint examination which must include National Security. There should no longer be separate examinations of containers by any government operative at the gates of exit,” External link

myjoyonline Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia maintained : “We are implementing a plan to change the structure of the economy,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, April 3, 2019 10:24:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “the most important and the proximate cause of the recent depreciation is the time inconsistency of an IMF prior action of the reserve target. At the end of January, as part of the seven prior action to complete the IMF program which went to the Board on March 20, 2019 the Bank of Ghana was required to ensure net international reserves (NIR) target on March 14, 2019 are the same levels as it was at the end of December 2018” External link

myjoyonline Wednesday, April 3, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia mocked ( about Team ) : “The data will speak for itself if you disagree you should bring your own data and your record…don’t disagree by saying the Economic Management Team members have big heads. You only result to insults when you are allergic to facts. Our worst is better than your best,” External link

AdomOnlineGhana Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The most important and the proximate cause of the recent depreciation is the time inconsistency of an IMF prior action on the reserves target,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, April 3, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia mocked ( about Team ) : “The data will speak for itself if you disagree you should bring your own data and your record…don’t disagree by saying the Economic Management Team members have big heads. You only result to insults when you are allergic to facts. Our worst is better than your best,” External link

AdomOnlineGhana Wednesday, April 3, 2019 3:11:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated ( about Prophet Muhammad ) : "I want to urge the youth who are involved in the operations of the various political parties to exhibit a great sense of tolerance, whether it is intra-party or inter-party contest. For the Zongo and Muslim youth, it is even more important, and an obligation to be tolerant and peaceful in accordance with the teachings of our beloved Prophet Muhammad," External link

ghana-gov Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : “While the primary responsibility of strengthening and consolidating democracy, peace and security resides with national governments, CSOs have demonstrated their capacity to complement government’s efforts and political leadership across the world has come to realize the utility of Civil Societies in this regard,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, March 27, 2019 11:43:00 AM 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



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
president21.91%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
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
leader0.56%EN10/09/201609/10/2016
nominee1.12%EN09/08/201608/09/2016
deputy3.37%EN04/02/201402/04/2014
vice presidential candidate3.37%EN08/16/201316/08/2013
Names Lang Count
Mahamudu BawumiaEN72.97%
Mahamudu BawumiaFR23.22%
Mahamud BawumiaEN1.27%
Mahmoud BawumiaEN0.89%
Mahamoud BawumiaEN0.76%
Mahmud BawumiaEN0.63%
Mahamudu BawumiaSA0.25%


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