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Ghana

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

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Political storm over Chinese gas contracts

Opposition parties and anti-corruption activists call for investigations into and a renegotiation of Beijing’s energy and telecoms deals with Accra

Leading opposition presidential candidate Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo and his New Patriotic Party are stepping up criticism about the financing of Chinese projects in the energy a...


Call me, maybe

The influence of Chinese money on Ghana’s heated politics has crossed a legal red line, say activists who accuse telecoms company Huawei of bribing officials of the ruling National...


The Mahama factor

The NDC candidate turned around the campaign after his predecessor’s death; now he has to deliver on his promise of sweeping improvements to governance

It was Ghana’s longest, costliest and most acrimonious election campaign. It ended with a grand party for the National Democratic Congress on 9 December and attempts by the opposit...


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...


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...


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