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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...
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...
The Head of the Calvary Charismatic Church (CCC) Rev. Ransford Obeng has called for proper prosecution on corrupt government officials and politicians who misuses state funds whiles in office. Rev. Ransford Obeng was of the view that corrupt government officials are not better than the ordinary Ghanaian so if they...
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,...
The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is expected to take up and conduct an independent probe into the thievery and corruption allegation against Ghana’s deputy chiefs of staff, Francis Asenso-Boakye and Samuel Abu Jinapor. A youth-oriented group, the Dynamic Youth Movement of Ghana (DYMOG), have petitioned CHRAJ to...
Chairman of the parliamentary select committee on roads and transport, and Member of parlament for Ayensuano in the Eastern region, Hon. Ayeh-Paye Samuel has said that allegations of bribery against parliament on the scrapped mandatory towing levy should be treated with contempt. The Brong Ahafo Regional Youth Organizer of the New...
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...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has instructed the law enforcement agencies to intensify their surveillance at the nation’s border points to clamp down on the activities of smugglers of government’s subsidized fertilizer and insecticides. “I want to assure you that anybody who is caught smuggling Ghanaian subsidized fertilizer and insecticides...
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