2013 archive

Jan 29

OH LORD, PLEASE SAVE THE TIMBUKTU MANUSCRIPTS!

OH LORD PLEASE SAVE THE TIMBUKTU MANUSCRIPTS! By CAMERON DUODU As soon as I heard that  the French army was close to capturing the city of Timbuktu, in its attempt to recapture Northern Mali in conjunction with the newly emboldened soldiers of the Bamako Government, my heart jumped.   For I knew instinctively that the …

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Jan 20

THE JOY OF STORY-TELLING

New African March 2010 edition Under The Neem Tree By CAMERON DUODU The joy of storytelling   It’s taken me more than a week. But I still can’t find it.  “It” is the opening formula for telling stories in villages like mine in Ghana.Any Akan reader who can remember it, please send it to New African …

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Jan 17

CONGRATS ‘FOR THE TIME BEING, MR PRESIDENT

Yes, what the country must extol from both the NPP and the NDC is that they should actively educate their members to accept whatever decision the Supreme Court eventually hands out. The supporters of Mahama must on no account convince themselves that because he has been inaugurated, he cannot any longer be divested of the presidency. He could be divested of it even if he wins the Supreme Court case – through a process in the Constitution called “impeachment”. (The Constitution clearly states the grounds upon which a sitting President may be “impeached” and removed from office.)

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Jan 09

IN MEMORIAM — KATE MORTIMER, JOHN HAMMOND

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