Special Prosecutor lists corruption cases in court or under investigation; 120 others under consideration

The Office of Special Prosecutor (OSP) has published its half year report ending December 2022, naming cases it was currently investigating or prosecuting and related to corruption. The half-year report is in pursuant to section 3(3) of the Special Prosecutor Act, 2017 (Act 959), which mandates the Office to publish, on a half-yearly basis, cases […]

Special Prosecutor nominee, Kissi Agyebeng to be vetted today

Parliament’s Appointments Committee will, today, Thursday, vet Kissi Agyebeng for the position of Special Prosecutor. The vetting process chaired by Chairman Joseph Osei Owusu is scheduled for 10 am at Parliament’s Committee rooms 1&2 on the administration block. According to JoyNews’ Parliamentary correspondent, Joseph Opoku Gakpo, the Committee’s agenda is “to consider the President’s nomination […]

President Akufo-Addo set to name Kissi Agyebeng as Special Prosecutor

A legal practitioner, and Chairman of the Electronic Communications Tribunal, Mr Kissi Agyebeng is expected to be nominated as the next Special Prosecutor (SP). Sources have told the Daily Graphic that barring any unforeseen circumstances, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will soon announce the nomination of Mr Agyebeng as the anti-corruption czar. When approved by […]

Special Prosecutor’s Office alone is enough commitment of Gov’ts determination to fight corruption-David Asante

The Managing Director of the Ghana Publishing Company, David Asante has described the Office of the Special Prosecutor as a very solid proof of government’s commitment to fight corruption. According to him, the existence of the Office alone is deterrent enough to scare public Officers who may contemplate engaging in any illegal and corrupt practice. […]

I respect Martin Amidu as a father, I have not said anything against him-Mahama Ayariga flees from negative media

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Bawku Central Constituency in the Upper East region, Mahama Ayariga has dissociated himself from negative media against the special prosecutor, Martin Amidu, saying he respects him as a father who has been elevated to the high office of special prosecutor. According to him, Mr. Amidu […]

Breaking News: Government allocates 180 million cedis to Office of Special Prosecutor

Government has announce the allocation of 180 million Ghana Cedis to the office of the special prosecutor. Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Attah while delivering the 2019 budget and government economic policy statement in Parliament today, said government considers the office of the special prosecutor as a major priority in the fight against corruption. He said  […]