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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.