Tag Archives: Bribery allegation

Parliament must reject Ayariga’s apology – Casely Hayford

Sydney Casely-Hayford

A member of pressure group, OccupyGhana, Sydney Casely-Hayford, has described as intellectual dishonesty an apology rendered by the Member of Parliament for the Bawku Central Constituency, Mahama Ayariga, the man at the centre of the bribery allegations in Parliament. According to Casely-Hayford, Mr. Ayariga’s apology should not be accepted because his comments are deemed rude to the Speaker of Parliament ...

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Joe Ghartey committee’s report won’t be objective – ACEPA


The African Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA), has cast doubt over the objectivity of the outcome of the Joe Ghartey Committee on allegations of bribery in parliament. According to a senior associate of ACEPA, Tuinese Amuzu, questions that were posed to witnesses who appeared before the committee were too skewed in a certain way that did not tell the entire ...

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Bribery scandal: Another MP to give fresh evidence

Joe Ghartey chairs the 5-member investigative committee.

The release of the Joe Ghartey committee report on the bribery allegations that hit Parliament recently may further delay, as a Member of the House has applied to provide fresh evidence on the matter to the Committee. This comes at a time when the committee was just about to wrap up on its investigations. The 5-member Committee was set up ...

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Hong Kong ex-leader found guilty of misconduct


Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang has been found guilty of misconduct in office, in a case related to his use of a luxury flat in China. Mr Tsang, who led Hong Kong from 2005 to 2012, had faced three charges of misconduct and bribery. He was cleared of a second count of misconduct and the jury failed to ...

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Ad-hoc committee invites Ablakwa to testify in bribery case

Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has been invited to testify in the bribery case that hit Ghana’s parliament by the ad hoc committee, after he was earlier excluded. This follows his letter to the committee on Thursday [February 16] urging it to invite him because he was a party to the case. His letter ...

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Bribery allegation has damaged my reputation – Osei-Owusu

Joe Osei-Owusu

The Member of Parliament for Bekwai Constituency, Joseph Osei-Owusu, is seeking the permission of Parliament to resort to the law courts to clear his name in a bribery allegation that has been brought against him by the Member of Parliament for Bawku Central constituency, Mahama Ayariga. According to Mr Osei-Owusu, his reputation and integrity has been badly affected by the ...

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Investigate bribery allegation against Mahama – Lawyer


Private Legal Practitioner Yaw Oppong has emphasized the need for the Police to investigate the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) bribery allegations against President Mahama. The NPP at a press conference on Tuesday addressed by Mustapha Hamid, spokesperson for the NPP’s presidential candidate, alleged that the President and his brother, Ibrahim Mahama, tried to compromise Bugri Naabu with a brand new ...

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