African News

The Mo Ibrahim Prize: Robbing Peter to pay Paul

“Mo Ibrahim’s prize for a retired African president which was awarded to Joachim Chissano of Mozambique was in my view an insult to the African people.” Issa (...)

| November 2007 | 658 views

Respect your African/Black relatives

Commentary By Clement Apaak, Coquitlam, Canada. For those who have not followed my work, in person, in print, and over my radio show on CJSF 90.1FM, (...)

| November 2007 | 1023 views

Water Shortage in South Sudan

By William Kolong Pioth, Vancouver, Canada. Northern Bahr-El-Ghazal (NBEG) is one of ten states of south Sudan, a region which attained its (...)

| October 2007 | 618 views

Kofi Wayo and Ghanaians’ common sense

Commentary By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong Mr. Charles Kofi Wayo, 50-something, is fondly called “Chuck” in Ghanaian political, (...)

| October 2007 | 1471 views

Belgium: Black woman sets herself on fire

Maggy Delvaux-Mufu, a mother of three in her forties, alerted several national newspapers late on Tuesday morning last week that she would be burning (...)

| October 2007 | 5274 views

African Development - Lost in Foreign Languages

By Dr.Henry Mwandemere, Vancouver, Canada. Chinua Achebe’s highly acclaimed novel, “ Things Fall Apart” is a good illustration of Africa’s progress or lack (...)

| October 2007 | 777 views

ACC Blasts Australia’s Kevin Andrews

African Communities Council of NSW (ACC) Media Release October 3, 2007 African Communities Council (ACC) of NSW expresses its deep and serious (...)

| October 2007 | 693 views

Britain’s new black attorney general

The new attorney general of the United Kingdom, Dominican-born Baroness Patricia Scotland of Asthal QC(photo), has been “very humbled” by the response from (...)

| September 2007 | 1228 views

UK: Bright African student faces deportation

By Abu B. Shaw, London. The Home Office has ignored emotional appeals from a cross section of society to go ahead with the booting out of an African (...)

| September 2007 | 1845 views

Democratic Growth, Democratic Living

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong Once a playground of military juntas, autocrats, and one-party apparatchiks, Ghana has experienced its share of Africa’s (...)

| August 2007 | 816 views