The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

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Akufo-Addo’s Minister caught in conflict of interest

JoyNews’ investigations have revealed how a company linked to the Deputy Sanitation Minister, Amidu Issahaku Chinnia, and registered in the names of his brother, cousin, and personal driver won gov...

June 27, 2022

Former NDA CEO accuses successor of forging his signature in ¢10m fraud case

The former CEO of the Northern Development Authority (NDA) has petitioned the Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, over a fraud issue involving him. Dr Sulemana Anamzoya, in the petition, ac...

June 27, 2022

Free SHS branded T-shirts estimated to cost GHC38m being shared to students

Starrfm.com.gh has uncovered bulk printing of Free SHS branded T-shirts for distribution to about 1,274,412 students currently in schools across the country. The T-shirts are being procured by ...

June 15, 2022

Corruption Watch petitions Special Prosecutor over Sir John’s will

An anti-corruption group, Corruption Watch, has petitioned the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) to investigate the alleged state lands belonging to the late Chief Executive Officer of the For...

May 25, 2022

Education Minister fingered in $1.2 million ‘phantom’ training scandal

The Education Minister, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum has been fingered in an alleged phantom training scheme of teachers costing $1.2 million from the World Bank. According to correspondences from his of...

May 25, 2022

Akufo-Addo grants approval for development & possible sale of 92-year Achimota Forest Reserve land

President Akufo-Addo has granted Executive Approval for Achimota Forest Reserve land which has been classified as a protected National Forest Reserve since 1930 to be redeveloped and sold for other...

May 17, 2022

Free SHS students nationwide left hungry

Senior High Schools under the free SHS programme have threatened to shut down and students sent home if the food supply situation does not improve. This is a result of the poor food supply situa...

May 9, 2022

Ghana records worst press freedom ranking in 17 years

Ghana’s celebrated press freedom status has deteriorated, pushing the country down on the ladder of the league of countries with the freest media in the world. According to the 2022 Press Freedo...

May 3, 2022

$140,000 was used to fly Adwoa Safo for E-levy vote

Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has alleged that the cost of private jet hired to fly home Dome Kwabenya MP Sarah Adwoa Safo to partake in the controversial E-le...

March 1, 2022

MD of Ghana Airports Company sacked

The appointment of the Managing Director of the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL), Yaw Kwakwa, has been terminated. “His Excellency the President, per letter No. 0P S127/22/104, dated 31st Ja...

Feb. 9, 2022

PIAC Report Indicts GNPC Boss Over US$7.5 Million Building Transaction

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has in a report, indicted the management of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) over an acquisition of a residential property at ...

Jan. 21, 2022

Ghana Airports Company Limited spent GH₵118k on Xmas decorations

The Board Chairman of the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL), Mr Paul Adom-Otchere has disclosed that the company spent GH₵118,000 on Christmas decorations at the Kotoka International Airport (K...

Jan. 7, 2022

The COVID-19 spraying scandal initiated by President Akufo-Addo

This investigative documentary provides compelling evidence of how the Covid-19 spraying projects in the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development and the Ministry of Education ended up be...

Dec. 17, 2021

Fraud at Covid-19 Labs: Jubilee House Clinic Involved

The Fourth Estate has revealed how, by fraud, people who tested positive for COVID-19 obtained negative results at Frontiers Healthcare Services Limited and the Jubilee House Clinic. A health pr...

Dec. 13, 2021

Millions of passengers stranded as drivers' strike bite hard

A sit-down strike by commercial drivers across the country has left millions of Ghanaians stranded at various bus terminals. The nationwide strike is to protest the high cost of fuel prices in the ...

Dec. 6, 2021

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