Politics

Sam George’s claim about “unprecedented” data breach in Australia is misleading

On Monday, October 3, 2022, the Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Samuel Nartey George, stated on Accra-based Asempa FM that 12 million Australians have lost their personal data to a cyber-attack. The MP said this...

The attendance records of the 27 council of state members paid GH₵ 9.7m ex-gratia

The relevance of the Council of State has come under intense scrutiny once again. Some say the body has become an assemblage of septuagenarians and political appointees who give non-binding advice to the president. This...

Paul Adom-Otchere’s claim on Togbe Afede’s Council of State meeting attendance completely false

The host of Good Evening Ghana on Metro TV, Paul Adom-Otchere, claimed on his show on June 7, 2022, that former Council of State member, Togbe Afede XIV, attended only 39 meetings during his...

Full list: President Akufo- Addo scores high on appointment of female judges

  President Nana Akufo-Addo has put 102 superior court judges on the bench ever since he assumed office in January 2017. Out of the number, 46 are women, representing 45% of all the superior court judges...

NDC National Organiser’s claim on use of guns during demo false

On Day 2 of the Arise Ghana demonstration, the National Organiser of the NDC, Joshua Akamba, said no law prevents him from carrying a licensed weapon for his protection during a demonstration. He said this...

“There was no procurement process” – Transport Ministry contradicts Paul Adom-Otchere on airport X’mas tree saga

The Ministry of Transport has stated that “there was no procurement nor bidding process for the award of contract” in the controversial Christmas tree and decorations by the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL). This revelation...

Akufo-Addo’s First & Second Term: 28 ministers who didn’t declare assets at all

For years, Herbert Krapa served Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, a man who is a stickler to rules when it comes to assets declaration. Now a Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Krapa was President...

The 18 Akufo-Addo ministers who fully complied with assets declaration law

Between March 2017 and March 2019, politicians dressed in flowing robes and in kente of kaleidoscope of colours descended on the Jubilee House. Their mission was to swear oaths of office, which among others, enjoined...

Exclusive: Akufo-Addo’s 19 ministers who never declared their assets

At the peak of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s first term, he had sworn in more than 126 ministers and deputy ministers. Some of them resigned and were replaced. They took the sacred Oath of...