Author: Ekua Kwansema

Osafo-maafo Vs. Ex-president Kufour

Monday, August 03, 2009
Sometimes fate tends to put two sworn enemies at the same centre stage making them feel highly uncomfortable. And that is what happened last week in Accra when Ex-President Kufour found himself sharing the same high table with Mr. Osafo-Maafo who served as his Finance and later Education Minister. ...

Sarcastic J.a Kufour

Sunday, July 12, 2009
Sometimes if you have a shallow record full of big potholes you try to fend off questions by sounding sarcastic when put on the spot. Other times when you do not know how to defend your own record, you answer questions by being acerbic. I mean those who normally have nothing important to say to con ...

Daily Graphic Descends Into Gutter Journalism

Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Just pick up the Daily Graphic edition of Tuesday July 7, 2009 and turn to the page 15 Politics and you would see a story planted by Ransford Tetteh, Editor of Daily Graphic which would make your stomach turn. In fact you cannot believe that Ransford Tetteh could descend that low by sending a repo ...

Did God Speak Through Adumadze Number 2?

Saturday, June 27, 2009
Two weeks before the 2008 presidential run-off something seriously happened which did not escape the attention of many Ghanaians even though their concentration was glued at the time towards the elections. It happened in Kumasi when an NPP Parliamentarian, Kennedy Agyepong in an interview with Ange ...

Did Tarzan Rescue Ghana @ 50 Celebrations?

Thursday, June 25, 2009
Ask Ekua Kwansema There is something that has been shrouded in secrecy for two years until the lid was opened on Tuesday June 23, 2009. In fact Ghanaians have been kept in the dark on this issue for more than two years until it was revealed by Dr. Charles Wereko-Brobbey, the CEO of the Ghana ...

Accra Is Becoming Ungovernable

Wednesday, June 24, 2009
You do not need to be a sage to know that Accra , the capital city of Ghana , is becoming ungovernable. Accra today is a place where some people break the law with impunity and get away with it. The situation is so bad that sometimes when you see people doing certain things which do not look right o ...

Kofi Wayo Put To Work

Tuesday, June 23, 2009
He burst into the Ghanaian political scene in the 90s making a lot of noise which endeared him to some journalists and many Ghanaians. He asserted that he was for the ordinary guy on the street and spoke passionately about how he could turn the country around if given the chance. He suddenly became ...

Arthur Kennedy Justifies 1966 Coup

Monday, June 22, 2009
Sometimes youve got to hold your breath and jaw at the same time when you read about some unpardonable, silly and injudicious statements that some people who parade themselves as leading and unsuccessful presidential candidates spew out for the consumption of well-meaning Ghanaians. Dr. Arthu ...

The Noise About Transition Team Expenditure

Sunday, June 21, 2009
Barely a week ago, the Minister of Finance, Dr. Kwabena Duffour, informed parliament that the total expenditure for the entire transitional process amounted to 361,924.41 Ghana cedis. In giving the breakdown, Dr. Duffour stated that out of the total amount honoraria paid to members came up to 208,80 ...

Akufo-addo Messed Himself Up

Saturday, June 20, 2009
It is barely about a month ago when the news started filtering in that Nana Akufo-Addo; the 2008 defeated presidential candidate was going to break his supposed long-silence to comment on long ranging issues confronting the country. In fact pro-NPP newspapers even went further by stating that Akufo- ...

Calling Off Ohene Ntow’s Bluff

Friday, June 19, 2009
I have made series of inquiries trying to determine if the NPP on coming to power eight years ago set up a school to tutor its leaders to become arrogant. This is no joking matter because some of the leaders of the NPP simply do not care a hoot when people tag them as arrogant. It seems their mojos ...

Asabee’s Fleeting Glory

Thursday, June 18, 2009
Every dog they say has his day, which is why there is a wise saying that if you live in a glass house you should never throw stones. If this saying has any striking resemblance, then the sudden unchartered waters that the former Information Minister, Stephen Asamoah-Boateng Asabee finds himself in ...

Are Some Npp Members Thieves?

Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Ask Ekua Kwansema Finally, somebody in the NPP who has guts and a spine on his back has found his voice to spew to the world the untold secret about how many NPP folks took advantage of the naivety of many Ghanaians and raped the country. I could not believe that an NPP member can have the ...
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