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I can attract floating voters like Kufuor – Apraku suggests

I can attract floating voters like Kufuor – Apraku suggests

Former Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr.  Kofi Konadu Apraku says he wants to be the flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) because he can provide a crucial difference – that is, attracting floating voters. “We don’t have enough votes to win the elections ourselves so invariably, whoever is selected has to be […]

April 19 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

THE BONKING ARCHBISHOP DR.K. OF BROADWATER FARM INTERNATIONAL

THE BONKING ARCHBISHOP DR.K. OF BROADWATER FARM INTERNATIONAL

By Nana Afrakoma Ntakrah   Life is as sweet as nectar for the shameless bonking Archbishop Dr. Kwaku of Broadwater Farm International, Tottenham, North London, UK.  His best sermons on radio and in churches are usually about bereavement.  “The lady who touched the garment of Jesus and received healing.” This is often followed by a […]

March 30 2013 | Posted in Opinions | Read More »

NDC piles on huge unprecedented debts, but nothing to show for it

NDC piles on huge unprecedented debts, but nothing to show for it

One of the sources of government is borrowing (domestic & external). Since independence to the year 2001, Ghana’s overall public debt stock was $7.5billion. This is what Jerry Rawlings’ NDC left for the Kufuor government.   In the year 2009, the total National Debt left by Kufour’s NPP administration was GHC9.6billion and this amount included […]

February 24 2013 | Posted in Opinions | Read More »

Bridget Takyi, slain Etobicoke woman, mourned and ‘celebrated’ by family, friends

Bridget Takyi, slain Etobicoke woman, mourned and ‘celebrated’ by family, friends

By: Jeff Green Toronto Star News reporter,   Sitting at the centre of the head table, Ante Yaa mourned while surrounded by a ‘celebration’ of her daughter’s life. A week earlier, she had cried out at a candlelit vigil for Bridget Takyi, the 27-year-old found brutally stabbed and burned beyond recognition outside her mother’s home […]

February 5 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Kumasi Will Be A Big Village In 5 Years

Kumasi Will Be A Big Village In 5 Years

Kumasi Metropolis has lost credibility and can no longer be labeled as the ‘Garden City’, but a ‘City of Stores’ characterized with filth, dust and mosquitoes. It is sad to acknowledge that these depressing developments are occurring in the absence of the great minds with dedication and patriotism, which once championed the cause and destiny […]

February 5 2013 | Posted in Opinions | Read More »

Courts ‘failed’ murder victim Bridget Takyi

Courts ‘failed’ murder victim Bridget Takyi

MICHELE MANDEL | QMI AGENCY TORONTO – This is what he should have been wearing last month, orange prison coveralls, and with a prison guard at his side. Charged with first-degree murder, Emmanuel Owusu-Ansah made a brief appearance by videolink at the Finch Ave. W. courthouse and just as quickly, he was returned to his […]

January 27 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Bridget Takyi, devoted mother of two, mourned by friends in Toronto

Bridget Takyi, devoted mother of two, mourned by friends in Toronto

Bridget Takyi was supposed to be planning a trip to Disney World with her two little boys and best high school friend. Instead, her friend will be helping plan the 27-year-old woman’s funeral. Takyi’s body was found Saturday on Richgrove Dr., in the Martin Grove Rd. and Eglinton Ave. W. area. Her identity couldn’t initially […]

January 27 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

NPP is a more sensible party… – IMANI Ghana

NPP is a more sensible party… – IMANI Ghana

The Founding Director of IMANI Ghana, Franklyn Cudjoe, has taken a swipe at the governing party for what he says is the incessant verbal attacks on officials of the think-tank. Mr. Cudjoe Thursday morning posted on his Facebook wall that instead of the National Democratic Congress addressing issues raised by IMANI, they consistently pour unwarranted […]

December 1 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Aliu Mahama Brings Dignity to Death

Aliu Mahama Brings Dignity to Death

By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.               As one who edited both the proposals that culminated, separately, in the establishment of the John Agyekum-Kufuor and Aliu Mahama institutes, I was naturally nonplussed to learn about the death of former Vice-President Aliu Mahama. Needless to say, what I learned while editing the proposal for the Aliu […]

November 21 2012 | Posted in Opinions | Read More »

Afriyie-Ankrah’s Lack of Conscience Typifies NDC Political Culture

Afriyie-Ankrah’s Lack of Conscience Typifies NDC Political Culture

By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.               I know that it would be absolutely pointless to call for the immediate resignation and/or summary dismissal of Mr. Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah, the Campaign Coordinator for President John Dramani Mahama for the 2012 Presidential Election and the Deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, and so I would […]

November 12 2012 | Posted in Opinions | Read More »