The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

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Osarfo Marfo appoints his sons to top gov’t positions

Senior Minister to the Akufo-Addo government, Nana Yaw Osafo-Marfo has appointed his two sons to top government positions few months after the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and Nana Akufo-Addo, took ov...

Aug. 16, 2017

Minister Blows GH¢157m On ‘Planting For Food’

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto on Thursday told parliament that the government has so far spent GH¢157,023,174.00 on its 'Planting for Food and Jobs' programme in the...

July 29, 2017

Raids on homes of former Ministers of power

The former deputy Power Minister, John Jinapor’s house was raided by some personnel from the Police service and National Security in connection with the 2015 AMERI deal. This raid follows the fo...

July 28, 2017

GH¢5.6m gov’t cash was spent on only Ghana@60 6th March parade

It has emerged that the government has spent Ghs5 million on only the 6th March parade to commemorate the country’s 60th Independence Anniversary. The Chairman of the Ghana @ 60 committee, Ken Aman...

July 20, 2017

Agric ministry hastily procures ineffective chemicals to fight army worms

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has hastily procured chemicals costing Ghs9 million under sole-sourcing which are ineffective as far as the fight against the dangerous army worms is concerned....

July 17, 2017

BOST MD sells contaminated oil to his company

BOST MD Mr. Alfred Obeng Boateng has sold 5 million litres of contaminated oil to his company valued at ghc15 million for a paltry amount of ghc 5 million. The National Petroleum Authority, (NPA...

June 24, 2017

Mayor of Accra spends money on huge billboards

Huge billboards with the portrait of the Greater Accra regional minister, Ishmael Ashitey and the mayor of Accra accompanying inscription “Welcome to Accra, the Proposed Cleanest City in Africa” h...

June 15, 2017

NPP, Nana Addo donate GHC35,000 to Woyome

Businessman, Alfred Agbesi Woyome was given an amount of GHC 35,000 by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, when he lost his mother. GHC20,000 of the amo...

June 14, 2017

Northern Regional Minister, Bugri Naabu clash over road contract

A foretaste of a seeming acrimonious relationship between the Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed and Northern Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Daniel Bugri Naabu is getting...

June 8, 2017

GHC10,000 Chinese Embassy gift to Attorney General worrying

Anti-graft body Ghana Integrity Initiative has expressed reservations with Ghana’s Attorney General’s Department for accepting a GHC10,000 gift from the China Embassy. Sun Baohong, the Chinese A...

June 7, 2017

10,000 bags of fertiliser missing

Over 10,000 bags of government-subsidised fertiliser for farmers in the Upper West Region have reportedly disappeared. The bags, meant for distribution for farmers in the Sissala East and Sissal...

May 23, 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

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

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

$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

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