How the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict will impact Ghana’s post-COVID economic recovery.

March 9, 2022

The seismic aftershocks of Russia’s invasion of its neighbour, Ukraine, on 24 February 2022 continues to reverberate across the globe.

As members of the United Nations Security Council, Ghana, Kenya and Gabon have publicly condemned Russia’s actions in a vote cast during an emergency session on 25 February 2022. While the reasons for the invasion are many, the conflict is already taking its toll on an already fragile global economy barely recovering from one of the worst economic downturns since the Great Depression.

The conflict has added more uncertainty to the prospects of an even and equitable recovery, which is already under the strain of vaccine inequitysupply chain shocks and resultant global inflationary pressures.