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Ghana

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

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Who spends, wins

Free-spending candidates and their business backers dominate the governing New Patriotic Party's choice of a new leader

The race to pick the New Patriotic Party's next presidential candidate is turning nasty, as millions of cedis are spent on the primary election campaigns and arguments over party r...


The cedi and pesewa vote

For many Ghanaians, the economics of the elections are more important than the politics. Most of the responsibility for these matters falls on the shoulders of the effervescent Fin...


Bond bonanza

Fresh from celebrating their successful floating of a US$750 million Eurobond last month, President John Kufuor and Finance Minister Kwadwo Baah Wiredu face growing scrutiny over t...


Everyone's in the race

Would-be presidential candidates crop up everywhere, with pots of money and hopes of oil

The race for Ghana's presidency is heating up at last after eight ministers and presidential hopefuls walked out of President John Agyekum Kufuor's government on 6 July. They will ...


Banished ballots

The debate over exiles having the right to vote combines with power-cuts to bring the opposition out on the streets

The main opposition party, the National Democratic Congress, has threatened to reject the results of the December 2008 elections if Ghanaians living abroad are allowed to vote. NDC...


Soft sell at 50

Half a century after Kwame Nkrumah, pan-Africanism and military coups, the Black Star has a chance to reinvent itself

The first round of celebrations of 50 years of Independence from Britain was a modest success although many Ghanaians lament that the government has not made the most of the histor...


Anniversary boycott

Too many Ghanaians suspect that their judges administer the law in favour of the New Patriotic Party government. Their mistrust was increased by the gaoling for ten years of Daniel...


Ghana's gain

The election of President John Kufuor to the Chairmanship of the African Union was a personal victory for his Foreign Minister and presidential aspirant, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Add...


Penalty shoot-out

The opposition NDC will choose its flagbearer next week and the wrong choice could be fatal

Having lost two successive elections to President John Kufuor, former Vice-President John Evans Atta Mills is tipped to win the presidential nomination for the opposition National ...


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