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IEA ENCOUNTER —- NANA AKUFFO ADDO

SPEECH DELIVERED BY NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, 2012
PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE OF THE NEW PATRIOTIC PARTY AT THE
EVENING ENCOUNTER ORGANISED BY THE INSTITUTE OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS ON THE 21ST OF AUGUST 2012

Chairperson, distinguished ladies and gentlemen, friends from the media, fellow Ghanaians, good evening.

This event was to have taken place two weeks ago, but was postponed at my request when President Mills passed away. May he rest in perfect peace. Continue reading IEA ENCOUNTER —- NANA AKUFFO ADDO

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POLITICS IN GHANA – A SHAKY FOUNDATION.

As Ghana takes careful and anxious steps towards another very difficult election in its infantile democratic life,   the cries and prayers for peaceful polls are resounding louder than ever.  A lot of civil organizations   and think-tanks are doing all within their means to help organize peaceful, free and fair elections.  There  is a public outcry against   some political  maneuvers  that  serve as threats to the peace of  the  state  chief among them being political insults and intimidation  which can degenerate  into  conflicts  that might end up leaving  an indelible blot  on the peace map of Ghana.  Efforts being made to ensure peaceful elections must be applauded in as much as activities that seek to undermine peaceful polls must be bemoaned and condemned outright irrespective. Continue reading POLITICS IN GHANA – A SHAKY FOUNDATION.

JULIUS MALEMA – A POLITICAL CASE STUDY?

I read this piece   from  THE GUARDIAN, concerning     the troubled  ANC  Youth leader  of South  Africa.

Julius Malema, above, was once considered ANC’s possible future leader by president Jacob Zuma but become his political nemesis. Photograph: Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images Continue reading JULIUS MALEMA – A POLITICAL CASE STUDY?

GHANA DECIDES 2012 PART 1

This post might not just fit the season. However I was forced to come out with it because of the exit of Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom from the CPP.
2012 marks another milestone in the political life of Ghana. The democratic foundation of the country will be put to a test again. The beacon of hope in the sub-region goes to the polls once again to elect lawmakers and a president and vice president. The stakes are very high and the battle lines have been drawn for what looks like another fierce political battle in the history of this country. Let us take a walk into the various camps. Continue reading GHANA DECIDES 2012 PART 1