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… Continue reading »

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Aug
21

THE BOOBY-TRAP HIDDEN WITHIN AFRICAN ELECTIONS MUST BE DEFUSED

THE BOOBY-TRAP HIDDEN WITHIN AFRICAN ELECTIONS MUST BE DEFUSED by CAMERON DUODU ‘I was extremely pleased to read on the Daily Graphic website on 16 August 2014, a report entitled “ Establish West Africa Electoral Commission”. The report read: “Participants in a national stakeholder workshop on electoral reforms have called for the establishment of a… Continue reading »

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Jan
11

THE GUN CULTURE IN THE US; SHOULD GHANA DISTANCE ITSELF FROM ECOWAS

Not too many Americans seem worried, either, that in 2009 – the latest year for which detailed statistics are available – there were 13,636 murders in the US, 9,146 of which were caused by firearms…..
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Now, I don’t at all want the Ivory Coast to be invaded! But I am sure that if Gbagbo became aware that a serious and credible military threat existed against him, the deterrent effect that would have on him would be considerable. Unless he is bent on suicide, he must take notice. He must remember what happened to Saddam Hussein.

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Dec
30

UPDATED WIKILEAKS:FULL TEXT OF CABLE THAT REPORTED ON HOW OMAR BONGO USED THE BANK OF CENTRAL AFRICA

EL PAIS, MADRID Corruption in Gabon Power: the best way to rob a bank in Africa CABLE ID: 215456 Date: 2009-07-07 12:58:00 Origin: 09YAOUNDE608 Source: Embassy Yaounde Classification: CONFIDENTIAL FM AMEMBASSY YAOUNDE TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 0076 INFO RUEHZO/AFRICAN UNION COLLECTIVE RHMFISS/HQ USAFRICOM STUTTGART GE RUEATRS/DEPT OF TREASURY WASHDC C O N F I D E… Continue reading »

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