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Some Refinements on the Development Fronts

Some Refinements on the Development Fronts

COMMENTARY By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, Ottawa,Canada. To advocates of opening, refining, and appropriating Ghanaian cultural values for development, (...)

| January 2007 | 619 views

Ki-Zerbo the Giant has Passed Away

Ki-Zerbo the Giant has Passed Away

By Our Correspondent. The distinguished Burkinabe historian and academic heavyweight professor Joseph Ki-Zerbo(photo) has recently passed away at his home (...)

| December 2006 | 691 views

African accused of rape set free in London

By Abu B. Shaw,with files from the Sun newspaper, London. Anti-rape campaigners were horrified in the aftermath of a recent acquittal of an alleged (...)

| December 2006 | 823 views

AU Communique.

AU Communique.

AFRICAN UNION UNION AFRICAINE UNIÃO AFRICANA P.O. Box: 3243, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tel.:(251-11) 551 38 22 Fax: (251-11) 551 93 21 Email : si (...)

| December 2006 | 630 views

Madagascar general urges overthrow

Madagascar general urges overthrow

By Johnny Hogg BBC News, Antananarivo An army general in Madagascar has declared military rule in the country. General Fidy said the move, which (...)

| November 2006 | 636 views

Good African leaders to get award

Good African leaders to get award

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief Initiators of the award for African leaders - former presidents to be precise - have highlighted good (...)

| November 2006 | 28495 views

Madonna's adoption move backfires

Madonna’s adoption move backfires

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief Madonna adopted an African child a few weeks ago but many people across the world have opposed the Queen of (...)

| October 2006 | 575 views

Ivorian Crisis: Alpha Blondy Speaks Out

Ivorian Crisis: Alpha Blondy Speaks Out

Ivorian reggae star and peace ambassador in the country’ crisis, Alpha Blondy, has challenged the stake holders in the peace process to seize the (...)

| October 2006 | 686 views

Liberia: Crackdown on Rapists.

Liberia: Crackdown on Rapists.

Liberia’s chief justice on Thursday rejected calls for the establishment of a special court to try rape cases following a United Nations report (...)

| October 2006 | 548 views

London:Damilola's killers out in 3 years

London:Damilola’s killers out in 3 years

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief “The criminal justice system in England and Wales has betrayed Damilola Taylor monumentally,” (...)

| October 2006 | 578 views