I love Lagos – truly! If you are a determined enough guy, you can enjoy life in the city. But you must know the ropes – and the best way to do that is by finding a good friend.
Discussions on the Internet can be either extremely depressing or inspiringly exultant. So watch out. The Internet can turn normal people who are ordinarily inoffensive into what has become known as “trolls”.
Long before colonialism arrived on the shores of Africa, the people lived a fulfilling life based on the ability to conquer and enjoy their own environment. But then, colonialism came and tried its best to psychologically shatter the people’s self-confidence. The biggest weapon they used was “education”. They sent us to school where we began to be brainwashed to despise our own way of life. Cameron Duodu looks back at a temps perdue.
Born and educated in Ghana, Cameron Duodu started work on a general purpose magazine called New Nation in Ghana, then moved to the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, where he became editor of radio news. He returned to the magazine world as editor of the Ghana edition of the famous pan-African magazine, Drum.
He later edited the biggest-selling newspaper in Ghana, the Daily Graphic.