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… Continue reading »

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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… Continue reading »

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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… Continue reading »

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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… Continue reading »

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