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Ghana

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

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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...


Who paid whom for what?

Ministers have lost their jobs, the President’s anti-corruption halo is tarnished and the scandals are running out of control

The deepening row over Alfred Agbesi Woyome’s financing of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) is a nightmare for President John Atta Mills’s re-election campaign. The...


It's Woyome time

A scandal is growing over the government’s decision in 2010 to pay 58 million cedis (US$34.45 mn.) in compensation on a ‘financial engineering’ contract to Alfred Agbesi Woyome. ...


The Accra boosters

Foreign praise-singers try to justify aid but skate over the difficult choices facing President Mills before this year’s elections

Western commentators and politicians are lining up to pour accolades on Ghana. Some are self-interested: they aim to show that their policies and aid budgets are working. Aid advoc...


Great expectations

The 2012 elections may delay, but will not stop, the resource-driven progress towards prosperity

Once again, politics could shape Ghana’s economic future. The national elections due on 7 December 2012 will determine which party is to manage the transition to a medium-income de...


Getting the vote right

The straight-talking director of Ghana’s Electoral Commission, Kwadwo Afari-Djan, and his team have organised five multiparty elections since 1992, each one more credible than the ...


NDC hopes for Beijing election bonanza

Vice-President Mahama’s April trip to Beijing sealed a position of primacy for China and paves the way for more oil-backed loans

Just twelve months after the start of commercial oil production, Ghana has mortgaged its lucrative oil marketing monopoly to Unipec via the state-owned Ghana National Petroleum Cor...


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