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Kenneth Nana Yaw Kuntunkununku Ofori-Atta

Date of Birth: 1959
Place of Birth: Kibi


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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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Two steps forward…

But Ghana's Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta is yet to extricate the country from perilously high debt – still around 68% of GDP – inherited from the previous government...

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A year to deliver

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta says in the past year he has reduced the total debt-to-gross domestic product ratio from 72% to roughly 64%...


Power to the president's elbow

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has been trying to give practical backing to Akufo-Addo's recent critiques of foreign aid and adherence to market solutions to pull the country out of its inherited morass...

' Free markets meet workers' brigades Presenting his second budget to parliament on 15 November the Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta set a fiscal deficit target of 4...


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