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H.E. Hajia Alima Mahama Takes Post As Ghana’s Ambassador To The United States

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H.E. HAJIA ALIMA MAHAMA TAKES POST AS GHANA’S AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES.

H.E. Hajia Alima Mahama, Ghana’s Ambassador to USA.

Her Excellency Hajia Alima Mahama has reaffirmed the Government of Ghana’s determination to continue strong bilateral relations with the Government of United States of America. She also confirmed Ghana’s commitment to partner with the United States Government in various areas of development.

The Ambassador made this note on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, after President Joseph R. Biden accepted her letters of credence by which President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo accredited her as the Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana to the United States.

She is the first female Ambassador of Ghana to the United States.

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Ambassador Hajia Alima Mahama brings a lot of experience to the role having served as a two-term Member of Parliament, cabinet minister and international consultant for several multinational organizations.

She first served as a Member of Parliament for the people of Nalerigu-Gambaga Constituency from the year 2001 to 2005, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development from May 2001 to April 2003 and Deputy Minister of State, Ministry of Trade, Industry and President’s Special Initiatives, from May, 2003 to January, 2005. She later served as the Minister of State for the Ministry of Women & Children’s Affairs from January 2005 to January 2009.

Prior to her current appointment as Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary, H.E Hajia Alima Mahama served again as the Member of Parliament for the people of Nalerigu-Gambaga Constituency and the Minister of State for Local Government and Rural Development from January 2017 to January 2021.

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Her extensive non-governmental and international experiences include roles such as Senior Technical Advisor at Danida, Consultant OXFAM, Faculty of Salzburg Seminar in Austria and Senior Planner, and Gender and Development Coordinator Northern Region Rural Integrated Programme (NORRIP), a Ghana Government and Canadian International Development Agency initiative.

Hajia is a Barrister at Law and was called to the bar in 1982.  She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Development Studies with a specialization in Regional Development Planning from the Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague, Netherlands. Preceding that, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Law and Sociology from the University of Ghana. She is both a Pearson Fellow  and a Humphrey Fellow.

Ambassador Hajia Alima Mahama has concurrent supervision over Mexico, Honduras, Costa Rica and Belize.

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Source: Embassy of Ghana, USA 

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Hon. Alhassan Kobina Ghansah to lose Asikuma Odoben Brakwa Seat, Global Infoanalytics Projects

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The incumbent member of parliament for the good people of Asikuma Odoben Brakwa Constituency, Hon. Alhaji Kobina Ghansah is in serious trouble as he’s been projected to lose his seat come 2024 Parliamentary Election.

Hon. Alhaji Alhassan Kobina Ghansah – MP, Asikuma Odoben Brakwa Constituency

This is evident in a Mid-Term Poll analysis, an in-depth national and constituency electoral research conducted by Global Infoanalytics across the 275 constituencies in Ghana.

The presentation of the research findings was analyzed by Mr. Mussa Dankwah, the Executive Director of Global Infoanalytics, on the Point of View show hosted by Bernard Avle last Wednesday night.

Source: Citi Tv

According to Mr. Mussa Dankwah, the Executive Director of Global Infoanalytics, the NDC MP for Asikuma Odoben Brakwa Constituency is in serious trouble as majority of the people who voted for him during the 2020 elections are set to Vote against him come 2024 Parliamentary elections if he contests.

The analysis made by the Executive Director of Global Infoanalytics projected that, Only 17.4% of electorates are ready to vote for Hon. Alhaji Alhassan Kobina Ghansah come 2024 elections.

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According to Mr. Mussa Dankwah, out of the 52.54% of electoral percentage achieved by Hon. Alhaji Kobina Ghansah in the 2020 elections, over 43.2% of the electorates will vote against him come 2024.

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The Executive Director of Global Infoanalytics, Mr. Mussa Dankwa further emphasized that, the 5.08% Margin of Victory achieved by Hon. Alhaji Kobina Ghansah in 2020 is too thin for him to retain the seat for the NDC and as a result of this, a swing in the election will cause his defeat.

However, if John Mahama wins the Presidential elections as the poll indicates, he could carry the MP, Hon. Alhaji Kobina Ghansah with him.

The research findings concluded that, the incumbent MP for Asikuma Odoben Brakwa Constituency, Hon. Alhassan Kobina Ghansah is Vulnerable.

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