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Dr Kwesi Botchwey


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Presidents and lawyers

In his 1995 budget, Finance Minister Kwesi Botchwey criticised GNPC's loans as a drag on the economy...


The departed return

Two other heavyweights back in the NDC are Paul Victor Obeng, unofficial prime minister to Rawlings for over a decade, and the internationally respected Kwesi Botchwey, Ghana's longest serving Finance Minister...

Another former Rawlings ally, Obed Yao Asamoah, had hoped Kwesi Botchwey would head his new Democratic Freedom Party (DFP)...


Race to the top

The DFP aspires to persuade the former Finance Minister, Kwesi Botchwey, to stand as its presidential candidate...


Oil and oligarchs

Others who have fallen out with the Rawlingses include former security boss Kojo Tsikata; ex-Finance and Economic Planning Minister Kwesi Botchwey; and former 'prime minister' Paul Victor Obeng...


HIPC Junction

' The third pillar is Value Added Tax, the most unpopular measure proposed since the economic reform programme was launched by NDC's Finance Minister, Kwesi Botchwey, in 1983...


Cotton tales

Kwesi Botchwey, in 1994...

More defections are expected as the fallout spreads from December's acrimonious leadership battle between Professor John Atta-Mills (Vice-President under Rawlings,1997-2001) and Kwesi Botchwey, Rawlings' much-admired Finance Minister from 1982 until his dramatic resignation in 1995...


From crisis to crisis

The opposition New Democratic Congress will start campaigning for the 2004 elections, with flagbearer John Atta Mills (backed by ex-President Jerry John Rawlings) after he beat former Finance Minister Kwesi Botchwey (backed by party Chairman Obed Asamoah) for the nomination...


Yes, Professor!

Two Fanti law professors from Central Region, former Vice-President John Evans Atta Mills and former Finance Minister Kwesi Botchwey, are battling for nomination as the presidential candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress at its national conference in December...


The centre isn't holding

As African governments and the United Nations belatedly hammer out the message on HIV-AIDS, campaigners for cheaper drugs - such as the HIV retrovirals and anti-malarials - will take centre stage, backed by economists such as Harvard's Jeffrey Sachs and Ghana's former Finance Minister, Kwesi Botchwey...


Postponing the new order

They also considered a hard-hitting anti-corruption report from Ghana's respected former Finance Minister Kwesi Botchwey and set up a business-minded working group to help implement his recommendations and persuade governments to sign up to anti-graft practices and principles...


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