Ghana's ex-finance minister charged over bank collapse

Ghana's ex-finance minister Dr. Kwabena Duffour was on Wednesday charged by an Accra High Court for alleged crimes, leading to collapse of one of the nation's biggest local lenders during a banking crisis.

He is accused of receiving 122 million dollars "knowing that it had been obtained by means of a criminal offense", among other charges, according to court document.

Dr. Duffuor, founded now defunct Unibank Ghana Ltd, and was former Governor of the Bank of Ghana from 1997 to 2001.

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