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China Africa Relations – A New Perspective

Introduction Although China’s involvement in Africa can be traced back as early as the T’ang dynasty A.D.618–907 (Rotberg, 2009) the last two decades have seen a rapid expansion of economic ties between China and Africa (The Economist, 2012). Supporters of China’s recent surge in activities perceive these efforts as fundamentally positive engagements, representing these relations […]

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Public advocacy of ideas and philosophy of J.B. Danquah, particularly amongst Ghana’s youth.

The Danquah Institute regards itself as guardians and ambassadors of the political and economic thought known as liberalism and how its promotion must benefit Africa and the African as members of the greater global community. We seek through our work to advance Danquah’s beliefs in individual freedom, rule of law, multi-party democracy, liberal economics and equality of opportunity and ensure they inform the actions of the democratically-elected Government of Ghana and governments of other African states.

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Publication of research papers, seminar proceedings and a periodic journal, the DI Quarterly.

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Organisation of seminal events to provide a forum to debate and evaluate policy prescriptions.


Networking with other like-minded think tanks and organisations across the African continent.


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Speech by The Executive Director of Danquah Institute, Edward Kwaku Asomani at the DI Economic Forum on 10 May 2019

Ministers of State, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, The Governing Board of the Danquah Institute, Invited Guests, L ...

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Ken Ofori-Atta acknowledges citizen responsibility as critical to Ghana’s next stage of development

Speaking at the Danquah Institute Forum on Friday at the College of Physicians, Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta exp ...

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Our intention is to make a courageous, imaginative, constructive and co-ordinated contribution to nation-building and Africa's development in general, with the purpose of enhancing the life of every individual citizen and, through this, the development of the Ghanaian, Ghana, the African and Africa.