Ukraine war: how Ghana is vulnerable, and what can be done

Theophilus Acheampong, Bridget O Menyeh

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The seismic aftershocks of Russia’s invasion of its neighbour, Ukraine, on 24 February 2022 continues to reverberate across the globe.

As members of the United Nations Security Council, Ghana, Kenya and Gabon have publicly condemned Russia’s actions in a vote cast during an emergency session on 25 February 2022. While the reasons for the invasion are many, the conflict is already taking its toll on an already fragile global economy barely recovering from one of the worst economic downturns since the Great Depression.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 7 Mar 2022

Bibliographical note

Theophilus Acheampong is affiliated with the IMANI Centre for Policy and Education, Accra, Ghana.

Bridget O. Menyeh is affiliated with the Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) programme, which is funded by UK Aid.


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