Sudden oil wealth sounds like a winning lottery ticket, but too often, it breeds corruption, economic dislocation and conflict. Barbara Borst examines Ghana’s efforts to buck the trend.
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Ghana strives to beat the resource curse and turn oil into a blessing 4
Nigeria lies less than 200 miles from Ghana along the western bulge of Africa – close enough to show Ghanaians how dangerous oil wealth can be for a developing country, as Barbara Borst has been finding out.