Tag: Ken Ofori-Atta

Ghana revises down 2020 GDP growth forecast to 0.9% on COVID-19 crisis

Ghana Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta says its GDP growth forecast for the year has been revised to 0.9 per cent from the 6.8 per cent earlier projected. While presenting the Mid-year budget review to the parliament, Ofori Atta also sought the approval of a supplementary worth 11.9 billion cedis. Joining CNBC Africa to highlight the takeaways from the mid-year budget review is John Gatsi, Dean of the School of Business at the University of Cape Coast.

Assessing Ghana’s economy ahead of mid-year budget review

Ghana’s Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta will today present the country’s mid-year budget review to the parliament, ahead of Ghana’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting slated for Friday the 24th of this month. Samuel Kofi Ampah, Head of Research at Groupe Ndoum joins CNBC Africa to discuss what to expect and also assess Ghana’s economy.

Ghana proposes 21% budget increase for 2020

Ghanaian government has announced an 85.9 billion cedi appropriation bill for the 2020 fiscal year. The country’s Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, disclosed the details in a presentation before the Parliament. John Gatsi, Dean of the School of Business at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) joins CNBC Africa from Accra to unpack the budget and discuss other stories making the rounds in Ghana.

Ghana FinMin: Energy sector debt a risk to economy

Ghana’s Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has declared a state of emergency in the country’s energy sector, stressing that the sector is facing serious challenges. Ofori-Atta noted that at the heart of the challenges is the take-or-pay contract signed by the National Democratic Congress (NDC). Paa Kwasi Anamua Sakyi, Executive Director of Institute for Energy Security joins CNBC Africa for more.

Ghana’s mid-year budget review

Ghana’s Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta will address the parliament today to share his mid-year budget review and also the country's strategy going forward. Collins Appiah, Economic Advisor at Services Integrity Savings and Loans joins CNBC Africa for more.

Why investing in education is key to Africa’s development – Ken Ofori Atta

Why investing in education is key to Africa’s development - Ken Ofori Atta

Championing a united Africa

Championing a united Africa

Ghana looks to Asia for next Eurobond sale

The major commodity exporter is seeking favourable terms for the bond.
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