African News

Guinea: Lansana Conte May Soon Go.

Guinea: Lansana Conte May Soon Go.

Over 50 people have died in the recent disturbances in Guinea-Conakry and our sources in that troubled country have predicted that this is the beginning of (...)

by Gibril Koroma | February 2007 | 821 views

Guinea suspends export of foodstuffs

Guinea suspends export of foodstuffs

The Guinean government has decided to ban "any export and re-export of farm produce which are part of the people’s staple food" for 12 months. This (...)

| February 2007 | 821 views

Nkrumah, African Unity and Development

Nkrumah, African Unity and Development

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, in Ottawa, Canada responds to Gamal Nkrumah’s depiction of the illusory picture of Pan-Africanism today by arguing that by (...)

| January 2007 | 794 views

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 | 640 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 | 711 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 | 847 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 | 649 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 | 656 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 | 28515 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 | 600 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 | 705 views