John Kufuor

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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, the NPP people are really scared that their house of cards is collapsing on them. By their daily utterances and public posturing, they make it abundantly clear that they are desperate. And they continue to confirm my poor opinion of them and why it is difficult for th...
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...
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Feb 23rd, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor When Kwame Pianim said before the 2008 elections that any idiot can bear/carry the flag of a political party, many didn’t understand him. Is he not right, after all? Of course, he was reacting to the rejection of his preferred Presidential Candidate, Dr. Frimpong-Boateng, by...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 16th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Now, to the main issues that I consider as the real causes of the NPP’s defeat. The “Yen Akanfuo” label made the NPP an anathema to those who felt slighted or endangered. It is one major problem that the NPP failed to address, which was reflected in its winning again [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 6th, 2012
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By Margaret Jackson Many Ghanaians had been waiting patiently to see the day that President John Mahama will take bully Akufo-Addo by the horn and tell him who he really is. This is because Akufo-Addo had been faking his character traits everywhere he goes. But in politics you need to frame the chara...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 5th, 2012
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Ghana’s presidential election slated for Friday this week has been described as a golden opportunity for the West African country to grow its democratic credential by conducting a peaceful and transparent poll. Nigeria’s former president and leader of ECOWAS Observer Mission to the electi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 2nd, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor If Ghanaians make the mistake to elect the NPP’s Akufo-Addo into office next Friday, they will be sealing their own doom and confirming long-held opinions that they are the architects of their own plight. Take it from me. Akufo-Addo hasn’t given us any convincing justificati...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 30th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Efforts by the Asantehene, the Ghana Peace Council, and others that culminated into the signing of the Kumasi Peace Pact by flagbearers of the various political parties contesting next Friday’s general elections are commendable. The events leading to this accord clearly port...