Opinions

Nana Konadu needs the NDC more than the NDC does her

Monday, December 22, 2014 Folks, the call by former President Rawlings to his wife (Nana Konadu) to return to her political family (the NDC) provides material for my second opinion piece on happenings at the just-ended NDC delegates’ congress in Kumasi. Rawlings had said that Nana Konadu played a cardinal role in the founding of the NDC and helped it ...

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The CPP’s Greenstreet hurts feelings but opens eyes

Sunday, December 21, 2014 The 8th delegates’ congress of the NDC has just taken place at Kumasi, producing very intriguing issues worth our bother because they carry weight. Although many issues cropped up, we cannot engage all of them and will settle on only those that have dire implications for our democracy. These issues can be categorized into two: those ...

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Over-expenditure by the Presidency reflects fundamental weaknesses of our democracy

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Friday, December 19, 2014 Folks, news reports about the over-expenditure of funds by the Presidency may be shocking only for partisan political purposes. In reality, the happening confirms fears long held by some of us that despite all the commitments made by Ghanaians to sustain this 4th Republic, the kind of democracy being practised isn’t ...

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A misplaced Akufo-Addo agenda already on the horizon?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Folks, these NPP people are really looking for all kinds of straw to hang on to in their desperate attempt to appeal to voters. I have all along insisted that they don’t know how to do productive politics and will continue to lick their wounds at the end of the polls. ...

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Kwame Nkrumah And Our Culture Of Disrespect

Speaking at this year's National Arts and Culture Festival in the Brong-Ahafo capital of Sunyani, I presume, President John Dramani Mahama was reported to have decried what the Ghanaian leader observed to be "a rapid decay of Ghana's cultural and moral values."

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