Ghana: Its People and Politics

A special program examined a developing nation in West Africa, including its people, politics, economy, and relations with the U.S. The… read more

A special program examined a developing nation in West Africa, including its people, politics, economy, and relations with the U.S. The program featured video of interviews with Ghanaian journalists, members of Parliament, U.S. aid workers, and Ghanaians living in Washington, DC.

Videotapes also featured a Peace Corps volunteer describing education in Ghana; Mr. Archer describing transportation, housing, and commerce; subsistence farming and fishing; a U.S. businesswoman in Ghana describing challenges for foreign investors.

In the last segment Ms. Frazer and Minister of Energy Nduom answered viewer questions in an hour-long call-in. Minister Nduom talked about the current state of the economy and politics in Ghana, development, trade, aid, foreign investment, and the effect of U.S. policy. Ms. Frazer provided the U.S. administration’s perspective on Ghana and addressed audience questions related to U.S. trade, aid, investment, military cooperation. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Ghana: Its People and Politics

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Program ID:
177954-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 2, 2003
Last Aired:
Dec 31, 2003

Airing Details

  • Sep 02, 2003 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 02, 2003 | 11:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 03, 2003 | 4:18am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 03, 2003 | 6:56am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 06, 2003 | 3:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 30, 2003 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2003 | 12:36am EST | C-SPAN 2
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