Ghana'sgovernment wants to tackle unregulated small-scale mining as a means to reassure big foreign miners and to create jobs, but the mining ... industry feeds into criminality and environmental despoliation. The clock is ticking for the new government to find solutions that work for actors big and small
A home-grown economic rescue package will top the agenda when Ghana's new government starts work after Nana Akufo-Addo is sworn in as president ... on 7 January. Part of that effort will be a close examination of the viability of the procurement and debt obligations contracted by the outgoing government under President John Mahama.
As people in Accra, Kumasi and Takoradi were celebrating Nana Addo Akufo-Addo's win in the 7 December presidential elections with 53.9% of the ... vote — the first time that an opposition candidate has defeated incumbent President at the ballot box in Ghana — bankers and businesspeople were asking how the new government will fund its ambitious plans.