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Fire Service fined GH¢50,000 for refusing The Fourth Estate information

The Right to Information Commission has imposed a fine of GH¢50,000 on the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) for denying The Fourth Estate full...

“Do not be fooled. Under this constitution, corruption will go nowhere”—Senyo Hosi declares

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD), Senyo Hosi, has bemoaned how the operators of the 1992 Constitution...

Lighthouse Story: Top bishop intervened, but church still refused to respond

Months before its first publication, The Fourth Estate contacted a prominent bishop within the charismatic fraternity in Ghana to get an audience of the...

Minister’s resignation: investigative journalist threatened with shooting, burning

Investigative journalist Edward Adeti has been threatened with death threats. The Bolgatanga-based journalist, who recently joined The Fourth Estate, received the death threat when...

Anti-Corruption

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I fear chiefs, religious leaders more than political interference –Special Prosecutor

Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu, resigned from office in November 2020, alleging partisan political interference in his work. But the man who has succeeded...

TRAILER: The Fourth Estate to release documentary on scandal authorised by the presidency

The Fourth Estate will on, Friday, December 17, 2021, release a documentary on scandalous Covid-19 contracts that was authorised by the Office of the...

FULL VIDEO REPORT: The Bongo Scandal

On April 30, 2021, the CEO of Aporgan K-A Enterprise, Asumbekere Karim Anagbila, got a notification that GH₵31,000 had been withdrawn from his bank...

Health

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...

Water, essential drugs shortage forces Tamale Central Hospital to cancel surgeries

Patients of the Tamale Central Hospital who need to go under the surgeon’s knife may have to look elsewhere. This follows the decision of...

EXCLUSIVE: COVID-19 labs in Ghana charge between $16 & $41, but Frontiers charges $150 for mandatory antigen test

At East Legon in Ghana's capital, Accra, a non-citizen of ECOWAS will have to pay only $16 for a Covid-19 antigen test, and it...

FULL DOCUMENTARY: The COVID-19 spraying scandal initiated by President Akufo-Addo

In August 2020, I wrote to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) to request, among others, how much it cost Ghana...

Human Rights

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Lighthouse case: Church hires new lawyer, wants to amend defence statement

The case against Lighthouse Chapel International resumes after a legal break. Six former ministers of the church have sued for non-payment of their full...

The Dubai in Cote D’Ivoire: Scores of Ghanaians lured and trapped in a net called Qnet

The victims are varied. They include a police officer, a teacher, a former NABCO employee, and the reigning second runner-up of “Ghana’s Strongest” bodybuilding...

“Lighthouse pastors were not employees” – SSNIT rules

Rev. Seth Duncan resigned his job as a seaman with Ghana’s navy in 2005, trained as a pastor at Anagkazo Bible College, which is...

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COVID-19 vaccination: Sammy Gyamfi’s use of WHO’s data on side effects misleading

On Wednesday, December 15, the National Communication Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi, made a tweet to back his opposition...

#AFCON2021 Fact-check: CAF and the Gabonese player “whose mother died before he was born”

Ahead of Ghana Black Star’s group stage match with Gabon on Friday in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroun, some social media...

Who built the Keta Sea Defence wall? NAPO’s false, misleading claims 

On Friday, December 3, 2021, social media in Ghana was flooded with a video of the Energy Minister, Dr Mattew Opoku Prempeh’s appearance on...

Our Impact

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Presidency orders investigation into fake COVID-19 test certificates at Jubilee House Clinic

The Office of the President has ordered investigation into issuance of fake Covid-19 test certificates at the Jubilee House Clinic, the health facility at...

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