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A Telecom Executive from London currently based in the United Arab Emirates. I am passionate about history and politics and the evolution of information technology. Quite a mixed bag!

Nyame Nhyira (God Bless) Kwame Nkrumah

https://wp.me/p1xAYQ-9Z Nyame Nhyira (God Bless) Kwame Nkrumah Posted on March 12, 2020by ekownelson We were told he was the most corrupt leader ever; an impostor who did not earn a PhD but was flashing his honorary Doctorate around; a ‘showboy’ who built useless white elephants the country neither needed nor could afford; an  [...]

By |2020-03-13T02:07:41+00:00March 12th, 2020|Ghana, Politics|0 Comments

The Kyebi Ritual Murder influenced the pace of the campaign for independence so why has it disappeared from public discourse?

The Kyebi Ritual Murder influenced the pace of the campaign for independence so why has it disappeared from public discourse?  oberserber  Uncategorized  May 24, 2018 0 Minutes masterfully written reimagining Ekow Nelson The Kyebi Ritual Murder and the protracted legal battle that followed it had more influence on Ghana’s politics than many appreciate. Strangely, [...]

By |2020-03-13T15:20:16+00:00May 26th, 2018|Culture, Ghana, Politics, Society|0 Comments

Dr. J.B Danquah’s achievements are being over-hyped

Dr. J.B Danquah’s achievements are being over-hyped  oberserber  Uncategorized  May 15, 2018 0 Minutes We thought that the history of Ghana was straight forward and has already being written and settled…then in comes a politician historian whose main sock in trade is revisionism reimagining A few years ago, Mr. Tsatsu Tsikata triggered a debate [...]

By |2020-03-13T15:35:20+00:00May 15th, 2018|Africa, Ghana, Politics|0 Comments

Complete and utter May-hem!

Ekow Nelson Theresa May’s reputation is as damaged as Jeremy’s Corbyn’s has been enhanced after the recent elections in the UK. The Prime Minister asked the electorate for a mandate to strengthen her hand in the upcoming Brexit negotiations with the European Union; they denied her that and as a [...]

By |2020-03-13T15:20:46+00:00June 10th, 2017|Britain, Politics|0 Comments

By Khulu’s side – The story of Nelson Mandela’s Afrikaner “boere-meisie” – Ekow Nelson

By Khulu’s side – The story of Nelson Mandela’s Afrikaner “boere-meisie” Ekow Nelson, 1st September, 2014 “No person is born a racist. You become a racist by influences around you. And I had become a racist by the time I was thirteen years old. By that calculation I should not have [...]

By |2020-03-13T15:19:57+00:00September 3rd, 2014|Politics, World|0 Comments

Has Samia Come To Save Or Bury The CPP?

by  Ekow Nelson The overwhelming victory of Samia Nkrumah in the national executive elections at the recent Extraordinary CPP Congress was both an emphatic repudiation of the ‘old guard’ and an affirmation of the deep affection her father Osageyfo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah continues to enjoy among party members. But will this [...]

By |2020-03-13T15:21:51+00:00September 16th, 2011|Ghana, Politics|0 Comments

“High-tech lynching of an uppity black man” – America’s Day of Shame

“High-tech lynching of an uppity black man” – America’s Day of ShameEkow Nelson So the United States, the most advanced nation on earth capable of dropping precision-guided missiles to pick out targets in the thickest of forests, had been hoodwinked by a 49 year-old into voting for him even though [...]

By |2020-03-13T15:19:38+00:00April 28th, 2011|Black Matters, Politics, World|0 Comments

The origin and case for preventive detention under Nkrumah

  The case for preventive detention under Nkrumah Posted on January 4, 2013by ekownelson Ekow Nelson and Dr. Michael Gyamerah August 2010; Updated June 2018 For all the criticism of Nkrumah from much of the Western press and the opposition in Ghana, he did not kill any political opponents; neither did he [...]

By |2020-05-27T01:08:43+01:00August 4th, 2010|Ghana, Politics|0 Comments

So Diane Abbott made it but was it on merit?

Home About Political Directory Events Reports and Resources Media Contact TMP Online The multicultural political magazine and forum June 10, 2010 Can Diane Abbott be Leader of the Labour Party? A guest post by Ekow Nelson So at the eleventh hour, Diane Abbott MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington [...]

By |2020-03-13T15:19:07+00:00June 10th, 2010|Black Matters, Britain, Politics|0 Comments
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