The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

#corruption #incompetence #nepotism
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

Schools in Ashanti Region allegedly involved in school feeding programme corruption

The Ghana Police Service has begun investigations into alleged corruption in the implementation of the School Feeding Programme in some Senior High Schools (SHSs). So far, 53 schools in the Ashanti...

May 10, 2021

Gov’t accused of misusing $2.1bn Covid cash on corrupt deals

A corruption risk assessment report by the Community Development Alliance (CDA-Ghana) and the Commonwealth Foundation, has cited the Akufo-Addo led government for spending over US$2.1 billion COVID...

April 23, 2021

Akufo-Addo's cousin at Noguchi cited for conflict of interest in Frontiers Healthcare contract

The Covid-19 Corruption Risk Assessment Report 2021 has cited Head of Virology at Noguchi Medical Research Institute, Prof. William Ampofo for conflict of interest in the controversial Frontiers He...

April 21, 2021

Personal driver to GNPC CEO amasses wealth

The identity of a man in a video flaunting dollars while filming his Trassacco home making rounds on social media has been confirmed as being the personal driver and bodyguard of Ghana National Pet...

March 26, 2021

Ghana to pay $55M judgement debt on AITMS project

Government of Ghana is on its way to pay up a whopping judgement debt of US$55 million having cancelled an ongoing international contract intended to develop an intelligent traffic management syste...

Feb. 17, 2021

Ghana hit with $134m judgment debt for cancelling GCGP’s power agreement

The International Court of Arbitration has awarded a cost of $134 million and an interest of $30 million against the Government of Ghana over the cancellation of an Emergency Power Agreement with G...

Feb. 15, 2021

853,000 Maths sets procured at Gh¢75 each not delivered on time

Ministers-Designate Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh and Dr Emmanuel Adutwum clashed over a vetting question as to who authorized the sole-sourced procurement of more than 853,000 pieces of mathematical se...

Feb. 15, 2021

Dir of Communications at the Presidency amasses wealth in 4 years

The wife of Communications Director at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, Gloria Assan Arhin has filed for divorce from her husband on grounds of adultery and abuse, listing numerous properties owned by...

Feb. 10, 2021

Ghs52 billion tax revenue allegedly stolen from GCB

An audit report released by a US based Journalist, Kelvin Taylor has revealed that about GHC52 billion of tax revenue had moved from the GCB transit account to unknown destination accounts. The ...

Nov. 30, 2020

Chairman Wontumi awarded $45 million contract by Cocobod

Leaked documents reveal that the Ghana Cocoa Board has awarded a road contract in excess of Forty Five Million Dollars ($45 million) to a company identified as Hallmark Civil Engineering for the co...

Nov. 28, 2020

Procurement contract at NLA causes loss of $10m to the country

A JoyNews investigation has uncovered the loss of over $10 million in the procurement of Point of Sale (POS) devices for the National Lottery Authority (NLA). In the documentary, the team gather...

Nov. 18, 2020

Special Prosecutor resigns citing interference from the Presidency

The Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, has resigned from his position three years after he was appointed by President Akufo-Addo over a dispute surrounding a planned $500 million initial public offe...

Nov. 16, 2020

Corruption, money laundering hits COCOBOD

Documents Intercepted from the Financial Intelligence Centre, reveals high standards of corruption, nepotism and money laundering being perpetuated at Ghana Cocoa Board. The documents which were...

Nov. 16, 2020

$200k bribery scandal hits FDA boss

The CEO of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and the head of Legal Affairs are being investigated for allegedly taking bribe from the manufacturer of COA FS. Professor Samuel Ato Duncan told in...

Nov. 12, 2020

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