Columnist: Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D. : 2926 Stories Published

Anas’ Numbers On The Judiciary Ricochets On The Executive

Thursday, June 23, 2016
In Shakespearean parlance, this is what is called ldquo;Poetic Justice. rdquo; The law of action and reaction; or more accurately, the law of retribution. Not very long ago, renowned Ghanaian investigative journalist cum lawyer Mr. Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his Tiger-Eye PI firm did an extensive ex ...

Ndc Boycott Backfires

Thursday, June 23, 2016
They had hoped that their scabrous decision to boycott the IEA-sponsored presidential debates would have caused the entire program to be scuttled. But once again, predictably, the National Democratic Congress rsquo; Abongo Boys only ended up embarrassing themselves and their members, supporters a ...

Iea Debates Will This Time Around Determine The Outcome Of Election 2016

Thursday, June 23, 2016
The decision by the National Democratic Congress rsquo; Abongo Boys not to have their presidential candidate and sitting President of the Republic of Ghana, Mr. John Dramani Mahama, participate in this year rsquo;s Institute of Economic Affairs-sponsored presidential debates will not alter the gr ...

Go To Hell, Sammy Crabbe!

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Now that his lawsuit against the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been thrown out by an Accra High Court judge, the party ought to be seriously looking forward to effectively severing links with Mr. Sammy Crabbe by summary expulsion (See ldquo;I Disagree with the Judge; I rsquo;ll A ...

An Apology Is Rather Too Cheap For President Mahama

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
It is quite interesting that a glaring case of presidential payola scam that allegedly occurred in July 2012, or thereabouts, is now coming to light, with barely five months to Election 2016 (See ldquo;Ford Gift Controversy: Apology Will Be Helpful ndash; Lecturer rdquo; MyJoyOnline.com / Gh ...

What Prof. Ocquaye Needs To Understand About Sammy Crabbe

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Following the widely expected dismissal of the lawsuit brought by Mr. Sammy Crabbe against the New Patriotic Party (NPP), by an Accra Human Rights Court, the Chairman of the Legal and Constitutional Committee of the NPP, Prof. Mike Ocquaye, was reported to have told a radio court correspondent in ...

Don’t Start Me, Pc!

Monday, June 20, 2016
Just when I was beginning to miss his virtual absence on the national political landscape, there he comes trying to charitably defend the patently indefensible. The fact of the matter is that the man who heartily celebrated the mysterious passing of President John Evans Atta-Mills as one of a god ...

Ivor Greenstreet Vindicates Me In Mahama’s Ford Expedition Payola Case

Monday, June 20, 2016
I suppose he was simply echoing the findings of the landmark Jibowu Commission, in the 1950s, which found then-Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah to have been the recipient of a considerable sum of payola ldquo;loan rdquo; money which the tough-talking leader of the Convention People rsquo;s Party (CP ...

Ndc Had Better Get Ready For Life In Opposition

Saturday, June 18, 2016
Short of the determined orchestration of a thoroughgoing rigged election by the Charlotte Kesson-Smith Osei-led ldquo;independent rdquo; Electoral Commission (EC), about the only way that the Mahama-led government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) could win Election 2016 will be to ensure t ...

Dr. Boye-bandie Has Made A Very Wise Decision Not To Run For Nadowli-kaleo

Friday, June 17, 2016
The decision by the 2016 New Patriotic Party rsquo;s parliamentary candidate for the Nadowli-Kaleo Constituency, in the Upper-West Region, not to contest in the November general election, on grounds of ill-health, ought to be heartily applauded (See ldquo;Bagbin rsquo;s NPP Challenger Steps Down ...

Too Ugly To Be Arrested

Thursday, June 16, 2016
When I learned that the motor-mouthed Central Regional Chairman of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) had been picked up at London rsquo;s Heathrow Airport by British security officials, the first thought that ran through my mind was ldquo;highly unlikely. rdquo; The Akan have a sayin ...

Kofi Jumah Needs Anger Management Training

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
He has since apologized and so it is time to move on to other more pressing issues. But even more important is the fact that Nana Akomea, the Communications Director of Ghana rsquo;s main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), has roundly condemned Mr. Maxwell Kofi Jumah rsquo;s rather shockingly ...

Are The Police Public Servants Or Political Overlords?

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The May 26 police beating death of Mr. Osei-Tawiah, in the Krofofrom suburb of Kumasi, the Asante Regional Capital, ought to be thoroughly investigated and justice promptly meted the culprits involved (See ldquo;Kofrom: Police Happy with Autopsy Report; Warn Against Further Protests rdquo; My ...
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