Ghana Replaces Finance Minister as Debt Talks, Election Loom

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo replaced his finance minister as the West African nation looks to secure an agreement with commercial creditors on restructuring its debt and before elections in December.

Mohammed Amin Adam, currently the minister of state for finance, will replace Ken Ofori-Atta with immediate effect, the president said Wednesday in a statement in the capital, Accra. Twelve other ministers and 10 deputy ministers were relieved of their duties in the reshuffle, he said.

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