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Murdering MPs won’t solve Ghana’s problems

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Tuesday, January 9, 2016 Folks, the political temperature in Ghana is gradually rising to unacceptable heights and must be condemned by all well-meaning people, especially if it results in negative happenings . The news is that the NPP MP for Abuakwa North (Joseph Boakye Danquah) has been shot dead by unknown assailants. (See http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Abuakwa-North-MP-shot-dead-414007). This ...

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The CPP shows the NPP a well-deserved red card

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Sunday, January 31, 2016 Folks, I took the trouble to monitor the national delegates congress of the Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) on Saturday, January 30, but chose not to comment on it until two events prompted me to do so. First, the vitriolic reaction of the CPP to the NPP’s appeal for “an alliance” to ...

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Corruption In The Judiciary & Parliament: The Way Forward 3

We have the eerie feeling that the ruling party may have engaged the services of Anas, to come up with a scandal that will be so serious in its implications for national security and scathing in its indictment of judicial corruption, as to bury the public din resulting from the seeming rifeness of political corruption associated with the ruling party

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Ghanaian workers deserve better

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, January 23, 2016 My good friends, I have been brooding over many issues, especially the problems that caused the recent street demonstration by organized labour and their withdrawal of services just because they couldn’t strike any deal with the government regarding their conditions of service and many others that negatively influence human existence in ...

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Has Akufo-Addo boxed himself into a tight corner?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, January 21, 2016 Folks, when a politician cannot stand firm to speak and act expeditiously and reflect natural intelligence and political acumen, he may end up pandering to whims and caprices with negative boomerang effects. In our Ghanaian situation, our politicians have been established as whimsical to all intents and purposes, saying and doing ...

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What exactly compelled Ghana to accept the two Gitmo ex-detainees?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Friday, January 15, 2016 Folks, we have already bared our teeth to bite the Mahama-led administration for agreeing to settle the two former detainees of the Guantanamo Bay in Ghana. And we now know from President Mahama’s slip-up that they are based in Takoradi. Why Takoradi? And how does the government expect the residents of ...

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Woa look oooh… These paranoid NPP people paaaaa

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, January 14, 2016 Folks, just look at these NPP people and their campaign of hot-air blowing: “New voters’ register or not; Mahama must go—NPP” As reported, “A former Chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Peter Mac Manu, has served notice the Mahama administration will be changed in 2016 whether the Electoral Commission ...

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President Mahama, facing the press is good, but…

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Tuesday, January 12, 2016 Folks, in one of my opinion pieces welcoming President Mahama to office as the substantive President of Ghana at the end of Election 2012, I made it clear that he could help our democracy grow better if he used his communication skills to advantage. In that sense, I suggested that he ...

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As Ghanaians Go To The Polls 2

Tourism as an industry may not have been sufficiently developed to attract the sort of international patronage required of Ghana, a major force in Africa and as well, possibly, to generate the necessary revenue for local, regional, and national development

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