A FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT THAT IS BECOMING A SHAME TO AFRICA By CAMERON DUODU The Ghanaian Times 03 February 2015 There is a proverb in Latin that warns the ancient Romans to “beware the Greeks even when they come bearing gifts!” The proverb was based on what the Greeks had done during their war against Troy… Continue reading »
WHAT FRANTZ FANON MEANT TO AFRICAN LIBERATION (2) By CAMERON DUODU Fanon’s relations with the independent African states were always problematic. He had to deal with them on behalf of the Algerian Government in exile, which was formed in Cairo in September 1958. But Fanon needed to resort tosecrecy, as many of the independent Africanstates were only dressed-up as sovereign states, but had state institutions that had been infiltrated to the hilt by… Continue reading »
President Ben Ali is aging, his regime is sclerotic and there is no clear successor. Many Tunisians are frustrated by the lack of political freedom and angered by First Family corruption, high unemployment and regional inequities. Extremism poses a continuing threat. Compounding the problems, the GOT brooks no advice or criticism, whether domestic or international. Instead, it seeks to impose ever greater control, often using the police. ….