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Ghana

Population: 32.83m
GDP: $77.59bn
Debt: 87.8% of GDP (2023 forecast)

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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...


Putting a LID on cocoa

Civil society groups are demanding that European Union lawmakers include a guarantee of minimum prices for cocoa producers in the latest agreement between the EU, Ghana, Côte...


Governor in the firing line

Opposition demands for Ernest Addison to resign over $5.2bn loss have exposed the politicisation of the Bank of Ghana

Bank of Ghana Governor Ernest Addison reacted angrily after hundreds of protestors took to the streets of Accra on 3 October demanding that he and his two deputies resign over the ...


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