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SOME SEARCHING QUESTIONS ABOUT AKUFO ADDO AND BAWUMIA

 On 7th November 2016 the people of Ghana expect to see the face of Akufo Addo on the ballot box on the NPP' ticket. Bawumia's face will not be there.

PRIVILEGES OF THE RULING, WHAT OF THE RULED?

The subject of privileges accorded members of parliament had been an issue that had lingered on the minds of many. To proceed, let me emphasis some confusion that might arise out of the title of this article. The ruling are not only about those in the executive, but all who are part of decision making are part of this class of individuals including members of parliament as they review policies of the executive and take decision on behalf of their constituents.

STATE OF THE NATION, THE PERSPECTIVE

Once again, a constitutional requirement was fulfilled and the president stood before the House of Parliament to deliver the State of the Nation Address. 

ONE YEAR TO PENSION, THE STATE GHANA

 When he stood on the podium 59 years ago and declared Ghana independent and proceeded to add "our independence is meaningless unless it's linked to the total liberation of the African continent", he had a vision.

HANDLING THE PRESIDENT'S PHONE RELOADED 4

 I sat quietly holding the president's phone in my hands. I had wanted to make a few calls, but, the messages that were coming in were overwhelming. This virtually made it difficult for me to attempt to dial a number.

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 Well, it was the president of Guinea Bissau that called to confirm his participation in the 59th Independence Day celebration. In his confirmation message, he added, "Ghana and Guinea Bissau had remained friends for a very long time, and this presents another opportunity to show to the world how far we have grown our relationship among the two countries".

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 So I set off to town to look at the progress of some of the major investments my government is making in the capital city as well. 

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 I gallantly stepped into the realm of dream last night. In the dream, I had a call on the president's phone handed to me a couple of days ago.

THE ARROGANT SERVANT THAT THREATENS THE MASTER

When a servant begins threatening his master to be allowed to serve, there is need to raise eyebrows. There is the need to be suspicious of the latent motive for that force. 

Appeal Court unanimously dismisses state's challenge to Woyome's acquittal

Appeal Court unanimously dismisses state's challenge to Woyome's acquittal The Court of Appeal has in a unanimous decision dismissed the state's challenge of Alfred Agbesi Woyome's acquittal.

Nana Akufo Addo Got 47.74% Votes In 2012. Do We Know Why?

 Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party got 47.74% votes in 2012 during the Presidential elections. Do we sincerely know why? This same person got 49.53% votes in 2008. Has anybody in the NPP done any proper analysis to know why the votes went down from 49.53% to 47.74% between 2008 and 2012? Or are we still blaming Dr. Afari-Gyan and the biometric voters register?

HANDLING THE PRESIDENT'S PHONE RELOADED.....

 I went to bed yesterday quite enthusiastic. I couldn't point a finger at where specifically my enthusiasm came from. Then I had a dream. 

In the dream, I had a call from an unknown number. The voice from the other side of the phone indicated that the call was from the Flagstaff House.

IS 1966 COUP DE' AT A BANE TO OUR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ?

 Comrades, 

IS 1966 COUP DE' AT A BANE TO OUR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ?

 Comrades, 

CREATING AN ENABLING ENVIRONMENT, A CONGREGANTS TAKE AGAINST HIS PASTOR’S

 Over the past few days, a discussion was generated once again. The discussion bothered on ideologies which are sharply discussed in Ghana’s political atmosphere. These ideologies bothers on the centre-left or centre-right with the two extremes, being championed by two major political parties in our contemporary politics.

WE CAN DO BETTER

 The past week had seen some unfortunate incident in our national life. A member of parliament was assassinated in what came across as a shock to many, if not all Ghanaians. 

NDC Asks Zongo Community To Disregard NPP Promises

 The Ashanti Regional Zongo Caucus of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has asked the Zongo Community to disregard the promise made by the flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) of establishing a Zongo Development Fund to boost the growth of these communities.

Ghana's Health Care Sector: I Have Every Reason To Smile

 I refuse to be depressed today. I refuse to be depressed by those who are telling me the glass is half empty. Yes, I refuse to walk home hopeless about the health sector of Ghana. 

TOWARDS 2016, ISSUES MUST LEAD.

Stephen Kwabena Attuh This piece would focus on a litany of issues. As a writer, I would seek to bring the perspective on the issues I would raise based on facts and figures where appropriate for the appreciation of all of you.

SO WHO REALLY KILLED YOUR EX WIFE, OBAA YAA NKANSAH DWAMENA ?

My attention has been drawn to what was "supposed" to be a response to the publication in the Daily post Newspaper on the January 27, 2016 edition which accused you of murdering your late wife. 

ADMINISTERING A POLITICAL PARTY: THE LEGACY OF JOHNSON ASIEDU NKETIA

 One does not need to extol the strengths and influence of Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress on the Ghanaian political scene. He simply know his stuff and the public recognises that without hesitation.

Manasseh Azuri is disgrace to journalism

 For a while now I decided to ignore your posts, mainly because of the singular reason that you have the tendency to generalise without basis and to project your opinion as though it is scientific.

BAWUMIA IS BECOMING A DISGRACE TO NORTHERNERS

 We wish to register our displeasure on the consistent immoral and alien attitude of Dr Bawumia to Ghanaians with the intention of scoring  cheap political points at the expense of the masses and integrity.

MANAGING AN ECONOMY

 Well, as a matter of principle, I would want to discuss the issue of managing an economy from a principled point of view; and from managing a home, to the larger picture of a government managing a national economy.

A MESSAGE FOR ALL COMRADES

 Since this is my major piece for the year 2016, let me take the opportunity to wish all of you a happy and a more prosperous new year. We were graced to have made it to this year.

Power minister to be christened Dr Kwabena Dumkor

 For over 3 years it has been the bread and butter of the opposition NPP party. They have haunted and taunted the NDC government and his excellency president John Mahama in particular with many invectives including corrupt, visionless, clueless, useless, dumsor president, and a number of others that are not printable. People have used the power crises to ridicule government and the president.

CORRUPTION INEVITABLE IN POLITICS?

 Many research findings  on corruption give  impression the world is populated by two types of people the 'standers' and the 'greasers'. The 'standers' are of the view that corruption is obstacle to development, while the 'greasers' believe that corruption can( in some cases) bring about or accelerate development.

Green Book Dazzles NPP

 The opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been thrown into a state of confusion since the John Dramani Mahama administration unveiled its “Accounting to the People” publication chronologically cataloguing the countless development projects embarked upon by his government.

ARE WE MEASURING REALISTICALLY?

A FOCUS ON PUBLIC SAFETY

NDC Colours Issues of safety must be issues of great concern to developing nations. As nations that are in search of development, they open up their economies to all forms of development proposals some of which are detrimental to the nations.