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Shadows and Roosters on an Umbrella. Critical News, 24th November 2012

Posted by Business in Ghana on November 25, 2012

Sydney Casely-Hayford, sydney@bizghana.com

I am not going to comment on Hassan Ayariga.  I take umbrage with those in the People’s National Party (PNC) who made him a presidential candidate.  Comic relief aside, I think it is high time we shifted the blame to the king makers.  They should be ashamed for asking Ghanaians to consider a candidate of such patchiness for president.  He won the Tornoo of the week again on Joy fm’s Weekend City show.

But Joy did poorly on Newsfile, not allowing an extra five minutes on Saturday to establish real truths on pertinent issues of Nana Addo’s qualifications amid mischief making by Felix Ofosu Kwakye, who I have concluded is simply a semi-educated NDC foot soldier.  Closer to Election day we are degenerating into an abyss of hollow thought, which I find rather distasteful.  There are levels of political discourse at mezzanine points you expect decorum and civility to guide discussions and combative deliberation.  It could be desperation driving us to silliness and I hope the issues drive us more into creativity than this stupidity of whether one left out an item in their CV.  In my world, when you submit a CV, you highlight your achievements and record of success, not your failures.  Not sure if Kwabena Agyepong held his cool after the program, he sounded livid during a hot exchange with Mr. Ofosu Kwakye.  And then of course, this week Ablakwabish raised his right to be heard, making fodder of a discourse between Nana Addo and debate moderator Kojo Oppong Nkrumah after the presidential debate. Read the rest of this entry »

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