Dec
07

THE UNKNOWN NELSON MANDELA by CAMERON DUODU

—————————————————– THE UNKNOWN NELSON MANDELA By CAMERON DUODU I first met Nelson Mandela at Jan Smuts Airport, Johannesburg. It was in September 1990, and I was in Johannesburg as the guest of Jim Bailey, the publisher of the Pan-African Magazine, Drum. I had been the Ghana editor of this paper in1961-65 and Bailey wanted me… Continue reading »

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Mar
28

REMEMBERING CHIEF OBAFEMI AWOLOWO AND OTHERS

CONVERSATIONS WITH MY STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS (3) Remembering Chief Obafemi Awolowo By CAMERON DUODU   STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS: In our last conversation, I stopped you from telling us about a great number of historical characters. I know you fear to be labelled as a ‘name-dropper,’ but why is that so? The world is full of… Continue reading »

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Oct
27

“FELA” (THE SHOW) COMES TO LONDON

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/oct/26/fela-kuti-stage-show

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