Author: Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.

It Is About Foresight, Not Power Plants, Jabesh

Thursday, December 18, 2014
I dont know to what issue Mr. Jabesh Amissah-Arthur sought to address, when the Chief Executive Officer of the Bui Power Authority BPA observed that the countrys chronic power crisis could not be solved by energy generated by any single power plant in the country See No Plant Can Solve Ghan ...

Toilet Construction Must Be Made Top National Priority

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
It is both a pity and a damn shame to learn that in the year 2014, the countrys deafening boasting of having ready access to ultra-modern technology and all, the overwhelming majority of Ghanaian citizens, both urban and rural, lack ready access to decent toilet facilities See People Must Inve ...

Ofosu-ampofo Should Advise President Mahama To Respect Himself

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Somebody should tell Mr. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, the former National Democratic Congress Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, that respect is earned, it is not extorted. And that if his boss, President John Dramani Mahama, does not seem to be commanding the modicum and level of resp ...

Mahama Should Also Discuss Muslim Treatment Of Christians In The Gulf States

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
It is perfectly hunkydory for the President to traipse the Arab world looking for investors for Ghanas economic development. What is equally important to bear in mind, though, is the fact that investments are first and foremost about maximizing the profit margin over and above the level of any r ...

Dominic Nitiwul Must Be Confused

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
In the wake of the Nov. 10 nabbing of Ms. Nayele Ametefe aka Ruby Adu-Gyamfi at Londons Heathrow Airport, for carrying into the British capital the globally banned substance known as cocaine, the New Patriotic Partys Bimbilla Member of Parliament took a 12kg bag of rice to the august floor of ...

Blame The Property-divesting Government

Sunday, December 14, 2014
The report published by the real-estate concern Lamudi Ghana, indicating that only 13-percent of Ghanaians own their own homes, ought to serve as a wakeup call to supporters and sympathizers of the National Democratic Congress NDC. Needless to say, the key operatives of the Rawlings-minted, fau ...

Is Rawlings "loco"?

Saturday, December 13, 2014
I have always known Chairman Jerry John Rawlings to be an indescribably uncultured man; and no doubt, he is a major contributory factor to the present state of cultural and moral decadence in the country. And so I was not the least bit surprised that the Butcher-of-Sogakope would choose the solem ...

Serves You Right, David Agbenu!

Saturday, December 13, 2014
I read the news about the roughing up of Ghanaian Times photojournalist Mr. Edem Mensah Tsotorme with knowing amusement See Nayele Coke Saga: GJA Condemns Attack On Photojournalist Peacefmonline.com / Ghanaweb.com 12/9/14. I read it with knowing amusement, because I knew that it was only a ...

Boateng-gyan Must Explain Himself On President Mills

Friday, December 12, 2014
The murky circumstances surrounding the death of President John Evans Atta-Mills in July 2012 continues to swirl around the heads of the leadership of the ruling National Democratic Congress NDC - See I Never Said I Had A Tape On Who Killed Prof. Mills - Boateng-Gyan Starrfmonline.com / Gh ...

Make No Mistake, Npp, Katelgo Is No Substitute For Polling-station Vigilance!

Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Necessity, it has been long observed, is the mother of invention. And so it ought to come as absolutely no surprise that the group calling itself STUNNAD, the Students Network for Nana Addo, has announced that it has developed a tamper-proof system by which it intends to monitor the 2016 Preside ...

Kwame Nkrumah And Our Culture Of Disrespect

Monday, December 08, 2014
Speaking at this years National Arts and Culture Festival in the Brong-Ahafo capital of Sunyani, I presume, President John Dramani Mahama was reported to have decried what the Ghanaian leader observed to be a rapid decay of Ghanas cultural and moral values. In the main, Mr. Mahama pointed to ...

Speak For Yourself, Charles Prempeh!

Sunday, December 07, 2014
I suppose the African University College of Communication AUCC is the one that was founded by Mr. Kojo Yankah, a man I quite admire but whose political proclivities in the past had not fascinated me the least bit. Well, today, we have decided to take issue with an AUCC lecturer by the name of M ...

Avram Grant's Salary Ought To Be Published

Sunday, December 07, 2014
When Mr. Kwasi Appiah was named coach of Ghanas senior national soccer team, the Black Stars, the former player of Kumasi Asante-Kotoko, affectionately dubbed The Porcupine Warriors, had his salary publicly disclosed, if memory serves me accurately. And so it comes off as very strange for Mr. ...
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