Don’t accept gifts at x’mas …it’s an offence, public officials cautioned

As Christmas draws nearer, the Director in charge of anti-corruption at the Commission on Human Right and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Charles Ayamdo, has asked public officers to be cautious of gifts. He reminded them that per the ‘gift policy’ under the country’s guidelines of conflict of interest, they were neither to solicit nor receive gifts […]


Time to confront corruption head on

Date: Dec 11 , 2018  BY: Chris Nunoo – Daily Graphic The Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has stated that the government has an unwavering commitment to fight corruption. He said backed by a strong political will, the government hoped to battle corruption systematically,  deliberately and strategically “It is time we confronted corruption head on; it […]


Anti-Corruption Week launched in Accra

Date: Dec 04 , 2018  BY: Caroline Boateng – Daily Graphic Ghana’s desire to develop without focusing on aid will be threatened if the battle against corruption is lost, the Minister of Planning, Professor George Gyan-Baffour, has warned. He cautioned that other social and economic interventions for rapid development, as contained in ‘The Coordinated Programme […]


CHRAJ Advocates Enforcement Of ‘sanitation period’

Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is advocating strict enforcement of the public officers “sanitation period” to aid in the fight against corruption in the public sector. The sanitation period, which is enshrined in the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (NACAP), is the situation where public officers who move to the private sector after […]


CHRAJ Commends GJA For Reporting Journalist To Police

Date: Nov 20 , 2018 , 09:34 BY: Caroline Boateng The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has commended the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) for reporting one of its own to the police for alleged extortion and blackmail. The Commissioner of CHRAJ, Mr Joseph Whittal said, the action by the GJA was an […]


CHRAJ advocates for non-custodial sentencing

By Iddi Yire, GNA Accra, Oct 13, GNA – The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is advocating for alternative sentencing for persons who commit minor or petty offences. Mr Richard Quayson, Deputy Commissioner of CHRAJ said the two main causes of overcrowding in the nation’s prisons were the excessive use of pre-trial […]


CHRAJ challenges order prohibiting it from investigating Finance Minister

Date: Sep 18 , 2018 , 13:26 BY: Caroline Boateng The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has filed an appeal challenging a prohibition order against it in any future investigation of the Minister of Finance (MoF), Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, and his assets. An Accra High Court, on July 25, 2018, quashed CHRAJ’s […]