John Dramani Mahama

  • BBC’s Africa Business Report interviews President Mahama

    Ghana’s President John Dramani  Mahama granted an exclusive interview to BBC Africa Business Report’s Lerato Mbele. During the interview President Mahama discussed the current state of the Ghanaian economy, the country’s approach to allegations of corruption and plans to launch a Euro bond. President Mahama also admitted that measures...
  • Get Ready! Pres. Mahama’s State of the Nation Address.

    President John Dramani Mahama will deliver the State of the Nation Address before Parliament tomorrow, February 25. Many Ghanaians, including Members of Parliament (MPs) and individuals on the street, have since last week, been expressing different expectations from the address. What issues are of concern to you with regards...
  • President Mahama Interviews at CNN

    Last week, President John Dramani Mahama was interviewed at the CNN by Fionnuala Sweeney on issues relating to Africa after the terrorism attacks that caused the death of Prof. Kofi Awoonor, a Ghanaian poet in the Kenyan Westgate Siege. According President Mahama: “Many African countries have met the Millennium...
  • Three Reasons Why Bill Gates Is Excited About Ghana’s Future.

    Bill Gates – Founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation visited Ghana on March 25 to learn about Ghana’s health-care system. He arrived in the country on a very low key without any media frenzy and press coverage. Prior to his arrival, he wrote a blog-post...
  • State of the Nation Address 2013 – #SOTNGH

    This morning, the President John Dramani Mahama will deliver his first State of the Nation Address to parliament. The address is in line with Article 67 of the Constitution, which mandates the President to at the beginning of each session of Parliament deliver a message on State of the...
  • Africa’s Mobile Technology Revolution In Numbers

    Mobile Technology is taking Africa to the next level. This is very evident in the mobile penetration rate in Ghana which currently stands 100%. There are now more than one million Ghanaians using Facebook, almost 90% of whom access the social networking site via their mobile device. The total number...
  • Photo: Dignitaries At Inaugural Ceremony of Pres. John Mahama

    At the Inaugural and Swearing-in ceremony of President John Dramani Mahama at the Independence Square in Accra, a couple of African Head-of-States, Foreign Dignitaries and other personalities graced the occasion. Blow are photos of the various dignitaries and special invited guests who graced the occasion.        ...
  • Full Text of President John Mahama’s Inaugural Speech

    Below is the full text of President John Dramani Mahama‘s Inaugural Speech culled from Ghana’s Presidency Facebook Page which he delivered at the Independence Square in Accra this morning. Rt. Hon. Speaker of Parliament, His Excellency the Vice President, Her Ladyship the Chief Justice, Your Excellencies our dear former...
  • Full Transcript: State of the Nation Address by Pres. John Dramani Mahama.

    STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS BY JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA. Right Honourable Speaker of Parliament, His Excellency, the Vice President, Her Ladyship, the Chief Justice, Honourable Members of our August Parliament, In accordance with Article 67 of the 1992 constitution of the Republic of...
  • UK Minister for Africa hails Ghana as a “Beacon of Democracy” in Africa.

    Re-posting from the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office Blog Foreign Office Minister Mark Simmonds said: “I congratulate John Dramani Mahama on his election as President of Ghana and on elections that were widely recognised to be free, fair and transparent.” Speaking after the National Electoral Committee announced the Presidential...
  • Statement by the US Press Secretary on the Presidential Election in Ghana

    The White House Office of the Press Secretary The United States congratulates President John Dramani Mahama and the people of Ghana for the successful election on December 7. Nearly 80% of the electorate voted, continuing the Ghanaian tradition of widespread public participation in the democratic process. This is the...
  • Live-Blog: Monitoring Election Activities Across Ghana

    As part of my civic duty as a Ghanaian blogger, I’m helping curate and aggregate content about Ghana’s Elections which is underway across the country. On this blog, you’ll find live updates from trusted sources and Ghana Decides team members on the ground. You can follow the hash-tag #GhanaDecides...