December 2014 archive

Dec 31

MY DAYS AT DRUM (1)

MY DAYS AT DRUM (1) By CAMERON DUODU For years, African journalists have been criticising to the people of the African continent, the attempts made by African leaders to unite to fight for the political and economic objectives that have been identified as essential for Africa’s socio-economic growth. The Organisation of African Unity (OAU) and …

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Dec 23

UPDATED: PAPER, PAPER EVERYWHERE BUT NOT A DROP OF POTABLE WATER

River Twafuor remained in use until a particularly useless and immensely self-centred “educated” man bulldozed himself on to our stool and became our chief. The fool neglected everything, including how to enforce the protections that had previously been accorded to the stream. So, today, Twafuor has dried up. Dead.

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Dec 20

…AND NOBODY CARES!

Yes, our river was once so mighty that its very name defined it – Supong [Big River.] The galamsey people have destroyed it. Parts of it have dried up; parts have become mud cakes full of algae. And yet this was a river that you were advised not to dare to swim in, when it had rained!

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Dec 16

HOW CAN ANYONE WATCH A GALAMSEY FILM LIKE THIS AND — JUST DO NOTHING?

HOW CAN ANYONE WATCH THIS GALAMSEY FILM AND — DO NOTHING? By CAMERON DUODU I have been crying in my heart for many months over Ghana’s galamsey problem. (See elsewhere on this website Cameron Duodu ) Everyone makes noises regretting the continued existence of the treasonable and heinous practice. Anas Aremeyaw Anas made a vivid …

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Dec 12

A DEVASTATING FILM ON GALAMSEY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6qaiPSbZsQ CONGRATULATIONS TO EDEM SREM AND GIFTY APPIAH ON AN EXCELLENT PRODUCTION WHICH SHOULD HAVE MADE THE GOVERNMENT OF GHANA STOP ”GALAMSEY” THE MOMENT THIS FILM WAS SEEN BY ANYONE IN POWER. WHO IS ABLE OR WILLING TO HALT THE DESTRUCTION OF GHANA’S WATER BODIES BY GALAMSEY? WHO, I ASK, WHO? if we continue to …

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Dec 10

GOODBYE TO THE DEAR DEPARTED

UNDER THE NEEM TREE Goodbye to The Dear Departed by CAMERON DUODU From New African Magazine December 2014 So far, almost all the stories I have told readers of New African who chose to sit Under The Neem Tree with me, have been funny ones. But in doing that, I have not done justice to …

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Dec 02

AMERICA’S BLIND SPOT

The USA ought to give black people real power by vigorously enforcing their right to vote. Then, Mayors, Police Chiefs, Governors and [elected] Judges would feel the need to make themselves acceptable to their constituencies

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