Jul
28

PARLIAMENT AND DEMOCRACY

PARLIAMENT AND DEMOCRACY By CAMERON DUODU A robust debate has broken out – mainly on the Internet – over whether Parliament has the right to punish people for “contempt of Parliament”. Some people do not think that Parliament has the right to lay such a charge, given that we live in a country whose Constitution… Continue reading »

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Jul
26

WELCOME BACK TO AFRICA, MR DRONIDENT!

WELCOME BACK TO AFRICA, MR DRONIDENT By CAMERON DUODU WHO now remembers the excitement with which most black people in the world watched the steady progress with which Barack Obama raced into the American presidency? I do! I’d never heard of him until a posting on the Internet heaped fulsome praise on the ‘keynote speech’… Continue reading »

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Jul
22

THERE IS “CHALK” IN THE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, IS THERE?

“THERE IS ENOUGH CHALK IN THE SYSTEM”, IS THERE? By CAMERON DUODU I was not going to comment on the issue of “school chalk” (as in: the Vice-President’s wife said the headmistress of a school at Kukurantumi was wrong to ask her to tell the Government to provide her school with chalk.) But even though… Continue reading »

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Jul
19

HOW I WISH KROBO EDUSEI WERE ALIVE!

HOW I WISH KROBO EDUSEI WERE ALIVE! By CAMERON DUODU   At the time  Mr Krobo Edusei became Minister of the Interior in Dr Kwame Nkrumah’s Government in November 1957, the atmosphere in Ghana’s Parliament was one of the most pleasant in the world. Humour was  one of the most appreciated contributions Members could make… Continue reading »

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Jul
18

THERE IS HOPE FOR GHANA!

THERE IS HOPE FOR GHANA! By CAMERON DUODU One of the most inspiring stories I have read about Ghana recently goes like this: QUOTE: A private legal practitioner has gone to court praying [the court] to compel the Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly (LEKMA) to construct a section of a road leading to her house at… Continue reading »

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