Ghana is mulling an anti-gay law that will criminalise LGBTQ+ advocacy and jail LGBTQ+ people for at least five years. However, is it a political ... tool being used by the opposition to corner President Nana Akufo-Addo's administration? Akufo-Addo now has a difficult choice to make.
Ghana’s plans to introduce a central bank digital currency can help the country climb the cocoa-processing value chain, Ferenc Szelenyi - managing ... director for Middle East and Africa at Giesecke+Devrient - tells The Africa Report.
On 30 July, energy minister Matthew Prempeh – in a 10-page power-point presentation and a rambling thesis on ‘global energy transition’ ... – asked parliament to borrow $1.6bn to buy back stakes in two offshore oil licences not yet in development.
Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo and Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbé are determined to reach an agreement on the maritime delimitation ... between their two countries within the next four months. The dispute has lasted for half a century, and negotiations began in 2018. Will this be the year prove fruitful?
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With police brutality in the spotlight, reports of rising suicide cases in police ranks, and growing concerns about rising violent criminality ... across the country, the appointment of a well-respected new inspector general of police is an opportunity for President Akufo-Addo to change the narrative around security in Ghana.
George Akuffo Dampare has a record for competence, and not bowing down to political authority.
Africa's most respected democracy is showing worrying signs of backsliding. From protests against election-rigging being closed down by pliant ... courts, to violence from police against activists pushing for change, activists claim the second term of President Nana Akufo-Addo has taken an authoritarian turn. Not so, say the government, who blame the poor economy they inherited.