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Banks count the cost of debt restructuring

The government's debt exchange deal piles up pressure on the banks and the wider economy

After much lobbying and protest, Ghana's pension funds avoided the onerous terms of the government's domestic debt exchange finalised in February. Few others in finance were celebr...


The Opposition hides its teeth

Despite a near hung parliament, the opposition has done little to challenge the government

An evenly split Parliament between the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition, National Democratic Congress (NDC) appears not to have resulted in greater parliamentary...


Beny Steinmetz loses appeal in epic Simandou corruption case

Dismissing the ruling as 'politically motivated', the mining tycoon is to make one last attempt to overturn his conviction – at the Swiss federal court

The Swiss appeal court's upholding of a guilty verdict for corruption against mining tycoon Beny Steinmetz nearly ends the decade-long legal fight over Guinea's Simandou iron ore r...


Tinubu faces legitimacy challenge

With less half the voters on the lowest turnout since 1999 supporting him, the president-elect has a credibility problem

Questions about the national and state elections are stubbornly taking centre-stage with daily demonstrations in the capital at which the ruling All Progressives' Congress (APC) is...


Sonko and the street take battle to Sall

Dakar and other cities are facing a wave of protest against the government, tougher living conditions and the president’s plan to extend his tenure

Searing criticism from what he had hoped would be a helpful government in Washington is the latest blow for President Macky Sall as opposition mounts against his government and his...


A commission under fire

The appointment of three new members to the seven-member electoral commission has prompted concerns that the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) is packing the institution ahead of...


State elections will reinforce three-party vote split

Peter Obi's Labour Party will face fierce local fights as incumbent governors defend their fiefdoms after last month's political upsets

The outcome of the elections in 28 of Nigeria's 36 states on 18 March will have more effect on the daily lives of most voters than the disputed presidential elections last month.


Khaki vigilantes

The Ghana Armed Forces have come under fierce public criticism following an apparent vigilante operation they conducted at Ashaiman, a densely populated town near Tema, in the Grea...


Tinubu's last trick: from godfather to Kabiyesi

Opposition contenders question the ruling party candidate's victory in elections marred by technical failures, sporadic violence and a historically low turnout

The next act of Nigeria's presidential election drama has started with fire and fury. At one end of the stage stands the official winner, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, whose victory was annou...


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