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RTI Commission says cost  of Akufo-Addo’s private jet rentals can’t be disclosed

The Right to Information (RTI) Commission has ruled that information on President Akufo-Addo’s travels on both private and state-owned presidential jets, and the accompanying...

NDA Scandal: Special Prosecutor charges four Persons with corruption and corruption-related offences

The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) has charged three officials of the Northern Development Authority (NDA) and a private businessman with corruption and...

“The Fourth Estate wrote to us, but we refused to respond” — Lighthouse witness tells court

 A bishop of the Lighthouse Chapel International has admitted that the church "refused" to respond to a letter The Fourth Estate wrote for a...

State can’t prove stealing – A-G discontinues prosecution of former Lighthouse bishop

The police have discontinued the prosecution of former Lighthouse Bishop Emmanuel Oko Mensah over lack of evidence to support the charge that he stole...

Anti-Corruption

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How Ghana Red Cross staff embezzled $645,000 in one week

  Before a financial aid of USD$645,000 hit the account of the Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS), Central Region, in June 2020, the balance of...

Mastermind of Ghana Red Cross scandal says he paid GHS250k to Jubilee House official

The former Deputy Secretary General of the Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS), Dr. Eric Asamoah Darko, implicated in a financial scandal said he paid...

Ada East incurs GHS400k “avoidable” judgment debt, court wants assembly officials surcharged

An Accra High Court has directed the Ada East District Assembly to pay nearly GH¢400,000 cedis after dismissing its stay of execution application against...

Health

How Akua Donkor seized and converted public slaughterhouse into private residence

In Djankrom, residents are fighting battles that threaten their very existence—a search for fresh air and soot-free homes. They have, for many years now, been...

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...

Human Rights

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“Stop requesting information from the assembly; we won’t provide it” — Ada West DCE rubbishes RTI law

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Ada West in the Greater Accra Region, Sampson Tetteh Kpankpa, has told a journalist to stop requesting information...

The boy called ‘no one cares’: How police rescued nine trafficked children in Dambai

It is 12 a.m. at Adakope, a fishing community in the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti region. Dark police boots take crunchy steps into...

Four bloodied as gunshots add salt to injury in controversial Ada salt mining project

In blood, sweat, and pain, four critically injured persons are battling for their lives after police and masked gunmen shot at an unarmed group,...

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John Kumah’s claim on total infractions in Auditor-General’s report false

The Deputy Minister of Finance, John Kumah, has suggested that the total irregularities recorded in the 2021 Auditor-General’s report have dropped. Mr. Kumah said he...

John Kumah’s claim of Ghana having the third strongest currency in Africa false

The Deputy Minister of Finance, Dr John Kumah, stated on Friday, September 9, 2022, that Ghana's cedi was currently the third strongest currency in...

KNUST in the last 10 years: Student clashes, protests and gross misconduct

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has, in recent times, made headlines for violent student clashes. The Unity Hall, popularly referred to as...

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Four bloodied as gunshots add salt to injury in controversial Ada salt mining project

In blood, sweat, and pain, four critically injured persons are battling for their lives after police and masked gunmen shot at an unarmed group,...

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