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Yaw Osafo-Maafo


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HIPC Junction

The overwhelming majority of petroleum consumed (98 per cent) is imported and with international oil prices some US$10 per barrel above Finance Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo's budget projections, the government is currently subsidising motorists to the tune of $10 million a month...


Chinese puzzle

Breaking a deafening government silence since a controversial Chinese loan agreement was rushed through parliament at the end of its last sitting in April, the embattled Finance and Economic Planning Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, insists he will pursue 'to its logical conclusion' a credit of US$300 mn...


Registration rumpus

Independence essential Additional delays rose when Finance Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo tried to impose on the Commission a government procurement committee subject to the usual rules about international competitive tendering...


Strong scent

Finance Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo, at the governing New Patriotic Party's pre-election congress at Cape Coast in December, claimed that the song vindicated his party...


Musical chairs

 Economic Planning has reverted to its old home at the Finance Ministry under Yaw Osafo-Maafo, and Senior Minister J...


No cheques

Kufuor may worry how the Consortium managed to engage such economic brains as long-time commercial banker and now Finance Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo; ex-International Monetary Fund policy-maker and now Governor of the Bank of Ghana Paul Acquah; and policy overseer and party intellectual Joseph Henry Mensah (who investigated the notorious Drevici deals under President Kwame Nkrumah)...


Yes, Professor!

Finance Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo has admitted that the government may be forced to raise the price of petroleum products if international oil prices stay high...


Too good

Finance Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo and Paul Acquah, Governor of the Bank of Ghana, assured parliament that a due diligence report on the consortium had been completed by Dun and Bradstreet, but did not make it public...


Grabbing at growth

Supporters of Finance Minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo acclaimed his budget on 21 February as bringing hope to the hopeless...


No shine on gold

Yaw Osafo Maafo, the Finance Minister, and Kwesi Nduom, the Planning Minister, have spent most of the year fighting fires lit by the previous government...


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