Category Archives: Politics

My thoughts on politics, politicians and politricians

The President’s own men took away his shine

“Today, I really felt pity and hurt for President John Mahama. After such a colourful ceremony, an excellent speech and a splendid display of our traditional wear by the first couple, someone managed to creatively take the shine away from … Continue reading

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How Do You Sleep?

I mean those that continue to defend the incompetent way this crisis is managed. How do you sleep? How do you go to bed knowing you are defending a lie? When you shut your eyes in the darkness of your … Continue reading

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Opana vs the Good Doctor

Aloha! So myself and the Honourable MP for Facebook South, Rodney Nkrumah-Boateng took to play scripting soon after Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia had delivered what my NPP friends say is a succinct response to the budget as presented by the Finance … Continue reading

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The Anas video: My thoughts

Ace Kojo Anan Ankomah asked me this evening (September 23) what I thought about all that I saw in the now very very famous #anas videos: First off I wasn’t shocked too much. May be because of the transcripts and … Continue reading

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Everyone Wants to go to Parliament! WHY?

I put this statement and question up on social media sites Facebook  (Kwame Gyan) and Twitter (@KwameGyan) and below are some of the responses I got. Some are funny, some are intriguing, some came from angry Ghanaians and some came … Continue reading

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When how much you have decides if you become MP

Politics in Ghana has metamorphosed a lot over the past 24 years or so. It is not the sort of politics we read in history text books in junior or senior secondary schools nor the type Mike Ocquaye, Boafo-Arthur, Drah … Continue reading

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Being MP and where our politics is headed + a little disclaimer and a response

Disclaimer for the Dumb Hello. My name is Kwame Gyan. I was born in Tamale in Northern Ghana and both of my parents are natives of the Brong Ahafo Region. I am writing this piece as a Ghanaian with an … Continue reading

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#DUMSORMUSTSTOP Vigil and the Kilowatt Talk

I have read and heard from a lot of people yelling “the vigil won’t add a kilowatt of power to the national grid so why bother”.Well, it would have been the most thrilling wonder in the history of mankind if … Continue reading

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A Birthday Message for a 58 year old called Ghana

Happy Birthday Ghana. I was contemplating whether it’s a happy celebration or one of nostalgia and despair. To be honest, it may be both, and more. Last year at this same time in wishing us a Happy Birthday I did … Continue reading

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Knocking Heads

(This piece was first published in my Facebook Notes on December 19, 2011. Worryingly it still remains relevant) I don’t know how many of you are as worried about what I am about to write here as I am. I … Continue reading

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