Opinions

Our judges shouldn’t judge themselves—as angels! Part II

The Association of Judgers and Magistrates is being wayward. After all, if it were not so, why would the judge who sat at the Supreme Court to adjudicate the case involving Dr. Atuguba’s client (Dramani Sakande, MP for Bawku Central) adjourn the case “sine die” in a direct, quick, and irresponsible response to the “blacklisting” of Dr. Atuguba?

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Is Africa’s plight permanent?

I don’t know how you will react to the news report below; but mine was to immediately disregard it as one of the nine days’ wonders that irritate people for nothing. Upon a deeper reflection, however, I decided not to

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Libya: Has the ICC cast the die for Gaddafi?

At long last, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has waded into the Libyan crisis with a decision that will close the noose around the Libyan leader’s neck. The ICC seems to have cast the die for him in its collaboration with NATO. They have now steadily pushed him to the banks of the Rubicon and will certainly force him to cross over to his doom

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Libya: The dribbling has already begun

If the leaders of the countries bonded together in the International Coalition that is helping the Benghazi rebels sustain the turmoil in Libya initially thought that eliminating the Gaddafi government would be a cake walk, they had it wrong. Two months after rushing into Libya to enforce the UN Security Council’s Resolution 1973 on a “no-fly zone” and to solve humanitarian problems

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90 Billion Cedis of tax payer’s money earmarked for Operation cage the Rawlingses

Preamble: In Ecclesiastics 1:9, we learn that: “That which has been is what will be. That which is done is what will be done. And there is nothing new under the sun”. We read that “what is crooked cannot be made straight. And what is lacking cannot be remembered”. Is it the beginning of an end or the end of a beginning? Former President Rawlings is obviously not a friend of mine. But

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Stop this Herbert Mensah now!

As the in-fighting in the NDC rages on, some disquieting developments have begun emerging to threaten our peace of mind and must be stemmed before they blow us off our feet. I am tempted to infer from those happenings that some elements are pushing Ghanaian politics to its lowest depths of depravity

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Is President Mills really ungrateful?

Opponents of President Mills—particularly those following Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings and her husband—are clapping with only one hand as they go about accusing him of being ungrateful to the Rawlingses. Certainly, by so doing, they don’t proffer anything meaningful to a genuine national development effort or the discourse on how to strengthen our democracy

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Libya: The split is gradually emerging!

The events to confirm the splitting of Libya into two countries are unfolding right in front of our eyes. The outcome of the collusion between the Benghazi rebels and the International Coalition backing them is emerging for us to know how it will change the political dynamics of Libya for the worse

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Why we must not neglect the Rawlingses

For whatever he may be to them, some people may quickly downgrade the former United States President, George Walker Bush. But here is something from him that is so instructive as to earn him some credit. No one can begrudge him for the wisdom in it because it raises an important lesson that people like former President Rawlings and his wife have refused to learn

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