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Entries by Clair MacDougall from 12/2010

Ghana "Witch" Killing Points to a Broader Culture of Fear and Superstition

| Posted 12.02.2010 | World

The brutal murder of a 72-year-old woman suspected of witchcraft in Ghana has been met with public outrage after a photograph showing her in a near naked state appeared on the front page of the nation's most popular newspaper

Civil Society Groups Claim Ghana's Amendments to Oil Revenue Bill Could Lead to a 'Spending Spree'

| Posted 12.10.2010 | World

As Ghana gears up to become the newest African oil producer next week, civil society groups have criticized the government over changes to a key bill that will allow 70 percent of oil revenues to be used as collateral for infrastructural loans.

Ghana's "First Oil" Ceremony Turns Political

| Posted 12.17.2010 | World

The small coastal nation of has Ghana joined the league of African oil producers just 3 years after the Jubilee deepwater oil field was first discovered by the Texas-based oil exploration company Kosmos Energy.