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A Thorny Democracy . Critical News, 6th December 2016

Posted by Business in Ghana on November 7, 2016

Sydney Casely-Hayford, thenewghanaian@gmail.com

I haven’t had a chance to eavesdrop on conversations between strangers for a long time. It’s a favorite pastime, to sit on the adjacent table and actively listen to the arguments and illogic of lovers. Especially lovers, because you don’t have the history of the relationship; and you are always two steps behind understanding the purpose of the actions from both sides.

So this Saturday afternoon; matter!

I have wound up from Citifm’s “The Big Issue”, where host Umaru Sanda had stopped me from making my crowning statement on the position taken by EC Chair Charlotte Osei.

I was heading for a classic that John Mahama has kitted his Ford Expedition “gift” car, not with Akonfem in it, but with a machine gun, discovery given to us by CHRAJ in explanation for thwarting the impeachment of President Mahama, when the NPP had tried, albeit lamely, to saddle the President with a corruption charge.

Knowing now that the President has a car that has machine gun power, me being me, am now wondering how many other cars in the pool or even exclusively does the Presidential fleet have, kitted out with various types of weapons and grenades. And why would he want to do that anyway? Read the rest of this entry »

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