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Tax and spend dilemmas

Allies of the local bankers, led by Senior Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo and Trade Minister Alan Kyerematen, urged the President to allow Ghanaian banks more time...

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A racing start in spite of the rocky finances

The Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, a former Finance Minister, has suggested some education spending could be financed from the state's Heritage fund, the sovereign wealth fund into which the government has to pay a percentage of oil export revenue (Confidentially Speaking, AC Blog, 24 Jan 2017)...

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Opposition turns to tax and graft

The New Patriotic Party’s former Finance Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, said the government’s introduction of five new tax bills pointed to an ‘economic management style of reckless spending, more borrowing and increased taxation [that would] lead to economic suicide’ (AC Vol 42 No 2, Brief honeymoon)...


Who spends, wins

The former Finance Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, says that the delegate selection procedures are less than transparent and in need of reform...

Yet Kufuor, who turned 70 in early December, told the NPP's last congress that it was the turn of a slightly older generation of party men, such as Akufo-Addo, Hackman Owusu-Agyeman and Yaw Osafo-Maafo, to succeed him...


Everyone's in the race

THE TOP TRIO Three leading NPP presidential contenders have emerged: Foreign Minister Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, fresh from the African Union summit (AC Vol 48 No 14); Trade and Industry Minister Alan Kyerematen; and former Finance and Education Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo...

Yaw Osafo-Maafo, who was sacked after successful stints at the Finance and Education ministries, has been in the news recently as a World Bank consultant on reviving Liberia's economy...


Annivesaries and elections

Three Akyem hopefuls from the Eastern region, Foreign Minister Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Water Resources Minister Hackman Owusu-Agyeman, and former Finance and Education Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo, show no sign of agreeing on a consensus candidate to challenge the three other favourites...


Money-go-round

Other hopeful leaders are: Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Minister of Education and Sports; Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo, Foreign Affairs; Allan Kyerematen, Trade and Industry, who is Kufuor's personal choice, son of a Fante mother and an Ashanti father...


Hotel Hullaballoo

She also claims to have travelled to Kuwait with former Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Yaw Osafo-Maafo, to negotiate a $16...


Peace, or else

The Akyems will provide three challengers for the succession - Finance Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Foreign Minister Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and Interior Minister Hackman Owusu-Agyeman...


Smelling an elephant

Finance and Economic Planning Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo - widely expected to keep his job if Kufuor wins - tries to sell off non-performing state-owned enterprises, an endeavour dogged by allegations of corruption for a decade...


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