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Contracts for Sale: AB Adjei and brother-in-law granted ¢10 million bail

Adjenim Boateng Adjei’s sunrise yellow kaftan shone like righteousness in a courtroom accustomed to dark suits. His case is bright too, his lawyer, Kwame Acheampong...

Special Prosecutor charges Juaben MCE nominee with 26 counts of election corruption

He lost the endorsement twice and lost his bribe money too, and if the Special Prosecutor gets his way, the Juaben Municipal Chief Executive...

Flashback: Sir John deployed 12 state forest guards to his mining company in a forest reserve

When a mining company, Fasoh Multi Services Limited, presented the Forestry Commission with a pick-up truck in 2019, the commission’s then chief executive, Kwadwo...

EXCLUSIVE: Sir John did not declare his assets

The Fourth Estate can report that the late Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, whose will has left some Ghanaians in...

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24 CSOs demand national consensus on Agyapa deal

Twenty-four Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on extractives, anti-corruption, and good governance have called for a national debate on the future of Ghana’s mineral income....

CONTRACTS FOR SALE: Special Prosecutor slaps former PPA boss and brother-in-law with 18 charges

The Special Prosecutor has charged the former chief executive officer of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), Adjenim Boateng Adjei, and his brother-in-law, Francis Kwaku...

How the dismissed PPA CEO cleared all the funds in his “frozen” bank accounts

Information available to The Fourth Estate indicates that the dismissed chief executive officer of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), Adjenim Boateng Adjei, has withdrawn...

Health

Billions in the bush: 8 hospitals delayed, abandoned

Governance is supposed to be a continuum, such that development policies and initiatives of an outgoing administration must be seen to its planned completion...

Frontiers lays off Covid-19 testing staff at the airport

The management of Frontiers Healthcare Services Limited, the company in charge of COVID-19 testing at the Kotoka International Airport, has laid off staff it...

The women who “menstruate” through their palm, nose, and mouth

It was late night, and most people had gone to bed. Lydia Ansong, 16, was supposed to be sleeping. But, she was dozing intermittently...

HeFRA fined GH₵30,000 for snubbing RTI Commission, The Fourth Estate

The Fourth Estate had requested information, but the request was ignored. The Right to Information (RTI) Commission wanted an explanation from the Health Facilities...

Human Rights

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Akufo-Addo’s Private Jet: The Fourth Estate drags presidency to RTI Commission

The Fourth Estate has dragged Ghana’s presidency to the Right to Information (RTI) Commission for its refusal to disclose information on the cost of...

ECOWAS Court to hear 60 cases, deliver 25 judgments in Ghana

The Community Court of Justice, often referred to as the ECOWAS Court, is heading to Ghana to pitch its judicial camp at the Law...

“You’re not exempted”– RTI Commission fines Ghana Police Service GH¢ 50,000

The Right to Information Commission has imposed a fine of GH¢50,000 on the Ghana Police Service (GPS) for denying The Fourth Estate access to information. This...

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Teacher trainee allowance: Prof. Naana Opoku-Agyemang’s claim misleading

The 2020 vice-presidential candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, has said her party did not cancel the teacher...

Here’s how electricity tariffs have changed in the last 10 years

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has proposed a 148% increase in electricity tariffs. According to the ECG, the increment is to cover 2020...

Winning Election 2024: What exactly does the EIU report say?

Barely two years after the last elections, tensions have already started brewing in Ghana’s political space about which party will win the next elections...

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“Licensed Sex Predator”: Ohene Nkunim charged with rape, declined bail

The self-styled physiotherapist and neuromuscular expert, Jonathan Ohene Nkunim, who has been accused of sexually assaulting his female patients, has been arraigned on a...

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