Bribery? Social media reacts negatively to China's 10,000 cedis donation to Attorney General

Many online commenters believe the donation is an inducement to the Attorney General’s office in which the ultimate goal would be the freeing of Chinese citizens on trial for illegal mining in Ghana including the now infamous Asia Huang.

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play Gloria Akuffo, Ghana Attorney General and the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana,  (Ghana News Agency)
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The recent donation by the Chinese Embassy in Ghana to the Attorney General’s office has received negative feedback from many social media users.

The Chinese Embassy has donated items including desktop computers, printers, UPS and a cheque for 10,000 Ghana cedis, to the office of the Attorney General.

The donation is aimed at supporting the Attorney General’s Office towards organising a stake-holder's consultative workshop, on the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill, 2017.

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Madam Sun Baohang, the Chinese ambassador outlined her country’s readiness to assist the Government of Ghana in fighting corruption.

Ackwerh new cartoon.jpg play 'THEM THREATEN', a cartoon by Ghanaian artist Bright Ackwerh (Facebook.com/Bright Ackwerh)

However, it appears the goodwill from the Asian super power has not gained the appreciation they were perhaps looking for.

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Many online commenters believe the donation is an inducement to the Attorney General’s office in which the ultimate goal would be the freeing of Chinese citizens on trial for illegal mining in Ghana including the now infamous Asia Huang.

Chinese businessmen have been some of the major contributors of cash and equipment to illegal gold mines in Ghana.

Here are some comments gathered on social media about this subject.

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