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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 | 626 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 | 664 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 | 963 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 | 454 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 | 527 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 | 1065 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 | 597 views

Senegal: State Media for Aspirants

By Our Correspondent According to the APA news agency in Dakar,political campaigning is in full swing in Senegal with the various (...)

| February 2007 | 515 views