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Kenneth Nana Yaw Kuntunkununku Ofori-Atta

Date of Birth: 1959
Place of Birth: Kibi


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Economics in a time of corona

Akufo-Addo's key policymakers finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta and central bank governor Ernest Addison moved quickly at the start of the emergency in March with more social service funding and a request for finance from the International Monetary Fund...

On 21 May an outfit calling itself 'Open Source Investigations' released a report accusing finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta of a gross conflict of interest via his indirect stakes in a joint venture company with ExxonMobil on the Deepwater Cape Three Points oil block...


AU pushes Africa bonds

They are working closely with Ghana's Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta and South Africa's Tito Mboweni both of whose countries face escalating debt service obligations over the next five years...


Hard bargaining ahead on debt and public health

Ghana's Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta who chairs the joint World Bank-IMF Development Committee told the Centre for Global Development that 'China has to come on stronger' in discussions over an economic response...


Third wave threatens the continent

Economic Commission for AfricaAfter convening a virtual meeting of finance ministers chaired by Ghana's Ken Ofori Atta the ECA published a report arguing for a $100bn economic stimulus for Africa of which $44bn could come from a moratorium on debt service...


Presidential action replay

The deficit may yet increase should Akufo-Addo and Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta boost election-year spending over the projections in the 2020 budget...


Hefty down payment for 2020

With national elections a year away Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta tried to combine political bullishness and banker's caution when he read the 2020 budget statement in parliament on 13 November...

The founder of Databank in Accra Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta pledged to abolish all 'nuisance taxes' on taking office in January 2017 as well as to cut taxes and other constraints on 'entrepreneurship'...


Short circuits

On 18 October Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta cancelled the contract with Power Distribution Services (PDS) the consortium appointed to manage the ECG's operations...

Its Governing Board has 11 voting members: a Chairperson Yaa Ntiamoah-Baidu; six ministers (Ken Ofori-Atta Finance; John Peter Amewu Energy; Gloria Afua-Akuffo Attorney-General & Minister of Justice; Cynthia Morrison Gender Children and Social Protection; Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen Trade and Industry; and Ibrahim Mohammed Awal Business Development)...


Midterm blues and red lines

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta insists that Ghana should exceed 7% GDP growth comfortably this year...


Hey, big spender!

As Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta rose to his feet in Parliament on 15 November to deliver his 2019 budget statement he faced scepticism about his arithmetic from the opposition benches as well as analysts overseas...

Reforms for the extractive industries underwent a little-noticed review in Finance Minister  Ken Ofori-Atta budget...

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Tax and spend dilemmas

Marking the news Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta known to his detractors as James Bond floated another US$2 billion of Eurobonds on 10 May...

Reformers including Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta would prefer to have five big locally owned operators by persuading them to merge...

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