Opinions

Where did Vice President Amissah-Arthur sleep last night?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, July 26, 2014 Folks, I find it difficult to understand why some government officials cannot come to terms with the reality in front of them to do decent politics and win the goodwill of the people. Just last Thursday, we all saw and heard how Ghanaian workers (organized labour) took to the streets, joined ...

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“Alan Cash” Sobriquet Was Not Imposed!

I keep reminding Mr. Alan John Kwadwo "Quitman" Kyerematen that it is only the truth that will set him free, and then legitimately prepare him to wisely and more constructively contest the flagbearership of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the foreseeable future

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Dr. Amoako Baah makes a lot of sense

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Friday, July 25, 2014 In commenting on pertinent national affairs, Dr. Richard Amoako Baah (a political science lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology) has of late said a lot but hasn’t turned my crank, apparently because I don’t agree with his viewpoints, especially those undermining the Mahama-led administration. I have quickly dismissed ...

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Dr. Kwakye of IEA could be Telling a “True-Lie”

Ghana is an interesting place to be at this time of economic turmoil. I support the view that knowing the problem could be an inch to the solution. Economics as a subjective science therefore means that every man potentially has an answer to the economic crisis of our economy based on their “understanding”

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The workers’ demonstration and its aftermath

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, July 24, 2014 So, the nationwide demonstrations by organized labour and other interest/pressure groups are either over in some regional capital towns or ongoing in others. Nothing violent has occurred, at least, from reports. While the demonstrations were going on, President Mahama and his Vice (Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur) joined Ministers of state, hundreds of ...

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Why Not Merge TOR, GNPC & GOIL?

What disaster could possibly befall our nation, were the Tema Oil Refinery Limited (TOR), the Ghana National Petroleum Company Limited (GNPC) and the Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) to merge - creating a vertically integrated oil industry behemoth in West Africa?

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So, what happens after tomorrow’s demonstration?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Folks, I am waiting patiently to see how tomorrow dawns for the organizers of the demonstration to move on with their one-day nationwide demonstration in protest at the situation at their workplaces and the country, generally, as the economic problems persist. A preview should create a good context for us to ...

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