Be concerned about SSNIT scandal – Hamid to Minority

It is curious that the Minority in Parliament who claim to be advocates of good corporate governance in state institutions have remained mute on the $72 million software scandal at the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), but are commenting on other matters, Mustapha Hamid, Minister of Information, has said. The Minority had accused the New Patriotic Party (NPP) […]

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Ofori Atta defends McDan’s GH¢10.45 million ADB loan

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta has rejected claims he breached due process by approving a loan facility from Agricultural Development Bank to McDan Shipping Company Limited. He argues that the bank’s credit committee was responsible for the ultimate approval or otherwise. The Minority has accused Ken Ofori Atta for flouting public procurement rules by approving the GHc 10,459,500 loan for […]

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Special Prosecutor doesn’t need MPs approval – Martin Amidu

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Former Attorney General, Martin Amidu, has explained that whoever is appointed by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the Special Public Prosecutor will not need parliamentary approval. He said “the Constitution has clearly delineated the type of public officers who shall be appointed by the President with the approval of Parliament. Public officers in the category of the Special […]

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MMDAs push for cancellation of shady Zoomlion fumigation project

Some Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) across the country are calling on the government to, as a matter of urgency, cancel the fumigation contract which it signed with Zoomlion Ghana Limited. Joy News on Tuesday revealed how a GH¢98 million fumigation contract was single-sourced to 11 subsidiaries of the Jospong Group of Companies despite an existing fumigation contract. The […]

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Brong Ahafo: ECG disconnection disrupts EC’s voter ID card replacement process

A disconnection of power supply to the office of the Electoral Commission (EC) has rendered it helpless and unable to replace missing voter ID cards of some people in the Dormaa Central Municipality. Consequently, many of those who visit the EC’s office located in the Urban Council building on Thursday at Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Brong-Ahafo Region, with various concerns become […]

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