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The Ga Mantse Goes to Accra

The Ga Mantse Goes to Accra

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong looks at the newly installed Ga Mantse, Nii Tackie Tawiah III, king of Ghana’s Ga ethnic group, attempts to work with the (...)

| May 2007 | 1022 views

On Mount Kenya

On Mount Kenya

By Humphrey Muchoki. Kenya is named after a mountain of the same name( Mount Kenya). The Kikuyu ( the largest tribe in the country) call it Kirinyaya, (...)

| May 2007 | 1069 views

Obasanjo, Atiku in Juju-Marabout Row

Obasanjo, Atiku in Juju-Marabout Row

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong examines the implications of the juju-marabout row between Nigeria’s President Olusegun Obasanjo and his deputy, Atiku Abubaka, (...)

| May 2007 | 1071 views

Diaspora and Development

Diaspora and Development

By Daniel T. Osabu-Kle, Ottawa, Canada 200th Anniversary of Abolition Act. Your Excellency, moderator, invited guests, members of the Kilimanjaro (...)

| May 2007 | 600 views

Ex-President Chiluba of Zambia in Boiling Water

Ex-President Chiluba of Zambia in Boiling Water

By Patrick Hassan-Morlai,London. The man, who ruled the landlocked southern African Republic of Zambia from November 2, 1991 to January 2, 2002, Frederick (...)

| May 2007 | 722 views

The Rumour of a U.S Military Base in Ghana

The Rumour of a U.S Military Base in Ghana

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong argues that the rumour of Washington setting up a military base in Ghana, if true, is part of the broader network of bases Washington (...)

| May 2007 | 725 views

Darfur Day Statement from British Government

Darfur Day Statement from British Government

Statement from the Foreign Secretary and Secretary of State for International Development for Darfur Day on Sunday 29 April. Once again people around the (...)

| April 2007 | 455 views

EU statement on the elections in Nigeria

EU statement on the elections in Nigeria

An EU realease today states that the EU presidency has noted with concern reports of irregularities and of the use of violence in some regions of (...)

| April 2007 | 3677 views

J.H Mensah"s New Development Vision

J.H Mensah"s New Development Vision

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong examines J.H. Mensah, President John Kufour’s development planning czar’s new “Made-in-Ghana” development (...)

| April 2007 | 558 views

Blair calls for action on "scandal" of Darfur

Blair calls for action on "scandal" of Darfur

According to a 10 Downing Street press release issued this week, Prime Minister Tony Blair(photo) says Britain is in favour of "tougher measures and (...)

| April 2007 | 1308 views