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Inside the News by Mpakoo – All pieces appearing in this column are satire

All pieces appearing in this column are satire

Shouldn’t Pastor Obinim and Nana Kwaku Bonsam go to Parliament?

A lot of excitement has greeted the news that some fine brains have jumped into the contest for parliament. Sadly, it seems we’re ignoring one crucial fact, namely that what we may be in need of are more spiritualists in parliament not fine brains. Look as far back as you …

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Statistics from GSS are calculated by EC officials – Bawumia

It has been revealed that the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has contracted officials from the Electoral Commission (EC) to calculate important statistics like inflation rates. This revelation was made by Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, vice-presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), while giving a lecture on the state of the …

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The truth behind Presidential Delivery Unit

A press conference hastily organised by the Hon Felix Kwakye Ofosu, Deputy Minister of Communications, to explain the reason for the formation of the Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU), has left the country in shock. According to Mr Ofosu, this move was made after weeks of speculation that the president was …

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Ghana mission schools to relocate to Vatican

The ongoing controversy about religion in the country may soon be over. The Catholic Bishops Conference last week issued a statement threatening to relocate all Catholic schools in the country to the Vatican City, where they can operate a truly religious educational system without the strictures of a secular state. …

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Mahama shocks and awes Ghanaians

President John Dramani Mahama last week issued a directive proscribing citizens of Ghana from voicing opinion critical of his government unless they can ‘produce hard, incontrovertible evidence for any such opinion.’ This bizarre presidential fiat was delivered to the media by a livid Fiifi Kwetey following the publication of an …

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I will remind Mahama to dismiss Sam George – Koku Anyidoho

Koku Anyidoho, NDC Deputy General Secretary, has vowed to wipe Sam George off the Ghanaian political landscape. Speaking on an Accra-based radio station, Koku revealed that President Mahama had decided long ago to dismiss the NDC communicator, ‘but he keeps forgetting to do it.’ This comes days after Sam George …

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Massive Shake-up ahead in the Flagstaff House, even President not spared – Ayariga

In a statement widely described as ‘a bombshell,’ the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mahama Ayariga, has disclosed an impending ‘massive shake-up’ in the Flagstaff House. The statement did not disclose much but ominously hinted that even President Mahama may be affected by the impending move. A source at the …

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