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Ghana

Kenneth Nana Yaw Kuntunkununku Ofori-Atta

Date of Birth: 1959
Place of Birth: Kibi


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Treasury team in disarray as finance minister faces probe and his deputy is sacked

All this destabilises the government's economic management team: with Adu-Boahen sacked and tough questions facing Vice-President Bawumia who coordinates economic policy and finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta being probed by Parliament this week...

Before this latest scandal President Akufo-Addo and some ruling party loyalists had been helping finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta fight off the latest attempt to unseat him as many blame him for roaring inflation and the crashing cedi...

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Finance in question

The sacking of Minister of State for Finance Charles Adu Boahen on 14 November briefly moved the spotlight from the substantive Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta who has been answering questions in parliament about claims of corruption and mismanagement in the Treasury...


Banking on the Fund

But the talks are dragging on despite the government's team of experienced bankers led by finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta...


Monumental disputes

In 2019 Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta put the estimated cost at US$100 million...


Akufo-Addo faces the costs of an IMF deal

One faction led by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta was resolutely opposed to turning to the IMF but the majority resigned itself to the 'least bad option' after policy choices narrowed sharply (AC Vol 63 No 4 Ofori-Atta bets on the E-Levy rejects IMF)...

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Ofori-Atta's team plans more cuts

Also concerning is Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta's disclosure to senior union and employers' representatives during a 'national labour conference' earlier this year that in 2021 the sum of interest payments salaries and compensation and required 'statutory funds' contributions amounted to 144% of total tax revenues...

Fuel price ‘mitigation measures' previously announced by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta pale in comparison with the massive rise in ex-pump petrol and diesel prices since January...


A reluctant reversion to the IMF

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta strongly opposed the move arguing it backtracked on the government's 'Beyond Aid' stance but was outvoted...


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