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Electricity Company Of Ghana

ECG single-sources goods worth $33.8m, €945k, £729k, ¢5.3m without PPA approval – 2021 A-G’s report

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), according to the Auditor-General’s report for 2021, single-sourced goods worth several millions of US dollars and Ghana cedis, as well as thousands of pounds and euros without seeking approval from the Public Procurement Authority (PPA). “We reviewed a sample of eighty (80) foreign and local orders for goods and…

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¢254k ‘missing’ from Covid-19 Private Sector Fund – 2021 A-G’s report

Some GH¢254,203.00 of money that accrued to the Ghana Covid-19 Private Fund cannot be accounted for, the Auditor-General’s 2021 report has indicated. Contrary to Regulation 78 (1) (a) (b) of the Public Financial Management Regulations, 2019 (L.I. 2378), the Auditor-General said: “Our vouching disclosed that out of GH¢10,257,360 paid via payment voucher number 0590507 dated…

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SSNIT pays contractors in excess of $36.8m

The Auditor-General has discovered contract irregularities totalling GH¢283,778,072 22. In its 2021 report, the Auditor-General’s Department said: “These mainly relate to the payment for construction projects not undertaken” at various public boards, corporations and other statutory institutions. “Included in the irregularities figure of GH¢283,778,072 is an amount of US$36,890,553.79 (GH¢221,568,355) paid by the Social Security…

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Ghana needs decisive policy implementation to solve economic woes – Kwabena Agyei Agyepong

A former General Secretary of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, is of the view that Ghana needs simple and decisive policies to help solve the country’s economic woes. For him, the country has introduced many good policies and programmes over the years but lacks decisiveness in implementing such policies. He explained…

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