My interview with Joselyn Dumas takes me to a cigar shop on a busy Wednesday evening in London's Canary Wharf. Surrounded by £240 ($273) stogies ... and a man who rattled on about the cigar-making process, Dumas stands there patiently, with an occasional side glance, and a smile familiar to anyone who has ever watched the 42-year-old Ghanaian TV host and actress.
After dropping his fierce opposition to taking Ghana back into the arms of the IMF, Ghana’s finance minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, is targeting ... a credit of $3bn from the institution. This will be the 17th time they have turned to the development finance institution for help.
A joint team consisting of the Bank of Ghana and security personnel led a crackdown on the black market in Accra last week, seeking to pre-empt ... further cedi depreciation by curtailing conversions outside the interbank. However, the effort may prove no more than a short-term painkiller.
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News of Queen Elizabeth II's death elicited a wide range of responses and emotions across Africa, with political leaders of many stripes publicly ... mourning the passing of Britain's longest-serving monarch. Meanwhile, critics slammed her post-colonial legacy and much of the younger generation showed minimal interest.
Suspended over corruption concerns in 2020, the Akufo-Addo government is hoping to return to parliament to seek approval for a revised bill on ... the controversial Agyapa gold royalties deal before the end of the year.