"Ghana is today at an important international, regional and domestic crossroads. The outcome of its journey could affect wider perceptions of the continent generally, and South African business interests specifically. Domestically, Rawlings has brought stability to Ghana through 20 years of populist, sometimes authoritarian though pragmatic rule.His brand of democratic populism and economic pragmatism, coupled with his military background, also kept the armed forces in the barracks. But there is still immense economic challenges facing Ghana"