From Desmond Davies, Kenya
Mr John Mahama, Ghana’s former President, has commended Kenyans for the manner in which they negotiated the elections held on August 8.
A former Presidential Staffer is insisting that the 10 per cent salary cut initiated by former President Mahama and his appointees were used for their intended purposes.
Emelia Arthur says 11 Service Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) were built with the proceeds.
THE First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo Addo, has presented assorted items to the Akropong School for the Blind and the Demonstration School for the Deaf at Mampong Akuapem in Eastern Region to help in the upkeep of the pupils and students.
The items that included mackintosh mattresses, dinning furniture, bags of rice and sugar, some beverages, sanitary pads, and toys as well as Samaritan purse were requested by the two special schools, which educate visually impaired aged from four years to 24 years and the deaf and dumb.
A FOUR-MEMBER delegation of the National Executive Committee of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is currently in New York to participate in the annual Council meeting of the Socialists International (SI).
GHANA has been named as one of the three countries in Africa to benefit from the Germany’s ‘Compact with Africa’ Programme which would enable Ghana improve conditions for sustainable private sector investment.
FORMER President Jerry John Rawlings has commended the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), for what he describes as the party’s “consistency” in holding onto it values.
He believes the NPP, unlike the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has been very consistent in living by their principles.
MADAM Sun Baohong, the Chinese Ambassador, yesterday donated items, including desktop computers, printers, UPS and a cheque for 10,000 Ghana cedis, to the office of the Attorney General.
By Daniel NONOR, Flagstaff House
THE PRESIDENT, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has charged newly-appointed ambassadors and high commissioners work closely with the various ministries and agencies to promote Ghana’s commercial interest and to drive private sector investments into the country.
GHANA and Mali have pledged to work towards strengthening the ties of co-operation that exist between them, after the Presidents of the two countries expressed satisfaction with the current state of the relations.
PRESIDENT Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has applauded the leadership and efforts shown by Liberia’s President Ellen Sirleaf
From Daniel NONOR, Flagstaff House, Accra
THE Government of Ghana is to establish a National HIV/AIDS Fund aimed at mobilising resources to provide reliable and adequate funding to the national response to HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, who announced this at the inauguration of a 19-member governing board of the Ghana AIDS Commission at the Flagstaff House in Accra yesterday, said the move had become necessary in