Nov
19

OBITUARY OF KEN SARO-WIWA Jr.

:DAILY GUIDE Accra 19 November 2016           KEN SARO-WIWA Jr – A TRIBUTE By CAMERON DUODU November has proved to be a very terrifying month for the Saro-Wiwa family. Exactly 21 years ago – on 10 November 1995 – the head of the family, Ken Saro-Wiwa, was gruesomely thrown into an… Continue reading »

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Nov
07

KEN SARO-WIWA — ALREADY TWENTY YEARS?

                                                                                3 generations of Saro-Wiwas: Ken Saro-Wiwa is on the left, in a suit and tie.  KEN SARO-WIWA – ALREADY 20 YEARS? By CAMERON DUODU Daily Guide 07 November 2015 10 November 1995 was – to mix lingos – a dies horribilis par excellence for me! (A horrible day to beat all horrible days). It… Continue reading »

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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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Apr
09

REMEMBERING GENERALS JOSEPH ANKRAH AND MOBUTU SESESEKO

CONVERSATIONS WITH MY STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS (4) REMEMBERING GENERALS ANKRAH AND MOBUTU By CAMERON DUODU STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS: I am still waiting to hear about General Sani Abacha of Nigeria…. ME: Listen man, Abacha was, without doubt, the most notorious character in West African history – if not African history, and you can’t make me… Continue reading »

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