Tag: budget deficit

COVID-19: How Ghana plans to fund its widening budget deficit

Ghana's total public debt stock rose to 67 per cent of GDP as at the end of June this year compared with 62.4 per cent of GDP as at the end of December 2019.

Key takeaways from acting finmin Ukur Yatani’s supplementary budget

Kenya's National Treasury has asked lawmakers to approve an increase in spending, despite earlier plans for significant budget cuts. Now the Treasury has raised its budget-deficit forecast for the year until June to 6.3 per cent of Gross domestic product (GDP) making it the third revision of the gap. For more on the country's new supplementary budget, Journalist, Joseph Bonyo joins CNBC Africa.

This East African country’s budget deficit is forecast to fall

The East African country's budget deficit is forecast to fall to 5.0 percent of GDP in the 2019/20 fiscal year.

Kenya re-run: Unpacking Kenyatta, Odinga’s election promises

Kenya re-run: Unpacking Kenyatta, Odinga’s election promises

S.A's Budget 2017: Greater than the sum of its parts

As the 2017 Budget day approaches, many South Africans are hoping for good news, including minimum increases to tax rates that affect them.

Hefty budget deficit for Mozambique in 2017

Mozambique budgeted for a deficit of 11 percent of GDP this year, high by international standards, when it had IMF financial support.
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