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Ghana

Population: 33.74m
GDP: $75.24bn
Debt: 83.6% of GDP (2024)

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Special Prosecutors past and present

Martin Amidu's petition for the removal of his successor Kissi Agyebeng, sparks fear for the future of the Office of the Special Prosecutor

A petition filed by Martin Amidu, Ghana's first Special Prosecutor, demanding the dismissal of his successor, Kissi Agyebeng, could pose a major threat to what remains of the offic...

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Cash flows in but debt talks drag on

The treasury has received $600 million in vital IMF funds but doubts persist on a deal with creditors before election campaigning starts

At the start of a crucial election year, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's embattled government has some reasons to be cheerful following confirmation on 12 January by the Mi...


Ofori-Atta claims big win

Confirmation on 17 January of a deal between Ghana and its official bilateral creditors (Paris Club and China) to restructure payments owed on US$5.4 billion of debt, is a politica...


No case for the prosecutor

Widespread outcry and claims of political bias have followed the decision not to press graft charges against a former minister

The decision by Special Prosecutor Kissi Agyebeng not to prosecute former deputy Finance Minister, Charles Adu Boahen, has been widely criticised by lawyers and civil society as de...


Questions on electioneering budget

The government's attempts to 'postpone austerity' could backfire as debt restructuring hits new obstacles

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's success in securing the return of enough MPs from the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to push through the 2024 budget by 138 to 136 votes o...


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