Mar
12

LIVING WITH ‘DUMSORLOGY’

LIVING WITH ‘DUMSORLOGY’   LIVING WITH DUMSORLOGY By CAMERON DUODU Even the look of the word in Ghanaian newspapers is ‘mongrelic’ — dumso. On paper, it looks like one thing: namely, something that grows on the ‘odum’ tree, but which, on being written down, has had the “o” in “odum” excised off. Furthermore, the apostrophe… Continue reading »

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Mar
07

WHEN MANDELA PASSED THE BATON TO MBEKI

Print friendly page See original article MAIL & GUARDIAN, JOHANNESBURG 18.06.1999 It takes greatness to pass the baton 18 Jun 1999 00:00 – Staff Reporter   Cameron Duodu Letter from the North I am extremely proud to inform you that the only reason I was able to watch President Thabo Mbeki’s inaugural speech live was… Continue reading »

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Mar
05

IS ITALY TELLING US SOMETHING?

  IS ITALY TELLING US SOMETHING? By CAMERON DUODU Italian politics seems unfathomable. Okay, there is hardly a nation in the world whose politics makes sense to outsiders. But something needs explaining when a man like the  former prime minister, Mr  Silvio Berlusconi, can  continue to be relevant – and even enjoy the prospect of… Continue reading »

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