The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

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Let’s Employ TESCON Members Before Others

The Deputy Executive Secretary of the National Service Scheme, Nana Boakye popularly known as Nana B has urged executives of The Tertiary Students Confederacy Network of the New Patriotic Party (TE...

Nov. 27, 2017

Ghana likely to legalize homosexuality – Akufo-Addo

In an interview with Al Jazeera, President Nana Akufo-Addo has argued that should there be a strong coalition for homosexuality, Ghana could be bound to make same-sex marriage legal. “I think i...

Nov. 26, 2017

2018 budget riddled with too many data errors

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has said its analysis of the 2018 budget which was presented to parliament by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta on 15 November, was error-riddled as far as ...

Nov. 24, 2017

¢1.9bn allocation to presidency is profligate

The Minority in Parliament is mulling over what it says is the unprecedented ¢1.9 billion budgetary allocation to the presidency in the 2018 budget. The Minority spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel...

Nov. 21, 2017

Ghanaians to contribute to Free SHS funding

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta during the budget reading today said government intends to solicit funds from members of the public who wish to contribute to the growth of the Free Senior High Sch...

Nov. 15, 2017

Govt blew GHc177m on failed energy bond

The Minority in Parliament has lambasted the Akufo-Addo government accusing it of blowing GHc177 million on processes that preceded the issuance of the energy sector bond. According to the Minor...

Nov. 9, 2017

Ofori-Atta’s name pops up in ‘Paradise Papers’

Some Ghanaians have expressed worry about the alleged dealings of the Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta who is a cousin to the President involvement in tax evasion activities. The Paradise ...

Nov. 8, 2017

KMA engages Delta Forces to eject traders

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly has recruited members of the vigilante group Delta Forces to assist it in a decongestion exercise in the Central Business District of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region, ...

Nov. 6, 2017

Energy bond unsuccessful after two tries

Government failed to meet its target for the first tranche of the energy bond after a second attempt. The government was seeking to raise 6 billion cedis under two separate bonds. But it accrued...

Nov. 6, 2017

NPP people my priority before other Ghanaians – S.A. High Commissioner

Ghana's High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr George Ayisi-Boateng, has stated that his topmost priority in South Africa is to help solve the problems of members of the governing New Patriotic Part...

Oct. 30, 2017

NPP youth invade police station, free suspects in Karaga

Supporters of feuding executives of the New Patriotic Party in the Karaga constituency clashed Tuesday night vandalizing party installation, an alleged military van and invading a police station in...

Oct. 25, 2017

Non-Muslims went for Hajj

There is growing rancour among members of the newly constituted Ghana Hajj Board as its chairman Sheikh IC Quaye is being accused of running a unilateral system. The veteran politician allegedly...

Oct. 23, 2017

Hajj board official in over Gh¢23k visa fraud

A member of the communication team of the Ghana Hajj Board Zakaria Rahman is in hot waters for collecting money from prospective pilgrims who could not travel to Mecca. Four women have reported ...

Oct. 20, 2017

$2.5 million Ghana PostGP a fraud

An IT expert has revealed some technical flaws in the recently launched 2.5 million-dollar Ghana PostGPS system that has been touted as the solution to the decades of poor addressing system in the ...

Oct. 19, 2017

A Plus audio CID, ACP Tiwaa Addo-Danquah appointed CID boss

Deputy Director General of the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, ACP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah has been elevated to the Director-General position. ACP Add...

Oct. 17, 2017

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