February 2016 archive

Feb 27

ACHIMOTA AGAIN?

ACHIMOTA AGAIN? By CAMERON DUODU In February 2010, Ghanaians were stunned to hear that Achimota School, in its day, the most prestigious educational institution in the country, had fallen on hard times to such an extent that excreta was leaking from its sewerage system into the campus: QUOTE: “Achimota School’s entire sewerage system collapses “Accra, …

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Feb 27

ACHIMOTA AGAIN?

ACHIMOTA AGAIN? By CAMERON DUODU In February 2010, Ghanaians were stunned to hear that Achimota School, in its day, the most prestigious educational institution in the country, had fallen on hard times to such an extent that excreta was leaking from its sewerage system into the campus: QUOTE: “Achimota School’s entire sewerage system collapses “Accra, …

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Feb 27

WHAT IS MOBILOMANIA?

    WHAT IS MOBILOMANIA? IS IT TELEPHILIA? ! By CAMERON DUODU  K1: Koo, how are you coping with this technological age? The smart phones, in particular, keep changing and becoming more complex! And so – inevitably – the secret services of governments everywhere want them to do all their work for them, by sitting …

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Feb 21

YIEEEEE! RIVER DENSU TOO IS DEAD?

YIEEEEE! RIVER DENSU TOO IS DEAD? By CAMERON DUODU The River Densu, which rises in the Atewa Forest of the Eastern Region and drains the lands of that area for nearly 100 miles before emptying into some lagoons near Accra and thence  into the Atlantic Ocean,  is “dead”. So ran this unbelievable story I read …

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Feb 04

has mahama become isolated within his own cabinet?

(nb: this article was written before the al qaeda murders in burkina faso occurred.) HAS MAHAMA BECOME ISOLATED WITHIN HIS OWN CABINET? By CAMERON DUODU We have the US to thank for some very good examples of incisive ”political shorthand”. Body language; damage limitation; eyeball to eyeball; plausible deniability. The expression to which I want …

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Feb 03

WHEN A GOVERNMENT FAILS TO DO ITS HOME-WORK

  WHEN A GOVERNMENT FAILS TO DO ITS HOME-WORK By CAMERON DUODU There are certain clichés that never seem to lose their evocative power, no matter how often they are pressed into service. ` One is that “nations have no permanent friends or allies, only permanent interests.” Actually, what the man credited with being the …

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Feb 03

SO THE GITMO-2 CAT IS OUT OF THE BAG?

SO, THE “GITMO-2” CAT IS OUT OF THE BAG? By CAMERON DUODU IT was evident, from the word “go”, that there was more to the Gitmo-2 story than met the eye. “Compassion”? Balderdash! How much “compassion” does the US itself have? When its drones and fighter-bombers kill innocent civilians anywhere in the world, including women …

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Feb 03

ANOTHER FIFTEEN EX-GITMO DETAINEES TO BE SENT TO GHANA?

  HONOURABLE MATTHEW OPOKU PREMPEH, MP, PLEASE BE FAIR TO GHANAIANS! By CAMERON DUODU NO Ghanaian who suffers from high blood pressure would have had his condition made any the better if he/she had read this story that was published on 30 January 2016: QUOTE: “15 more Gitmo detainees expected in Ghana” [The] Member of …

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