2015 archive

Dec 09

MANKIND’S MAD MARCH INTO EXTINCTION

  MANKIND’S MAD MARCH INTO EXTINCTION   By CAMERON DUODU Long ago, I regarded places like Iceland and the North Pole as exotic localities plastered with massive sheets of ice that dared human beings and animals alike to try and make their habitat there. I couldn’t understand the Eskimos. Why did they choose to live …

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Dec 02

WELL DONE, POPE FRANCIS!

    WELL DONE, POPE FRANCIS!  By CAMERON DUODU I am not a Catholic, but if I were, I would be very pleased with myself today. For the leader of my Church, Pope Francis, has just undertaken a visit to a place that has been officially designated as “a conflict zone” – the district of …

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Nov 25

”YAA AMPONSAA GYAWARE!”

“YAA AMPONSAA GYAWARE!” by CAMERON DUODU   It was one of the very first gramophone records I ever listened to. It was called Yaa Amponsaa And it told the story of a very beautiful woman whom Sam, the best singer of the time (I think it was the late 1940s) wanted very badly. He lamented …

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Nov 22

WILL STABILITY EVER RETURN TO MALI?

  IS STABILITY EVER GOING TO RETURN TO MALI? By CAMERON DUODU AT around 0700 local time in Bamako, Mali, on Friday, 20 November 2015, ten armed men, some driving in a black Toyota 4 x 4 SUV, entered Bamako’s poshest hotel, the Radisson Blu. They managed to enter the hotel with ease because their …

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Nov 15

HAS MARTIN AMIDU SHOT HIMSELF IN THE FOOT?

HAS  MARTIN  AMIDU  SHOT  HIMSELF  IN  THE FOOT? by CAMERON DUODU Koo — what at all is wrong with Amidu? Our former Attorney-General has thrown a brick into the works of one of the most complex socio-political “structures” (or constructions) ever erected in our country. I refer, of course, to the exposure by Anas Aremeyaw …

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Nov 07

KEN SARO-WIWA — ALREADY TWENTY YEARS?

                                                                                3 generations of Saro-Wiwas: Ken Saro-Wiwa is on the left, in a suit and tie.  KEN SARO-WIWA – ALREADY 20 YEARS? By CAMERON DUODU Daily Guide 07 November 2015 10 November 1995 was – to mix lingos – a dies horribilis par excellence for me! (A horrible day to beat all horrible days). It …

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Oct 31

IS THE BLACKMAN CURSED?

NO! THE BLACKMAN IS NOT ”CURSED!” by CAMERON DUODU One of the worst – if not the worst – by-products of economic hardship is the way it makes a populace lose self-confidence. In this very paper on [Daily Guide 30 October 2015] I read an article headed: “Is the Blackman cursed?”, in which, I am …

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Oct 27

THE JOURNALIST AND THE LAW

THE JOURNALIST AND THE LAW by CAMERON DUODU In his “rejoinder” to my article in The Ghanaian Times of  13 October 2015, deploring  how some lawyers are trying to confuse the public on the judges’ corruption issue, Lawyer Nkrabea Effah Dartey wrote  [The Ghanaian Times, 19 October 2015]: QUOTE: Cameron is not a lawyer and …

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Oct 21

GRANDPA, WHAT WILL BE THE FATE OF THE EARTH (2)

GRANDPA, WHAT WILL BE THE FATE OF THE EARTH (2) Inbox x    20 OCTOBER 2015 Grandpa, what will be the fate of the earth?  (2) By CAMERON DUODU Normally, I should be laughing my head off, because predictions of  “the end of the world” have been made by quack prophets and nutty astrologers for …

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Oct 15

REMEMBRANCE OF …. A JOURNEY TO MY ROOTS

Feature Article | 7 October 2008 21:28 CET A JOURNEY TO MY ROOTS by CAMERON DUODU AN AUDIENCE WITH OSAGYEFUO AMOATIA OFORI PANIN By CAMERON DUODU* (*an edited version of an article in The Ghanaian Times 7 October 2008) The association of Akyem Abuakwa nationals in London to which I belong is called Susu Biribi …

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