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Reflections on the Murder of Captain Mahama by Sekou Nkrumah!

I will agree with those who say that we should not politicize the murder of the captain. But l will still tell you a story that we need to reflect upon! A week after Donald Trump won the US elections I noticed a sudden change in the language of the kids at one of the high schools l teach in. ...

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Riposte: Lynching not cultural: Lecturer disagrees with Otabil

The notion of culture is up for a debate. The claim by the clergyman, Mensah Otabil, that the act of lynching is an embedded cultural practice among Ghanaians has ruffled many feathers with continuing backlash on social media regarding the claim. One of those who disagree with Mensah Otabil is a lecturer in Sociology, Nana Obiri Yeboah, who views the ...

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African Spectrum Editorial :The Hypocrisy of A Nation

Captain Mahama, may your soul rest in perfect peace! In this biased world, it’s only when some tragedy affects one personally or when someone of importance is killed before people begin to wake up. Ghanaians are talking about lynching as if it is something new. Lynching is not knew so stop this hypocrisy. The lynching of pickpockets or petty thieves ...

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A democracy of abundant lawlessness anchored in mediocrity.

I am extremely terrified and remain in a state of discombobulation over the state of lawlessness that has suddenly engulfed a nation of high democratic credentials which has over the years earned the accolade “beacon of democracy in Africa”. It appears absolutely unfathomable, how a whole nation with long standing democratic structures and institutions have been scornfully enraged by a ...

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The lie about voter fraud is the real fraud

BY JESSE JACKSON After President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey because of, as Trump admitted, the “Russian thing,” he struck a new blow to American democracy: He created a commission on “election integrity,” stemming from his fantastical claims of voter fraud in the 2016 election. In reality, fraudulent voting is virtually nonexistent. The claims of widespread voter fraud ...

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Sam OKudzeto expresses his thoughts on the UK visa fraud

Source : Facebook post by Honorable Ablah Dzifa Gorleku! I have followed media discussions of British High Commissioner Jon Benjamin’s letter to the Speaker of Ghana’s Parliament with much interest as the Ranking Member of Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs. In contrast to those who have questioned why the said confidential letter was leaked to the media, I take a ...

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Education has truly failed us as a country!

Source: Prosper Yaw Tsikata When you turn to the north, you find so-called witchcamps; turn to the middle belt, people are climbing escalators in the opposite direction or are avoiding them; turn to the south, people are parading a visibly disabled person as their newly found god; turn to the east, you find dipsomaniacs who are believed to have a ...

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The Politics of Ghana Consulates in the United States.

Opinions expressed by the author does not necessarily reflect the views of the management of sankofaonline.com. I believe the purpose of opening a Ghana consulate in any city in the United States is to alleviate some of the responsibilities of the Ghana Embassy in Washington. The opening of a consulate I believe depends on the population of Ghanaians in the ...

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