Author: Lord Aikins Adusei

Hon. Boakye Agyarko is wrong about replacing civil

Friday, February 10, 2017
Mr. Agyarko should focus on making GNPC, TOR, BOST, ECG world class companies. On Tuesday 7 February, 2017, Hon. Emmanuel Boakye Agyarko while speaking on Oman FM rsquo;s Boiling Point programme made some statements that when viewed from national cohesion point of view were in bad taste. He said ...
The Private Sector needs a bold support from the state

The NPP's Invisible Forces, Unemployment and the need for an Economy that works

Friday, January 13, 2017
There are many ways to explain the ongoing disturbances associated with the so-called NPP 39;s Invisible Forces. One key explanation however is the lack of jobs for the youth who see the victory of the NPP as an opportunity to secure themselves the long-denied livelihood. Why will confisticate toil ...

Obama is from Venus, Putin is from Mars. Obama is an Idealist, Putin is a Realis

Thursday, January 5, 2017
The current global political, and security environment remains chaotic, dangerous, and unstable. While the Obama Administration has done its best to address them, there is no doubt that the incoming Donald Trump Administration will inherit one of the most difficult and challenging set of problems si ...
Yahya Jammeh must let wishes of the people stand and spare his country any bloodbath

Which way for Yahya Jammeh and The Gambia: Carrot or Stick, Persuasion or Coerci

Monday, January 2, 2017
In 2004, a high-level panel instituted by Kofi Annan the then UN Secretary General formulated and championed the concept of the responsibility to protect. The panel argued that states have obligation to conduct their internal affairs in line with established international norms and practices and tha ...

Africans Must Invest in Defence Technologies for their own Security

Monday, December 19, 2016
The killing of Gaddafi on 20 October 2011 by NATO-backed rebels came as a shock to most Africans. While it is regrettable that he died such a terrible death, he was partly responsible for his own misfortune. He failed to build the defence capabilities that could defend Libya against the country rsqu ...
Get out and vote but vote on policy issues

Ghanafesto: The questions we must ask the candidates and the issues we must vote

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
It is less than 30 days to the elections and as it is expected the political climate in Ghana is highly charged. There are both excitements and emotions throughout the country as almost everyone is getting involved. The reasons for the excitement and emotions are not farfetched. As one would-be v ...

ECG Privatisation: Privatising for who? The experience of Australia, UK

Friday, September 23, 2016
The financial, managerial and technical challenges facing the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) have galvanised the apostles of privatisation, anti-state ownership of business and the neoliberal-free market capitalists to strongly advocate for ECG to be privatised. Their argument is that selling ...

A Leopard can't change its skin: PNDC versus  Rev. Charles Palmer Buckle, NDC vs

Monday, September 19, 2016
The Catholic Standard, before it was banned by the PNDC government of Jerry John Rawlings in 1985, was Ghana rsquo;s oldest private newspaper, owned by the Catholic Church of Ghana. The editor of the Catholic Standard during the PNDC era was Reverend Dr. Charles Palmer Buckle, the present ArchBishop ...
While the NDC dominates Volta Region, there is little to show for the support the people give the party

The people of Volta Region should free themselves from the yoke and tyranny of t

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Why is the Volta Region one of the most deprived regions in Ghana despite consistently voting massively for the NDC in 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012? Why are the road networks in Ho and the surrounding districts very poor despite the huge support NDC has enjoyed from the people in the region ...

BUREAU OF NATIONAL INVESTIGATIONS (BNI) SHOULD BE REFORMED, NOT SCRAPPED

Thursday, May 26, 2016
On May 12, 2016, I listened to the passionate debate organised by Joy FM in which the panel debated about whether the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) should be scrapped or maintained. I agree with the Dr. Kwesi Aning and Osei Bonsu Dickson who argued that the BNI should be maintained. This a ...

The security danger of Issuing Voter ID Cards to Ivorians, Togolese and Burkinab

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
There are numerous allegations that politicians in Ghana are bussing foreigners from Ghana 39;s neighbouring countries to register in the ongoing limited registration exercise. Those allegations if true do not only bring the integrity of the entire electoral process into disrepute, but could affect ...
The impact of corruption on Ghana's economy, political stability, national security, the justice system and national reputation makes corruption more dangerous than terrorism

Corruption in Ghana Poses Existential Threat to the Nation

Monday, January 4, 2016
In this article, I argue that the impact of corruption on Ghana rsquo;s economy, political stability, national security, the justice system and national reputation makes corruption dangerous than terrorism, climate change, piracy, human trafficking, weapons proliferation and other security threat ...
No clear solution for the chaos in Libya

Libya in turmoil but no sign of the war instigators: France, Britain, US and NAT

Friday, August 29, 2014
The year was 2011. The month of March had just started. The Arab Spring which began in Tunisia had spread to Libya. Rebels in the Eastern Libyan city of Benghazi had risen up against the rule of long-serving dictator Col Muammar Gaddafi. Gaddafi s loyal forces were at the outskirt of the city to cra ...
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