Kofi Akosah-Sarpong

By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 5th, 2012
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         By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong                                                       Campaigns for elections in the impending December 2012 general elections are deeply heating up. Issues, policies and programmes are increasingly dominating the campaigns. As Ghana`s democracy develops, the years of ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 28th, 2012
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By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong Veteran Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene, of BBC fame, disclosure that out of 45 Ghanaian medical students surveyed 41 believe witchcraft is responsible for existential problems; once again, reveal the immense obstacles entangling the Ghanaian development process. Here the m...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2012
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“If our political parties fail, our democracy will suffer.” – Michael J.K. Bokor, Ghanaian assistant professor of English at Long Island University, USA By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong Forget about the democratic hiccup in Mali, once of one of Africa’s emerging democracies. Or the fact that Mauritius is...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2012
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By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong - Almost ten months into the 2012 general election, Ghana’s ruling party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), appears to be in never-ending turmoil. The restless ex-President Jerry Rawlings, the alleged founder of NDC, failing to control President John Atta Mills since he c...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 8th, 2011
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  “A sin is an evil which has its ground or origin in the agent, and not in the compulsion of circumstances.” - Samuel Taylor Coleridge, British poet and philosopher By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong The eerie image of a one-month-old baby called Mercy accused of being a witch and afterward abandoned to die in ...
By benim
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Nov 16th, 2011
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The “City Forum on Culture and Development,” a policy orientated venture held in Accra to openly strategize the African culture for African progress reveal the increasing attention being given to the African culture.. For almost 50 years, the African culture, either because of colonialism or bad inte...
By benim
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Nov 7th, 2011
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It doesn’t matter if Ghana’s 2012 general elections is a year away; campaigning of some sorts is underway. Democracy-crazy, everyday appears to be campaigning day. The mass media is charged. Character, development issues, policies and programmes jumble easily with foul language and the irrational juj...
By benim
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Oct 13th, 2011
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It is encouraging to hear these days the constant talks about research and development (R&D) in Ghana’s/Africa’s progress. Propositions of setting up high-level research and training institutes in crucial fields such as green technology, crop improvement, tropical medicine, deforestation, water s...