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When Lal Bahadur Shastri, a one-time Indian Prime Minister died in 1966, he was found to have only a few rupees in his pocket, and that was all he had in the whole world

Justice Emile Short’s call for the scrapping of the age-old policy of free accommodation for civil and public servants, ought not be confused with the all-too-healthy policy of the government’s bounden obligation to providing publicly owned housing facilities for essential public workers like doctors and nurses

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I belong to the generation that had first hand experience of the Rawlings PNDC era in my late teens and NDC 1 regime

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Precisely what Employment and Labor Relations Minister Haruna Iddrisu means when he calls on Nana Akufo-Addo to provide alternative solutions to the ongoing labor disturbances is not clear, particularly since Mr. Iddrisu does not indicate in his remarks lashing back at Ghana’s main opposition leader that the Mahama-led government of the National Democratic Congress

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I have always contended that our leaders are not nearly half as intelligent and foresighted as they would have the rest of us believe. In this instance, the reference is to the widely alleged rumor that the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Petroleum Corporation

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He definitely is right on the money, when Dr. Edward Omane-Boamah caustically declares that the key players of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) cannot win an electioneering campaign war based on the politics of drug-trafficking in the lead-up to the 2016 general election

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The decision by President John Dramani Mahama to dissolve the governing Board of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) means absolutely nothing, unless the president can also tell the nation what alternative mechanism he has for the replacement of NACOB

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The latest news making the rounds is the arrest in Britain of a Ghanaian young lady who managed to outwit the Kotoka Airport security network to smuggle five Million Dollar worth of what is believed to be cocaine into Britain

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The decision by the management of Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL), publishers of Ghana’s Daily Graphic, to relieve the Asante Regional Editor of the paper of his post is both laudable and all too appropriate

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I am not shocked by the froth In Parliament when budgets are being read. The shouting, name-calling and finger pointing are to be expected. Parliament has made a reputation under this administration for transforming into a circus when budgets are being read

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In composition and rhetoric, or rhetoric (speech) and composition, there is something called “Register.” The latter refers to the context, or environment, which invariably determines the content and diction of the message of any speaker and/or writer

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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, November 20, 2014 Folks, there is every good reason to condemn the government for imposing a 17.5% tax on so-called selected petroleum products, especially at a time that the cost of living has worsened because nothing is adding up well for those managing the economy. I strongly oppose this […]

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The Africa youth are struggling to survive in spite of all the natural endowment bestowed on the continent. The African continent is undoubtedly blessed with uncountable resources

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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Sunday, November 16, 2014 Folks, when I read a news report yesterday that angry residents of Abeka Lapaz-Tabora (a suburb of Accra) on Sunday afternoon blocked roads and destroyed property at the Kwashieman power station over persistent power cuts in the area, I cringed, clearly because I knew that it […]

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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Sunday, November 16, 2014 Folks, out of happenings reported over the period, two have caught my attention for what they are: either plain political mischief on display or roguery at its best being enacted. “MAHAMA, NDC “STEALING” FROM THE STATE—AGYEPONG” Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyepong, has accused […]

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In our country like in many other countries, life has many good things for one to enjoy. The stumbling block is that invariably most of these good things can be acquired only by sacrificing other good things

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