Opinions

Antwi-Danso’s Nkrumaist Half-Truths

We go through this nonsensical cycle of half-truths and whole-cloth fabrications every year; and, of course, these half-truths and complete fabrications are deviously calculated by ardent Nkrumacrats to make Ghanaians feel, somehow, regretful

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So, President Mahama should have wept at the United Nations, eh?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, September 25, 2014 My good friends, I continue to see those vainly criticizing anything and everything done (or not done) by President Mahama as doing “rogue” politics and making themselves the butt of public ridicule. Here is a classic example of one of them: “Head of the Political Science Department at the KNUST, Prof. ...

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Does Ms. Lauretta Lamptey of CHRAJ still have a conscience?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, September 25, 2014 Folks, I am perturbed by the stubbornness of Ms. Lauretta Lamptey, head of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ). She is doggedly resisting urgent appeals to her conscience to act honourably by resigning and seems to be overflowing with arrogance too!! Her attempt at dousing the fire that ...

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These African First Ladies are really wagging their tails

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Folks, I have already written an opinion piece to complain bitterly about the manner in which the wives of African Presidents have constituted themselves into an Association of First Ladies and assumed power and authority to do things as if they have anybody’s mandate to act and talk as they wish. ...

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Supreme Court, Too, Must Reform Itself!

In the wake of the Akufo-Addo-led New Patriotic Party (NPP) Election 2012 Presidential Petition decision by the Supreme Court of Ghana, a lot of eye-opening flaws about the cultural protocol of the Wood Court became public knowledge in a way that might well

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Fat Chance, Pastor Owusu-Bempah!

When I saw the sensational banner headline of "Owusu-Bempah Declares Castro Dead" MyJoyOnline.com 8/8/14), I couldn't help but wonder whether the Rev. Isaac Owusu-Bempah had just been appointed Ghana's newest Inspector-General of Police

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Away From Obama, Samia Yaba Nkrumah!

Ms. Samia Yaba Nkrumah, one of the several known daughters of Ghana's first president, Mr. Kwame Nkrumah, can keep fooling herself with endless yarns of urban myths about her father's having singularly championed the glorious cause of Ghana's

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With the CHRAJ and Co., our democracy remains doomed unless…

Friday, September 19, 2014 Folks, in response to the controversy raised by the huge sum of money paid on hotel accommodation for Ms. Lauretta Lamptey (head of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice, CHRAJ) a contributor made an insightful contribution to an opinion piece that I wrote a few days ago: “Not only CHRAJ but these too, NMC, ...

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