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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 In The News : iManifesto 2019 In December 2019, IMANI CPE released the latest edition of its iManifesto report. This year’s report aimed to assess the performance of the current Akuffo-Addo led New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration with regards to its fulfilment of the promises made to the people of Ghana as stated in […]

IMANIFESTO 2019: Progress Report on the Delivery of the NPP Government’s Election Promises

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY As the country prepares for the general election in 2020, it is almost inevitable that, the political parties  and their respective flagbearers will commence an active engagement of citizens, making commitments to arrest the myriad of challenges confronting Ghanaians, ranging from the management of the economy to improving their socio-cultural status while guaranteeing […]

IMANIFesto -ZIMBABWE’S 2018 ELECTION: An Analysis of Manifesto Promises

After assessing electoral manifestos in Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Benin, the IMANI team head south to Zimbabwe, which goes to the polls on July 30th and assesses the viability of promises made by the ruling ZANU PF and the opposition MDC Alliance. This report seeks to assess the extent to which the manifesto promises of the […]

2018 IMANIFESTO Report: Assessment of the First Year of the NPP Government

H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo sworn as 5th President of the 4th Republic of Ghana.

For the past seven years, IMANI has been assessing the manifestos of key political parties in Ghana using a framework called “IMANIFESTO”. IMANIFESTO analyses the parties’ manifestos using a coding system comprised of quantitative as well as qualitative indicators. Our framework helps to determine the feasibility or otherwise of manifesto promises, the level of execution […]

Preliminary Report of the IMANI Survey Results: “Aligning the Promises of Political Parties with the expectations of the Ghanaian Voter”

As a  follow up to IMANI’s pre-election reports and analysis of campaign promises, and in a bid to further deepen the understanding of Ghana’s unique democratic landscape in the run-up to what is possibly an election that will define a pivotal stage in Ghana’s socio-economic evolution, IMANI conducted a nationwide survey to understand what potential […]

IMANIFESTO 2015 Assessment of The NDC Manifesto

Background The IMANIFESTO Assessment is a progress report on the status of implementation of the over 540 promises of the 2012 National Democratic Congress (NDC) Manifesto. The report is simply an output based assessment. It examines whether the deliverables in the ‘Advancing the Better Ghana Agenda’ are being delivered. It does not intend to assess […]