The Ghana Scandals Index

Indexing government scandals one at a time

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Congestion at SHSs exposes students to meningitis – Ghana Health Service

The Head of Disease and Surveillance Unit at the Ghana Health Service has identified congestion at senior high schools (SHSs) as one risk factor for the spread of meningitis. Dr Franklin Asiedu-...

Dec. 13, 2017

Stop Whining About Bad Roads; Just Pay Your Tolls - Anthony Karbo

Deputy Roads Minister, Anthony Karbo has urged Ghanaians to stop being grouchy about the terrible state of roads in the country and support government by paying their toll fees for the repair of th...

Dec. 11, 2017

Akufo-Addo was wrong to have endorsed Jospong

Former Chair of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Justice Francis Emile Short has said the President Nana AKufo-Addo made an error in endorsing the JOSPONG Group of...

Dec. 4, 2017

Ghana likely to legalize homosexuality – Akufo-Addo

In an interview with Al Jazeera, President Nana Akufo-Addo has argued that should there be a strong coalition for homosexuality, Ghana could be bound to make same-sex marriage legal. “I think i...

Nov. 26, 2017

2018 budget riddled with too many data errors

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has said its analysis of the 2018 budget which was presented to parliament by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta on 15 November, was error-riddled as far as ...

Nov. 24, 2017

¢1.9bn allocation to presidency is profligate

The Minority in Parliament is mulling over what it says is the unprecedented ¢1.9 billion budgetary allocation to the presidency in the 2018 budget. The Minority spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel...

Nov. 21, 2017

Ghanaians to contribute to Free SHS funding

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta during the budget reading today said government intends to solicit funds from members of the public who wish to contribute to the growth of the Free Senior High Sch...

Nov. 15, 2017

Govt blew GHc177m on failed energy bond

The Minority in Parliament has lambasted the Akufo-Addo government accusing it of blowing GHc177 million on processes that preceded the issuance of the energy sector bond. According to the Minor...

Nov. 9, 2017

KMA engages Delta Forces to eject traders

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly has recruited members of the vigilante group Delta Forces to assist it in a decongestion exercise in the Central Business District of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region, ...

Nov. 6, 2017

Non-Muslims went for Hajj

There is growing rancour among members of the newly constituted Ghana Hajj Board as its chairman Sheikh IC Quaye is being accused of running a unilateral system. The veteran politician allegedly...

Oct. 23, 2017

A Plus audio CID, ACP Tiwaa Addo-Danquah appointed CID boss

Deputy Director General of the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) of the Ghana Police Service, ACP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah has been elevated to the Director-General position. ACP Add...

Oct. 17, 2017

Bawumia's convoy excessive

The former rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Professor Stephen Adei has threatened to wage a one-man crusade against the Vice President Alhaji Mahamudu ...

Oct. 13, 2017

CEO of Tamale Teaching Hospital sacked

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Tamale Teaching Hospital, Dr Prosper Akanbon has been relieved of his duties, mynewsgh.com can exclusively report. Dr Akanbon who had about two-years to ...

Oct. 12, 2017

Gov’t Launch Restoration Of Trainee Nurses Allowance

Government has announced it will launch the restoration of the monthly allowance for trainee nurses. The allowance which was cancelled by the Mahama administration in 2014 became a key element of t...

Oct. 5, 2017

District assemblies to pay GHC5,000 each to sponsor Akufo-Addo’s tour

The Northern Regional Minister is demanding GHC5,000 from each of the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies in the region to sponsor a three-day tour of the region by President Nana Addo ...

Oct. 1, 2017

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