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This emerging “trend” is worrisome, but…

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Sunday, November 16, 2014 Folks, when I read a news report yesterday that angry residents of Abeka Lapaz-Tabora (a suburb of Accra) on Sunday afternoon blocked roads and destroyed property at the Kwashieman power station over persistent power cuts in the area, I cringed, clearly because I knew that it was an action that would ...

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When falsehood dominates our politics, fools prevail as heroes

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Sunday, November 16, 2014 Folks, out of happenings reported over the period, two have caught my attention for what they are: either plain political mischief on display or roguery at its best being enacted. “MAHAMA, NDC “STEALING” FROM THE STATE—AGYEPONG” Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyepong, has accused President John Mahama and members ...

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Stoning women to death in Ghana?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Friday, November 14, 2014 Folks, when we are looking for solutions to our country’s systemic problems so living standards can be improved for Ghanaians to live their lives in decency and look forward to a bright future, our Parliament raises nothing but fiddlestick. It can’t offer anything sensible to help us. It hasn’t been able ...

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Who cares whether a donkey dies of cold

By Bajin D. Pobia Wa, November 13 – 2014, -The blame game as to who is behind or causing the falling standards of education, continues to range on in Ghana without any concrete solution. Parents blame government and teachers for not providing quality education to their children, government blames teachers for not doing much in the provision of quality education, ...

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Mensa Otabil brings himself again

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, November 13, 2014 Folks, anytime I hear Ghanaian “Men-of-God” opening their mouths wide to talk about corruption or to blame the Mahama-led administration for not enforcing the laws of the country to rid the society of corruption, I cringe. I do so because I know that deep down them, they don’t see themselves as ...

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What have all these street demonstrations achieved for the NPP?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Folks, I have been assessing issues regarding all the demonstrations by pro-NPP organizations and others against the Mahama-led administration all these years. Despite these demonstrations, nothing shows that the government has bowed to the pressure being mounted on it to do things differently. Those organizing the street demonstrations have relented and ...

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