Author Archives: Dr. Michael Bokor

Martin Amidu misfires big time and must be ashamed!!

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Folks, of all that Martin Amidu has been saying as a so-called Citizen Vigilante, none has come across as vile, atrociously childish, and vacuous his claim or boast that he stopped President Mahama from selling the Graphic Corporation. In a news report attributed to him, he is quoted as saying many ...

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What exactly is the NPP’s electioneering campaign message?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, November 30, 2015 Folks, there is much coming from the NPP front to make me wonder whether the Akufo-Addo camp really knows how to do things to win the hearts and heads of the electorate. I have said all this while that there is nothing to prove that Akufo-Addo has learnt any lesson with ...

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Is Tsatsu Tsikata being prepared for the slammer again?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Folks, we have been following developments since the NPP’s K.T. Hammond revealed that the GNPC had unduly paid end-of-service benefits (ESB) to three of its former senior management personnel. Former Chief Executive, Tsatsu Tsikata and his wife Esther Cobbah, who was Public Affairs Manager of the GNPC, were reportedly paid one ...

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The Rawlingses are sinking low right in front of our eyes

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, November 28, 2015 Folks, a lot is happening as far as the Rawlingses are concerned. And that lot is worrisome to a large extent. Those of us who have criticized the Rawlingses over the past few years in terms of their politics of attrition also considered how characters who had openly expressed their hatred ...

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Swapping horses in midstream won’t help the NDC

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, November 26, 2015 Folks, I have read a news report headlined “Replace ‘incompetent’ Veep with Adjaho—V/R Group” and immediately got angry beyond measure. According to the report, “A group calling itself Volta Youth for Development, which claims to be non-partisan, has issued a statement describing Vice-President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur as an “incompetent” deputy to President ...

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This kind of rogue politics by the NPP MPs won’t fly

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, November 26, 2015 Folks, I know that the NPP’s kind of anachronistic politics is best practised with a huge dose of roguery and useless book-long. And you know it too. It is the kind of politics that thrives on feelings of some stinking superiority, obtuse self-righteousness, absolute disregard for dissension, physical acts of intimidation, ...

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Is President Mahama so powerful?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, November 23, 2015 Folks, there is ample evidence from the NPP camp to suggest that they see everything not working well for their party as the doings of President Mahama and the NDC. Be it Paul Afoko’s problems with the corrupt elements in the party, it is President Mahama’s manipulation. Be it the operation ...

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The NPP threatens national security

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, November 23, 2015 Folks, considering happenings at the NPP front that entail security implications, let me ask a loaded question: Why is it that of all the political parties, it is the NPP alone that has found it necessary to form a security organization to defend it or its Akufo-Addo’s interests against those of ...

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The National Chief Imam deserves this honour and many more

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Sunday, November 22, 2015 Folks, while concentrating on hardcore politics, we shouldn’t lose sight of the fact that our kind of politics is more divisive than unifying. We shouldn’t deceive ourselves that all is well. There is a lot to worry about, especially if we consider the perpetual enmity between the various political parties and ...

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What is the significance of a rabbit to Ghanaian politics?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Friday, November 20, 2015 Folks, almost every Ghanaian Head of State is known for contributing something to the vocabulary feeding public discourse on governance. From the Great Osagyefo to John Evans Atta Mills, the records show that they have in one way or the other said something in a peculiar way to immortalize themselves thereby. ...

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Freddie Blay opens his own hornets’ nest…

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, November 21, 2015 … and he will be stung lame in the turbulent waters of Ghanaian politics. He will do so, definitely dragging along with him those ardently supporting him to institutionalize illegality in the NPP cabal. Aren’t these NPP people ever tired of harming themselves? Once perceived as Akan-dominated and hostile to other ...

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Has President Mahama outwitted his political opponents?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Friday, November 20, 2015 Folks, over the past few days, President Mahama has dominated public discourse in connection with his utterances at rallies in Accra and Ho to sell himself primarily to NDC members and Ghanaians, generally, as preparations toward Election 2016 take shape. He took on his critics, telling them what has turned out ...

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Only Akufo-Addo can bastardize himself

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Folks, it is clear that President Mahama’s reaction to the “useless insults” hurled at him by his political opponents has set off a verbal bomb. He has succeeded in jolting them into making all kinds of comments to lead us in several directions. And they are already expending energy on a ...

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As President Mahama dazes those insulting him…

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Folks, very interesting things are happening in our time. In fact, things are stumbling over each other too rapidly to attract our attention. President Mahama has delivered very hefty rhetorical punches to daze those insulting him at will, especially those who know no other derogatory word than incompetent” to bandy about. ...

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Martin Amidu stoops too low

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, November 14, 2015 Folks, the attention-seeking spree of Martin Amidu—no stranger to us as far as public pronouncements on contemporary Ghanaian issues are concerned—has reached a deafeningly striking level that must be interrogated for us to know his motives and objectives. He is being driven by something more than the public spirit that one ...

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The fault lies in Akufo-Addo, not Kufuor

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Folks, there is so much going on in the NPP camp to suggest that the party’s internal crisis is caused more by factionalism than any act of betrayal of trust by NDC moles therein. Much has been said about the two factions—the Akufo-Addo one and that of ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor. ...

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