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Key Policy Initiatives for Ghana’s Post-Covid19 Recovery

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The Covid-19 pandemic has caused extensive disruption to Ghana’s economy, severely affecting businesses, jobs and livelihoods. The post-pandemic recovery will be arduous and protracted...
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Comprehensive policies required in post COVID-19 recovery – IEA

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The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) says well-coordinated and comprehensive policies are required to ensure a post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery. It said the recovery would be...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Kenya scientists call for research support to speed up COVID-19 vaccine

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Kenyan scientists on Tuesday called on the international donor community to support the east African nation with more funding for scientific research to accelerate...
Right to Information (RTI)

RTI, Beacon of Hope?

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An essential right for every person is the freedom of information that allows individuals to protect their right. After many years of struggle, protest and...
Dr Fatih Birol

Coronavirus crisis highlights importance of electricity – Energy Agency boss

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The huge disruption caused by the coronavirus crisis has highlighted how much modern society depends on electricity, the Executive Director of the International Energy...
budget

Kenyan official calls for more budgetary allocation to judiciary to boost service delivery

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A Kenyan official on Thursday called for an increase in budgetary allocation to the judiciary in order to boost access to justice and enhance...
Mr Zhu Jing (first left) in a group photograph with dignitaries at the event

China suggests stronger cooperation to fighting illegal mining

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Mr Zhu Jing, the Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of China, has said it is important for Accra to collaborate with Beijing to present...
global energy

Energy experts to unlock energy & business opportunities across African continent

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The Africa Energy Indaba is the continent’s premier energy conference and exhibition: bringing together leading African and global energy players to unlock energy and...
Global Energy

Report indicates that global energy targets are out of line

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The world is not on track to meet the global energy targets for 2030 set as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but...
CHRAJ

CHRAJ Holds 2017 Anti-Corruption Week

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The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and its partners, will host its 2017 Anti-Corruption Week and National Anti-Corruption (NACAP) conference on...
Climate Change

COP23 Announce Ambitious Clean Energy Development

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Various leaders and actors from a wide range of sectors attending the UN Conference of Parties (COP23) on Climate Change, on Friday announced a...
energy

World Electrification To Cost US$31 Billion Annually – IEA

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International Energy Agency (IEA) revealed in a report on Thursday that providing universal access to electricity within 13 years would require an investment of...
energy

IEA says it would take $31billion per year to for electricity

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International Energy Agency (IEA) revealed in a report on Thursday that providing universal access to electricity within 13 years would require an investment of...

Phanes Group Launches Solar Programme to Enhance Africa’s Energy Output

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Phanes Group, an integrated end-to-end solar provider, has launched its first Solar Incubator programme, aimed at identifying PV projects of potential in sub-Saharan Africa...

Lower non-oil sector growth and high lending rates to hamstring Ghana’s economy in 2017

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A leading think tank, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), expressed fears here on Thursday about Ghana’s ability to attain its growth rate targets...

G7 Industrialised Countries Make Commitment To Modern Energy In Africa

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Energy Ministers from the G7 industrialised countries have reiterated their commitment to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy in Africa. At the...

NDC And NPP Boycott IEA Debate

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The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) may have attempted to put both President John Dramani Mahama and the flagbearer of the main opposition New...

Ghana to hold presidential debates in November ahead of polls

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Jean Mensa, Executive Director of the Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA), organizers of the event, disclosed this to an Accra-based radio station Friday. ...
IEA

IEA launch campaign to lobby for debate questions

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The Institute said the new crusade on its agenda would enhance citizens ownership of the electoral process, and encourage them to send in questions...

MP’s must be punished whenever funds go missing

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He observed that such punitive action would boost decentralisation as an effective means to address the challenge of “winner-takes-all” notion, which has taken a...

Atsu Ayee blames corruption on leadership and democracy failures

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"The presence of corruption is a failure of leadership and democracy," he said, and questioned why Ghana has passed so many anti-graft laws and...

IEA Ghana fails integrity test

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Samuel Dowuona writes: Xexe, for those who are seeking to know why the name of Alabaster Box Gh was mentioned on national TV at the Institute of...
NDC

Is the NDC following a path of Communist Dictatorship, Mr. Anyidoho?

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We have always known that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) was a fascist dictatorship, but we were not quite sure that it was an...
Nana Akufo-Addo and President John Mahama

Controversy Around Mahama, Akufo-Addo IEA Debate Part II

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ANDREW LANG “Politicians use statistics in the same way that a drunk uses lamp-posts—for support rather than illumination.” We continue from Part 1: Not even does Paa...
The research expects Nana Akufo-Addo (L) to beat John Mahama (R)

Controversy Around Mahama, Akufo-Addo IEA Debate Part I

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On the Online Sociology Degree website, it is clearly stated in “How Politicians Misuse Statistics”: “There are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies and...
IEA

Let IEA Cry Their Own Cry – Koku Anyidoho

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The Deputy General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) Koku Anyidoho has asked the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) to cry their...

IEA Seriously Encouraging Apartheidism in Ghana

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The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), which is a long standing Public Policy Institute, has announced its intention to organize three Presidential debates in...

Minister Urges IEA To Cancel Planned Presidential Debate

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He has therefore asked the IEA to reverse the decision. He said the exclusion of some political parties in the debates denies such parties from...
IEA

IEA Must Include All Candidates In Ghana’s 2016 Presidential Debate

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I commend the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) for initiating the conduct of Presidential debates running up to general elections every (four) years in...
oil

IEA records low oil rates

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Oil supply will continue to exceed demand in 2016 by 1.1 million barrels per day, following massive surplus margins of 2 million barrels per...