Opinions

Cut Your Vanity, Mr. Pelpuo!

Following the first intallment of my reaction to the passing of Mr. P. V. Obeng, the man who may well have singularly facilitated the extortionate and protracted dictatorship of the former Flt.-Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, several of the usual suspects volleyed torrents of attacks at yours truly

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The NPP people are still searching for a needle in a haystack

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Tuesday, May 20, 2014 When you listen to some NPP people discussing their party’s political future, you won’t take long to wonder whether they are really the liberal democrats that they portray themselves and want us to accept. Even before Akufo-Addo could come out to say that he would contest the 2016 elections, many of ...

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NPP: End the Afoko Charade Now!

After clearing Mr. Paul Afoko to vie for the National Chairmanship of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), the Secretary to the NPP-National Vetting Committee has been reported to be claiming that Mr. Afoko's clearance was not based on any Interpol Report

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The Ghana Trades Union Congress can do better (Part II)

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, May 19, 2014 Since the establishment of the Ghana Trades Union TUC) under the Nkrumah government, its leaders have in one way or the other created impressions that they are either pro-government (meaning that they are against the interests of the very workers that they are in office to redeem from the government’s unsuitable ...

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The Ghana Trades Union Congress can do better (Part I)

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, May 19, 2014 The history of labour agitations for better conditions of service is as clear as it reminds us of the general malaise that characterizes governance at all levels. Are Ghanaian labour leaders really serving the interests of workers or just using workers’ agitations to muddy the waters? Where is the evidence that ...

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Is Lawyer Kwame Akuffo In League With Bulldog?

The reported arrest by the Homicide Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service (CID-GPS) of Mr. Lawrence Nana Asiama Hanson ( alias Bulldog ), on the strength of several text-messages the latter is alleged to have sent the late Mr. Fennec Okyere, is justiciable enough

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Is Israel making hay even before the sun shines?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Friday, May 16, 2014 Folks, it is often said that desperate situations call for desperate actions. The Cairo-based Asian Review has reported that Israel is working hard to build stronger security and economic ties with China and India, looking to broaden its options as the US, its closest ally, starts to play a smaller role ...

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