Barely four months after winning the presidential elections of December 2020 for a second term, 'apolitical' activists are challenging President ... Nana Akufo-Addo's government on its commitment to improving the lives of citizens, due the recent imposition of new taxes and high levels of unemployment.
Perseus Mining CEO Jeff Quartermaine will fly from Australia to the Côte d’Ivoire next week hoping to persuade the country’s new minister ... for mines Thomas Camara to fast-track a license to exploit gold reserves at Fimbiasso.
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.
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As governments and international financial institutions throw off the constraints of austerity policies and economic orthodoxy, there are hard ... questions about how Africa could benefit from this change in strategy. Much will depend on how fast its economies can raise finance for post-Covid recovery efforts.
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.
In an article published in 1994 titled 'The Coming Anarchy', the American journalist Robert Kaplan predicted an impending Armageddon for West ... Africa due to what he considered its notoriety for breeding crime, coups and tyrannical regimes. 26 years later, it bears examining whether the region has measured up to this grim forecast.