Ghana challenged to reduce reliance on Western countries

| Updated Mar 30, 2017 at 7:00pm


Oliver Stuenkel


Players in Ghana's economy have been challenged to re-strategise and create strong institutions to reduce dependency on western countries following the formation of BRICS and the current executive powers being handed out by US President Donald Trump.

At a round-table to look at Africa's position in a China-driven global economy, an Associate Professor of International Relations, Oliver Stuenkel said the west which is often the hope of developing countries in terms of aid and financial support is slowly losing the capacity to determine the global agenda.