Columnist: Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D. : 3065 Stories Published

Mahama Yahaya, It Was Danquah Who Groomed Nkrumah

Monday, September 26, 2016
There is an article circulating on Ghanaweb.com, as well as other Ghanaian media websites, captioned ldquo;Bawumia rsquo;s Father Betrayed Mahama ndash; Veteran CPP Member rdquo; (9/21/16). The gist of the article is that, somehow, the distinguished and highly respected father of Dr. Mah ...

When Mahama Wears The Commander-in-chief’s Uniform

Sunday, September 25, 2016
A couple of weeks, or so, ago when he donned his non-constitutionally authorized army general rsquo;s ceremonial uniform, a remarkable number of eyebrows were raised by both media wags and legal mavens. Some might have even found it to be a bit amusing. But for me, knowing the architectural and anat ...

Don’t Be Silly, Mr. Abdulah Abubakari!

Sunday, September 25, 2016
The National Democratic Congress rsquo; 2016 parliamentary candidate for the Walewale constituency, in the Northern Region, may not like to hear this, but it is the grossly incompetent leadership of President John Dramani Mahama, the so-called Northern Star, that has made the Savannah Accelerated De ...

Akufo-addo Needs To Present Comparative Statistics To Clinch His Point

Sunday, September 25, 2016
Speaking at a recent electioneering campaign forum in Accra, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo declared that a World Bank report ndash; not from the Volta Region, by the way ndash; indicating that roughly half of all Ghanaian youths ages between 15-24 years are unemployed, while more than 18-percent of ...

When Amissah-arthur Does A “sam George”

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Vice-President Amissah-Arthur is right; if short people in Ghana are having a hard time recognizing the purportedly ldquo;massive achievements rdquo; of the tall robber-barons and baronesses who run the Mahama-led National Democratic Congress rsquo; government, very likely such ldquo;massive achie ...

Amissah-arthur Maybe Suffering From Acute Political Amnesia And Ethnic Self-hatred

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Campaigning in the great Nkawkaw township, in the Okwawu Traditional Area of the Eastern Region, recently, Vice-President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur was widely reported to have bitterly lamented the fact that the citizens of Okwawuman (aka Kwahuman) have perennially and consistently voted for the ...

They Did The Same To Paa Willie, Once Upon A Time

Thursday, September 22, 2016
It was characteristically and morbidly an NDC display all right. Morbid and theatrically primitive and barbaric. No surprises here, of course. After all, isn rsquo;t the National Democratic Congress (NDC) a political juggernaut of state-of-nature caliber whose barbaric ldquo;revolutionary rdquo; le ...

Mahama Says He Wants To Lose Election 2016 And All Say “amen!”

Thursday, September 22, 2016
He says his decision to withdraw trainee allowances for both teachers and nurses was based on principles. But every decision he has taken since then has been predicated far more on sheer expediency than principles, moral or political (See ldquo;I rsquo;ll Rather Lose than Restore Teacher-Trainee Al ...

Needless Manifesto-stealing Fear

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
The decision by both major political parties to delay the public release of their electioneering-campaign manifestos makes inexcusable nonsense of the entire idea and purpose of crafting and disseminating the manifesto of a political party intent on being offered the mandate to democratically man ...

A Clear Case Of Bribery Or What, Ec?

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
The reason given in an allegedly leaked labor negotiations memo authored by workers of the Electoral Commission (EC) for demanding a 50-percent raise in their salaries in the form of allowances smacks of naked bribery (See ldquo;EC Staff Demand 50% of Salary as Allowance, Free Fuel rdquo; Cit ...

Amissah-arthur Is A Wimp

Monday, September 19, 2016
This is not the very first time that Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the former Deputy-Governor of the Bank of Ghana and three-time Presidential Candidate of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), has given a lecture on the dismal state of the country rsquo;s economy under the government of the Nation ...

The Test Is In Gihoc And Komenda

Monday, September 19, 2016
At a presentation on the highlights of the National Democratic Congress rsquo; 2016 electioneering campaign manifesto, held at the Banquet Hall of the erstwhile Kwame Nkrumah Conference Center, President John Dramani Mahama was reported to have announced that he intended to revive most of the factor ...

Mahama’s Wingless Economy Will Not Fly, Even If He Is Afforded Ten Terms In Office

Monday, September 19, 2016
The man who claims to be a practicing Christian but hails from a predominantly Muslin clan took his farcical political roadshow to the sacred Muslim celebration of Eid ul-Adha, the end of the Ramadan, at the Black-Star Square last Monday, September 12, 2016. It has been said, time without number, th ...
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