President Nana Akufo-Addo's administration is under pressure by the opposition, as well as civic activists, to respond to confusion surrounding ... its (particularly financial) handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ghana's upstream petroleum sector is going through a tricky patch. American giant ExxonMobil's unexpected exit from the sector has only ramped ... up anxiety. And it is not just Exxon: TotalEnergies is also actively moving away from crude in Nigeria. Ghana will need to aggressively tackle many challenges while quickly repositioning itself in the face of a global energy transition.
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After attending the Paris summit on Africa’s economic recovery, Niger’s Mohamed Bazoum, Togo’s Faure Gnassingbé and Ghana’s Nana Akufo-Addo ... took advantage of their trip to make separate visits to Brussels. They discussed security, trade and aid; including the delicate transition in Chad after the death of President Idriss Déby.
Although Ghana is highly respected for its press freedom credentials globally, the rights of its journalists have often been abused. In the last ... decade, the number of reported cases of torture and abuse of journalists by Ghanaian security agencies have increased significantly and the lack of prosecution or sanctions against errant officers is believed to have made the situation a worsening epidemic.
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.