Mar 09

ON 6 MARCH 1957, I WOULD NEVER HAVE BELIEVED THAT….

I would never have believed that in a Ghana that has been independent for 59 years, and has developed relations with Interpol, the FBI, Scotland Yard and many other first-class detection agencies,in the world the police would be so toothless and unprofessional that when an old woman suffering from dementia is burnt alive publicly for merely mistaking someone else’s bedroom for her own, they would not be able to bring the offenders to book in five years and four months!

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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

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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Jan 09

THE GHANA GOVERNMENT’S ACCEPTANCE OF EX-GUANTANAMO DETAINEES IS RECKLESS

THE GHANA GOVERNMENT’S ACCEPTANCE OF THE EX-GUANTANAMO DETAINEES IS A RECKLESS ACT By CAMERON DUODU   WHEN the news first  filtered faintly through my ears, my first response was  to dismiss it. Ghana mentioned in the same breath as Guantanamo Bay Prison? Forget it. But then, a second news broadcast confirmed what I had at …

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