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Kenneth Nana Yaw Kuntunkununku Ofori-Atta

Date of Birth: 1959
Place of Birth: Kibi


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Ofori-Atta bets on the E-Levy, rejects IMF

As Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta and his Treasury team rule out any resort to the International Monetary Fund on nationalist grounds they are taking a different set of political risks by imposing an unpopular electronic transaction tax (the E-Levy) and pledging to cut state spending by up to a fifth...


Opposition steps up disruption

Last November it managed to orchestrate the rejection of the 2022 Budget Statement presented by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta (AC Vol 62 No 24 Bonds and budget blockers)...

But central bank governor Ernest Addison and Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta will struggle to steer the economy towards the 6% growth target this year while controlling inflation boosting revenues controlling the fiscal deficit and managing the debt burden...


Bonds and budget blockers

Faced by a powerful opposition party Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta's 2022 budget statement presented on 17 November to Parliament was always unlikely to have an easy passage...

Back in August Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta claimed the programme will directly benefit from the International Monetary Fund's distribution to Ghana of $1 billion-worth in Special Drawing Rights (the IMF's currency) in August...


The prosecutor isn't so special

It all came to a head for Amidu when he accused the President and Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta of interference after he published his corruption risk assessment of Agyapa accusing the government of violating procurement law when hiring transaction advisors for the deal...


Ofori-Atta promises a rebound

Known for starting meetings with prayers and peppering them with Biblical quotations Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta took time off from the Christian Sabbath on 9 May to invite journalists to his office to hear his economic plans...


The wrong side of the law

Key ministers next in line for vetting include Ken Ofori-Atta (Finance) who will be quizzed on the energy debt and the failed attempt to privatise the state power distribution company...


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