Ghana wins bronze at prestigious International Economics Olympiad

Ghana wins bronze at prestigious International Economics Olympiad

- Four students have successfully represented Ghana at the International Economics Olympiad in Russia

- The Ghanaian team picked the bronze award as well as other packages from the event

- Two organizations have been listed as those behind the preparations towards the Olympiad

Ghana, which was the only African country at the just ended International Economics Olympiad, has returned home with the bronze prize.

The prestigious event was held at St. Petersburg in Russia and one the Ghanaians there, Nyamebofour Afrakoma Otoo, helped claim the prize in the areas of Financial Literacy, Pure Economics and Business Presentations.

Otoo, who is from DPS International, aside a medal, was awarded a certificate.

Ghana shines at prestigious International Economics Olympiad; awarded bronze prize

Source: UGC

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She has the opportunity to enjoy a scholarship from the Hse Moscow and the London School of Economics.

Ghana’s other representatives also placed in the first half in one or more of the separate events.

They are Jean Joel of Presec-Legon, Clive Andoh Dontoh of DPS International and Maame Adu Asare of Christian High School.

Per a report by, the team representing Ghana was prepared by the dual economics programme at the ASO Foundation in partnership with the Sharks Quiz.

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