The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

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Gov't slaps 1.75 Percent E-levy on MoMo, electronic transactions

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has announced a new 1.75 per cent tax called E-levy on mobile money and all electronic transactions in the country as a measure to “rope in the informal sector into ...

Nov. 17, 2021

Serwaa Broni: Prez Akufo-Addo's alleged sidechic claims he used National Security to rob her

A lady named Serwaa Broni has made serious allegations against President Nana Akufo-Addo. In a video, Serwaa claimed that Akufo-Addo had wanted to have an affair with her but she rejected him. Acco...

Oct. 29, 2021

105,927 liters of fuel disappears at TOR

The Interim Management Committee of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) says it has interdicted some staff for their involvement in the alleged theft of ¢10.4 million worth of cables. Describing it as unac...

Oct. 5, 2021

Akufo-Addo to buy new presidential jet

The government has started the process of acquiring a new state aircraft that will serve as the presidential jet among other functions, the Director of Communications at the Office of the President...

Sept. 28, 2021

CSOs want Parliament to investigate $1.65 billion Aker Energy deal

Ghana will be shortchanged if the government goes ahead to fork out $1.65 billion for shares in two oil blocks, the Alliance of civil society organisations working on Extractives, Anti-Corruption a...

Aug. 7, 2021

Akufo Addo's nephew exposes corruption in his government

A supposed relative of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has exposed corruption in the Akufo-Addo government. In a 14-minute long video message posted on Facebook, the gentleman by name Angel N...

Aug. 7, 2021

I didn’t think properly before entering into Sputnik V contract - Health Minister

Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu has admitted he did not do due diligence before contracting with the private office of one Emirati Sheikh, H.H Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook Al Maktoum for 3.4 million d...

July 19, 2021

Gov’t blows GHC34.8m on Past Questions for 2021 WASSCE candidates

The Government has spent a whooping GHC34.8 million on purchasing past questions for 2021 WASSCE candidates under free SHS program. According to the Minister of Education, Yaw Osei Adutwum, the min...

July 14, 2021

Get other jobs if you want to become millionaires - Akufo-Addo to Teachers

President Akufo-Addo has stated without equivocation that teaching does not make rich. According to him, teaching is a sacrificial service one renders not expecting to rake in much money to become ...

July 12, 2021

Akufo-Addo approves salaries for Rebecca, Samira

The Emoluments Committee set up by President Akufo-Addo has recommended that spouses of Heads of States and their Vices be put on salaries. And as part of the novelty, the Committee recommends that...

July 3, 2021

Ghana slapped with $170mn judgement debt over wrongful termination of power contract

A United Kingdom Court says it is too late for Ghana to appeal against a US $164 million judgment debt awarded against it for wrongfully terminating the contract of an independent power producer, G...

June 23, 2021

Disagreement At PMMC: Board, MD petition President Over GH¢1.4m Scandal

The raging boardroom wrangling at the Precious Minerals Marketing Company (PMMC) has reached alarming heights as both the Managing Director of the company, Alhaji Sulemana Alhassan and the Board Ch...

June 9, 2021

Ghana buys overpriced Sputnik V vaccines through middlemen

Ghana is said to have bought overpriced Sputnik V vaccines from the Russian Investment Fund through some businessmen, the Norwegian tabloid Verdens Gang has alleged. The deal was allegedly ratif...

June 9, 2021

Akufo-Addo spends £15,000 per hour on luxury jet

The MP for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has criticised President Akufo-Addo over what he described as “expensive” travels. The NDC legislator said the President has consistently abandoned t...

May 27, 2021

NPP Delta Force throw Ashanti Regional Security Coordinator out of office

The Ashanti Regional National Security Coordinator, DCOP Ayensu Opare Addo (Rtd), has suffered the embarrassment of being handcuffed in his office. The security capo, who is a former Ashanti Reg...

May 18, 2021

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