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IMANI’s preliminary findings from an analysis of potential sovereign debt restructuring in Ghana

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

Skip to content Download Briefing Note   [This short briefing note summarises IMANI’s preliminary findings from an analysis of potential sovereign debt restructuring in Ghana.] The government of Ghana is confronted with a series of Hobson’s choices regarding its current debt stock. Should it restructure the debt or persist in the hope Go to IMANI, Ghana for more detail!

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Press Statement: IMANI-GIZ Reform Dialogue on How Ghana’s 17th IMF Program Will Impact Investment in the Agricultural and Manufacturing Sector

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

Accra, 28 August 2022 — The IMANI Centre for Policy and Education (“IMANI CPE”) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (“GIZ”) on 24 August 2022 held this year’s third  and final Reform Dialogue Series (RDS) on the theme “How Will Ghana’s 17th IMF Program Impact Investment in the Go to IMANI, Ghana for more detail!

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Who Owns Ghana Card & the Story of NIA’s Incompetence

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

IMANI received through one of its Vice Presidents a statement from the Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority (NIA) purporting to be an official response signed by one “Abdul-Ganiyu” to a tweet by an honorary executive of ours, Bright Simons. We have noticed this evening that the statement has Go to IMANI, Ghana for more detail!

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Bright Simons quoted in the Economist.

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

The unexpected lesson of Ghana’s 17th IMF bail-out It pays to ask for help early and often Even after Ghana threw off the colonial yoke in 1957, its first president, Kwame Nkrumah, complained that it was not truly free. Rich countries still held it back, he said, and the imf was a “neocolonialist trap”. Go to IMANI, Ghana for more detail!

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The U.S. Embassy Ghana in collaboration with IMANI hosted a cabinet-level U.S. government representative, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

On August 5, 2022, the U.S. Embassy Ghana in collaboration with IMANI hosted a cabinet-level U.S. government representative, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations as a guest speaker on food security in Africa. Her speech was titled “A Vision for Peace and Progress on Go to IMANI, Ghana for more detail!

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Addressing the Food Insecurity Problems through Enhanced Diplomatic Cooperation and Collaboration – Speech by Franklin Cudjoe, CEO and Founding President of IMANI

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

Your Excellency Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Distinguished Representative of the United States Government; Madam Vice Chancellor; Political, Economic and Public Affairs Counsellors of the US Embassy and affiliate agencies; senior faculty and management members of the University of Ghana; Students; invited guests; and members of the Press, thank you for granting Go to IMANI, Ghana for more detail!

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A Vision for Peace and Progress on Food Security in Africa – Speech by Amb. Linda Thomas-Greenfield United States Ambassador to the United Nations

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

Thank you, Pro Vice Chancellor Asante, for that kind introduction. And thank you, everyone, for joining us today to talk about peace, progress, and food security in Africa. Sixty-five years ago, a group of esteemed Americans visited Ghana to mark its independence. In particular, two personal heroes of mine, two Go to IMANI, Ghana for more detail!

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Bright Simon on Why Ghana Dashed to the IMF

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

After emphatically rejecting the IMF as a source of relief from Ghana’s escalating economic woes, the Ghanaian government stunned observers with its abrupt announcement of a U-turn. It is not just that the Ghanaian authorities were disinterested in an IMF solution, they invested significant amounts of political capital undermining its suitability. They accused the Opposition party of Go to IMANI, Ghana for more detail!

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Ghana’s return to the IMF within three years underscores its deeper economic problems

In From Other Parts by Michael Rae

Ghana is again seeking assistance from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to enable the country to meet its payments to the rest of the world and restore the health of government finances. It is the second time in the past three years and 17th since independence in 1957 that Ghana has turned to the IMF for help. Go to IMANI, Ghana for more detail!