Tag: asiakwa

Feb 23

DR J B DANQUAH’S DEATH IS STICKING IN THE THROATS OF SOME PEOPLE LIKE A DEAD RAT

  DR J B DANQUAH’S DEATH IS STICKING IN THE THROATS OF SOME PEOPLE LIKE A DEAD RAT By CAMERON DUODU Daily Guide 21 February 2015 A 69-year-old  man is carted off to prison. He has never been charged with any crime. He has not been sentenced to any term of imprisonment by any law …

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Jan 06

THE TRAGIC CONSEQUENCES OF UNCONCERN ABOUT GALAMSEY

Maybe we have to sue the government? For it collects direct and indirect taxes to safeguard the public welfare, right? If it doesn’t use the taxes to ensure the public welfare – in this case, repair the damage done to the rivers by the galamsey operators so that posterity can have water to drink – it ought to be sued to do its duty, mustn’t it?

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Dec 20

…AND NOBODY CARES!

Yes, our river was once so mighty that its very name defined it – Supong [Big River.] The galamsey people have destroyed it. Parts of it have dried up; parts have become mud cakes full of algae. And yet this was a river that you were advised not to dare to swim in, when it had rained!

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Dec 10

GOODBYE TO THE DEAR DEPARTED

UNDER THE NEEM TREE Goodbye to The Dear Departed by CAMERON DUODU From New African Magazine December 2014 So far, almost all the stories I have told readers of New African who chose to sit Under The Neem Tree with me, have been funny ones. But in doing that, I have not done justice to …

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May 14

AND WHAT ABOUT CRICKET? (contd.)

  AND WHAT ABOUT CRICKET? (contd.)   BY CAMERON DUODU     I am a sports addict, and make no apologies for it.  When I was a mere little lad, who was not supposed to leave Asiakwa, my home-town, and travel elsewhere, unsupervised by an adult relative or friend of the family, I collected enough …

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May 10

ONLY OKYEMAN CAN SAVE ITSELF FROM GALAMSEY!

  ONLY OKYEMAN CAN SAVE ITSELF FROM GALAMSEY!             By CAMERON DUODU  urgent update: GALAMSEY HAS NOW BECOME A ‘NATIONAL ISSUE’– ASANTEHENE Friday, 31 May 2013 Source: citifmonline Stay off galamsey or face my anger – Otumfuo warns sub-chiefs Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has warned his sub-chiefs to stay out of illegal mining activities, otherwise …

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Jun 23

TEACHER! TEACHER!! (2) By CAMERON DUODU

TEACHER! TEACHER!! (2) The Ghanaian Times 21st June, 2011 By Cameron Duodu After seven years at Asiakwa Presbyterian Primary and Middle Schools –years which I won’t neglect to  tell you about in future instalments — I left (at what was then Standard Four or later, Middle Form One) to seek greener pastures at Kyebi Government …

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Oct 22

Yaa Asantewaa, The Asante Warrior Queen by CAMERON DUODU

Yaa Asantewaa, The Asante Warrior Queen by CAMERON DUODU Cameron Duodu writes on ‘THE HISTORY THAT IS NOT HISTORY’ I would not have believed it, but there are some people in Ghana — and indeed, Africa — who have not heard of Yaa Asantewaa. How do I know this? The recent boast of female supporters …

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