Opinions

Africa’s worst threat today is terrorism

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Friday, May 16, 2014 Folks, happenings in many countries in Africa make me wonder whether the leaders and citizens of those countries really want to do anything useful for the sake of posterity. Is there a “tomorrow” that those people should work for? No hindsight to guide them? I wonder; I really wonder. No other ...

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Agyeman-Badu Akosa Is Confused

The greatest mistake that the executive membership of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS) committed early this year, if memory serves me right, was to have invited Prof. Agyeman-Badu Akosa to deliver its J. B. Danquah Memorial Lectures

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Ukrainian crisis: The consequences are emerging

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, May 14, 2014 As the Ukrainian crisis persists, those in Kiev have held a meeting to discuss the future of their country. The separatists fighting for autonomy and consequent absorption into Russia spurned the meeting and still hang on to their demand and the installations that are under their control. Clearly, the consequences are ...

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Rawlings had it wrong big time

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Former President John Rawlings has said that the current economic dilemma facing the country can be traced to 2001 when Kufuor took over the administration of the country. Describing the economic situation in the country as “almost dead”, ex-President Rawlings said that it would require selfless men and women to clean ...

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Ghanaians don’t desert Ghana because they are unpatriotic

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Folks, there is no doubt that Ghanaians continue to leave the country in the hope of “making it” in other countries. So much has been said or condemned about this “brain drain” syndrome as to make it register as unpatriotic. But there is more to it. Communications Consultant to the National ...

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Has the NPP not fallen on its own sword?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Of all opponents and critics of the NDC (both as a political party and the government led by John Dramani Mahama), none bares its teeth more than members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). They seize every opportunity to condemn the government as incompetent and incapable of solving national problems. The main ...

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Osafo-Maafo Should Not Attend The NEF

I shall be making several, albeit terse and succinct, critical comments on the Mahama government-sponsored National Economic Forum (NEF), which aims to rally a cross-party and cross-section of the Ghanaian citizenry to a conference- and town-hall meeting-style discourse on the raging economic crisis

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