Opinions

Our democracy is wobbling on its head… (Part II)

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, March 14, 2015 The situation in Ghana over the years, especially since the emergence of this 4th Republic, has confirmed that this democracy is designed to serve the large interests and self-acquisitive purposes of the wily, slimy politicians and not those whose sweat, labour, and toil generates the wealth to sustain that kind of ...

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Our democracy is wobbling on its head… (Part I)

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, March 14, 2015 Folks, I am poised to touch raw nerves, having sat back all this while to critically observe and analyze issues pertaining to Ghana’s developmental challenges to conclude that the kind of democracy being practised is sham and shameful. And there is always a fad to drive it in full throttle. Many ...

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As March 6 approaches, what will Ghanaians genuinely hope to celebrate?

Thursday, January 5, 2015 Folks, much water has passed under the bridge since Ghana emerged from the ashes of the Gold Coast at independence on Thursday, March 6, 1957, with a national identity encapsulated in a national flag,  anthem, and political rhetoric highlighting the entrenchment of the “black man” in positions hitherto occupied by representatives of the British colonial enterprise. ...

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Is Ghana still a secular state?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, March 2, 2015 Folks, many happenings in our contemporary Ghana leave me wondering whether we really are serious about spending time and resources solving problems to improve living conditions. We seem to have too much time and too little to do and make ourselves idle enough for the devil to give assignments to. And ...

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So, nothing refreshing ever comes from Akufo-Addo and his NPP?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, February 4, 2015 Folks, the ceremony to celebrate 50 years of Joseph Boakye Danquah (No one who needs any description of him) has turned out to be the usual occasion for anti-Mahama rhetoric by the NPP and its Akufo-Addo as if doing so will endear them to the hearts of the electorate. Here is ...

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