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Vol 52 No 24

Published 2nd December 2011


Ghana

A pipeline of votes

Delays and disputes over a gas-fired industrial project could damage President John Atta Mills ahead of next year’s elections

The promise that an offshore gas pipeline and processing plant – a cornerstone of Ghana’s new industrial plan – will be completed around the time of the presidential and parliamentary elections in December 2012 looks too convenient for the governing National Democratic Congress. The man making the promise on 25 November, the acting Chief Executive of the National Gas Company, George Sipa-Adjah Yankey, has been blamed for delays and mismanagement of the project.

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