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

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The democracy question

With a population nudging 25 million and a fast-growing lower-middle-income economy with gold, oil and gas production, Ghana can lay claim to running Africa’s most important multi...

Elections 2012: Mahama ahead by a hair

Oil, gas, gold, education and health dominate a landmark election in which the main contenders may again be fewer than just 50,000 votes apart

It has been Ghana’s longest-ever campaign and electors are being offered a real choice of policies and people but still the two major parties are running neck-and-neck ahead of pre...

Contributions gratefully received

Foreign campaign contributions are illegal in Ghana but are not properly tracked because the main anti-corruption agency, the Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice,...

The Mahama swing

President John Dramani Mahama set out an ambitious election manifesto on 4 September and enjoyed a boost from the opinion polls, just four days after the National Democratic Congre...

After a unifying funeral, a divisive election

After the state funeral of President John Evans Atta Mills on 10 August, it took just three days for Ghana’s vituperative party politics to resume. There are presidential and par...

The first oil election

The long shadow of oil and gas revenues falls across what is set to be Ghana’s most expensive election campaign in history. International oil companies are under particular scrutin...

Politicking after the mourning

A wave of national sympathy for the late President Mills is forcing politicians to reassess their election strategies

For Ghanaians, funerals assume a special role in the social order. Multiply that a hundredfold for the funeral of a sitting head of state. While their compatriots were still stunne...

Obsequies and summitry

With Accra shrouded in funereal red and black cloth and world leaders sending their condolences, Ghana's old political guard has been busy.

The founder's fury

The National Democratic Congress government is reeling from a fusillade of abuse by the party’s founder, ex-President Jerry John Rawlings, who describes the people around President...

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