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GSAM welcomes Auditor General’s support for Construction Audit

Introduction: The Ghana’s Strengthening Accountability Mechanisms (GSAM) project, welcomes the recent statement credited to the Auditor General in respect of use of construction or performance audit across the country to improve transparency and social accountability. GSAM is a five – year – project sported by the USAID, and it is currently implemented by a consortium of three partner organisations led by CARE International in Ghana.

DUE DILIGENCE WOULD HAVE AVERT FREE SHS CHALLENGES

Press Statement

24 July, 2018

DUE DILIGENCE WOULD HAVE AVERTED FREE SHS CRISIS - ISODEC

POLITICIZING TOP SECURITY JOBS THREATENS CORRUPTION FIGHT – ISODEC

ISODEC believes state security agencies cannot be expected to do a good job in investigating corruption issues when appointments to top jobs in the agencies are politicized.

40-YEAR DEV'T PLAN WILL SUFFER UNDER NPP – ISODEC

The newly launched long term national development plan might not be implemented if the flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo Addo emerge as the president of Ghana after 2016.

CONSIDER BUSINESSES IN YOUR PLANS – MANTEAW URGES MMDAs

The campaign coordinator for the Integrated Social Development Center (ISODEC), Dr. Emmanuel Steve Asare Manteaw, has said that district assemblies in resource-rich areas across the country could benefit from the extraction of resources if they conduct an input and output analysis of the activities of the extraction companies.

ISODEC COMMENDS MASS TRANSFERS WITHIN IMMIGRATION SERVICE

The Integrated Social Development Center (ISODEC) has welcomed the mass transfers within the Ghana Immigration Service. Some 31 senior officers of the Service were re-assigned from their various regional and district posts on Wednesday.

GOV'T'S ECG CONCESSION REVIEW ARRANGEMENTS BETTER – ISODEC

The Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC),  has said that the government’s decision to review portions of the Electricity Company of Ghana’s (ECG) concession agreement under the Power Compact II arrangement, makes the deal better than it was under the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government.

PROBE TAX WAIVERS GRANTED CHINESE COMPANY – CSOs TO PARLIAMENT

Ghanaian civil society groups within the tax space, have urged Parliament to investigate tax waivers granted a Chinese Petrochemical Corporation, the SINOPEC Group, through an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPCC) agreement in 2014.

$2.1BN LOST TO TAX EVASION EVERY YEAR – ISODEC

Ghana loses nearly US$2.1 billion dollars to tax evasion and incentives annually, reveals a study carried out by the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), a civil society organisation.