Tag Archives: Ghana Expatriate Business Awards

‘Cash for seat’ scandal may scare investors away – Alan warns

The Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen has expressed fears that the ‘cash for seat’ scandal could threaten Ghana’s attempts to mobilize investments from the international community. In his concluding statement to the committee probing the matter in Parliament on Friday, Mr. Kyerematen said Ghana’s reputation risked incurring serious damage because of the allegations that his Ministry charged expatriates to sit ...

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Money collected from expatriates was for fundraising – Organisers

The Board Chairman of the Millennium Excellence Foundation, Victor Gbeho, has stated that donations were actively solicited for the Ghana Expatriate Business Awards on December 8, which has courted some controversy over extortion allegations. Allegations were made that the Ministry of Trade and Industry charged expatriates between $25,000 and $100,000 to enable them to sit close to the President at the awards ceremony. ...

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Expatriates paid $100,000 just to sit by Nana Addo – Muntaka

The Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak, has alleged that the Ministry of Trade and Industry recently charged expatriates between 25,000 and 100,000 dollars, to offer them seats close to the President at an awards ceremony. According to the Asawase MP, the fees charged at the Ghana Expatriate Business Awards were not the kind of fees approved by Parliament, and that ...

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