08Oct

GII, CHRAJ solicits support of chiefs in corruption fight

Date: Oct 06 , 2019   BY: Daniel Kenu Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), the local chapter of Transparency International in collaboration with the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice(CHRAJ) is engaging the National House of Chiefs to solicit support for the fight against corruption. The GII and CHRAJ will be replicating these engagements across the […]

08Oct

We’ll consider request for public hearing of PPA investigations — CHRAJ

Date: Sep 27 , 2019  BY: Caroline Boateng The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has said it will consider a request by the suspended Head of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), Mr Agyenim Boateng Adjei, for a public hearing of investigations into his conduct by the commission.   It said it would take […]

08Oct

CHRAJ, iWatch Africa join forces to empower journalists

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has partnered iWatch Africa, a not-for-profit organization that draws on their expertise in data and investigative journalism and data visualization, to fight corruption and human rights abuse in Ghana. The project, ‘Leveraging the power of data and digital tools to Stop Human Rights Abuse – An […]

17Sep

CHRAJ Issues Advisory On Torture And Other Cruel, Inhuman Or Degrading Treatment Or Punishment

Background The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has followed recent media reports of alleged torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (hereinafter generally referred to as “torture”) meted out to two journalists of an online media platform in Ghana, ModernGhana, for their alleged involvement in cyber-crimes. These media reports […]

10Sep

We’ve enough laws to deal with corruption–CHRAJ

September 10, 2019 The Eastern Regional Director of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Stephen Okpoti Mensah has maintained that there are enough laws to deal with corruption and corruption-related issues. “Since independence, the country has passed many laws to deal with corrupt practices and corruption-related issues, notable among them is the […]

09Sep

Pass Public Officers Conduct Bill; CHRAJ urges govt

Date: Sep 02 , 2019 BY: Caroline Boateng The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has asked the government to re-table the Conduct of Public Officers Bill in Parliament for passage.   The commission said doing that would show the government’s commitment to the fight against corruption, so that it would not be […]

27Aug

Probing suspended PPA boss not tough at all – CHRAJ

Source: Ghana | Myjoyonline.com | Oswald Azumah| oswald.azumah@myjoyonline.com Date: 27-08-2019 Time: 06:08:05:am The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) says it is ready to begin full probe into allegations of conflict of interest against the suspended Chief Executive of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA).   According to the Chairman of the Commission, Joseph Whittal, the case is […]

21Aug

Anti-corruption strategy only a plan — Study

Date: Aug 21 , 2019 BY: Caroline Boateng A study by the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) has established that the country’s anti-corruption strategy was only a plan, because there was no commitment towards its implementation. According to the findings, the government, politicians and other implementing agencies, showed little commitment of the implementation of the strategy. […]

20Aug

Zongo Chiefs Schooled on Rights of Girls, Women

Ghanaian times, Thurday 15, 2019 By Bernard Benghan Members of the National Council of Zongo Chiefs are attending a two-day workshop on the promotion of fundamental human rights of women and girls living in Moslem communities. The workshop, which began in Accra yesterday is being organised by the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice […]