Live from the Woods: Words, Hope, Akufo-Addo and the missed opportunity

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will enter into the annals of Ghana’s history as a great promiser but not a reformist. He’s after all not different from his predecessors in the 4th Republic. They were all masters in making great promises but had chronic delivery issues. They can get you to auction half of your […]

Nkrumah is founder of Ghana – Baako ‘fingers’ Akufo-Addo

A keen defender of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has described the decision to make August 4, the nation’s Founders’ Day as “needless and unsustainable.” Abdul Malik Kweku Baako said Ghana’s first President Kwame Nkrumah remains the “only founder of the modern state of Ghana.” He told Kwami Sefa Kayi on Peace FM’s Kokrokoo Wednesday […]

Settling Founders’ Day debate with legislation isn’t manly

It isn’t an act of manliness for anyone to settle a historical debate with a legislation. It is cowardice. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo hasn’t shown the readiness to create the platform for a national debate around Ghana’s history. He has chosen the cheapest option which is the introduction of a legislative proposal to Parliament, […]