WHAT DO I EXPECT UNDER THE PRESIDENCY OF NANA AKUFFO- ADDO IN GHANA?

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AFTER THE PRESIDENTIAL AND PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS IN GHANA ON THE 7TH OF DECEMBER, 2016 (AND FF.), EVERYBODY HAS IMAGINATIONS WHAT S/HE WANTS TO HAVE CHANGED UNDER THE PRESIDENCY OF NANA AKUFFO-ADDO. HERE ARE SOME ISSUES THAT I WANT TO HAPPEN WHICH SHOULD BRING THIS COUNTRY FORWARD: Continue reading “WHAT DO I EXPECT UNDER THE PRESIDENCY OF NANA AKUFFO- ADDO IN GHANA?”

GLOBALISATION OR NATIONAL PROTECTIONISM – WHAT IS THE RIGHT WAY?

BREXIT, TRUMP, UPCOMING PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS IN FRANCE WITH ONE OF THE FAVOURITES THE ULTRA-RIGHT CANDIDATE LE PEN, UPCOMING PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS IN GERMANY WITH THE “ALTERNATIVE FUER DEUTSCHLAND” (AFD) AS AN EMERGING STRONG OPPONENT FOR THE ESTABLISHED POLITICAL PARTIES AND A STRONG SUPPORTER OF NATIONALIST IDEAS – IS IT A REALISTIC AND DESIRABLE ALTERNATIVE TO GLOBALISATION AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION?
THE ECONOMY GIVES COUNTRIES EVERYWHERE IN THE WORLD TROUBLES, AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, AS THERE ARE IN AFRICA, ARE AMONG THOSE WHICH SUFFER MOST FROM PROBLEMS EVOLVING AROUND THE WORLD. BREXIT AND THE ELECTION OF DONALD TRUMP AS FUTURE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ARE ONLY TWO OF THE MOST RECENT EXAMPLES THAT THERE ARE ATTEMPTS TO SOLVE PROBLEMS ON A NATIONALISTIC LEVEL. BUT NEITHER FOR DEVELOPED NOR FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IS THE NATIONALISTIC SOLUTION A WAY OUT OF THE PROBLEMS, AND EVERYONE WHO SAYS SO ONLY DUPES THE VOTERS. Continue reading “GLOBALISATION OR NATIONAL PROTECTIONISM – WHAT IS THE RIGHT WAY?”