Opinions

Prof. H. Kwesi Prempeh exposes the NPP as incapable of governing Ghana

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, May 28, 2015 Folks, the rampaging going on in the NPP won’t end anytime soon because it has a deep-seated genesis, fuelled by many factors at the emergence of the NPP from the ashes of the Danquah-Busia Club, and nurtured by the political philosophy woven around the Asante/Akyem/Brong-Ahafo origins of its Godfathers (J.B. Danquah ...

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Afoko and Agyepong are not the cause of the NPP’s woes

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Folks, the NPP is set for a long-haul spiral now that its tail is tattered and it is up in the sky, gyrating erratically like a tailless kite. The dog-bite-dog episodes have overshadowed the “Concert Party” aspects of the internal politics going on therein. The decision by the party’s Council of ...

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Rawlings descends into the gutter again and fades

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, May 25, 2015 Folks, the inability of former President Rawlings to put his past behind him and move on into the future to be respected as a statesman of high repute is assuming ugly dimensions. He is known for daring the devil and thriving thereby; but as is known too, if you keep saliva ...

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The rumpus in the NPP: A wake-up call to the NDC and President Mahama

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, May 23, 2015 Folks, no reason exists for anybody to under-estimate the ramifications of the rumpus tearing the NPP apart, especially in the wake of the gruesome and barbaric chemical warfare that has killed Alhaji Adam Mahama, the party’s Upper East Regional Chairman. In truth, the NPP is reeling terribly and will continue to ...

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So, ex-President Kufuor is now a murderer?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Friday, May 22, 2015 Folks, the problems of the NPP are just beginning to simmer and will boil over for us to know everything that we need to know about its main followers, leaders, and financiers. With that knowledge, we can confidently work for the voters to bury them in the grave that they have ...

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The NPP is doing better outside Ghana than within Ghana

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Folks, I will stick my neck out again to comment on happenings in the NPP, damn the personal attacks that its buffs will unleash on me as usual. After all, what haven’t I seen or felt before from them anytime I take them on? Phew!!! We have had enough from the ...

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And here comes the most ludicrous court case

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Folks, there is no ambiguity about the provisions of the 1992 Constitution that mandate the President of the Republic of Ghana to appoint the Chair of the Electoral Commission or others to serve there. Neither is there any cause for alarm regarding the constitutional mandate of the President to appoint the ...

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The “dumsormuststop” street demonstration should open the government’s eyes

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Sunday, May 17, 2015 Folks, those of us who have been bold enough to challenge the government’s handling of the energy crisis in the country are relieved that despite all the childishness that characterized the rhetoric preceding the May 16 street demonstration by those angry at the prolonged “Dumsor” albatross and their opponents, the event ...

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Why is the United States pampering Iran to its own disadvantage?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, May 11, 2015 Folks, in international politics, the United States is known for taking (in some instances, unilateral) action against countries and systems that it considers to be a threat either to its peculiar interests or to those of its allies. And the US has no friend but permanent interests to defend! In contemporary ...

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Increasing Electricity Tariffs under “Dumsor” is Insane

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, May 9, 2015 Folks, have you read the news report attributed to Dr. Kwabena Donkor that electricity tariffs will be raised despite the persistence of “Dumsor”? I have, and I am outraged by that intention. Before it become a damaging reality, I want to caution the government against doing anything of the sort. It ...

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The Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry is right

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, May 3, 2015 Folks, when I read the news report attributing utterances to President Mahama on the occasion of May Day, I cringed. I wondered what made him go the way he did. The aspects of the utterances that “touched” me were: the crippling power crisis which has seen electricity consumers enjoy power for ...

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