Tag: Bribery

Asante Berko, CEO of TOR

TOR Boss accused of bribing government officials in Ghana

  The CEO of Tema Oil Refinery and a former Goldman Sachs banker helped pass millions of dollars in bribes to Ghanaian officials to curry favour for his clients’ plans to build an electrical power plant, the Securities and Exchange Commission alleged on Monday.  The SEC said in a complaint filed […]

K. B. Asante, retired diplomat
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Draw clear boundary between gift giving and bribery – K. B. Asante

Retired diplomat, K.B. Asante has called for the need to draw a clear boundary between gift-giving and inducement. He said although Ghanaians show their appreciation and gratitude through gift-giving, the intent of such practices must be examined to determine its genuineness. According to him, in instances where people willingly give […]

Otiko Afisa Djaba

Otiko Djaba accuses NPP Northern regional chairman of taking bribes

Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba has warned the Northern regional chairman of the NPP to stop peddling “lies” about her if he does not want trouble. She says Mr Daniel Bugri Naabu is a bribe-taking politician who goes around extorting money, cows and goats […]

Minority Chief Whip, Alhaji Mubarak Muntaka

Bribery Scandal: Muntaka won’t resign — NDC

The Ashanti regional branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed its displeasure at calls on the Minority Chief Whip, Alhaji Mubarak Muntaka, to resign over his position on the alleged bribery scandal in Parliament. A section of the party is putting pressure on the Asawase Member of Parliament […]

Supreme Court Ghana
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Six bribery “headquarters” in Ghana

Bribery is prevalent in Ghana.  It is a canker that permeates virtually every sector of the Ghanaian economy. Sometimes, nothing gets done without money changing hands. Here are six places in Ghana where people suspect that bribery takes place. 1. Police MTTD offices Many research findings have named the police as one […]

Prof. Mike Oquaye - Speaker of Parliament
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Televise proceedings of bribery allegation committee – CHRAJ

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has asked for the sittings of the ad hoc committee of Parliament constituted to investigate the allegation of bribery made against some Members of Parliament (MPs) to be televised. The Commissioner of CHRAJ, Mr Joseph Whittal, who made the call in […]

Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa
Homeland News Politics

I’m shocked at Muntaka’s denial of bribery allegation – Okudzeto Ablakwa

The move by the Minority Chief Whip in Parliament, Alhaji Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka to isolate himself from the accusation that a bribe was exchanged through him, supposedly coming from a ministerial nominee to influence Minority members on the Appointments Committee has been challenged. According to the Member of Parliament for […]

Jay Y. Lee, vice chairman of Samsung, in Seoul, South Korea, last week. A special prosecutor is seeking to arrest him on charges of bribing President Park Geun-hye. Credit Pool photo by Ahn Young-joon

Samsung Heir Faces Arrest on Charges of Bribing South Korea’s President

SEOUL, South Korea — The sprawling investigation into President Park Geun-hye of South Korea took a dramatic turn on Monday with word that prosecutors were seeking the arrest of the de facto head of Samsung, one of the world’s largest conglomerates, on charges that he bribed the president and her […]