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13.3million barrels of oil worth $827m missing – Report

A scandal is emerging in Ghana’s upstream petroleum sector as a whopping 13.3 million barrels of oil worth US$827 million from the Jubilee, TEN and Sankofa fields cannot be accounted for by authorities. Careful scrutiny and analysis of Petroleum Receipts and Distribution Reports released quarterly by the Ministry of Finance from 2011-2017 reveal a cumulative figure of 239,738,762 barrels of ...

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OccupyGhana proposes 12-step plan to tackle road carnage

Pressure group, OccupyGhana have outlined 12 measures it believes must be undertaken to addressing the increasing spate of road carnage in the country. In a statement the group said the situation can be attributed to the poor nature of the country’s roads, lack of enforcement of traffic laws among other reasons. “Most of our roads are in an abominable state. ...

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More revelation on Akpaloo’s cooked $2m energy contract out

It has emerged that, leader of one-man Independent People’s Party (IPP), Percival Kofi Akpaloo, is having difficulty executing the US$2 million energy contract awarded him and his wife; Delvine Akpaloo by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). The almost $2 million contract, mentioned as one of several last minutes contracts awarded to cronies of the Akufo-Addo government on September 14, ...

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Joy News exposé: More than GH¢400,000 state funds diverted into private accounts

Joy News investigations into underhand dealings at the Births and Deaths Registry have uncovered how a total of GH¢411,760 meant for the state, were diverted into private accounts in the Upper West, Western and Eastern Regions. These included funds meant for registration of child births in deprived communities as well as revenue collected by staff of the Registry between 2015 ...

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Former NDC Chairman, Dr Kwabena Adjei, has passed

A former National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dr. Kwabena Adjei, has passed. He died Tuesday morning at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, formerly Ridge hospital, a highly placed source at the party confirmed to myjoyonline.com. The politician who was the chairman when the NDC won power in 2008 had been battling with a protracted sickness first ...

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Judgment debt: Approval was given to pay GHC67m to Construction Pioneers – AG

The Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo has disclosed that cabinet in 2013 gave approval for the payment of GHC67m judgement debt to a private company, Construction Pioneers contrary to claims that payment was made without cabinet’s approval. In a 2016 auditor general report, it was purported that former Attorney General, Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong in 2015 paid an amount of GHC67,380,718.20 to ...

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Joy News’ rebuttal to government over militia exposé

Joy News has responded to government’s statement on its latest documentary detailing the operation and training of a pro-government militia group at the Osu Castle. In a press statement to respond to the content of the documentary which was aired on Joy News on Thursday, Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah rubbished the findings. But JoyNews has a response. On Joy ...

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