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Missing Gold: How Ghana lost over $6 billion in gold export revenue to major trading partners

Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone. In a bleak partnership, privation and natural resources like gold or oil go together in West Africa. It was economist Paul Collier who first identified what he called the “resource curse.” It was his analysis of the paradox of plenty that led me to focus on Bonsaso, a remote town located in the Western Region

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Akufo- Addo: President of Ghana under fire over 998 staff at the seat of government

The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has come under intense criticisms following a recent published list which revealed that he had a total number of 998 staff assisting him in the administration of the country at the Jubilee House: the seat of government. This was contained in a report from the President to the Speaker of Parliament pursuant

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