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Ghana

Ghana

Population: 28.2 mn.
GDP: $42.69 bn.
Debt: $21.39 bn.

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The cost of Ghana’s Asian Alliance

In mid-October, a large, red container ship marked STX Pan Ocean berthed in Tema port and started offloading its cargo of tipper trucks, excavators, bulldozers, forklift trucks and...


Lining up for Jubilee

Asia's big oil companies, backed by their governments, are outbidding their Western rivals

President John Evans Atta Mills, his government and the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation are entertaining offers for cooperation and a stake in the Jubilee oil field from all...


Scepticism grows over STX houses

A feistier opposition in Parliament demands more scrutiny on Seoul's multibillion-dollar housing deal

Members of Ghana's opposition are demanding more due diligence on the government's US$1.5 billion housing deal.


Building on oil money

The US$10 billion STX housing deal gets its first hearing in Parliament just as the government prepares to borrow $1.5 bn. in future oil revenues

The Ghanaian government is proposing to put up US$1.5 billion of its future oil revenues to finance the first phase of a controversial housing project with the South Korean const...


Kofi Annan

former United Nations Secretary General and Professor, National University of Singapore

Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan is taking African advocacy directly to Asia, as he takes up his appointment as Li Ka-shing Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School o...


Mortgages and minerals

A Korean construction company has sealed a huge contract to build houses with Ghana's government in a new twist on resource trades

Accra is leading the way forward on housing development, bringing in South Korean company STX Group to build 200,000 housing units over the next five years at a cost of US$10 bil...


China's positioning in the Kosmos

Although Chinese companies have not yet bid for Kosmos's 30% stake in Ghana's Jubilee field, the China Development Bank has bought Beijing's companies a great deal of capital. Th...


The oil obstacles

The politically charged battle over Kosmos Energy's attempts to sell its stake in the Jubilee field casts a shadow over Ghana's graduation as a serious oil producer next year. Kosm...


Corruption claims and rows tarnish Accra's record

Oil deals, political intrigues and grand corruption conspire to undermine the country's image of economic and political rectitude

For several years, Ghana has been praised internationally as a model of political pluralism and rational economic reform, even if some of its more introspective nationals dispute t...


Britain and bribes in Ghana

Britain used to enjoy a reputation for relative decency in matters of bribes and commissions, in comparison to European counterparts such as France, Germany and Italy. That has cha...


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