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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...

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...

Africa lacks leadership for public sector development – Kufuor

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Africa lacks the leadership that can help build a strong public sector, which will stimulate the private sector for the continent's socio-economic development, former...

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

E-Commerce is a way of cutting down unemployment

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In Ghana , the situation isn’t much different. Many persons graduate from various levels of education with the expectation that they are going to...
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NDC Must Boycott IEA Activities – UCF

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The United Cadres? Front (UCF) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), is lending support to ?the General Secretary and to the Party to consider...
Professor Kwesi Yankah

NDC Exposes Prof Yankah, IEA et al, Says They Are NPP Surrogates

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Stalwarts of the ruling National Democratic Congress say the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and President of Central University College (CUC), Professor Kwesi Yankah...
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IEA Proposes Policy Reforms On Livelihood

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Institute of Economic Affairs? survey has stressed the need for policy reforms that would speed up the rate of transmission of growth impulses into...
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Ghanaians should be interested in the EPA

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Discussants at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) roundtable discussion on National Economic Growth in Accra had stressed the need for Ghanaians to put...
Seth Terkper

Ghana’s Finance Ministry slams IEA?s statement on Ghana’s debt

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Finance Minister Seth Terkper, has debunked the demand by Policy Think Tank, the Institute of Affairs calling for stringent fiscal policy laws to check...

Ghana government urged to be transparent in the oil and gas sector

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The Institute of Economic Affairs, (IEA), a public policy institute, on Wednesday urged government to increase transparency and accountability in the oil and gas...

IEA wants law on fiscal policy

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The Institute of Economic Affairs has advocated the adoption of fiscal policy rules with ceilings on annual fiscal deficits. In a statement issued in Accra...
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Auditor-General? year-on-year reports are predictable

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Dr Michael Ofori-Mensah, Senior Research Fellow, has noted that the Auditor-General?s reports are both predictable and gloomy, adding that year-on-year, identical cases of misappropriation...
Members of the IEA-WTA Advisory Committee in a group picture with National Executives of NPP

IEA discuss ways to abolish the WTA system of governance

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The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Winner Takes All (WTA) Advisory Committee has held discussion with National Executives of New Patriotic Party (NPP) in...

IEA describes 2015 Budget as a stabilisation budget

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Dr John Kwakye, a Senior Economist at the Institute of Economic Affairs, has described the 2015 Budget as a stabilisation budget which puts growth...
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Negative Consequences Of Winner Takes All

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A lot of people and some institutions have expressed concern about the negative consequences of the winner-takes-all practice of governance in Ghana, saying it...
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Rethink Security Architecture At Polling Centers-IEA

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The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Ghana, as part of its project for electoral reforms is calling for a rethink of the security architecture...
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EC’s ‘strong room’ structure needs reviewing

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The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Ghana, has urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to abolish its ?strong room? system, where representatives of the contesting...
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Limit Campaigns To Three Months-GBA

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Nene Amegatcher, GBA President The Ghana Bar Association (GBA) wants active political campaigns in the run up to general elections restricted to only three months. Currently,...

EC Asked To Recruit Highly Trained People

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The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has urged the Electoral Commission (EC) to recruit highly trained people to serve as election officials and to...

IEA Proposes A Change Of Election Month

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Political parties under the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Ghana?s Political Parties Programme (GPPP) has called on the Electoral Commission to conduct the general...

No verification, no vote regulation must stick

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Political parties under the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Ghana?s Political Parties Programme (GPPP) have called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to maintain the...

Ghana’s Electoral system to be enhanced

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Political parties under the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Ghana Political Parties Programme (GPPP) have made proposals for electoral reforms in order to enhance...