The writer, Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jnr., Ph.D. Following the publication of my column titled “Anlo-Ewes Voted Against Incorporation of Volta Region into Ghana in 1956,” and my follow-up rejoinder titled “Andy CY Kwawukume Is a Self-Proclaimed […]
Opinion: Togbe Afede Invited His Own Disrespect from Freddie Blay – By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
I was in Ghana then, so I personally closely followed this event. It all started with widespread reports that the recently elected National Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) had purchased some 300 […]
Opinion: Mandatory Towing Fees Reeks of NDC Faux-Socialist Logic – By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
In a liberal, free-market economy such as that which is staunchly championed by the Akufo-Addo-led Administration of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), the concept and practice of “collective punishment,” such as is being advocated by […]
Long before the creation of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), the widely acclaimed and prematurely glorified founder of the NDC, a career coup-plotter, had created another political machine with his clansmen and other […]
Volta Region Will Experience Real Development Under Akufo-Addo – By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
He has said that the Akufo-Addo-led New Patriotic Party (NPP) government will “woo the Volta Region until he/it marries her.” Now, these are strong and serious “romantic” words of a leader whose party has been […]
Ghana: Togbui Afede Refreshingly Morphs into an Astute Statesman – By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
The Yale University School of Business-educated Togbui Afede, XIV, the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli Traditional Area and President of the Volta Regional House of Chiefs, was part of the National Democratic Congress’ Transitional Team in […]
Feature: One District One Factory Policy Not a Very Good Campaign Promise – By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
During his most recent electioneering campaign tour of the Volta Region, I noted the imperative need for the presidential candidate of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) to have compared development projects undertaken by […]
Feature: Could Akufo-Addo Be Scarier than the Rawlingses and the Tsikatas? Asks Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
Starrfmonline.com’s report of Nana Akufo-Addo’s most recent tour of the Volta Region was perhaps the best of its kind in recent weeks, for it uncannily captured the essence of what the 2016 presidential candidate of […]
Feature: Volta Region is the Cradle of Patapaa Politics in Ghana – By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
Some hired hacks of the Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been writing a lot of bunk in recent weeks and months, grotesquely suggesting that the key operatives of the main opposition New Patriotic Party […]
“I’ve come to ask the people of the Volta Region to trust me and to have confidence in me. The change we seek to bring is a change that will cover all parts of the […]