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IMANI Centre For Policy and Education – Expert Profiles

  Dr. Theophilus Acheampong Nationality: Ghanaian Education: PhD Economics, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom; MSc Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance (with distinction), University of Aberdeen, UK; BSc Chemical Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana Country experience: Ghana, Guyana, Norway, Denmark, Netherlands and the United Kingdom, Equatorial Guinea, Lebanon, Israel and Cyprus, […]

IMANI Alert: Government Should Also Account for COVID-19 Savings in Today’s Budget

Today, the Finance Minister will appear in Parliament to seek authorisation for his spending plans for the rest of the year. While there is no gainsaying the fact of COVID’s adverse effects on the country’s fortunes, IMANI has become worried about the continued absence in the economic discussion of the equally real fact of SAVINGS being made due […]

IMANI Q&A: How to Discredit an Election

If someone had assembled the world’s smartest people and given them the task to design the surest way to discredit the outcome of an impending election and stain the reputation of one of Africa’s most respected democracies, they wouldn’t have come up with anything more effective than what Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) is now doing. […]

THE OTHER MATTER ABOUT COVID-19: How are we treating increased biomedical waste?

1. There is no doubt there is an increase in all forms of waste occasioned by covid-19 particularly biomedical waste as a result of the manufacturing of billions of PPEs, laboratory test equipment etc.  2. In May 2016, IMANI conducted a study on the state of biomedical waste treatment in Ghana and urging the then […]

IMANI in the News: Flaws in UNIPASS Brought to Light

Mr. Franklin Cudjoe, Founder and CEO of IMANI Ghana weighs in on the UNIPASS debacle and the Government’s error in not taking alternate and more prudent measures before replacing the pre-existing and largely successful previous ports system with the problematic UNIPASS system. Interview with Bernard Avle of Citi News this morning. (30/04/2020)       […]

IMANI in the NEWS: Petition to the President on UNIPASS System

Watch the news coverage on IMANI’s petition to the President of Ghana—making a case for the restoration of the pre-existing WEST BLUE and GCNET port technologies until the issues plaguing the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS)/UNIPASS system are resolved, Coverage on METRO TV Ghana.         Audio Version