Ghana: Akufo-Addo moves decisively to sack Ofori-Atta deputy. Will it be enough?

By Kent Mensah
Posted on Tuesday, 15 November 2022 14:59

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo - President Of Ghana during a visit to London, UK - 05 Apr 2022

Opposition politicians have been trying to push out Ghana’s finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta and his deputy Charles Adu Boahen for weeks, accusing them of mismanaging the economy and conflicts of interest. 

Ofori-Atta, who now faces an inquiry by a committee of MPs, is trying to negotiate a $3bn bailout with the IMF and is due to read the 2023 budget in parliament this month.

But local investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has done some of the opposition’s work for them.