The President of IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe has admitted that the sins of NPP makes John Mahama's candidacy for sainthood easier than Mother Teresa's was. In a post shared on his official Facebook page on Monday, 17th October 2022, he wrote; "By the way, some say that our criticisms of the NDC caused it to lose the 2016 election.Can we honestly say there weren't issues during JM's era worth critiquing?
Policy think tank IMANI Africa has criticized the government for announcing it will roll out a number of punitive measures against persons who are yet to re-register their SIM cards ahead of the deadline which is the end of this month. The SIM Card re-registration exercise is scheduled to end this month September 30 after the initial July 31 deadline was extended for two months.
The Vice President at IMANI Africa, Selorm Branttie, has told Ursula Owusu that her action about the SIM card re-registration, is a complete disrespect to the people she will beg to vote for her. In a post shared on his official Facebook page on Thursday, 8th September 2022, Selorm wrote;
Selorm Branttie, the Vice President of IMANI Africa has quizzed what Ghanaians did to NPP to deserve these hardships and mismanagement in Ghana. He lamented that NPP borrows to spend on champagne projects so that people will give them fans. He alleged that then, they and their friends steal the rest of money and stash it abroad, building other economies.
Selorm Branttie, the Vice President for IMANI Africa has asserted that, whiles Bawumia is talking about increasing toilet access from 33% to 59%, the other NPP members are downplaying the economic hardship foisted on us. In a post shared on his official Facebook page on Thursday, 20th October 2022, he wrote;
The Vice President of IMANI Africa, Selorm Branttie following the story of a man who committed suicide at Kasoa yesterday, has written a short note to all Ghanaians. He is of the view that times are hard but we all have a role to play to avoid suicide.
The president for IMANI Africa Mr Franklin Cudjoe has quizzed the person advising policy at the ministry of communications and digitalization. According to him, their decision making and communication is poor and unplanned. Following the announcement on the extension of the deadline for sim registration on Sunday 31st July, many kept asking why the ministry has waited until the deadline to extend the time.
The President does not want to rock his boat even when the boat is not entirely working - IMANI Prez
The president of IMANI Africa, Mr. Franklin Cudjoe, has stated that president Nana Akufo-Addo is a conservative traditionalist "who doesn't want to rock his boat even when the ship is not entirely working." The statement of Mr. Franklin Cudjoe was in response to the late response of the president of the Republic to the sacking of the Minister of Gender and Children Protection.
The Senior Vice President and Policy Analyst of Imani Africa, Kofi Bentil has revealed publicly that if he were to be the person who pays the players who come to play for Ghana Black Stars, he will always make payment at the end of the football tournament that they are about to go and play.
Imani Africa thinks tank founder Franklin Cudjoe, on addressing the food insecurity problems through enhanced diplomatic cooperation and collaboration had made some substantial knowledgeable insight into the current economic state in the country. He believes that long before the twin evil of the pandemic and the Russian-Ukraine conflict left an estimated 100 million more people on the African continent food insecure, a total of 282 million people on the continent were already hungry.
The President of IMANI Africa and his team has conducted a survey on the effect of the E-Levy on wealth creation reduction and have come to a conclusion that the amount of wealth wiped out by E-Levy is stupendous." According to Mr Franklin Cudjoe, the available data proved that there have been a massive reduction in momo use which resulted in massive wealth loss.
The Vice President of IMANI Africa, Mr. Bright Simmons, has lamented the lack of long arms for procurement in current government policies. Mr. Bright Simons noted that when you take careful consideration of current policies by the government, there is clear evidence that the government does not go through proper procurement procedures before arriving at their final decisions.
Selorm Branttie, the Vice President of Policy Think Tank, IMANI Africa, has asserted with estimated calculations that, Ghana waste about 900 million cedis for the productive time used for the SIM re-registration exercise. In a post shared on his official Facebook page on Sunday, 31st July 2022, he wrote;
The Vice President at IMANI Africa, Selorm Branttie has quizzed if it is actually true that the death of a protestor at Nkoranza was a brain tumor as revealed by police statement. In a post shared on his official Facebook page on 7th July 2022, Selorm asked that; "Is it true that the cause of death of a protestor at the Nkroanza demo was a brain tumor?
The Vice President of IMANI Africa, Mr Bright Simons has boldly send a word of caution to Ghanaian politicians and political parties about free SHS stating that political "parties can 'ONLY' compete about who can pump in more money" According to the IMANI Vice President, the current free senior high school program, whether it's yielding the necessary outcome or not, subsequent governments has no choice but to maintain it.
IMANI-Africa claims that the government must make difficult decisions on the impending restructuring of its sovereign debt. According to the policy think tank, developing confidence along this road would require strong leadership. “Like all burdens, this one too will become lighter if it is shared collectively by those it affects, the people of Ghana.
Imani Africa's vice president According to Mr. Bright Simons, the government disregarded the market's warning signals, which led S&P Global Ratings to downgrade Ghana's foreign and domestic currency sovereign ratings on Friday, August 5, from B- to CCC+/C, further pushing the country's debt into speculative territory.
The Vice President of IMANI Africa, Kofi Bentil, has made a bold assertion which has got the attention of Ghanaians. Kofi Bentil is of the view that Ghana is in the situation where it is not necessary to guarantee free education for Ghanaian children, because this is something that is killing the education system in the country.
The Executive Director of Imani Africa, Franklin Cudjoe said the government is largely responsible for the recent economic hardship in the country. His comment follows the results of a survey conducted by the Afrobarometer that asserts that the majority of Ghanaians believe the country is heading in the wrong direction and their negative assessments of the country’s economic condition and their living conditions.
The President of IMANI Africa, Mr Franklin Cudjoe, has stated that any policy of government that will result in wealth creation reduction such as the case of the E-LEVY should not be toyed with. According to Mr Franklin Cudjoe, the available data indicated that since the introduction of the E-Levy, momo transactions have drastically reduced.