Category: Politics

Majority in Parliament Rejects NDC’s Call for Publication of KPMG Audit Report

The Majority in Parliament has rebuffed the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) demand for the release of the KPMG audit report regarding the agreement between Strategic Mobilisation Ghana Ltd (SML) and the government, represented by the Ministry of Finance and the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). According to the Majority Caucus, the request for copies of the […]

Attorney General Clarifies Stance on Cecilia Dapaah Corruption Allegations

Godfred Dame, the Attorney General, has clarified that neither his office nor the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) exonerated former Sanitation Minister, Cecilia Dapaah, from corruption allegations, despite advising against money laundering investigations. Speaking on Newsfile, Dame emphasized that after extensive investigations by the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) and the US Federal […]

Office of the Special Prosecutor Denies Allegations of Withholding FBI Corruption Report in Cecilia Dapaah Case

Sammy Appiah Darko, Director of the Strategy, Research, and Communication Division at the Office of the Special Prosecutor, has rebutted claims made by the Attorney General regarding the handling of corruption investigations involving the FBI in the Cecilia Dapaah case. Contrary to assertions by the Attorney General, Darko clarified that the Economic and Organised Crime […]

MP Sam George Expresses Concern Despite Ghana’s Improved Ranking in World Press Freedom Index

Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam George, has voiced dissatisfaction with Ghana’s performance in the latest World Press Freedom Index. In the recent index, Ghana climbed to 50th place out of 180 countries, an improvement from 62nd place in 2023. Various factors, including the media landscape, legal framework, political situation, economy, safety, and sociocultural […]

Majority in Parliament Defends Ghana Revenue Authority-SML Deal Amid Opposition Scrutiny

Amid mounting pressure from the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to terminate the Ghana Revenue Authority-Strategic Mobilisation Limited (SML) deal, the Majority in Parliament has rallied to its defense, asserting that no wrongdoing has occurred. Addressing journalists in Parliament, Majority Leader Alexander Afenyo-Markin cautioned against actions that could jeopardize indigenous […]

Presidential Aide Praises Government’s New Accountability Tool

Dennis Miracle Aboagye, a presidential staffer, has commended the government’s latest initiative – a comprehensive performance tracker – emphasizing its significance in fostering accountability and transparency in governance. During an appearance on JoyNews’ PM Express on Monday, Mr. Aboagye highlighted that the tracker builds upon previous efforts, particularly referencing the delivery tracker introduced in 2020, […]

Former Minister Queries Government Over National Cathedral Absence in Performance Tracker

Former Health Minister Alex Segbefia has raised concerns regarding the notable absence of the National Cathedral from the recently revealed performance tracker, prompting questions about the accuracy and transparency of the government’s report. During his contribution to the discussion on JoyNews’ PM Express, Segbefia highlighted significant discrepancies and oversights in the document, suggesting a lack […]

Ghana Secures $360 Million from IMF pending Board Approval

Ghana has successfully obtained $360 million from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), subject to approval by the Fund’s Board. This achievement follows the country’s attainment of a Staff-Level agreement for the second review of the extended credit facility. A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by StĂ©phane Roudet, Mission Chief for Ghana, conducted […]

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