Opinions

Will this AFRILEAKS venture help solve governance problems in Africa?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Folks, when it comes to bold initiatives to break the back of seemingly impenetrable, invincible, and overly self-confident systems, there is no doubt that Julian Assange and his Wikileaks have done a lot to excite interest in “hidden truths”, especially what lies in the diplomatic cables (gathered by the United States’ ...

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“Militarizing” the Nkonya-Alavanyo conflict won’t solve the fundamental problems

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, January 12, 2015 Folks, social unrests in Ghana can be traced to two major factors: chieftaincy and land disputes. We also have conflicts resulting from ethnic or tribal differences. Anything else sparking spontaneous unrests may include politically motivated disputes, breakdown of law and order, or any other spur-of-the-moment or flash-in-the-pan occurrence. The perennial conflict ...

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Taking care of personal security at the Presidency

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, January 7, 2015 Folks, the world today isn’t as safe as it used to be, especially with the proliferation of all kinds of terrorist organizations and pockets of malcontents who snatch every opportunity to register and confirm their notoriety. Daily reports of the carnage wreaked on countries by terrorists and such malcontents are alarming. ...

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This Rev. Owusu Bempah and his doomsday prophecies again?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, January 7, 2015 Folks, the madness called “prophecy” is in full flight, so early in this year. The first one came from an Odiyifuo Tawiah barely two weeks ago that we quickly dismissed as obnoxiously opportunistic. As if not wanting to be overdone, none other but the Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah (Founder and Leader ...

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The fault is not within the Electoral Commission, Akufo-Addo and Co.

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, January 7, 2015 Folks, I have been wondering why all manner of people and so-called civil society groups, politically motivated ones, and the clergy cannot contribute anything useful to enhance Ghana’s democracy apart from targeting the Electoral Commission and making utterances to suggest that it is the cause of the woes that they alone ...

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KKD Today, Who Next?

As the festive bells fall silent and an auspicious year has pleasantly broken upon us, we may turn wistful faces away from the year just ended, and perhaps gaze with exquisite hope, fragrant resolve, and keen determination embalmed in a spirit of flush excitement to what this year has in store for us

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