Political Economy Summary
|Independence||6 March 1957|
|Head of State & Govt||H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs||Shirley Ayorkor Botchway|
|Minister of Finance||Ken Ofori-Atta|
|Central Bank Govenor||Ernest Addison|
|Next National Elections Date||2020|
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Ghana was historically a British colony known as the Gold Coast. On gaining independence in 1957, the country was renamed Ghana, with the first republic ...
Ghana has tried to fuse the western style of democratic governance with African traditional administration to create a unique political regime based on democratic rule ...
Ghana once again successfully and peacefully transferred political power from the National Democratic Congress – which was in power from 2008 to 2016 – to ...
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Interview analysing the impact of Chinese owned boats trawling the Ghanaian coast following a report by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) detailed how Chinese involvement ...