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By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 10th, 2014
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Folks, it is no exaggeration to say that President Mahama and his NDC government are really pushed to the wall as far as solving Ghana’s development problems is concerned. There is a lot happening to suggest that the going is really tough—and getting tougher every day ...
By IAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2014
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Qabil: To Ask or Not to Ask As I write this piece, Kenyan government is interning Somali-Kenyans and Somali refugees from Somalia and confiscating their properties without due-process in Nairobi, Kenya. As I write, there are thousands of Somalis preparing themselves to do the treacherous migration to...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 6th, 2014
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By Glyn Moody, TechDirt One of the most disturbing aspects of Edward Snowden’s leaks is that they reveal the total surveillance state, where the authorities monitor everything, and know everything, is no mere abstraction. Where before such a vision was the domain of tinfoil-wearing, conspiracy ...
By IAfrica
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Apr 4th, 2014
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Fast-rising hip hop singer, Solidstar has been endorsed as Super Eagles Ambassador. The deal was signed with the Nigerian Football Supporters Club recently. The deal will have Solidstar record and perform the official Super Eagles theme song for the Brazil 2014 world cup. Explaining the choice of Sol...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 30th, 2014
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According to a report by AFP, a poll in Brazil says a woman who shows off her body deserves to be raped. We are talking about Brazil, the land of samba, voluptuous carnival dancers and mini bikinis. Read more with images....
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 4th, 2014
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by Jaye Gaskia I have borrowed the title of my piece today from the title of one of the most significant films made in recent time; ’12 years a slave’. For if it was through that the main character of the epic film based on historical fact was captured as a free man and sold […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 2nd, 2014
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor My good friends, we are in 2014—and what immediately dominates the news scene is the slew of utterances from the NPP quarters. For all that these utterances suggest, I think that they give me an indication of what lies ahead. For sure, the anti-Mahama politics won’t abate. B...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 9th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Folks, one major pitfall in our contemporary politics is that the Executive branch, as constructed under the 1992 Constitution is too over-rated. A major drawback of our constitutional democracy is the enormous powers vested in the President by the 1992 Constitution, especia...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 19th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Folks, even though some of us have supported the decision of Parliament to raise the VAT rate by a further 2.5%, we are not happy at developments related to this move. First, taking cognizance of the NPP Minority’s boycott of deliberations leading to the raising of the VAT r...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 11th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor News reports that Lawrence Quayeson, driver of dismissed former Deputy Communications Minister (Victoria Hammah) “says his life is in danger” must wake every Ghanaian up to face reality. Quayeson, who is a cousin of the dismissed Deputy Minister, claims he had to run away to...