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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: 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

The Ghana Revenue Authority Calls for the Return of the GCNET and West Blue Port Systems following Failures in the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS)/UNIPASS.

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has recently expressed its desire to see the return of the pre-existing GCNET and West Blue port systems after the uneconomic decision to replace these successfully implemented systems with the newly Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS), popularly called UNIPASS. The GRA adopted the new UNIPASS system on Tuesday, 28th April […]

Data, meet Politics: A Covid-19 Love Story from Accra – Bright Simons

On 19th April, 2020, the President of Ghana announced to Ghanaians that he was, effective from 20th April, lifting the “partial lockdown” imposed on the country since 30th March, 2020. He cited the “robustness of data” and the “constancy” of the situation as the basis for the decision, but he did not elaborate if by this he meant that the […]

Data and Decisions: Ghana’s Fight Against COVID-19 – Nana Kofi Quakyi

About the Author: Nana Kofi Quakyi (@nkquakyi) is a Research Fellow and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at New York University’s School of Global Public Health, where he is also a doctoral candidate. He teaches courses at the undergraduate and masters level and received NYU’s Future of Africa Award […]

IMANI Alert: “Africa’s biggest problem is its leadership” – Selorm Brantie

The biggest conspiracy against the growth and dominance of Africa and Africans is not the work of Bill Gates, Monsanto, 5G, the Coronavirus or imperialists or colonialists. It is not Donald Trump. It is not China; it is not Boris Johnson or Queen Elizabeth. It is not a right-wing conspiracy or a left-wing conspiracy, neither is it […]

VIDEO: Hot Issues with Franklin Cudjoe

Watch our president and CEO Franklin Cudjoe take on “Hot Issues” with Johnnie Hughes on Saturday the 29th of February, 2020 on TV3. Mr. Franklin Cudjoe addressed issue of the “Dangerous games of Ghana’s Electoral Commission” Read the full report here:  https://imaniafrica.org/2020/02/24/imani-the-dangerous-games-of-the-electoral-commission/

IMANI: A Review of Trade Facilitation Agreement Between the Government of Ghana and Ghana Link Network Services Limited for the Provision of a Fully Integrated Trade Facilitation and Customs Manangement System.

PREAMBLE The government of Ghana seems determined to change the entire Port Management systems in operation in Ghana’s Port now. The existing systems have been established at significant cost and with a lot of resource outlay. Fortunately, in our view, the existing ports management systems (GCNET & West Blue)  are a few of successful projects […]