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Paapa Ankomah and Science Education in Ghana

Paapa Ankomah and Science Education in Ghana

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong writes on the call for science education in Ghana to be driven by Ghanaian and African norms, values and traditions, as Nigerian (...)

| April 2007 | 533 views

Sudan: Journalist Detained and Tortured

Sudan: Journalist Detained and Tortured

By Our Correspondent. The Sudanese authorities recently arrested a journalist working with Sudan Radio Service and released him five days later after (...)

| April 2007 | 433 views

The Trouble with Rawlings

The Trouble with Rawlings

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, our correspondent in the Canadian capital argues that a shadow floats over Jerry Rawlings’ life - and recent Ghanaian history as (...)

| April 2007 | 588 views

Mali: Election Fever Mounts

Mali: Election Fever Mounts

According to the APA news agency in Dakar, Mali’s Constitutional Court on Sunday confirmed eight nominations for the April presidential election. (...)

| April 2007 | 616 views

Ghana: Nkrumah's Son To Join NDC

Ghana: Nkrumah’s Son To Join NDC

Culled from the Ghanaian Observer. Dr. Sekou Nkrumah, son of the late Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah of blessed memory(photo), is set to join the ranks of the (...)

| March 2007 | 921 views

Mandelson, EPAs, and Africa

Mandelson, EPAs, and Africa

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, Ottawa,Canada. br The European Union Commissioner on Trade,Peter Mandelson’s statement, carried by the Accra, Ghana-based (...)

| March 2007 | 413 views

Ghana and Africa Celebrate in Bergen,Norway

Ghana and Africa Celebrate in Bergen,Norway

By Mohamed Boye Jallo Jamboria It is celebration week for Ghanaians and of course all Africans world wide. An elaborate programme involving the entire (...)

| March 2007 | 485 views

Lansana Kouyate is Guinea's New PM

Lansana Kouyate is Guinea’s New PM

Guinea’s new Prime Minister, Lansana Kouyate(photo), and his wife arrived in Conakry this afternoon to a rousing welcome, according to two Guinean (...)

by Gibril Koroma | February 2007 | 969 views

Ghana: Education Reforms for Development

Ghana: Education Reforms for Development

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong The issue of further reforming Ghana’s education system raises interesting questions in the context of the on-going debate (...)

| February 2007 | 555 views