Wednesday, June 3, 2020
The initial crisis response of Akufo-Addo's government appeared to strengthen his standing ahead of general elections later this year. However, since the early easing of a partial lockdown, cases have steadily increased, and criticism of government strategy is growing.
- The important tourism sector will struggle to rebound over the short term, despite further loosening of COVID-19 restrictions.
- A contentious imminent electoral registration exercise comes amid growing politicisation of the electoral commission's leadership.
- ‘Load shedding’ (power outages) and water shortages in Accra will cause new socio-economic challenges and prove a boon to the opposition.