In January, Ghana Web, a daily news and resource site, issued a sharp attack on the World Bank and its country representative in Ghana. A demand was made to Ghana´s president to expel the World Bank country director in Ghana, Ishac Diwan, from his post, arguing that policies pushed on the country by the Bank were not in the best interests of Ghanaians. In a stinging letter, Ghana web argued that the Bank had no legitimacy to demand policy changes, and that the Ghanaian government be answerable only to its citizens.
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