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February 19, 2018 9:30 AM Amidu must deal with leakages in gov’t expenditure – IMANI Boss

President of policy think tank, IMANI Africa has urged the Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu, to turn up the heat on the Office of Government Machinery and assess the expenses incurred by the agencies under the office in recent years. “…If we are looking at the office of the government machinery for instance in the last 12 years, you would see consistently 4

February 18, 2018 11:24 AM Zimbabwe arrests university chief over Grace Mugabe’s degree

The vice chancellor of Zimbabwe’s oldest university has been arrested over the controversial awarding of a doctorate to former first lady Grace Mugabe. Anti-Corruption Commission spokeswoman Phyllis Chikundura says Levi Nyagura of the University of Zimbabwe was arrested Friday. He appears in court Saturday on abuse of office charges. Mugabe, whose husband 5

February 18, 2018 10:57 AM ‘Old age’ won’t stop Amidu from performing – Casley Hayford

Anti-corruption crusader Sydney Casley Hayford has dismissed concerns that Special Prosecutor nominee Martin Amidu might be too old to head the new Office. Former deputy Attorney General, Dominic Ayine, has filed a suit at the Supreme Court challenging 66-year-old Amidu’s nomination for the post arguing that he had exceeded the maximum age of retirement 4

February 17, 2018 7:34 AM President Ramaphosa pledges ‘new dawn’ for South Africa

New South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has spoken of a “new dawn” in his first State of the Nation address. Mr Ramaphosa, who was sworn in on Thursday, promised to “turn the tide of corruption”. He also spoke of accelerating land redistribution and outlined plans to boost the economy and create jobs. His predecessor, Jacob Zuma, stepped down on Wednesday 5

February 8, 2018 3:13 PM Nana Addo’s 2018 State of the Nation address [Audio]

President Nana Akufo-Addo today [Thursday], February 08, 2018, delivered his second State of the Nation Address to Parliament. The President touted the achievements of the government in stabilizing the economy, implementing the Free SHS and clearing a huge chunk of debts owed by the National Health Insurance Scheme and contractors in the past one year. He also reiterated 9

November 15, 2017 10:32 AM #Ghbudget: 2018 budget delivery underway in parliament

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, is on the floor of Parliament, presenting the government’s 2018 budget to lawmakers. The budget is the second to be read by Akufo-Addo administration since it took over the administration of the country in January 2017. The budget is expected to focus on about 10 key areas including infrastructure, macroeconomic stability 43

November 2, 2017 11:11 AM GRA Launches National Tax Campaign

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has launched a comprehensive national tax campaign to encourage more Ghanaians to honour their tax obligations to enable the government to realise its domestic revenue targets, increase social intervention policies and accelerate development across the country. The aggressive campaign, which will include stakeholder 38

November 1, 2017 8:44 AM DEAL WITH CORRUPTION IN CIVIL SERVICE

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has admonished the Civil Service Council to deal with the problems that have bedeviled the Civil Service over the years – corruption, excessive red tape-ism, excessive bureaucratisation, overt political involvement – stressing that the Council has the responsibility in “ensuring that the Civil Service stays on an even keel, and that these 19

November 1, 2017 3:46 AM Help me fight civil service corruption – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo wants the new Council of the Civil Service to, among other things, deal with the scourge of corruption and partisanship known to fester within the civil service. Speaking at the inauguration of the new eight-member Council of the Civil Service at the Flagstaff House on Tuesday, President Akufo Addo said the rot within the service 16

October 31, 2017 5:30 PM Stop vigilantism – Interior Minister orders police

The Interior Minister Ambrose Dery has charged police personnel in the country to support efforts by government in bringing to an end the increasing rate of crime in the country. According to him, the increasing rate of vigilantism, human trafficking, robbery among other crimes must be tackled head on. Addressing personnel of the police service in Cape Coast 12