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Ghana

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

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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...


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...


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