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Analysis of the Ghanaian Judiciary – By Kofi Ata, Cambridge, UK!

I have avoided the debate on whether Ghana’s Judiciary is corrupt or not for a very long time because I was of the opinion that, the strange judgements by the courts had more to do with the incompetency of the Prosecution more than corrupt Judges. However, after careful observation of some court cases and judgements in Ghana, I have come ...

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President Mahama’s State of Nation Address: Matters Arising..by Kofi Ata, Cambridge, UK.

By Kofi Ata, Cambridge, UK Last Thursday February 21, the President, His Excellency, Mr John Dramani Mahama presented the State of the Nation’s Address to the people of Ghana in Parliament as required under the constitution. He raised a number of disconcerting matters of interests to all Ghanaians that would be the subject of microscopic analyses by both his party ...

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Lessons from the Tragic Death of Alhaji Issah Mobila

I read with horror, the low sentences meted out to the individuals that callously killed Alhaji Issah Mobila. Finally, the semblance of justice! Alhaji Issah Mobila was callously murdered on the 17th of December, 2004. What lessons can we glean from this ordeal? Below, I share my thoughts on the ordeal. Quite frankly, I am shocked that it has taken ...

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OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA:

STOP THE POLICE HARASSMENT AND INTIMIDATION IN ANLO.   I, the undersigned, on behalf of my dismayed and aggrieved relations and for the sake of good governance in Ghana and peace in Anlo in particular,  has been compelled to bring to your attention the ongoing misuse of the security forces to protect and promote the illegal activities of the impostor ...

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Maiden Citizens ALERT! Forum Tackles GHC50,000 Rent Advance Payment To MPs

  The maiden Citizens ALERT! Forum lived up to its billing in its uncompromising treatment of the recent GHC50,000 per member rent advance paid to Members of Parliament. The Forum described the payments as scandalous, illegal, and inconsiderate. The Forum was held on Tuesday, 12 February, 2013, at the Ghana International Press Centre with massive media presence and public attendance. ...

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SANKOFA:THE SLAVE RAID ON ATORKOR TOWNSHIP.

  DEDICATION OF THE ATORKOR SLAVE MEMORIAL (The Anlo Traditional Council of Chiefs) Atorkor is a small settlement in the Anlo area of the Volta Region of  Ghana, or what was formerly known as the Upper Slave Coast. As fate will have it, the pressure for African captives was to have drawn this sleepy village into the midst of the ...

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Frimpong-Boateng: A true Ghanaian hero

By: Ato Kwamina Dadzie Dearest Prof, I have seen and heard all that is going on. I am sorry they are treating you so shabbily. But if you know these people, they are an extremely “buga-buga”, seldom thinking before acting. If they say you should go, please, don’t fight them. Leave them to their own senseless devices and take your ...

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Gnani: A Witch Camp and its Wizards in Ghana

By Leo Igwe Gnani is another village in the northern region of Ghana that welcomes ‘alleged witches’. It is one of those safe spaces where people fleeing their communities due to witchcraft persecution can go and find refuge. In Gnani, alleged witches are allocated a particular section of the village where they reside. Still they move and interact freely with ...

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