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NDC man sues AG for defending Ofori-Atta in bond saga

Mark Oliver Kevor

The Eastern Regional Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mark Oliver Kevor, has challenged the capacity of the Attorney General to serve as a legal representative for the Finance Minister in a petition before the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), calling for an investigation into the alleged conflict of interest in the $2.25 billion bond issue. Mr. ...

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AG shouldn’t be defending Ofori Atta in $2.25bn saga – Amaliba

Abraham Amaliba

A member of the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) legal team, Abraham Amaliba, has described as an irregularity, the Attorney General’s office’s decision to respond to the petition brought before the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), against Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta. “The AG and Ken Ofori Atta simply do not understand the case before CHRAJ or they ...

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Gov’t unshaken by petition over bond issue – Oppong Nkrumah

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

The Akufo-Addo government is unflustered by the petition to Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to investigate the possible conflict of interest in the $2.25 billion bond issue. In a Citi News interview, a Deputy Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah insisted that the bond was issued in tandem with laid down procedures, hence the position of confidence from ...

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Volta CHRAJ laments human resource, logistical restraints

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The Volta Regional office of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has appealed to government to help address its human resource deficiency and logistical constraints. Mr. Imoru Jamaldeen, the Volta Regional Administrative Officer of the Commission, said offices in the Region were highly understaffed with the few offices lacking furniture and other logistics to operate effectively as ...

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AMERI shouldn’t have sponsored Addison C’ttee but … – Emile Short

Justice Emile Short

The controversy surrounding the Addison committee’s AMERI-sponsored trip to Dubai, will require a thorough investigation since the situation is complex, a former Commissioner of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Justice Emile Short has said. According to him, although the incident appears to be a clear case of conflict of interest, the context in which it occurred makes ...

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CHRAJ bemoans harassment, negative practices against women

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The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has called on various stakeholders in the country to commit to creating an all-inclusive environment for all, especially girls and women to thrive in the field of work. The Commission in a statement to mark this year’s international women’s day, said Ghanaian women continue to face a number challenges including Female ...

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Group to petition CHRAJ over Ayariga’s bribery claims

Joseph Whittal

A group calling itself the Movement for Democratic and Accountable Governance (MODAG) has threatened to petition the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), to probe the bribery allegations against some Members of Parliament vetting the Minister nominees if Parliament fails to follow due process in its investigation. The Speaker of Parliament, Michael Oquaye has set up a five ...

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Bribery allegations: Parliament shouldn’t probe itself – Azeem

Vitus Azeem

Vitus Azeem, a former Executive Director of the Ghana Integrity Initiative, is of the view Parliament would not be able to adequately investigate the bribery scandal involving some of its members on the Appointments Committee. This is after the allegations of bribery levelled against the Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, by a Minority member of the Appointments Committee, Mahama Ayariga. Mr. ...

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We’ll allow Parliament to investigate bribery allegation – CHRAJ

Joseph Whittal

The Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has indicated that it will allow Parliament to conduct a full-scale investigation into the bribery scandal that has hit the Appointments Committee. The Commissioner of CHRAJ, Joseph Whittal, who made the revelation, was however quick to add that the Commission will monitor the investigations closely to ensure that there is transparency. “For ...

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CHRAJ congratulates President-elect Akufo-Addo

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The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has congratulated Nana Akufo-Addo for emerging winner of the December 7 polls held last week. CHRAJ in a statement signed by the acting Commissioner, Richard Quayson, also congratulated President John Mahama for also conceding defeat in the race describing it as a sign of “maturity”. “The Commission on Human Rights and ...

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