Opinions

On Perry Okudzeto: A Point of Order

I hope Messrs. Paul Afoko and Kwabena Agyapong mean every word of the same, when they assert that they are trying to "professionalize" the way that governance, or administration, is done at the headquarters of the main opposition New Patriotic Party

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Shame On You, Mr. Kufuor!

When he caused that jumbo and garish chain mail (or whatever they call it) to be made for him, I thought he would have been appreciative enough to have prevailed on the awards committee to have minted at least a modest necklace, or even a tiara, for his missus. But not my good, old Uncle Kofi Diawuo

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Deputy Ministers still schooling to become what?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, August 14, 2014 In human affairs, especially those that deal with development, no one needs under-rate the value of professional development. Much can be achieved if those in charge of affairs upgrade their skills and apply the requisite knowledge and acumen to tackling problems. In addition to that is the element of commitment and ...

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The “Kwaku Ananse” in Kufuor is still active

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Folks, former President John Agyekum Kufuor says that if he had had his way, he would have decorated his wife Theresa with “State honours.”  I won’t go any further but refer you to the real stuff coming from him:  “According to the ex-president, his “veteran” wife has been helpful in maintaining ...

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Fire These Student Ministers, Mr. Mahama!!!

The scandalous revelation that a whopping 72-percent of all deputy cabinet appointees in the Mahama-led government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) are college students, ought to give the country a situp for a serious national conversation on this issue

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The government continues to harm itself

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Folks, those who are quick to label me as an unrepentant supporter of the Mahama-led administration who will not see anything wrong with it make me laugh a lot. I have no doubt that in doing my yeoman’s job of writing on pertinent issues to feed public discourse on our country’s ...

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The POTAG strike exposes flaws in our democracy

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, August 11, 2014 My good friends, in the light of the perennial industrial actions by organized labour (and considering the implications of the one by the Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana, POTAG, and the University teachers Association of Ghana, UTAG, in respect of non-payment of book and research allowance), I have been brooding over ...

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