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Ghana

Population: 28.83 mn.
GDP: $47.33 bn.
Debt: $22.02 bn.

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Protests gather steam

The opposition National Democratic Congress is back on the streets with a 'march for justice' after months of treading water following its presidential election defeat in December....


Pandemic pricing

Civic activists and opposition politicians are pressing President Nana Dankwa Akufo-Addo's government on its response to the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly the lack of accountabil...


The prosecutor isn't so special

The new nominee to head anti-corruption investigations faces a grilling in parliament and an explosive case over a gold company

John Githongo, a former permanent secretary for governance and ethics in Kenya, used to say 'anti-corruption politics is good politics'. And so it was, until Githongo's investigati...


Ofori-Atta promises a rebound

As public anger mounts about prices, jobs and graft, the Finance Minister insists the economic recovery is coming

Known for starting meetings with prayers and peppering them with Biblical quotations, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta took time off from the Christian Sabbath on 9 May to invite jo...


Port chiefs defend Bolloré deal after probe finds the state could lose over $4 billion

The two main political parties are trying to explain why the country is paying tens of millions of dollars to buy back half its stake in a new port terminal taken away on the sly

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority chairman Peter Mac Manu, a former national chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), insists he worked relentlessly to improve the co...

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Tema players

Calls from transport and logistics experts are growing for a renegotiation of the terms of business between Meridian Port Services and the government in the wake of Africa Confiden...


SPECIAL REPORT: How Vincent Bolloré won control of Ghana's biggest port

French billionaire Vincent Bolloré added Tema to the 15 West African ports he already controlled by ripping off the country, a secret report says. By Andrew Weir

The French ports-to-media conglomerate, Bolloré Africa Logistics, partnered by the Danish shipping giant Maersk's ports arm, APM Terminals, opened a hugely profitable, state-of-the...

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The wrong side of the law

The disputed election results are stress-testing the judicial system and parliamentary politics

Highly polarised politics and an abundance of lawsuits are complicating government in the wake of the 7 December elections which delivered a hung parliament and a contested preside...


Both sides go to court

Legal challenges against narrow wins in the presidential and parliamentary results are heating up national politics

John Mahama, presidential candidate for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), is taking a leaf from the book of his opponent President Nana Akufo-Addo with his attempt...


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