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Zambia needs to spur investment in mining sector in post-COVID-19 era

The Zambian government has been urged to institute a fiscal regime that will respond to the prevailing times and attract greater investment in order...

Think tank says ban on cigarette sale helps cut COVID-19 cases in South Africa

South Africa's ban on the sale of cigarettes during lockdown reduced the number of COVID-19 cases and effects on human beings, a government think...
European Union

The EU Green Deal can go global – but ‘climate diplomacy’ won’t be easy

In the 1990s, Europe’s drive to create a single market earned international kudos. It also triggered a wave of anxiety as policymakers across the...
economic diversification

Economic diversification vital for rapid growth – think-tank

Economic diversification is inextricably linked with economic development and poverty reduction and is also widely seen as a positive trade objective in sustaining economic...
extractive sector

Reforms of Zambia mining tax regime not yielding tangible results – think tank

Reforms undertaken to improve the tax regime in Zambia's mining sector have not yielded positive results, a local think-tank said on Wednesday. ...

Think tank roots for digitization in East Africa

A Pan African think tank on Friday urged east African countries to leverage on digitization in order to boost the productivity of their informal...
President Akufo-Addo with members of the Council on Foreign Relations Ghana.

President Akufo-Addo Unveils CFR Ghana

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Tuesday opened the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR-Ghana), a policy think-tank on foreign relations set up to help conduct...

Liberation From The Grip Of Captivity Corruption And No-go Barriers

African Governance Law (AGL) is a non-governmental organisation and a think tank incorporated in England, Reg No. 11527348, by Africans for liberation of the...

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

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

Ghana and Switzerland launch 3-year cooperation strategy

On Wednesday 12 July, during an official visit by President Doris Leuthard to Ghana, Switzerland and Ghana recognised the quality of their bilateral relations....
The picture shows the barns and modern machines of the Kimberly farm. (Photo by Gao Shi from People’s Daily)

Chinese think tank specialists visit US farmland for agricultural interactions

A Chinese think tank delegation on Sunday paid a visit to Kimberly farm in Iowa State, whose name became popular among Chinese people after...
Sino-Swiss collaboration

Experts say Sino-China relations revolves around competition and cooperation

Competition and cooperation have become the new normal between China and the US, said experts attending a think tank seminar in the US on...
power ship

Ghanaian energy think tank backs government plan to review power pacts

Energy think tank, Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP), said here Friday it supported the decision by the Ghana government to review Power Purchase...
Vice Presidential residence

Ghana’s Vice Presidents bungalow cost can build 600 affordable houses

Mr Frank Danyansah, Chief Executive Officer of Danywise Estate and Construction has indicated that the cost of the official Vice Presidential residence was enough...

Total Mindset Of Individuals In An African Society

Is it possible that the electorate of all African societies would shun ethnic considerations and concentrate on leaders who are competent and dedicated to...
Gaso petroleum

Possible Gas shortage to send Ghana back into dark days-energy think tank warns

Shortage of gas from the country’s own gas fields and the West African gas pipeline can return Ghana into the era of acute energy...

CDD-Ghana urges proactive security ahead of polls

While presenting a pre-election survey, the Center for Democratic Development-Ghana (CDD-Ghana) said the findings of the survey should prompt Ghanaian security agencies to be...

NDC government fails to achieve 48% Of manifesto Promises-IMANI

IMANI centre for policy and education, a Policy and research Think-tank has scored the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) government 52 percent...

Ghana’s ruling party fulfilling manifesto promises – think tank

It said the NDC achieve 52.9 percent of 540 promises contained in its 2012 manifesto based on five thematic areas, namely the economy, governance,...

Debt management efforts must be reconsidered – ISSER

It alarmed of risks that may disrupt the attainment of the 2016 budgetary targets as well economic policies objectives as well as medium-term goals. The...

Think Thank Says Ghana’s New Oilfield Will Boost Economic Makeover

In a statement signed by its Executive Director, Mohammed Amin Adam, over the weekend, the center said revenue emanating from the field would benefit...

Environment not conducive for credible polls in Zambia – think-tank

The Southern African Center for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (SACCORD) said the holding of free and fair election was not possible because of...

Produce schedule for Dumsor – ACEP charges ECG

Several parts of Accra have witnessed power outages lately with some lasting between four and five hours. Ghana’s Deputy Minister of Power on Tuesday said...
power ship

Ghana’s power situation still fragile – ACEP

Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP), the think tank, said the country needed additional 600 Mega Watts (MW) plus a 400MW reserve margin to...

Poor investment decisions robbing Africa of resource-based development – ACEP

The Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) in a press statement here Wednesday expressed worry that African governments had failed to achieve the promised...
Parliament house

CDD Ghana urges Parliament to publicize telecoms bill before passage

A statement released here late Thursday and signed by Communications Officer Mina Okuru said the public was not given adequate time to make their...
Hajia Hanatu Abubakar, showcasing the 2014 International Leadership Award.

US Policy institute believes in women’s leadership

The study of 21,980 firms, conducted by The Peterson Institute for International Economics, revealed that 30 percent female executives help companies gain 6 percent...
Munich Security Conference

Munich security conference endorsed for three successive years

"Our top spot in the rankings for the third time serves as a most welcome encouragement to my team," chairman of MSC Wolfgang Ischinger...

NGO Unhappy Over Ghana’s Inactions With PWDs

A statement signed by Francis Asong, Director, to mark the Day last Thursday said individuals or corporate institutions working in the interest of PWDs...
Franklin Cudjoe

IMANI expands operations to cover West Africa

IMANI currently operates in Francophone West Africa In case you didn't know, IMANI currently operates in Francophone West Africa. Ms Berthe Bognini who is responsible...