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Ghana

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

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After reading its budget, the government plans a Eurobond road show next week

The government wants to impose higher taxes and borrow more to cut the deficit but controversies swirl over the retirement of the Auditor General and plans for a gold royalties company

In Accra today (12 March), Parliamentary Affairs Minister Osei Kyei Mensah was to set out the details of Ghana's spending and borrowing plans for this year. A plan to have Trade Mi...

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The wrong side of the law

The disputed election results are stress-testing the judicial system and parliamentary politics

Highly polarised politics and an abundance of lawsuits are complicating government in the wake of the 7 December elections which delivered a hung parliament and a contested preside...


Both sides go to court

Legal challenges against narrow wins in the presidential and parliamentary results are heating up national politics

John Mahama, presidential candidate for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), is taking a leaf from the book of his opponent President Nana Akufo-Addo with his attempt...


Skirt and blouse politics

Government will get more complex with the New Patriotic Party running the executive but facing a split parliament

At a time of deep polarisation, the new government emerging after the official results of the 7 December elections will demand some political cohabitation between the two main part...


A twist in the election tale

After making big gains in parliament, the opposition rejects the presidential results – the lawyers on all sides will be busy

It was all running like clockwork. The verdict in the national elections on 7 December was set to be free and clear of dispute – more or less a repeat of the seamless process...

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Akufo-Addo keeps his lead

The President is more popular than the governing NPP, which could still lose its majority in parliament

With jobs and education topping the list of voter concerns the incumbent, Nana Addo Akufo-Addo, goes into the presidential elections on 7 December with a clear margin over his main...


Competing on competence

The opposition struggles to persuade voters that it could handle the economy, but the administration is floundering too

With just weeks to go until presidential elections on 7 December National Democratic Congress (NDC) candidate, former president John Dramani Mahama, is still struggling to alter pu...


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