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Ghana

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

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Highway to development

Accra plans to use Chinese loans to integrate the Northern Region into the booming southern economy

More than halfway through President John Atta Mills’s ‘Action Year’ and almost a year since the government first announced that Ghana’s Eastern Corridor was to be rehabilitated, a ...


Slow movers

The opposition and ruling parties grow anxious as the STX housing deal shows no progress on its first anniversary

A year after it was first proposed, the US$1.5 billion housing deal between a South Korean company, STX, and the Ghanaian government is no nearer completion. The contract to build ...


Squatters, pipes and rails

After only two years in office, the National Democratic Congress government has increased Ghana’s total debt from US$8.1 billion at the end of 2008 to $13.4 bn. in May 2011. That g...


Best laid plans

Critics of President John Atta Mills’s trade deals with China are claiming that two of the biggest financing arrangements are unlikely to go ahead as planned. These are a US$5 bill...


Oil joy, debt worry

Former Finance Minister and chief statistician Joe Abbey has added his voice to those warning the Accra government to take action over spiralling debt liabilities ahead of the coun...


The politics of no

Party feuding, jarring personalities and tax deals – not rivalry with China – have kept ExxonMobil out of Ghana’s oil fields

The announcement on 17 August by ExxonMobil that it is abandoning its campaign to buy a 23.5% stake in the Jubilee field, Africa’s biggest offshore oil field, is likely to precipit...


Storm in an oil barrel

A commercial dispute between the government and a US oil company has become diplomatically damaging – so President Mills is looking for a way out

The grand launch of Ghana’s commercial oil production this year has begun inauspiciously with a bruising battle between the government and the state oil company on one hand and Ame...


The 3.8 billion dollar question

Aside from the party political rivalries, geopolitics and diplomatic jousting involved in the Kosmos Energy debacle in Ghana, there is a central concern: that the government stands...


Oil spill

No end is in sight to the row between the government and the United States' Kosmos Energy over Kosmos's efforts to sell its equity stake in Ghana's Jubilee oil field to ExxonMobil ...


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