Opinions

Fighting corruption in Ghana: Who leads?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Saturday, December 7, 2013 Folks, there is so much public concern about corruption in Ghana as to make me wonder who at all can help us eradicate that vice from public service (not to talk about what happens in private). No matter how one perceives issues, corruption is endemic and will continue to be so ...

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My Madiba Moment – Part 1

It is quite normal to see Ghanaian leaders jockey ahead of one another to see who bests his/her rival or political nemesis in paying fulsome, and noisome, tribute to the prominent, powerful and influential deceased

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Dr. Kunbuor Overreached Himself On Drill-Ship

The alleged volleying of intemperate verbal assault on the Parliamentary Majority Leader, Dr. Benjamin Bewa-Nyog Kunbuor, by the New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for Adansi-Asokwa, Mr. Kwabena Tahir Hammond, on the floor of our august National Assembly, is inexcusable

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Why will President Mahama be Ghana’s loneliest President? (Part IV)

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Friday, December 6, 2013 The only issues that may portray President Mahama as not enjoying the “company” that Kwesi Pratt envisions may be his inability to act firmly to give us a clear direction in which the government’s implementation of the NDC’s agenda of “Social Democracy” is moving the country. For far too many times, ...

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Why will President Mahama be Ghana’s loneliest President? (Part I)

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, December 5, 2013 When I read the news report quoting Kwesi Pratt as saying sometime last week that President Mahama risked becoming the loneliest President that Ghana would ever have had, I dismissed it as the product of a fetid imagination. I haven’t changed that impression. I didn’t immediately respond to that claim by ...

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Ghanaian politics has no room for an NDC and NPP coalition

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Thursday, December 5, 2013 It is amazing to be told that there are intellectuals in Ghana today who still cannot separate apples from oranges to know what is what. Both are fruit(s) but don’t mix and cannot be forced to mix. The NPP and the NDC can never mix in any political combination to move ...

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Is Akufo-Addo in touch with the situation unfolding in Ghana?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Folks, evidence so far given the Sole Judgement Debt Commission by many of those appearing before it have drawn circles around ex-President Kufuor and the defeated NPP Presidential Candidate, William Nana Addo Dankwa (Danquah) Akufo-Addo as the kingpins of the stinking transaction involving the sale of the GNPC’s drill ship (Discoverer ...

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