The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

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Expats Charged $100k To Sit With Akufo-Addo

Expatriates who work in Ghana were recently charged $100, 000 to sit on the same table with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the Member of Parliament for Asawase, Muntaka Mubarak has revealed...

Dec. 15, 2017

Conflict of interest? NLA boss takes $60K personal loan from service provider

NLA boss, Mr. Kofi Osei-Ameyaw took a $60K personal loan from service provider barely one month after he was appointed Director-General of the National Lottery Authority in March 2017. When Kofi...

Dec. 13, 2017

Gov’t spent over Gh¢100k to rename Tamale Stadium

Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports, Pius Enam Hadzide feels his outfit was modest in spending over GHC 100,000 to rename the Tamale Sports Stadium after late Vice President Aliu Mahama. Accordi...

Dec. 12, 2017

Akufo-Addo was wrong to have endorsed Jospong

Former Chair of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Justice Francis Emile Short has said the President Nana AKufo-Addo made an error in endorsing the JOSPONG Group of...

Dec. 4, 2017

Over 200 instances of pre-mix fuel diversions recorded in 2017

There have been at least 200 cases of premix fuel diversions in the country since January 2017 costing the nation over 22 million cedis in the regulation of the petroleum sector. The phenomenon whi...

Nov. 27, 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

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

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

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

CID's report on corruption allegations against two Deputy Chiefs of Staff cooked

An alleged audio which indicates that the report that looked into A-Plus' corruption allegations against two Deputy Chiefs of Staff, Samuel Abu Jinapor and Francis Asenso-Boakye was cooked has surf...

Sept. 27, 2017

DCE allegedly rejects official bungalow, blows GHC22,200 on accommodation

Members of the Ahanta West District Assembly in the Western Region have questioned why their District Chief Executive, Henrietta Mary Eyison, spent GHC22,200 rent accommodation whereas the Assembly...

Sept. 19, 2017

Gov’t buying drones worth $3m to fight galamsey

The Government of Ghana is procuring drones worth $3million to help in the fight against illegal small-scale mining (galamsey). According to Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amew...

Sept. 15, 2017

Ken Ofori Atta breached procurement law in over GHc10m loan to MacDan

The Minority in Parliament is questioning the basis for which the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta gave approval for the Agricultural Development Bank to give a loan of 10,459,500 to a private firm...

Sept. 5, 2017

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