29Dec

ActionAid Ghana closes down alleged witches camp in Northern Region

Tuesday 24th December, 2019      By Rashid Mbugri – GNA Nabuli N/R, Dec. 24, GNA – ActionAid Ghana in collaboration with the Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Reintegration Committee and other partners has closed down an alleged witches’ camp in Nabuli, a community in the Gushiegu Municipality. The closure of the camp […]

11Dec

CHRAJ set to shut down witch camps by Dec 20

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 Source: adomonline.com The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice, (CHRAJ) says it is working to reintegrate alleged witches in some witch camps in the Northern region back into society. As Ghana joins the world to mark Human Rights Day today, Commissioner of CHRAJ, Joseph Whittal has disclosed the reintegration would be done […]

11Dec

GH¢1.80 for daily meals of prisoners woefully inadequate – CHRAJ director

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline.com| Rafiq Salam Date: 10-12-2019   The Upper West regional director of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has stated that the GH¢1.80 allotted for feeding inmates in Ghana’s prisons is woefully inadequate.   Sidik Ubeidu made the statement when he led officials of CHRAJ to inspect facilities at the Wa prison […]

10Dec

Digitisation will be disruptive to corruption – Bawumia

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 Source: 3news.com Government is determined to take the fight against corruption another notch by employing various techniques, including the building of anti-corruption systems and greater application of technology, Vice President Bawumia has indicated. Speaking in Accra on Monday, 9th December, 2019, Vice President Bawumia outlined the benefits of Government’s digitisation agenda in the […]

10Dec

Fight against corruption is achievable – Mr Quayson

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 Source: ghananewsagency.org Mr Richard Quayson, the Deputy Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has said progress reports received since 2015 had shown that the fight against corruption in the country was achievable. He said after the implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (NACAP) five years ago the […]

07Dec

Fight against corruption, money laundering: Confiscate ill-gotten wealth …from culprits after jail time – A-G

December 5, 2019  BY CLAUDE NYARKO ADAMS Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Gloria Akuffo has urged local and international anti-corruption agencies to intensify efforts to confiscate proceeds of corruption and money laundering to deter others from engaging in such practices. The agencies include the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Economic and Organised […]

07Dec

Stop rewarding corrupt officials – Anna Bossman speaks

Monday, 2 December 2019 Source: www.ghanaweb.com Ghana’s Ambassador to France, Anna Bossman has called on Ghanaians, especially government to stop shielding corrupt officials when exposed. According to her, these persons who flout the laws are mostly either promoted to a higher office or moved to another sector to operate. But in fighting against this uncalled for behaviour, […]

06Dec

‘Enforce anti-graft laws to consolidate gains’

December 3, 2019  BY JONATHAN DONKOR Former acting Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Ms Anna Bossman has called for strict enforcement of anti-graft laws to consolidate gains made five years after the development of the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (NACAP). The NACAP is a national strategy containing four main objectives […]

06Dec

Enforce anti-corruption laws – Anna Bossman tells prosecuting agencies

Date: Dec 03 , 2019  BY: Justice Agbenorsi – Graphic Online Ghana’s Ambassador to France, Ms Anna Bossman, has urged independent state prosecuting and investigative agencies to focus more on the implementation and enforcement of anti-corruption laws to root out corruption in the country.   She said the focus on creating awareness and capacity building […]

06Dec

CHRAJ awards ¢40k to 4 minors brutalised by soldiers

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline.com  Date: 04-12-2019 The Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has asked three soldiers who brutalised four minors over a stolen laptop to pay compensation to the victims.   In its ruling, CHRAJ gave the soldiers three months to pay the victims ¢10,000 each for their salary.   The victims are also to benefit from […]