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Ghana Plans 21% Spending Surge in 2020 as Election Looms

  • Budget deficit for next year projected at 4.7% of GDP
  • Nation plans to raise up to $3 billion in international market
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Ghana will ramp up spending by a fifth next year and plans to raise as much as $3 billion in international markets as it prepares for an election in 13 months.