Feb
27

ABACHA’S LOOTOCRACY

How the grand lootocracy beggared Nigeria`s people By CAMERON DUODU The [London] Observer November 22, 1998 The scale of Sani Abacha`s theft from his country is so staggering that Africans had to invent a new word to describe it, Cameron Duodu reports…. Abacha Sani Abacha A-butcher of Abuja In life you were an autocrat In… Continue reading »

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Feb
24

BRITISH MUSEUM TO EXHIBIT IFE ART by CAMERON DUODU

BRITISH MUSEUM’S INCREDIBLE IFE ART EXIBITION By CAMERON DUODU On 4 March 2010, one of the marvels that make up life in London will stun us: the British Museum is mounting an exhibition of Ife sculpture — brass, copper and terra cotta. http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/future_exhibitions/kingdom_of_ife.aspx Pictures of some of the work I have seen indicate that it’s… Continue reading »

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Feb
24

cycling the world

CYCLING THE WORLD by CAMERON DUODU. Quote: Mike Roots began cycling the world in 1996 and 80,000 miles later, he is still in his front room as he thinks roads are too dangerous. The former economics teacher, 67, rides his exercise bike while plotting his trip on maps. “I am currently in Argentina, and I… Continue reading »

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Feb
24

dennis brutus obituary by cameron duodu

Dennis Brutus obituarySouth African writer, poet and campaigner against apartheidTweet this (6) Cameron Duoduguardian.co.uk, Tuesday 23 February 2010 18.01 GMTArticle history Brutus remained an activist well after the fall of his country’s racist system. Photograph: Anonymous/APDennis Brutus, the poet and anti-apartheid activist, who has died aged 85, had no business reaching that ripe old age.… Continue reading »

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Feb
23

a ‘revelation’ for president john atta mills

A ‘REVELATION’ FOR PRESIDENT JOHN ATTA MILLS By CAMERON DUODU Your Excellency President John Atta Mills, It having pleased Our Lord Almighty to reveal unto thee in a dream, the true meaning of “Separate unto me Barabbas…”, but thy intentions having been entwined in the different strands of wires that encompass thy National Democratic Party… Continue reading »

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