Tag: national budget
Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo says the country’s national budget reflects its commitment towards the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He made this remark while speaking on Ghana’s climate change strategy, economic transformation and more at a press conference in the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos.
Sub-Saharan Africa spent nearly $60 billion in 2012 from its national budget, although this falls short of the estimated $93 billion needed to close the region’s infrastructure gap, a lot needs to be done to accelerate development. CNBC Africa’s Fiona Muthoni spoke to Corneille Karekezi, Group Managing Director and CEO of African Reinsurance Corporation on this.
Rwanda aims to reduce the number of stunted children to 19 per cent by 2024 from 38 per cent currently. With only 1 per cent of the national budget allocated to nutrition, how is the target likely to be met? CNBC Africa’s Steven Muvunyi finds out in this interview with Zachée Iyakaremye, Director of Budget Policy Formulation at the Ministry of finance and economic planning.