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With a constitutional presidential system that outlines a number of checks and balances, Ghana is widely considered to be a healthy democracy. Since its current constitution came into effect in 1992 the country has experienced three peaceful transfers of power. The most recent handover was the result of elections in December 2016, leading to...

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ETIQUETTE: Ghana has a deserved reputation for friendliness and hospitality. Manners and etiquette are very important, and correct honorifics and respectful greetings in business meetings are expected. Shaking hands is customary, starting with the person on the far right and making your way to...

 

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What reforms are currently under way to improve Ghana’s competitiveness?

 

A 2016 report released by the Ghana Statistical Service estimated that businesses in the informal sector make up 62% of all commercial enterprises. Although self-employed persons are required to pay income tax, the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) only has 200,000 informal workers registered in its files. With limited demographic records and the...