But a fiscal consolidation plan should ease the pressure on the country's currency in the longer term.
Tournament favourite Algeria avoided an unpleasant surprise at the African Cup of Nations on Monday, while four-time champion Ghana did not.
The village of Busua in southwest Ghana is home to almost every one of the country’s surfers. Will Coldwell takes to the water with the locals.
The luxury apartment of South Africa's former high commissioner to Ghana, leased and decorated with state funds, has come under official scrutiny.
Ghana's central bank will meet two weeks earlier than planned, to decide how to respond to a weaker currency and inflationary pressures.
Stephen Gray remembers slain Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor.
Ghana's Supreme Court will issue a ruling on whether to overturn President John Dramani Mahama's election win in 2012 on fraud allegations.
Michael Essien and Kevin-Prince Boateng have returned from international breaks to be named in Ghana's squad for next month's World Cup qualifier.
Thousands of Chinese nationals have been deported from Ghana in a crackdown on the plunder of the country's gold by illegal miners.
Ghana's law enforcement officials have detained 124 Chinese workers suspected of illegally mining gold in the country.
Environmental destruction and social conflict are plaguing small-scale mining mining operations in Ghana, Afua Hirsch reports.
A gold mine has collapsed in central Ghana, killing 17 people who were working illegally and had been told to leave, say police and an official.
The continent is becoming hot stuff as traditional instruments take over dance floors across the world.
Peter Turkson has responded to speculation that he could be chosen to succeed Benedict XVI, saying he'll take on the role 'if it's the will of God'.
Ghana's opposition boycotted the inauguration of President Dramani Mahama, ignoring his appeals to end a dispute over last month's election in Ghana.
Ghana's electoral authorities said John Dramani Mahama has won a new term as president in an election the opposition claimed was marred by tampering.
Ghana President John Mahama held a slight edge over his main rival as vote counting wrapped up on Sunday after high-stakes presidential polls.
South Africans are pouring into Ghana, the world's fastest-growing economy, with a growth rate of 14.4% last year.