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Oct 25

THE IRONY UNDERLYING DEMOCRATIC POLITICS IN GHANA

THE IRONY UNDERLYING DEMOCRATIC POLITICS By CAMERON DUODU  IN July 2016 a scientist of the University of Cape Coast tole me that Ghana’s main water-bodies will almost all have been destroyed in the next five years, if things go on the way they are going. “What? Five years?” I asked sceptically. “Yes!” he confirmed. “Five …

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Oct 25

AMERICA’S TRUMP PROBLEM

                  AMERICA’S TRUMP PROBLEM By CAMERON DUODU Donald trump poses a real problem for the United States. For hardly ever has there been a candidate nominated for the presidency by one of America’s major parties – the Democrats and the Republicans – who states openly that the …

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Oct 12

BEWARE, GENERALISSIMO JOHN MAHAMA

BEWARE, ‘GENERALISSIMO’ JOHN MAHAMA! By CAMERON DUODU The sight of President John Mahama clad in a military uniform has apparently shocked quite a number of people.           l-r: Mobutu Amin and Bokassa Does Mahama want to emulate them?   #And for a very good reason. Few in Ghana remember military rule …

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Sep 17

CAN THE ICC HALT GHANA’S INEXORABLE MARCH TOWARDS NATIONAL, ‘SELF-INFLICTED GENOCIDE’?

GHANAIANS PLAGUED BY THE DESTRUCTION WROUGHT BY GALAMSEY CAN NOW TAKE THEIR CASE TO THE ICC! By CAMERON DUODU The International Criminal Court (ICC) was established under a multilateral treaty called the “ Rome Statute” which was adopted on 17 July 1998 and entered into force on1 July 2002. It is based in the Hague, …

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Sep 13

CAN YOU HAVE DEMOCRACY WITHOUT DEMOCRATS?

Can You Have Democracy Without Democrats? By Cameron Duodu   Democracy is not a concept that is too difficult to understand. It allows for what can be put in the Ghanaian language, Twi, as ‘ka-bi-ma-me-nka bi’: (literally, “You say your piece — and let me too say mine”.) But “saying one’s piece” throws up several …

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Sep 10

GIVE IT TO GOD AND LET’S MOVE ON!

“GIVE IT TO GOD” AND “LET’S MOVE ON!” By CAMERON DUODU   On 3 September 2016, Myjoyonline.com reported that a former Clerk of Ghana’s Parliament, Mr S N Darkwa, had described as an error, the “outright dismissal of a motion brought before [the current Speaker, Mr Doe Adjaho] by the Minority, in respect of the …

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Sep 07

HAVE GHANAIANS BEEN TURNED INTO DUMB BEASTS OR WHAT?

HAVE GHANAIANS BEEN TURNED INTO DUMB BEASTS OR WHAT? By Cameron Duodu Previous | Next  IT was our greatest song-writer, the late Owura Ephraim Amu, who confessed in his “Kente song” that: Akyinkyin akyinyin Ama mahu nneɛma aaa; Akyinkyin akyinkyin Ama mate nsɛm aaa, Asante Bonwere Kente nwene deɛ, Minhuu bi da oooo! Asante Bonwere …

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Sep 03

SPEAKER DOE ADJAHO HAS UNILATERALLY ABOLISHED THE SOVEREIGNTY OF GHANA’S PARLIAMENT

MR SPEAKER, SIR, YOU HAVE UNILATERALLY ABOLISHED THE SOVEREIGNTY OF GHANA’S PARLIAMENT! By CAMERON DUODU —0— Perhaps I should not have been surprised when I heard that the Speaker of the National Assembly, The Right Honourable Doe Adjaho, had disallowed the Motion the Minority wanted to present to the House, asking it to investigate reports …

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Aug 31

KYEBI WATER PLANT SHUT DOWN — BECAUSE OF GALAMSEY!

video:   WHAT GALAMSEY IS DOING TO GHANA’S WATER  BODIES  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqdEgqzdoYM Business News of Tuesday, 30 August 2016 Source:citifmonline.com Kyebi water treatment plant shut down over galamsey Next » Comments (3) Email This Print This File photo The Kyebi Water Treatment plant has been shut down because the water has been left untreatable. The plant …

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Jun 08

TRIBUTE TO MUHAMMAD ALI, “THE GREATEST”

  TRIBUTE TO “THE GREATEST” — MUHAMMAD ALI by CAMERON DUODU WHEN “Cassius Clay” (as he then was) entered the ring to fight Sonny Liston for the World Heavyweight title in February 1964, I was afraid that Sonny Liston would kill him. Although Ali had won the Olympic gold medal in September 1960, before turning …

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