2013 archive

Sep 18

‘S.O.S’! — FROM THE ORPHANAGE AT OBENSU, NEAR POKUASE

‘S.O.S’!! — FROM THE ORPHANAGE AT OBENSU, NEAR POKUASE By CAMERON DUODU The Ghanaian Times 17.09.2013  She is five years old. But she stands no taller than my 13-month-old grandson! I am not qualified to diagnose the causes of her apparent ‘dwarfism’ – whether it is hereditary; or caused by malnutrition; or another disease. What …

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Aug 17

THE PARADOX OF ‘DEMOCRATIC’ TYRANNY by CAMERON DUODU

The Paradox Of ‘Democratic’ Tyranny by CAMERON DUODU Daily Guide Published on August 17, 2013 KI-K2         ANYONE who knows Egypt will be extremely sad about the massacre that took place in Cairo this week. For Egypt is a gift to the world in a way that no other country is. If you …

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Jul 31

UPDATED: R.I.P. ISAAC OPOKU EDUSEI

UPDATED: R.I.P. ISAAC OPOKU EDUSEI.

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Jul 30

UPDATED: R.I.P. ISAAC OPOKU EDUSEI

  R. I. P. ISAAC OPOKU EDUSEI, KWABOTWE HILL  STALWART By CAMERON DUODU (PICTURE: Isaac Opoku Edusei (right) with his youngest son, Nana Kwame Adusei, in happier days.) Why do secondary schools seem to win a greater affection from their alumni than Universities and other institutions? I suppose it’s because secondary schools play the ‘midwife’ to  …

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Jul 11

UPDATED: THIS IRKSOME LAW OF ‘CONTMEPT’

UPDATED: THIS IRKSOME LAW OF ‘CONTEMPT’ By CAMERON DUODU   The weighty matter of contempt of court, which has come to the fore of our national consciousness because of what happened at the Supreme Court in Accra on 25 June 2013, has, of course, dominated my thinking, too.. I refer, of course, to the 10-day …

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Jul 10

ANGOLAN WAS ‘UNLAWFULLY KILLED’ BY DEPORTERS FROM UK

Jimmy Mubenga was unlawfully killed, UK inquest jury finds Angolan man died after being restrained by G4S guards on deportation flight from UK8 Matthew Taylor, Paul Lewis and Guy Grandjean guardian.co.uk,             Tuesday 9 July 2013 14.58 BST Jump to comments (89) Jimmy Mubenga was heard shouting that he could not breathe before he died, …

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Jul 09

THIS IRKSOME LAW OF CONTEMPT

Tue, 9 Jul 2013 at THIS IRKSOME  LAW OF CONTEMPT By CAMERON DUODU I have weighty things on my mind – things like contempt of court. But those weighty matters will have to wait (no pun intended) whilst I touch on something else.   Someone once said that this “something else” was “more important than …

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Jul 02

LET’S BE COURTEOUS IN OUR PUBLIC DISCOURSE, PLEASE!

LET’S BE COURTEOUS IN OUR PUBLIC DISCOURSE, PLEASE! By CAMERON DUODU  The Supreme Court of Ghana is currently deliberating  on the most crucial petition ever presented to a court in Ghana; a petition that prays the Court to set aside the results of a presidential election, as announced by the Returning Officer of presidential elections, …

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Jun 25

OH GIVE GARGANTUAN THANKS UNTO WOYOME!

OH GIVE GARGANTUAN THANKS UNTO WOYOME! By CAMERON DUODU   Oh give gargantuan thanks unto Alfred Agbesi Woyome, for he is beneficent and his magnificence  shall last for ever! Why should we give gargantuan thanks unto this man?   Let him tell you himself:    QUOTE: I’ve regretted serving Ghana .. I do ask myself …

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Jun 20

HATS OFF TO MARTIN AMIDU

HATS OFF TO MARTIN AMIDU By CAMERON DUODU —-0—- First, unfinished business: I was in the process of relating the adventure of a son of mine in connection with a horse called Lucifer at a gymkhana, when an unexpected occurrence rudely intervened and prevented me from publishing a column last week. I don’t like short-changing …

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