Ghanaians gain ground on oil wealth accountability 2

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.


Ghana strives to beat the resource curse and turn oil into a blessing 4

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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.