Opinions

Parliament adopts a National Anti-Corruption Action Plan

By Michael J.K. Bokor, Ph.D. Friday, July 4, 2014 Parliament on Thursday unanimously adopted a National Anti-Corruption Action Plan to guide national discourse on corruption. It seems Parliament is now responding to a national call. Hurrah!! Mr. Ben Abdallah Bandah (MP for Offinso South Constituency) moved the motion for the adoption of the Plan and regretted that the various anti-corruption ...

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John Dramani Mahama is not Ghana’s problem

By Michael J.K. Bokor, Ph.D. Thursday, July 3, 2014 It was not for nothing that the late General Kutu Acheampong observed that “Ghanaians are difficult people”. If we can unpack this loaded observation and place it within the context of current goings-on, we should know ourselves better. We should use that knowledge to re-position ourselves for nation building. Some people ...

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The NPP and its affiliates are really frustrated

By Michael J.K. Bokor, Ph.D. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 Folks, these NPP people are really at their wits’ end. Having been rejected at Elections 2008 and 2012, they are really hurting beyond measure and so frustrated in the political wilderness as to lose their bearings. They are doing and saying anything at all to ratchet up their “rogue politics”. We ...

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Our Parliamentarians are whining for nothing

By Michael J.K. Bokor, Ph.D. Monday, June 30, 2014 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has taken a bold step to divest Ghana’s Members of Parliament of “state protocol privileges whilst in the United Kingdom” and the MPs are incensed. They are extremely angry and have threatened to show the Executive where power lies. I laugh these MPs to scorn and ...

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