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Vol 58 No 25

Published 15th December 2017


Ghana

Power to the president's elbow

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his ministers talk of economic transformation and a life beyond aid as business grumbles

It was a sea of white linen and handkerchiefs at a thanksgiving service in Accra on 8 December to mark the first anniversary of the 2016 election victory by Ghana's New Patriotic Party (NPP). But the strident singing by NPP top brass barely drowned out rumbles of discontent from the grass roots and mounting criticisms about the cost of living.

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