The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

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Conflict of interest allegations hit $2.25bn bond issue

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has found that the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, breached certain processes in the issuance of the government’s $2.25bn bond ea...

April 16, 2017

Govt will reward NPP execs with “big contracts”

The Northern regional minister Salifu Saeed has disclosed that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government will offer “big contracts” to only “few” party executives to strengthen their financial base....

April 14, 2017

TESCON members to get better NSS postings

The deputy executive director of National Service Scheme Nana Boakye has assured TESCON members nationwide that they shall be his utmost priority during the 2017/2018 national service postings and ...

April 14, 2017

Government breaks promise of not borrowing in just 3 months

The Akufo-Addo government, has issued a total of 2.25 billion dollars in four bonds contrary to its campaign promise not to borrow, because Ghana’s debt stock, had risen beyond the country’s capaci...

April 6, 2017

NPP Delta Force storms court; set suspects free

Members of a vigilante group affiliated to the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Delta Force, stormed the Kumasi Circuit Court and freed members of their group who were facing charges for causing disturba...

April 6, 2017

Macho men throw out Eastern Regional NHIA boss

A group of 20 heavily built men stormed the Eastern regional office of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) and threw out the newly appointed manager. These heavily built ‘ macho’ men ...

April 3, 2017

200 NPP 'Delta Force' attack Ashanti Regional Security Capo

More than 200 members of a self-styled security force affiliated with the governing NPP have attacked the Ashanti Regional Security Coordinator late Friday morning to physically hound him out of of...

March 24, 2017

Invisible Forces of the NPP managed the Kintampo Waterfall when 19 students died

It has emerged that unqualified, untrained vigilante group affiliated to the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) had forcibly taken over the management of the Kintampo Waterfall venue of the recent...

March 20, 2017

Akufo-Addo's government size the biggest in the 4th Republic

The Akufo-Addo government has been criticized for lying to Ghanaians and failing to keep their promise of running a lean government. President Akufo-Addo is the first head of state in the 4th Re...

March 14, 2017

Gh@60 logo plagiarized

Some Ghanaians have lashed out on the New Patriotic Party(NPP) government, following an alleged revelations of plagiarism of the Ghana@60 logo believed to have cut out from the International Festiv...

Feb. 10, 2017

Gh@60 celebration to cost GHC20m

President Nana Akufo-Addo has revealed the total amount of Ghana’s 60th anniversary to be GHC20 million. An amount described as going contrary to his promise for a modest celebration. The theme ...

Feb. 9, 2017

Gov’t lying to Ghanaians about state vehicles

The Akufo-Addo government has been accused of lying to Ghanaians about the whereabouts of state vehicles after Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, revealed 208 cars were mis...

Feb. 9, 2017

205 National Service staff recruits sacked

All 205 National Service staff recruited in December, 2016 have had their recruitment withdrawn with immediate effect. There have been concerns that this action could be illegal since it was the...

Feb. 8, 2017

Police Dismisses 3,000 ‘NDC Recruits’

The Police Service has reportedly dismissed some 3,000 new recruits for failure to meet the basic qualification standards of the service. The recruitment was made under the former NDC government, a...

Feb. 5, 2017

Minister-designate of Gender, Children and Social Protection did not do national service

Minister-designate of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba, has disclosed that she did not do her national service. Otiko Djaba told the appointments committee of parliamen...

Jan. 30, 2017

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