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The former Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr. Afari Gyan bought a Nissan Mini Van 2007 model for a meagre Ghc2, 676, the 2015 Auditor General’s report has revealed. The former Chair bought the vehicle after an auction on several vehicles were carried out at the election management body. The report...
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Special Mobilisation Taskforce in collaboration with the tax offices has recovered GH¢128.6 million from taxpayers between January and August 11, this year. Mr Henry Sam, the Coordinator of the Taskforce, said the collections were made in respect of compliance activities organised by the taskforce and...
The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has dismissed claims by the minority in Parliament that he breached the country’s financial rules when he approved a loan facility from ADB to McDan Shipping Company Limited. The Minority on Tuesday accused Mr. Ofori-Atta of usurping the authority of the board of ADB in...
At least Gh¢3,311,963,314 of tax payers’ money have been lost in the public sector due to financial irregularities. The irregularities which occurred at the sector ministries and their respective public board and corporation and statutory institutions took place in seven forms – outstanding debtors/loans recoverable charges, cash irregularities, payroll irregularities,...
RLG Communications Limited has agreed to repay an amount GH¢6 million to government after it failed to supply 12,733 laptops under the Free Laptop Distribution Programme in 2010. Though the company has agreed to refund the money both parties are yet settled on the formula for the repayment of the...
Montie FM, a radio station sympathetic to the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been shut down by the National Communications Authority over unpaid license fee. The station, according to sources, went off the air around 3pm Wednesday evening after it persistently failed to heed to caution by the regulator...
DCOP Maxwell Atingane, Director General in charge of Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Police Service has warned personnel to be professional, saying the department is not an avenue for getting quick money by indulging in unethical acts. DCOP Atingane said the police administration would be vigilant and...
Private Legal practitioner, Lawyer Kwame Adom Appiah has described as impossible, calls by embattled businessman Alfred Agbesi Woyome for government to protect his human rights, hours after some military men reportedly besieged his Trassaco residence over the ¢51.2 million wrongfully paid to him. Mr. Woyome wants government to protect his...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday stated, emphatically, that his government’s determination to rein in corruption in Ghana is non-negotiable. He said Ghanaians had entrusted him with the responsibility to better their lot, and he would not waver in his commitment to enhance accountability in the nation’s public life,...
The corruption allegation made against President Akufo-Addo’s deputy Chiefs of Staff by controversial musician A-Plus, has been found to be baseless and without credibility, the Ghana Police Service has concluded. According to the Police, the action of the two deputy Chiefs of Staff, Francis Asenso-Boakye and Samuel Abu Jinapor, which...
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