Jan
09

THE GHANA GOVERNMENT’S ACCEPTANCE OF EX-GUANTANAMO DETAINEES IS RECKLESS

THE GHANA GOVERNMENT’S ACCEPTANCE OF THE EX-GUANTANAMO DETAINEES IS A RECKLESS ACT By CAMERON DUODU   WHEN the news first  filtered faintly through my ears, my first response was  to dismiss it. Ghana mentioned in the same breath as Guantanamo Bay Prison? Forget it. But then, a second news broadcast confirmed what I had at… Continue reading »

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Aug
04

THE UNEXPECTED CONSEQUENCES OF FRUSTRATION IN OUR DAILY LIVES

  THE UNEXPECTED CONSEQUENCES OF THE FRUSTRATIONS OF DAILY LIFE By CAMERON DUODU If you want to study what is going on in real life in a country, one of the best ways of doing it is to study the crimes committed in that society. For instance, we have all got stories to tell about… Continue reading »

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Jan
27

ADIEU, K B MENSAH!

ADIEU, K B MENSAH! By CAMERON DUODU The Ghanaian Times 27 January 2015         THE cryptic message that I received on New Year’s Eve was hard to believe. It just asked: “Have you heard that our friend and BBC colleague, K B Mensah, has passed away? So sad!” “What? K B Mensah… Continue reading »

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Mar
17

SCOTLAND YARD MAY CHARGE COMPANY WHOSE EMPLOYEES RESTRAINED ANGOLAN DEPORTEE WHO DIED ON PLANE

Days later, the Metropolitan police’s homicide unit took over the case after the Guardian independently tracked down passengers who said Mubenga had complained he was unable to breathe for several minutes before his collapse. The unit arrested three guards, aged 35, 48 and 49, and questioned them under caution.

Police have tried to trace other passengers for more in-depth interviews.

Four G4S whistleblowers last month submitted evidence to the Commons home affairs select committee. The evidence, obtained by the Guardian, alleged serious failings by G4S. It also contradicted some of what senior G4S officials told MPs at a hearing after Mubenga’s death.

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Oct
26

THE TERRIFYING PROSPECT OF ELECTION STEALING IN AFRICA by CAMERON DUODU

A racist hacker had entered the computer tallying the results of South Africa’s “magical” election of May 1994 and altered the results in favour of 3 minority parties.

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