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The Togo election: Wind of change too weak?

Political campaigns began picking up in Lome ahead of this year’s presidential polls in the tiny West African state of Togo scheduled for April 25

 Dr. Michael Bokor

On the appointment of Ghana’s Electoral Commissioner: Why is the NPP paranoid?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, April 13, 2015 Folks, let me be brazen to say upfront that elections are won at the polls, not by any manipulation by an Electoral Commissioner, which reduces to absurdity the useless apprehensions being expressed by the NPP leaders regarding the procedures for Election 2016. The illustrious son of […]

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NPP must reconsider the filling fees

It is common knowledge that Ghana is going through difficulties with the average man and woman having to eke out a living the hard way either as wage earners or traders

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What Do Women Want In A Man?

From the top of my head I could rattle of cliché answers like love, money, looks, intelligence, and care

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Dr. Kofi Dompere On Nkrumah’s Scientific Thinking 12

KWAME NKRUMAH: “We must re-assess the glories and assert the glories and achievements of our African past and inspire our generation, and succeeding generations, with a vision of a better future

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Counting the cost of unpaid care work

Community redistribution of gender roles is vital in reducing unpaid care work. Socially assigned roles pronounced on girls and women immensely affect them economically, social and politically

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Where are the trees in Kwaebibirem?

To the elderly, the first major disaster that has hit the Kwaebibirim area in recent times was in 2007, when the first major flood swept across the area. About 400 persons suffered various losses, including personal effects and buildings

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Gbevlo Lartey and Amidu should cease fire

Public verbal exchanges between Col Gbevlo Lartey and Mr. Martin Amidu former senior government appointees constitute a matter that is not good for public consumption

 Dr. Michael Bokor

Our democracy is wobbling on its head… (Part II)

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, March 14, 2015 The situation in Ghana over the years, especially since the emergence of this 4th Republic, has confirmed that this democracy is designed to serve the large interests and self-acquisitive purposes of the wily, slimy politicians and not those whose sweat, labour, and toil generates the wealth […]

 Dr. Michael Bokor

Our democracy is wobbling on its head… (Part I)

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, March 14, 2015 Folks, I am poised to touch raw nerves, having sat back all this while to critically observe and analyze issues pertaining to Ghana’s developmental challenges to conclude that the kind of democracy being practised is sham and shameful. And there is always a fad to drive […]

 Dr. Michael Bokor

As March 6 approaches, what will Ghanaians genuinely hope to celebrate?

Thursday, January 5, 2015 Folks, much water has passed under the bridge since Ghana emerged from the ashes of the Gold Coast at independence on Thursday, March 6, 1957, with a national identity encapsulated in a national flag,  anthem, and political rhetoric highlighting the entrenchment of the “black man” in positions hitherto occupied by representatives […]

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Ghana’s 58th Independence Anniversary: A focus on the national anthem.

Walk into the compound of any public or private school in the early morning hours and you are sure not to miss the age-old melody of the Ghana national anthem

 Dr. Michael Bokor

Is Ghana still a secular state?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, March 2, 2015 Folks, many happenings in our contemporary Ghana leave me wondering whether we really are serious about spending time and resources solving problems to improve living conditions. We seem to have too much time and too little to do and make ourselves idle enough for the devil […]

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What Lesson From Kenya?

The Daily Post rug in the Trokosi Sub-Republic of Ghana is not well known for publishing stuff that is worth the critical thinker’s while

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Why do so many people not enjoy Mathematics?

I have heard university students express their opinion of Mathematics as: “too geeky”, “not at all associated to life”. I am just curious what the version of those in high school and basic school will be

 Dr. Michael Bokor

So, nothing refreshing ever comes from Akufo-Addo and his NPP?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, February 4, 2015 Folks, the ceremony to celebrate 50 years of Joseph Boakye Danquah (No one who needs any description of him) has turned out to be the usual occasion for anti-Mahama rhetoric by the NPP and its Akufo-Addo as if doing so will endear them to the hearts […]

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