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Minister of Economy and Finance
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Malado Kaba is one of seven female ministers in Guinea’s current government. She was named in January 2016 at the age of 44, and was put in charge of one of the country’s most important ministries, the Ministry of Economy and Finance. Its governmental priorities are numerous: education, health, youth employment and above all, turning around the Guinean economy, which was hard hit by the Ebola epidemic. Before accepting this responsibility, she headed the office of the Africa Governance Initiative (AGI), a foundation initiated by the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Ms Kaba has 15 years of experience in international institutions where she has specialized in macroeconomics and project administration. She knows the Guinean government administration well, having served as an advisor to the Minister of Economy and Finance between 1996 and 1999. Ms Kaba holds a post-graduate degree in development economics from the Université Paris-Ouest in France