The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

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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

Medical Director of Ridge Regional Hospital sacked without due process

The medical director of Ridge Regional Hospital Dr Thomas Anaba has been relieved of his post. Dr. Anaba’s appointment was supposed to last till 2020 and had the option to re-apply but has been ...

May 16, 2017

Akufo-Addo makes appointment to Ghana Gas Company without due process

Veteran Journalist and Social Commentator, Kwesi Pratt Jnr has slammed President Akufo Addo’s appointment of Ernest Owusu Bempah as Director of Communications at the Ghana Gas Company, describing i...

May 13, 2017

Controller and Accountant General sacked

The Akufo-Addo-led New Patriotic Party government has extended its ongoing dismissal of Heads of State Institutions appointed by ex-President John Mahama to the Controller and Accountant General’s ...

May 9, 2017

NPP sacks 200 NHIA workers in two months

The Akufo-Addo led New Patriotic Party government has caused the newly appointed CEO of National Health Insurance Authority, Dr Samuel Annor, to terminate the employment of over 200 staffs suspecte...

May 2, 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

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

205 National Service staff recruits sacked

All 205 National Service staff recruited in December, 2016 have had their recruitment withdrawn with immediate effect. There have been concerns that this action could be illegal since it was the...

Feb. 8, 2017

Akufo-Addo to spend two hours at NPP headquarters every Monday

President Nana Akufo Addo is to spend two hours of his busy schedule every Monday at the National Headquarters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) meeting with party executives and supporters who have...

Jan. 25, 2017

Parts of Prez Akufo-Addo's Inaugral Speech plagiarized

Ghana’s new President, H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo has plagiarized portion of former US President, George Bush’s January 20, 2001 inaugural speech.

Jan. 7, 2017

Early appointments without constitutional backing

Some appointments by President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo are unlawful according to legal practitioners. Three days after the first appointment of the incoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) government wa...

Jan. 5, 2017

Flagstaff House renamed Golden Jubilee House

The seat of government has been renamed from Flagstaff House to Jubilee House.

Jan. 5, 2017

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