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Here is Akufo-Addo for you again

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Tuesday, September 9, 2014 “Ivorian President, 70, is 10 times better than 55-year-old Mahama”, says Akufo-Addo. (See: http://www.myjoyonline.com/politics/2014/September-9th/70-year-old-ivorian-president-10-times-better-than-50-year-old-john-mahama-akufo-addo.php). By this claim, we can see that Akufo-Addo is justifying and rationalizing his own age factor. He turns 72 in 2016 when the Presidential elections will be held. For the records, Akufo-Addo’s father (Edward Akufo-Addo, Titular President ...

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Dan Botwe Has A Point, But…

In the best of times, Mr. Dan Botwe's argument for party members not to stampede any of the four other standing presidential candidacy aspirants in Sunday's Super-Delegates' Congress out of the race would make perfect sense

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Akufo Addo’s Moment, Alan K’s Dreams

For now and some years to come, these two ostensibly enigmatic personalities have become or are becoming a political phenomenon in Ghana’s political and academic space. This is as a result of their intriguing manoeuvrings towards the ultimate: political power

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Let us mirror Nana Addo’s character

In recent times, some members of our party and acclaimed Nana Addo loyalists have been complaining to me behind the scenes that they find it difficult to understand why I am an ardent Nana Addo supporter but still criticize certain public pronouncements by some followers of Nana Addo

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The deadwood called Ghana’s Missions Abroad

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, September 6, 2014 Folks, a country that doesn’t have good expertise in doing productive foreign relations work can’t impress or attract other countries to do business with it. And without any productive relationship with other countries, how can such a country sell itself? No amount of re-branding ventures will serve its purposes. That is ...

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Why is Arthur Kennedy “slaughtering” Akufo-Addo so soon?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Friday, September 5, 2014 Folks, the heat is already being turned on Akufo-Addo from within his own party. Dr. Dr. Kobina Arthur Kennedy, a leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) who is also the former Communications Director for the NPP at Election 2008, is jumping on him, making very serious allegations, indicting him, ...

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Do our politicians ever know their bounds?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, September 4, 2014 Folks, I apologize for my absence from the forum over the past one week or so. I got caught up in many issues, all tumbling over each other for maximum attention. I just relocated in a more convenient area of New York City and immediately turned attention to academic issues at ...

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