Ghana’s banking chaos: a regulatory dilemma

Ghana’s central bank has taken over five banks and merged them into a single entity. It’s part of a process that began a year ago when the Bank of Ghana revoked the operating licences of two prominent local banks, Capital Bank and UT Bank. In this blog, I explain with Patrick Tettey Odetsi – a prominent financial analyst – why the sector […]

Ghana’s 2016 Election Results: The Story of a Presidential Petition

After two major setbacks in 2008 and 2012, Ghana’s main opposition party, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) led by Nana Akuffo Addo, secured a resounding electoral victory in the 7 December election against the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC), led by President John Mahama. Results from 271 (out of 275 constituencies) declared by the Electoral […]