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Democracies grow when truth prevails in governance

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Sunday, October 19, 2014 Folks, the news report yesterday about what happened to the United States President, Barack Obama, at a restaurant came as a huge surprise to some of us; but it threw more light on why the kind of democracy being practised by the United States is relevant […]

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day

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Abraham Amaliba is almost invariably described as “a National Democratic Congress (NDC) lawyer,” rather than simply as a lawyer or a Ghanaian lawyer

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The Handsome Giant has been pulling all sorts of tricks from his voodoo/hoodoo bag of collusive shenanigans with at least two of the topmost executives at the headquarters of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP)

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When Mr. Ginger-Man (that is not his real name, by the way) called to inform yours truly that he was spearheading a protest demonstration against Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama in Uncle Sam’s sacred seat of governance

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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Friday, October 17, 2014 Folks, don’t make any mistake to believe that any human being is above corruption, especially if we define corruption in a wider sense than the very narrow and simple one that characterizes happenings in Ghana. Corruption is corruption when somebody does something to unduly influence another […]

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As of this writing, the World Health Organization (WHO) had reported that at least 4,500 West Africans had died as a direct result of contracting the raging deadly Ebola Virus

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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, October 16, 2014 My good friends, I want to stick my neck out to say that Ghana can never be (re)built with the kind of “democracy” in place that is not being used to solve problems but to reinforce the inadequacies characterizing governance in Ghana or those making this […]

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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, October 15, 2014 I want to wonder aloud: Why should ex-President Kufuor swerve both Kyerematen and Akufo-Addo? As has been reported, “Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has revealed that he will not vote for any of the candidates contesting the flagbearership race in the national delegates congress of the […]

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I was listening to BBC at dawn of Monday, 13th October, 2014, when a news item chronicling the exploits of the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president

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This piece is not intended in any way, shape or form, whatsoever, to dignify the trashy news report carried by the National Democratic Congress-sponsored Enquirer rag which was captioned

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“No Nana, No Vote!” In a country where “Edey Bee Keke,” helped catapult Mr. John Dramani Mahama from an underdog candidate to President in three short months

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Reports of the death of a patient at the Dominase Seventh-Day Adventist Hospital, that may well turn out to be the first medically confirmed case of the presence of the Ebola virus in the country, ought to give our medcal community and the government great cause for concern

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The ‘Kente’ cloth is arguably the single most important and prestigious fabric that every Ghanaian values

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A Spanish aid worker got infected with the EBOLA virus in Liberia and was flown back home to be treated but died and a nursing assistant who was involved in caring for this aid worker when he was flown back home

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Your presence is someone’s future. Orally, it is passed down, but what about documenting it? The moment of silence and confusion when you loose your only childhood photograph

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