The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

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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

$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

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

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

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

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

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

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