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What a useless Parliament Ghana has?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, May 2, 2015 Folks, we have on several occasions accused our Parliament as the weakest link in the chain of our kind of democracy that exists only as a mere constitutional formality but isn’t worth its name or the sacrifices that the Ghanaian tax payer continues to make for its existence. In every sense, ...

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Buhari for Nigeria doesn’t mean Akufo-Addo for Ghana

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Friday, April 24, 2015 Folks, the common saying that “coming events cast their shadows ahead of them” is at play in the affairs of the NPP’s Akufo-Addo vis-a-vis the electoral victory chalked by Nigeria’s Gen. (rtd.) Mohammadu Buhari. True to my prediction in an opinion piece just after Buhari had won the Presidential elections, Akufo-Addo ...

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Kwaku Baako whitewashes “CORRUPTION”

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, April 23, 2015 Folks, there is much public talk and concern about how bribery and corruption are entrenched in Ghana, eating the country alive. All manner of public figures (be they the clergy, traditional rulers, politicians, public servants, lawyers, ordinary Ghanaians, or just anybody at all at home and abroad) are complaining that corruption ...

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The NPP’s “Concert Party” shows hit the KNUST

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, April 20, 2015 Folks, you must have heard reports that a group of “senior lecturers” at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) supporting the NPP have come together to do what they think will boost the NPP’s electoral chances at Election 2016. Calling themselves “KNUST NPP Frontliners”, the group has the ...

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J.B Danquah Was Not Qualified To Lead And Govern Ghana 1

Danquah was no nationalist, and therefore Casely-Hayford’s mentorship went to waste. Was it not the same Danquah who wept in prison in the wake of the February 1948 uprising “when Governor Creasy on March 12, 1948, issued Removal Order for the arrest and imprisonment of the six executive members of the UGCC”?

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The xenophobic violence in South Africa: A lot more than mere hatred for immigrants

Sunday, April 19, 2015 Folks, news reports about the xenophobic violence against immigrants in South Africa are disturbing. So also are reports that 12 Ghanaians (considered to be Christians) among a group of Africans emigrating to Europe via the Mediterranean Sea had been thrown overboard by their Muslim migrating counterparts to perish just because of “religious differences”. The happenings in ...

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Where are the trees in Kwaebibirem?

To the elderly, the first major disaster that has hit the Kwaebibirim area in recent times was in 2007, when the first major flood swept across the area. About 400 persons suffered various losses, including personal effects and buildings

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