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Public Perception On Corruption In Ghana Getting Worse – British High Commissioner

The British Higher Commissioner to Ghana Harriet Thompson has urged the Ghanaian government to take steps to address the growing public perception on corruption in the country. She says her observations of the feelings and perceptions of the Ghanaian people since arriving in the country indicate that corruption is getting worse, describing the situation as worrying.

  3 months ago ago
Public Perception On Corruption In Ghana Getting Worse – British High Commissioner

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Ghanaians Massively React As TV3 Ghana Posts This Picture Of The Customs Boss Kwadwo Damoah

It is said that proud and boastful people shall be shamed but wisdom stays with those who are humble and modest. Leaders are meant to exhibit exceptional qualities and skills. It is an undeniable fact that good name is better than riches. Readers can recall how the Office of the Special Prosecutor released a report on some GHS1.074million recovered as unpaid import duties.

  3 months ago ago
Ghanaians Massively React As TV3 Ghana Posts This Picture Of The Customs Boss Kwadwo Damoah

POLITICS

High Ranking Official Sacked: Was It Because Of Recent Scandals About Him?

The Office of the Special Prosecutor has gained popularity in recent months. The Ghana Revenue Authority's Commissioner of Customs Division was the subject of an exposé by Kissi Agyebeng's office. Colonel Kwadwo Damoah allegedly conspired with another business to avoid charging the country with taxes on several things that should have been subject to taxation, according to the Office of the Special Prosecutor.

  3 months ago ago
High Ranking Official Sacked: Was It Because Of Recent Scandals About Him?

POLITICS

Special Prosecutor targeted for complaining about inadequate Funding

The inadequate funds for the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) which is known by well-meaning Ghanaians would soon be used against the man who is large and in charge of the office, Mr. Kissi Agyebeng. There are discourses among certain persons affiliated to the government to the effect that the OSP and for that matter, anti-corruption crusaders should not complain about the low funding to establish modern OSP to deal with corruption-related issues.

  1 year ago ago
Special Prosecutor targeted for complaining about inadequate Funding

SOCIETY

To the Special Prosecutor, the Customs Boss said, He's a small boy, and I am older than him

Colonel Kwadwo Damoah (retired), Commissioner of the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has accused the Office of the Special Prosecutor of attempting to tarnish him. At a retreat for senior Customs officers on Wednesday in Kumasi, Colonel Damoah declared that the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) had made an effort to indict both himself and the Deputy Commissioner of Operations of the GRA in a recent investigative report.

  3 months ago ago
To the Special Prosecutor, the Customs Boss said, He's a small boy, and I am older than him

JUSTICE

Court Ruling On OSP Application Against Sir John Assets Surprising – Kpebu

Martin Kpebu, a private attorney, claims that the court decision preventing the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) from freezing the assets of the late Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie (Sir John), the Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission, was unexpected because many people believed the properties would be placed under embargo.

  4 months ago ago
Court Ruling On OSP Application Against Sir John Assets Surprising – Kpebu

ENTERTAINMENT

Sammy Gyamfi, Do Not Be That Cynical: Kweku Baako Tells Sammy Gyamfi In The Face

Today, Kweku Baako Jnr and Sammy Gyamfi joined Randy Abbey on the Good Morning Ghana Show, Metro TV. Speaking about the matter of the vetting of the Special Prosecutor, Sammy Gyamfi explained that he has no issue with the appointment of Kissi Agyabeng as he had not been seen clearly speaking against his appointment.

  1 year ago ago
Sammy Gyamfi, Do Not Be That Cynical: Kweku Baako Tells Sammy Gyamfi In The Face

POLITICS

The Statement from the Office of the President Did Not Answer Okudzeto's Critics

Ghanaians were waiting to get a statement from the Office of the President to deny or admit the claims by the MP for North Tongu, Okudzeto Ablakwa, on the high cost of the Presidential trips but rather, the statement has completely run away from the facts and diverted the subject to a different one.

  5 months ago ago
The Statement from the Office of the President Did Not Answer Okudzeto's Critics

POLITICS

News commentary : Corruption fight, a lost battle

Corruption has been central to every general election lost and won in the country over the last 29 years. Political leaders have manipulated the emotions of voters to ride to power. Once they succeed in lying their way to the top, it’s all stealing - grab as much as you can.

  1 year ago ago
News commentary : Corruption fight, a lost battle

POLITICS

Ghana and EU agree on importance of fighting corruption

EU Ambassador and Head of Delegation Irchad Razaaly met with Kissi Agyebeng, Ghana’s Special Prosecutor in charge of the fight against corruption. The Special Prosecutor took the opportunity to familiarise the EU Ambassador with developments and priorities since taking over the Office in August 2021. The Special Prosecutor has started tackling his mandate, which comprises investigation, prosecution, prevention as well as asset-recovery.

  9 months ago ago
Ghana and EU agree on importance of fighting corruption

POLITICS

Sad: Moment Guinea's Former President Alpha Conde Will Never Forget In His Life

Alpha Conde who is now the Former President of the republic of Guinea succeeded by a military coup leader by name Col Mamady Doumbouya is now in tragedy following Mamady's swear in Into office of the president. The president was believed to have failed to leave the Office of the president for a new government to take over after his time in the office was over.

  1 year ago ago
Sad: Moment Guinea's Former President Alpha Conde Will Never Forget In His Life

POLITICS

Deal With Corruption Not Just In Selected Cases In The Mahama Administration - Akufo-Addo Told

Investigative journalist, Manasseh Azure has asked Nana Akufo-Addo to deal with the corrupt cases in his government other than being keen on cases of Mahama administration. In a post shared on his official Facebook page on Monday, 28th February 2022 he wrote; "Tackle the employment challenges that threaten the peace of this country with much urgency as you attach to the media crackdown.

  9 months ago ago
Deal With Corruption Not Just In Selected Cases In The Mahama Administration - Akufo-Addo Told

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Special Prosecutor Chases Corrupt Bank Officials

The Office of the Special Prosecutor has announced the start of a probe into the severe banking crisis that hit the country between August 2017 and January 2020. The OSP is investigating the alleged malfeasance and corruption which precipitated the collapse of some banks and other financial institutions in the country.

  10 months ago ago
Special Prosecutor Chases Corrupt Bank Officials

POLITICS

Sue Them – Massive Reactions As JM Denies Demanding Bauxite Concessions For Ibrahim Mahama

Former President John Mahama has reacted to a publication reported widely in the media.John Mahama has been quiet for some time after his loss of a law suit to overturn results of the 2020 elections.

  1 year ago ago
Sue Them – Massive Reactions As JM Denies Demanding Bauxite Concessions For Ibrahim Mahama

POLITICS

Martin Amidu's tempestuous reply: The concluding remarks go beyond Agyapa Royalties Deal

The former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu has not lost his sense of humour and critique on issues that bothers on nationalism and social justice. Politically, he became an enemy to the Presidency when he sensed the interference in his work threatened the independence of the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP). He was so determined from the date he took the oath to act diligently and in the spirit of the constitution, to build a stronger anti-corruption institution as the OSP but sadly bowed out to save

  2 years ago ago
Martin Amidu's tempestuous reply: The concluding remarks go beyond Agyapa Royalties Deal

JUSTICE

Ghana's Special Prosecutor Loses First Case In Court.

Ghana's Special Prosecutor Mr Kissi Agyebeng loses his first court case. An Accra High Court has expelled a petition made by the Office of the Special Prosecutor Mr Kissi Agyebeng to permit him the resort to freezing the assets of the late CEO of Ghana's Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu, popularly known as Sir John.It emerged that the Will of the late CEO of Ghana's Forestry Commission Mr Sir John Owusu popularly known as Sir John contained some parcels of land at the Achimota Forest Reserve and the Sakumono Ramsar site.

  4 months ago ago
Ghana's Special Prosecutor Loses First Case In Court.

POLITICS

Pressident Nana Addo rejected Amidu's claim of been starved of resources

President Akufo-Addo says the Office of the Special Prosecutor was adequately resourced to enable it carry out its mandate effectively contrary to allegations by the former Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu. He disclosed that he had instructed the Chief of Staff and the Minister of Finance to ensure the expeditious set-up of the Office of the Special Prosecutor and did his best to ensure that the Office and the human resources it had, were provided with the necessary assistance in terms of funds and administrative

  2 years ago ago
Pressident Nana Addo rejected Amidu's claim of been starved of resources

POLITICS

How Prez Akufo-Addo Can Tackle Corruption By Forming An All Inclusive Government

Governance in Ghana has been reduced to the pattern of winner takes all.The practice of multi party democracy is now in contest with the the acceptance of divergent views and opinions.The fight against corruption has also become a mere political propaganda.

  1 year ago ago
How Prez Akufo-Addo Can Tackle Corruption By Forming An All Inclusive Government

POLITICS

Akufo-Addo commends Amidu for discretionary work on Agyapa deal

In a press proclamation marked and gave by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Mr Eugene Arhin on Monday night November 2, 2020, President Akufo-Addo recognized the Special Prosecutor, Mr Martin Amidu for practicing his caution, in such manner, "in attempted the danger of defilement and hostile to debasement evaluation on the arrangement.  The Office of the Special Prosecutor deduced in its danger of defilement appraisal that the Agyapa Mineral Royalties bargain isn't straightforward and furthermore

  2 years ago ago
Akufo-Addo commends Amidu for discretionary work on Agyapa deal

POLITICS

Corrupt Officials To Be Lined Up For Prosecution By October- Special Prosecutor Hints

The Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng has hinted that his office would by October line up corruption cases involving public officials for prosecution. According to him, some substantial work has been done that convinces him that the Office of the Special Prosecutor is finally up for action. In an interview, he granted on Starr Chat with Nana Aba Anamoah, the Special Prosecutor his office has been occupied with reviewing cases that had been filed by his predecessor for the necessary actions to be taken on them.

  1 year ago ago
Corrupt Officials To Be Lined Up For Prosecution By October- Special Prosecutor Hints