It's been a while - close to 40 years but we reconnected. A respected Ashanti chief for over 30 years. - A Ghanaian friend, helped to locate him and indicated that a chief's name sometimes gets changed. A link was sent and I immediately recognized the photos, particularly one younger photo from our school days in Toronto. We then connected via phone and Social Media. I made it clear to him that I was not leaving Ghana without an in-person connection. The 6 hour trip to the rich cultural city of Kumasi was already on the agenda so it was just a matter of time.
In this interview with Kieron Murdoch, we define what a republic is and explore the steps needed to achieve republican status. Born in Antigua and Barbuda, Kieron Murdoch is a recent graduate of UWI St. Augustine, with a first degree in Political Science. Murdoch is also the producer and host of ‘The Big Issues’ at Observer Radio which runs on Sundays from 1pm-3pm.
More than 65 Caribbean Cruise Ships are expected to arrive in December 2021 and dock at the much improved Antigua cruise port which was reopened last October 2021.
The occasion was very special as the completion of the 5th berth allows the capacity to now receive more vessels in port. There was five ships berthed at the opening which made a captivating sight…
When visiting Antigua & Barbuda you might feel as if you’ve arrived in paradise, but after driving around the island for a day or two you’d soon realize how stressful and hellish the roads are. Apart from there hardly being any road signs to navigate around the island it’s also noted that most roads are too narrow to pass safely and many are not paved and full of dangerous potholes that can ruin the best of cars.