Kumasi

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 14th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor We now know that this Wednesday, the Supreme Court will seek clarification on the written and oral presentations made by counsel for the petitioners and the respondents, respectively, on the NPP’s petition challenging the outcome of Election 2012. Barring any unforeseen nega...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 16th, 2013
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It is disheartening to note that Ghana, once the beacon of hope in Africa, a country so blessed with many natural resources cannot meet the most basic of its needs after more than half a century of political independence. Ghanaians today have no electricity and water. Over 40% of its citizens survive...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 10th, 2013
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I am back in the US after campaigning in the Central and Ashanti regions of Ghana. My observations while campaigning in the villages led me to believe that we have a political system in which the electorate does not understand what they are voting for. At this time I simply want to present my observa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 19th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Gradually, the NPP leaders and the party’s supporters have boxed themselves into a tight corner. Perhaps, they have counted too much self-confidence and misplaced trust in prominent personalities, including the Asantehene, Osei Tutu II, to advance their parochial political c...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 16th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor We continue to focus attention on the NPP at this point in the post-election assessment of our national life. The threat to national stability posed by the riotous behaviour of its members still persists. Likewise, the public posturing and churning out of inconsistent claims...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 3rd, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor As we inch toward Election Day this Friday, some extra-ordinary events have begun happening to provide some comic relief. Forget about the Hassan Ayariga antics and turn to this latest one, reported by Sammi Wiafe, Citi News reporter in Kumasi: “… Akufo-Addo took a tumble wh...
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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2012
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Why are politicians in Ghana creating all these constituencies? Is it only in the name of winning elections? God help us. Ghana is a small country with an area of 92,486 square miles and a population of 24.9 million. Yet, Ghana has 230 and counting parliamentarians. Texas, which is the largest State ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 11th, 2012
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As mining activities threaten sustainable development efforts By Yaw Adu-Gyamfi Increasingly, Ghana has been caught on the wrong side of mining activities from almost every corner of the country. Week in and out, news filters in about pollution of streams which serve as sources of drinking water to m...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 26th, 2012
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An Irvine couple, who used their popular blog to chronicle their journey to adopt four children from Ghana, was detained by Ghanaian authorities and forced to spend a night in detention as they tried to take the children back to the U.S., according to officials. Sol and Christine Moghadam were travel...