Jun
23

TEACHER! TEACHER!! (2) By CAMERON DUODU

TEACHER! TEACHER!! (2) The Ghanaian Times 21st June, 2011 By Cameron Duodu After seven years at Asiakwa Presbyterian Primary and Middle Schools –years which I won’t neglect to  tell you about in future instalments — I left (at what was then Standard Four or later, Middle Form One) to seek greener pastures at Kyebi Government… Continue reading »

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Jun
15

TEACHER! TEACHER!! By CAMERON DUODU

TEACHER! TEACHER!! The Ghanaian Times 14th June, 2011 By Cameron Duodu Why do teachers occupy such a dominant position in our psyches? Long after they’ve passed through our lives, we can still hear their voices as if we last saw them only yesterday. And, of course, we can picture their faces and their bodies as… Continue reading »

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Jun
14

THE MOST WASTEFUL ECONOMIC ACTIVITY IN THE WORLD

These huge logs destroy food crops when they are pulled along the ground through the forest to the road to be loaded on a truck. The heavy truck destroys the roads along which it plies. The timber is unloaded into the water in the harbour, clogging it up. It is then loaded ion to a boat for the journey to Europe or America — at great expense. Why can’t the wood be used to construct furniture for export, where it is felled?

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Jun
06

THE END OF THE WORLD WAS NIGH, WAS IT?

We waited. One o’clock came and went. Nothing happened. Soon, it was two o’clock. Then 2.30. Still nothing. The tension we felt was unbearable.

But, shortly before three, things began to turn eerie. The sunshine began to fade into a moonlight sort of haze. Chickens, clucking anxiously, began to troop back into the house from the streets and crept into their roosting places. An owl in a nearby bush hooted.walk
And then, most frightening of all, real darkness began to close in. Soon, all went completely dark.

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