Category Archives: Opinion

Handing out cash is a “time honored practice” in African politics.

Once again for the umpteenth time, President John Mahama is under attack, this time for allegedly distributing cash on one of his many campaign stops. Attack dogs of the main opposition party wasted no time jumping on the President. When blurry images of Mr Mahama emerged depicting him in the act of handing money to…
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The carnage continues in Syria

  My heart bleedsĀ for Syria; the country famous for its rich historical past and ancient artifacts is dying a slow, excruciating death; yet another truce designed to save the country from complete destruction has crumbled after just a week of observance. The ceasefire calculated to keep the warring factions apart and away from the battle…
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Time to crack whip on those itching for political violence

As we inch closer to the December elections, such is the worry about the potential for violence that, no effort is being spared by the government, the political opposition and civil society groups to ensure that Ghanaians elect a government of their choice without hassle, intimidation and fear. On his numerous campaign stops President Mahama…
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Bawumia’s blistering attacks on President Mahamaa are becoming old and stale

Dr Bawumia, the NPP vice presidential candidate never misses an opportunity to sock it to the President and the ruling National Democratic Party. So, there he was at his latest campaign stop.....the National Theater, unleashing a torrent of sharp barbs at Mahama before a crowd of cheering partisan supporters. As is often his style, Bawumia…
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