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Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Michael Jackson in Tamale: The memoir of Ghana’s new President

For two decades Ghana has been celebrated for its democratic politics, on-schedule elections and peaceful transfers of power. The record contrasts with the country’s prior instability, going back to the 1966 coup that unseated Kwame Nkrumah, a blow to pan-Africanist dreams and the event that opens John Dramani Mahama’s memoir My First Coup d’Etat: And

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

“DO WE REALLY NEED ANOTHER MEMOIR BY A WHITE ZIMBABWEAN?”

Alex Perry, in “Time” magazine, reviews the memoir of journalist Douglas Rogers, “The Last Resort.”