The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

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NADMO boss has 5 deputies

The current Director-General of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) Eric Nana Agyemang-Prempeh has five deputies. They include, Deputy-General in charge of Operations, Deputy i...

May 19, 2017

AG drops case against Delta Force 8

The Attorney General has dropped its case against eight members of pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) vigilante group, Delta Force, who allegedly stormed the Kumasi Circuit Court and freed some of their...

May 17, 2017

Medical Director of Ridge Regional Hospital sacked without due process

The medical director of Ridge Regional Hospital Dr Thomas Anaba has been relieved of his post. Dr. Anaba’s appointment was supposed to last till 2020 and had the option to re-apply but has been ...

May 16, 2017

BOST CEO removes tanker drivers for friends

A plus, a sympathizer of the Akufo-Addo government has been issued license by BOST for the distribution of refined petroleum products from its depots to certain parts of the country. He told the...

May 15, 2017

Akufo-Addo makes appointment to Ghana Gas Company without due process

Veteran Journalist and Social Commentator, Kwesi Pratt Jnr has slammed President Akufo Addo’s appointment of Ernest Owusu Bempah as Director of Communications at the Ghana Gas Company, describing i...

May 13, 2017

Controller and Accountant General sacked

The Akufo-Addo-led New Patriotic Party government has extended its ongoing dismissal of Heads of State Institutions appointed by ex-President John Mahama to the Controller and Accountant General’s ...

May 9, 2017

Otiko accuses Bugri Naabu of taking cows, goats for School Feeding jobs

The Gender Minister has alleged that the Northern Region Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has collected people’s monies, goats, cows and other things from people and promised the...

May 6, 2017

NPP sacks 200 NHIA workers in two months

The Akufo-Addo led New Patriotic Party government has caused the newly appointed CEO of National Health Insurance Authority, Dr Samuel Annor, to terminate the employment of over 200 staffs suspecte...

May 2, 2017

Protocol gaffe: Ghana flag turned upside down during Barrow’s visit

There was a gaffe at the Flagstaff House on Friday, April 28, 2017, when the President Nana Akufo-Addo sat for a photo op with the visiting President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow after bilateral tal...

April 29, 2017

$30m worth of cocaine vanishes at Tema Port

10 bags of suspected cocaine, each weighing 50kgs (500kgs in all) hidden in a consignment of rice with an estimated street value of about $30million has vanished from the Tema Port under mysterious...

April 28, 2017

EOCO's probe of Ibrahim Mahama witch-hunt

Members of the NDC and some Ghanaians have described as political witch-hunt, EOCO's probe of Ibrahim Mahama. This comes on the back of GRA's description of the probe as unnecessary. Speaking on...

April 24, 2017

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

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