The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

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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

Akufo-Addo's government size the biggest in the 4th Republic

The Akufo-Addo government has been criticized for lying to Ghanaians and failing to keep their promise of running a lean government. President Akufo-Addo is the first head of state in the 4th Re...

March 14, 2017

Gh@60 celebration to cost GHC20m

President Nana Akufo-Addo has revealed the total amount of Ghana’s 60th anniversary to be GHC20 million. An amount described as going contrary to his promise for a modest celebration. The theme ...

Feb. 9, 2017

Boakye Agyarko allegedly bribes Appointment Committee with GHC100, 000

Minority members of the parliament's appointments committee have accused Boakye Agarko, the energy minister-designate, of bribing with GHC100,000 in exchange for them confirming his nomination. ...

Jan. 27, 2017

Finance minister-designate pays NPP’s GHC2million debt to Prudential Bank

Minister-designate for Finance, Kenneth Nana Yaw Ofori-Atta, says he has settled the controversial GHC2 million debt owed Prudential Bank Limited by the New Patriotic Party. The bank in 2015 wro...

Jan. 20, 2017

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