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Tag Archives: Corruption

Charlotte Osei, 2 deputies meet CJ over ‘corruption’ probe

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei and her two deputies, have arrived at the office of the Judicial Service located at the Supreme Court, as the Chief Justice prepares to hear a petition filed against the EC boss’ office. Unconfirmed reports suggest that a five-member committee has been set up by Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo, to investigate the ...

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Nana Addo now ‘blind’ to corruption – Pelpuo

Wa Central Member of Parliament (MP), Rashid Pelpuo believes the mantle of governance has blinded the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government and its leader, Nana Akufo-Addo, to acts of corruption. Mr. Pelpuo said this to highlight what he called double standards exhibited by the NPP on matters pertaining to corruption. Speaking on The Big Issue as the world marked International Anti-Corruption Day, the ...

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Nana Addo wrong to endorse ‘suspicious’ Jospong – Casely Hayford

President Nana Akufo-Addo’s praise of the founder of the Jospong Group of Companies, Joseph Siaw Agyepong in November, was completely wrong, according to anti-corruption campaigner, Sydney Casely Hayford. The issue was brought under the spotlight on The Big Issue after the Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo’s assertion during the week that the President must not be seen to be condoning acts ...

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Less talk, more action in corruption fight – CDD tells gov’t

The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has implored the Akufo-Addo government to ride on the current public support and take significant action on “pervasive corruption in Ghana.” In a statement marking International Anti-Corruption Day, the CDD urged President Nana Akufo-Addo “to take decisive and concrete action on the growing list corruption cases in the country.” This list includes allegations of ...

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Moles have taken over Akufo-Addo’s government – Amidu

Former Attorney General (AG) and Minister for Justice, Martin A.B.K. Amidu has stated that there are people in the public sector who are sabotaging the fight against corruption by President Akufo-Addo’s New Patriotic Party (NPP) government. According to him, they are doing it for the benefit of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), which just left office. He said some ...

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CHRAJ’s findings vindicate us once again – Jinapor

Deputy Chief of Staff, Abu Jinapor, says he and his colleague Francis Asenso Boakye, feel vindicated once again by the findings of the  Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), dismissing allegations of corruption leveled against them by Kwame Asare Obeng, aka A-Plus, a sympathizer of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP). In September 2017, A-Plus took to Facebook ...

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I won’t sue A-plus over ‘false’ corruption claims – Jinapor

Deputy Chief of Staff, Abu Jinapor, says he has no intentions of suing Kwame Asare Obeng, also known as A-Plus over the corruption allegations made against him and his colleague, Francis Asenso Boakye. Mr. Jinapor said this after the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), also dismissed allegations of corruption against the two following its findings into the ...

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No mercy for corrupt public officials – Osafo Maafo

The Akufo-Addo administration has reiterated its resolve to do everything possible to prosecute and punish people in the public sector who engage in corrupt activities to the detriment of the state. Government has admitted that Ghanaians are increasingly becoming impatient with the seeming delay in prosecuting suspected corrupt officials. Speaking at the launch of the National Anti-corruption and Transparency Week ...

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NCCE launches anti-corruption, public accountability report

Research report on Corruption, Public Accountability and Environmental Governance, has been launched by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE). Speaking at the launch, the Chairperson of the NCCE, Josephine Nkrumah, said the report has the necessary information to promote best practices and prevent environmental degradation. “The research we have here in the report, provides a baseline data for public ...

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27% of Ghanaians think Presidents, staffers are corrupt – Report

A new survey by research network, Afrobarometer, has revealed that 27 percent of Ghanaians believe that “most or all” of the officials working at the Presidency, including President, are corrupt. The report stated that, 50 percent of the respondents believe “some” of the officials at the Flagstaff House are corrupt,  while 11 percent of respondents believe none of them are. ...

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