African News

Oil Find: Ghana should go the Botswana Way

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong. Compared to other African states, the ongoing debate about oil find in Ghana has been more balanced and indicative of the (...)

| August 2007 | 1375 views

Aliu Mahama, Superstition and Elections

Commentary By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong. Following the dispensation of multi-party democratic rule in Ghana some fifteen years ago, Ghana’s Vice (...)

| July 2007 | 821 views

Oil in Ghana: A Timely Warning!

By Dr Kwaku Osafo. The news of oil discovery off Cape Three Points in the Western Region has thrown the NPP government and the general Ghanaian public (...)

| July 2007 | 1015 views

African Legal Playground: The Ugandan Way

News Analysis. By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, Ottawa. As a nation-state, Uganda, born in 1962, has gone though a lot of trouble - from political and (...)

| July 2007 | 634 views

Georgina Wood’s Legal Playing Ground

"Kofi Akosah-Sarpong argues that the only way to signal a new dawn in Ghana’s juducial service is for Ghana’s new Chief Justice, Justice Georgina Wood, to (...)

| June 2007 | 1137 views

Growing Cultural Voices to Re-think Ghana

Commentary. By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong Developmentally, despite its 50 years of corporate existence, indigenous Ghana and neo-liberal Ghana are worlds (...)

| June 2007 | 640 views

Africa: Stuffing Old Wine in New Bottles?

While the futuristic idea of an African superstate is a necessary and desirable alternative to the contemporary reality of an Africa of states, the (...)

| June 2007 | 635 views

Parliament, Reasoning, and Development

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong reflects on Ghanaian law-makers’ criminalization of Female Genital Mutilation, a very sensitive issue in many parts of Africa and the (...)

| June 2007 | 682 views

Ghana ’will be an African tiger’---Kufuor.

Ghana’s President John Kufuor says the discovery of the country’s first major oil deposit could turn the West African country into an "African tiger". "Even (...)

| June 2007 | 4597 views

Eating Ghanaian/African Food is Good for You

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong ponders on Ghanaian Health Minister, Courage Quashigah’s suggestion that Ghanaian/African traditional food is good for health By Kofi (...)

| June 2007 | 3356 views

J.H. Mensah, Confidence and Progress

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong. Recently I had the privilege of having a long, broad, and incisive conversation with Dr. William Cowie, a respected (...)

| June 2007 | 748 views