Apr 02

March 2016 has been a bad month!

MARCH 2016 HAS BEEN A VERY BAD MONTH! By CAMERON DUODU Well, it’s been a bad month for me. First was the funeral, on 10-11 March 2016, of my cousin, Mrs Comfort Akua Agyemang (known to all her relatives and friends as “Akua Fio”), who passed on 3 December 2015. Akua grew up in a …

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Mar 22

WHY THE OBAMA-CUBAN RAPPROCHEMENT OUGHT TO SUCCEED

Why The Obama-Cuba Rapprochement Ought To Succeed By Cameron Duodu President Barack Obama has shown remarkable courage in visiting Cuba and holding frank discussions with the Cuban Government on how to improve relations between the two countries at a practical level. Cuba and the US used to be very good friends. Havana harbour was once …

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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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