Saturday, 15 June

Kwesi Botchwey dead

Prof Kwesi Botchwey

Former finance minister Kwesi Botchwey has died.

He passed away at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital on Saturday, 19 November 2022, at the age of 78.

He was under medical care until his passing, sources say.

Prof Botchwey first served as finance minister during the military era of the Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC) from 1982 to 1991 and then in the constitutional period of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) from 1992 to 1995, is dead.

Prof Botchwey was Ghana's longest-serving finance minister.