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Vision 2021: The Future of Ghana as Promised by NDC’s Manifesto [14/09/2016]

President Mahama presented the highlights of the NDC’s manifesto in the evening of 13th September 2016 in Accra. By ‘highlights’ he obviously meant the most important, most high-impact, and most representative aspects of the 100-plus page manifesto document he shall be unveiling on 17th September 2016. IMANI can thus use this speech alone to analyse […]

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. […]

10 suggested measures to help contain Corona Virus- Ato Coleman.

? suggested measures to help contain Corona Virus ? – Ato Coleman. 1. Curfew from 8pm to 6am to limit reckless behavior at night. 2. Reduce exempted groups-reduce the number of exempted groups such as fisherfolk, construction workers etc 3. Impose nationwide stay at home. 4.Shut down densely population markets. 5. Do massive food distribution […]

Ghana’s Covid-19 Fight: “Data Alignment” is the Magic Word – Bright Simons

The Government of Ghana has announced a three-prong strategy for comprehensively responding to the Covid-19 crisis: Testing, Tracing & Treatment. Of those three dimensions,  many observers feel that the first two are the most critical in the current phase of the crisis as they are more visible and more closely linked with prevention, which given the […]