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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 | 549 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 | 662 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 | 525 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 | 554 views

Darkness Engulfs Zimbabwe

Darkness Engulfs Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has been hit by a double whammy: the shutdown of a major power station, and the disruption of electricity supplies from the neighbouring (...)

| October 2006 | 512 views

Nigeria, England, Scotland battle for whiz kid

Nigeria, England, Scotland battle for whiz kid

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief Soccer sensation Gabriel Agbonlahor(photo) of English Premiership club Aston Villa is currently at the (...)

| October 2006 | 3176 views

 Zambia: Mwanawasa in Trouble

Zambia: Mwanawasa in Trouble

Zambia’s faith in democracy is being tested by the failure of successive leaders to entrench democratic norms while in office, political analysts and (...)

| September 2006 | 446 views

The Need for an Institute of Ghanaian Values

The Need for an Institute of Ghanaian Values

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, Ottawa Observations by Dr Kwabena Adjei(photo), chair of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), that (...)

| September 2006 | 451 views