Perception or intelligence: I was protecting my sources- Amidu tells critics

Special Prosecutor nominee Martin Amidu has vigorously defended his comments that suggested that his allegations of corruption against former government appointees were based on perception. In what may well be his final epistle as a citizen vigilante, Amidu, who is waiting to be sworn-in as Special Prosecutor said the perception he referred to when he […]

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Gov’t blames Mahama for Ghana’s worst corruption perception since 2012

Government says worsening corruption perception as captured in a report should be blamed on the previous John Mahama administration. The Government Spokesperson on Governance and Legal Affairs, Herbert Krapa said the scandals that may have formed the basis for the worsening corruption perception happened before the Akufo-Addo government took over power in 2017. “Where else […]

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Ghana drops to 81 in 2017 corruption perception Index

Ghana dropped 11 places from the 2016 ranking to place 81 out of 180 countries in the 2017 Corruption Perception index. The Index put together by Transparency International ranks countries annually by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys. Ghana’s mark out of a total of 100 was 40, […]

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Ghana falls three places in Corruption Perception Index; scores lowest since 2012

Ghana receives its lowest corruption perception score in four years, making President Akufo-Addo’s one year in office the worst since 2012, according to the latest Global Corruption Perception Index. The latest Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released Wednesday evening by the local chapter of Transparency International, the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), scored Ghana 40 out of […]

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‘Shocked’ Inusah Fuseini urges probe into 81% mass Bar exams failure

Former Lands Minister, Inusah Fuseini is pushing for an independent probe into circumstances leading to the mass failure recorded in the 2017 Ghana Bar exams. Describing it as shocking, the Tamale North Member of Parliament (MP) said the 81percent failure rate at the Ghana School of Law “tells on the teachers” there. At least 91 out […]

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Minority MPs want Ofori Atta summoned over Ghana’s debt stock

Some minority Members of Parliament want the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta summoned to provide the true state of the country’s debt stock. According to NDC MP for Ho Central, Benjamin Kpodo, failure to capture debts such as the ones incurred from the collapse of Capital and UT Banks, indicate that government has not accurately reported […]

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NDC to end re-registration of members next week

The opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC], has announced that it will end the re-registration of its members next week Wednesday, February 28, 2018. The party began the manual re-registration of its members in December 2017, when it decided to abandon its biometric register after claims that some non-NDC members were on the register. “The National […]

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Opposition to GLC mounts as MPs collect signatures to throw out LI

There is a growing opposition to the General Legal Council (GLC)’s Legislative Instrument (LI) seeking to legitimise the entrance exams and interviews which are part of the admission processes at the Ghana School of Law. With barely a month to the maturity of the LI, Myjoyonline.com has learnt some Members of Parliament (MPs) are gathering […]

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4 NPP ‘voter register thieves’ charged with robbery, police hunt for 2

Four loyalists of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Eastern Region have been charged with robbery after they allegedly broke into the residence of the New Juabeng constituency secretary and took away the album for the upcoming constituency election. They are; Alex Owusu 33, Wadosky 34, Obeng Manu 44 and Justice Afful alias […]

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Minority not divided over Ayine’s suit against Amidu- Inusah

The Tamale Central MP, Inusah Fuseini, has refuted suggestions that the National Democratic Congress [NDC] Minority is divided over the suit by caucus member, Dominic Ayine, against the nomination of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor. Mr. Fuseini insisted on Eyewitness News that the though the Minority as a caucus was in support of the […]

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