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Ghana

Special Prosecutor-nominee Kissi Agyebeng

Ghana’s new independent prosecutor nominee accused of links to government

The Ghanaian government is hoping to invigorate its fight against official corruption by pushing forward a new candidate for the 3-year-old Office ... of the Special Prosecutor after the unexpected resignation of the office's first Special Prosecutor in November 2020 -- Kissi Agyebeng.

For a government that won power on the back of a strong anti-corruption campaign, but then faced a barrage of public criticism over opaque deals, this is a fresh chance to prove its credentials. Not everyone is convinced.

Kristalina Georgieva

‘Vaccine policy is economic policy’ – IMF MD Kristalina Georgieva

The International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva says the IMF spent nearly $300bn in resuscitating the global economy when ... Covid-19 struck. There are unorthodox noises being made at the top of the institution best known for austerity in public spending. What comes next as rich countries bounce back and poor countries stay on the mat? And will the IMF run out of money? An exclusive interview with the head of the IMF.