John Atta Mills

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Feb 7th, 2014
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Folks, the challenges facing our country at several fronts are characteristic of a society in transition; but they have to be confronted and tackled so they don’t derail our democracy. True, the government is indeed pushed to the wall and is fighting its way out to hav...
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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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Jul 25th, 2013
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TRIBUTE BY H.E. JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA AT A WREATH LAYING CEREMONY TO COMMEMORATE THE 1ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE PASSING TO ETERNITY OF PROFESSOR JOHN EVANS ATTA MILLS, 3RD PRESIDENT OF THE FOURTH REPUBLIC[Asomdwee Park, Marine Drive- July 24, 2013] Wednesday 24 July 2013 Our dear Dr. Ernestina Naadu Mills ...
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Jul 8th, 2013
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By Peter Wanyonyi President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has had very little good luck since he came to office. Ever since he inherited the presidency from the late Umar Yar-Adua in mid-2010, Nigeria has effectively been slowly coming apart at the seams. The rate of disintegration is now accelerating...
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Apr 4th, 2013
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Shifting the Goal Posts & Influencing People with Bribes Won’t Save President Mahama The obstinate President who is full of himself but empty on issues is doomed. President Mahama, as hollow on issues and policies as he is, still believes in governing the country through propaganda. Instead...
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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“What goes around, comes around”, so a popular saying goes. I can hardly understand the wisdom in a recent accusation President Mahama levelled against the Ghana media houses. I am not being disrespectful to him, neither do I seek to underrate the intelligence of this Ghanaian born in 195...
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Mar 24th, 2013
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It’s the beginning of the end for Sudan’s Omar Al Bashir, who said that he’s gracefully withdrawing from office after more than two decades in the presidential palace. He’ll be gone by 2015, he claims. Few will mourn his departure, but SIMON ALLISON wonders what exactly prompted the sudden and surpri...
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Mar 4th, 2013
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One now wonders if it has become a crime for a Ghanaian to acquire expertise and experience in the Diaspora. Yes, Ghana is worldly acclaimed to have a very good education system that continues to produce well-qualified and competent graduates that are serving efficiently in both Ghana and other parts...
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Feb 21st, 2013
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Rt. Hon. Speaker of Parliament, Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur Her Ladyship the Chief Justice, Honourable Members of Parliament, My presence here this morning is in fulfillment of Article 67 of Ghana’s Constitution which requires the President of the Republic of Ghana to deliver to P...
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Feb 9th, 2013
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By ANDREW SOLOMON WHEN my husband-to-be and I met the Ghanaian politician John Dramani Mahama at a friend’s wedding near Accra eight years ago, I liked him immediately. I kept up with his fortunes mostly through mutual friends, and I was happy to learn in 2009 that he had been elected his nation’s vi...