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Dr Kwesi Botchwey


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It’s the contract election

In 1995, reforming Finance Minister Kwesi Botchwey stormed out of President Jerry John Rawlings' National Democratic Congress (NDC) government after he was overruled on a plan for an spending splurge to win the 1996 elections...

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Popping the gas balloon

Later this month, former Finance Minister Kwesi Botchwey, who oversaw tough structural adjustment programmes in the 1980s, is to open negotiations with the IMF about a medium-term programme...


Sunny side of Washington

On 1 August, a Presidential Strategic Advisory Committee adopted a 'home-grown' action plan backed by the Economic Management Team under ex-central bank Governor Vice-President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur and including ex-Finance Minister Kwesi Botchwey and banker Kwame Pianim...


The vote on trial

The position of Kwesi Botchwey, appointed GNGC Chairman by Mills in 2011, is more delicate...


Political storm over Chinese gas contracts

Former finance minister Kwesi Botchwey, now chairman of the Ghana National Gas Company, has accused the CSPOG of ‘a blatant abuse of the role of civil society activism’, after the group’s 18 October call for GNGC Chief Executive George Sipa-Adjah Yankey to be investigated...


Elections 2012: Mahama ahead by a hair

The GNGC Chairman, former Finance Minister Kwesi Botchwey, sprang to Yankey’s defence, insisting the Board had fully investigated the claims and dismissed them...


Politicking after the mourning

Amissah- Arthur was Deputy Finance Minister under Kwesi Botchwey, who resigned from the NDC government in 1995 in protest at pre-election spending which would wreck the prospects of macro-economic stability...


A pipeline of votes

Yankey and the Chairman of the National Gas Company, Kwesi Botchwey, have differed fiercely with Energy Minister Joseph Oteng-Adjei over the gas plan...


Storm in an oil barrel

Alongside him are former Finance Minister Kwesi Botchwey, former Prime Minister Paul Victor Obeng, Trade Minister Hannah Tetteh and GNPC Director Kyeretwie Opoku...


A new economic team emerges

He has lectured in universities in Ghana and Nigeria, and was a protégé of Kwesi Botchwey who, as Finance Minister, pioneered the country's economic reforms and Structural Adjustment Programmes in 1982-1996...


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