Ghana after Aid

President Nana Akufo-Addo has set out his vision for Ghana of a life beyond foreign aid. We report on the economy, not least the cocoa and oil sectors, relations with China, tourism and such emergent features as the vibrant Ghanaian arts scene

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President Nana Akufo-Addo has made big promises, though the obstacles loom large

Bond mishap shows administration has some convincing to do

Funds for infrastructure projects are welcome but many high-profile ventures have become headaches for Accra

The country hopes its late entry as a producer will help it avoid problems that have plagued its neighbours

The bean has historically been both a boon and a burden to the country’s legion of smallholders

Sensitive development of old slavery sites can benefit communities and respect history

Auctioneers and gallerists are sensing a promising future for Ghanaian artists

Enterprise flourishes in multinationals’ shadow