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

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Economic facts and fantasies

Loyalists of the outgoing National Patriotic Party (NPP) government reacted angrily to World Bank Country Director Ishac Diwan's dire warnings about Ghana's economy. Estimating the...

Two and a half cheers for democracy

Ghanaians show the rest of Africa how it can be done

Ghanaians start the year with a collective sigh of relief that the close-run parliamentary and presidential elections did not descend into political mayhem (AC Vol 49 No 25). The v...

MTN, militants and share claims

A tangled web of financial holdings stretching from South Africa to Ghana and Lebanon could delay plans for a US$20 billion merger of India's Bharti Airtel and South Africa's Mob...

Victoria Kwakwa

World Bank Country Director for Vietnam

Ghanaian economist Victoria Kwakwa starts her job as World Bank Country Director for Vietnam in April. It is an important posting, given Vietnam's economic record over the past th...

The winner has to wait

After one of the closest presidential elections ever, the front-runners are preparing for a run-off vote in less than three weeks’ time

The hard-fought general elections on 7 December saw many national political figures lose their parliamentary seats. Neither of the two leading presidential candidates gained enough...

A rough beginning

The election campaign is under way and the battle is on for votes in the north

In northern Ghana, the campaign got off to a violent start when Mahamudu Bawumia, vice-presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party for the elections on 7 December, arrived in...

Running mates

The two main parties’ vice-presidential candidates are both under fifty years old and from northern Ghana. Otherwise they are very different. The National Democratic Congress’s Jo...

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