Opinions

Government business is not party business

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, May 12, 2014 Folks, I have insisted all this while that the kind of democracy that Ghana has been practising since January 7, 1993, isn’t designed to solve the problems of our under-development. It is a camouflaged dictatorship that allows those with political connections to hold sway for their own good. And as the ...

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Ukraine crisis: What will Russia do now?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, May 12, 2014 Russia seems to be in a fix, at least, if the crisis in East Ukraine and its handling of affairs to date suggest that it risks facing more sanctions from the United States and European Union. The latest development is that pro-Russian activists in East Ukraine have won yesterday’s referendum to ...

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The Asantehene has said it all, and I agree with him

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Sunday, May 11, 2014 As he graced the grand durbar today in celebrations climaxing the 15th anniversary of his installation as Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II made some very important observations that came across to me as illuminating in import and substance. He said pointedly that “Politics has substantially eroded the innate creative mind and ...

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What CPP Assets, Samia?

In a desperate attempt at re-imposing the most extortionate and brutal political party on Ghanaians, the chairperson of the rump-Convention People's Party (CPP), Ms. Samia Yaba Nkrumah, has announced that she and her party intend to fight through the courts

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Confronting Boko Haram: Action, not empty words!!

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, May 8, 2014 Folks, while the United States and Britain have taken practical action by sending security and intelligence personnel to Nigeria to tackle the Boko Haram menace, leaders in the ECOWAS sub-region are merely scratching the surface of the problem: talking and talking about intentions and not what decisive action they have planned ...

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The anti-Mahama campaign is in full gear

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, May 7, 2014 My good friends, when President Mahama paid a three-day visit to the Ashanti Region last week, he was warmly received, despite the constant railing against his government by political opponents, especially those in the NPP. He commissioned numerous projects and made promises to add more to what the Ashanti Region has ...

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Nigeria provides legitimate cause for the US and its Africom

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Tuesday, May 6, 2014 Folks, the situation in Nigeria is more than alarming. While the Boko Haram terrorist group is on the rampage, the Nigerian government retreats and creates the impression that it is incapable of solving the security threat facing the country. Boko Haram’s recent abduction of over 200 girls vis-a-vis the Nigerian government’s ...

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EPA : The President Owes Ghana The Duty of Care!

Food Sovereignty Ghana calls on the Mahama Administration to reject the EPA as it stands. We to add our voices to the calls by civil society on the Mahama Administration to reject the EPA. Strenuous negotiations by African nations at the WTO gave African governments some minimum space, under the WTO Agreement

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Will the NPP be chasing a wild goose in the Volta Region?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Monday, May 5, 2014 Folks, the NPP’s maxwell Kofi Jumah is well known for his goofs, gaffes, and gibberish; but he hasn’t mae me laugh my heart out as loudly as he has done with his current deceitful cunning: “NPP targeting 2 million votes in Volta Region”.(See: http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=308252) This kind of flea-blown utterance clearly confirms the ...

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