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UMaT to be named after UGCC’s Paa Grant

The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) in Tarkwa is to  be named after a founding father of the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC) Alfred George Paa Grant, President Akufo-Addo has disclosed. The President made the disclosure during the investiture of former President John Agyekum Kufuor as the first chancellor …

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Fmr Central regional minister Edumadze dies

Isaac Edumadze A former Central regional minister under the erstwhile J.A Kufuor administration, Isaac Edumadze has passed on at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital. Mr. Edumadze died today, Thursday, January 11, 2018. Mr. Edumadze has been ill for some time now and was rushed to the hospital last Friday only …

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I’m not factional – Kufuor

Former president John Agyekum Kufuor has debunked suggestions that his reported fondness for the current Trade and Industry Minister Alan Kyerematen triggered the perceived factionalism in the New Patriotic Party (NPP). Admitting of being aware of the widely publicised rumour, he stressed that he has never been factional. For years, …

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I’m against Afoko, Agyepong suspension – Kufuor

Former President John Kufuor has revealed that he was against the suspension of Paul Afoko and Kwabena Agyepong from their executive positions of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). He said he had hoped that the party leadership would have resolved their differences with the national chairman and general secretary instead …

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PODCAST: J.A Kufuor on Starr Chat with Bola Ray

Kufuor and Bola Ray on Starr Chat Former president John Agyekum Kufuor was the guest on Starr Chat with host Bola Ray. He touched on a wide range of issues including his love life, strained relationship with Rawlings and assessment of President Akufo-Addo. Listen or download the full interview below: …

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Rawlings must know how to talk – Kufuor

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has lashed out at his predecessor Jerry John Rawlings stating that the former Military dictator must know what to say and accord him some respect. The National Democratic Congress founder has on several occasions attacked Mr. Kufuor describing him as corrupt. But speaking on Starr …

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I didn’t advise Mills, Mahama – Kufuor

Former president John Agyekum Kufuor has disclosed that he never had the chance to advise former presidents John Mills and John Mahama. This was because his relationship with the duo was on civil basis, he stated on Starr Chat Wednesday, December 20. “…Immediately after me came late president Mills. He …

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I don’t miss being president – Kufuor

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has stated that he does not miss being the first gentleman of the land adding that he feels fulfilled after serving the constitutionally mandated term in office. “Once I got there and I served two terms that the constitution wanted, what more could I have …

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Rawlings’ criticism over Nkrumah legacy baseless – Kufuor

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has responded to criticisms by former President Rawlings that he demeaned Dr Kwame Nkrumah’s legacy in his time as president. In a very harsh tone, Mr Kufuor’s spokesperson, Frank Agyekum, described Mr Rawlings’ criticism as baseless. Former President Kufuor has described as baseless criticisms from …

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Rawlings slams Kufuor for desecrating Nkrumah’s legacy

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has in a characteristic style attacked his successor, former President John Agyekum Kufuor, accusing him of demeaning the legacy of Ghana’s first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. The former Military dictator also slammed the late President John Mills and former President John Mahama for allowing Nkrumah’s …

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