Opinions

In Ghana politics, hard words toughen skins

It is common knowledge that Ghanaian politics is heavily infested with insults, especially following the proliferation of the mass media and prevalence of the somehow unfettered exercise of the freedom of expression engendered by our 4th Republican constitutional democracy. I am guilty of it; you are guilty of it; everybody else is probably guilty of it too

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Should the NPP fear the Volta Region anymore? Part I

Events characterizing elections in Ghana reveal that the Volta Region has been a no-go area for the political parties rooted on the Danquah-Busia political tradition since 1948 when elections became the means for choosing our national leaders. From the 1st Republic through the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, the electorate in the Volta Region have consistently denied any political party based ...

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Pirates now call themselves “businessmen”

The ongoing controversy over the huge sum of money paid by the state (through the Mills-led government) to businessman and NDC financier, Alfred Agbesi Woyome, is a clear demonstration of the criminal laxity that persists in our country to facilitate such sophisticated methods for fleecing the national coffers

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Hail the Asantehene, now “King of Kings” of Africa! Part I

The atmosphere in and around the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi must be buzzing with much chit-chat and light-heartedness at the news that the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, is now to walk in the shadow of the slain Libyan leader, Col. Muammar al-Gaddafi as the “King of Kings” of Africa. He has been nominated to replace Gaddafi as the next chairman of the Kings and Sultans of Africa Forum

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