The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

#corruption #incompetence #nepotism
Gov’t Cannot Employ You – Minister Tells Graduates

The Minister of State in Charge of Tertiary Education, Prof. Kwesi Yankah has asked fresh graduates in the country to drop any expectations of being employed by government because the Public Sector...

Oct. 1, 2017

NDC serial caller Appiah Stadium arrested for ‘defaming’ Nana Addo

Police in the Ashanti Region have arrested a known serial caller and activist of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Appiah Stadium. According to reports, he was arrested for sug...

Sept. 26, 2017

Ahomka-Lindsay faces sanction over alleged perjury

Deputy Trade and Industry Minister, Robert Ahomka-Lindsay, is being accused of perjury over his claim that the Komenda Sugar Factory has never fully processed raw sugarcane. But the former Secre...

Sept. 8, 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

Deputy Agric Minister describes northerners as 'difficult and liars'

A Deputy Minister of Agriculture, William Agyapong Quaitoo has described northerners as difficult and liars. "Our brothers (in the North) it is so difficult to deal with them. I lived there for ...

Aug. 25, 2017

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

Hajj Pilgrims stranded at Tamale

The pilgrimage by first batch of Ghanaian Hajj Pilgrims is hanging in the balance because their scheduled flight for 8:30 pm Thursday August 10 has failed. The over 500 pilgrims are stranded at the...

Aug. 11, 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

Stephen Ntim appointed Lands Commission boss under repealed law

Mr Stephen Ayesu Ntim, a former National First Vice Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been appointed as the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Ghana Lands Commission under a repeale...

July 22, 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

Deputy Trade Minister tells diasporans to stop whining

Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Robert Ahomka-Lindsay has entreated diasporans to stop complaining about things not working in Ghana and rather bring on board the skills and knowledge they h...

July 7, 2017

Government sponsoring Christian pilgrims needless

The chairman of the Church of Pentecost Apostle Dr. Opoku Onyinah has criticized government’s decision to sponsor Christian pilgrimage to Holy sites across the world. The government through the ...

June 17, 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

Akufo-Addo sacks 13,000 public sector workers

In what is been described as reenactment of the dismissal of some 568 selected public servants by their forebear government of Prime Minister Kofi Abrefa Busia, President Akufo-Addo has in the last...

May 23, 2017

NADMO boss has 5 deputies

The current Director-General of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) Eric Nana Agyemang-Prempeh has five deputies. They include, Deputy-General in charge of Operations, Deputy i...

May 19, 2017

< 1 2 3 ... 8 9 10 11 >