African News

Belgium: Black woman sets herself on fire

Maggy Delvaux-Mufu, a mother of three in her forties, alerted several national newspapers late on Tuesday morning last week that she would be burning (...)

| October 2007 | 5671 views

African Development - Lost in Foreign Languages

By Dr.Henry Mwandemere, Vancouver, Canada. Chinua Achebe’s highly acclaimed novel, “ Things Fall Apart” is a good illustration of Africa’s progress or lack (...)

| October 2007 | 850 views

ACC Blasts Australia’s Kevin Andrews

African Communities Council of NSW (ACC) Media Release October 3, 2007 African Communities Council (ACC) of NSW expresses its deep and serious (...)

| October 2007 | 752 views

Britain’s new black attorney general

The new attorney general of the United Kingdom, Dominican-born Baroness Patricia Scotland of Asthal QC(photo), has been “very humbled” by the response from (...)

| September 2007 | 1274 views

UK: Bright African student faces deportation

By Abu B. Shaw, London. The Home Office has ignored emotional appeals from a cross section of society to go ahead with the booting out of an African (...)

| September 2007 | 1888 views

Democratic Growth, Democratic Living

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong Once a playground of military juntas, autocrats, and one-party apparatchiks, Ghana has experienced its share of Africa’s (...)

| August 2007 | 871 views

In Search of Congo’s Coltan

Mvemba Phezo Dizolele. Bukavu is perched high above Lake Kivu, gently encroaching on the placid body of water between Rwanda and Congo. Once known as (...)

| August 2007 | 678 views

ACR’s insight on UN role in Darfur

Now the UN has finally announced the deployment of some 26,000 troops in Darfur. It took a long, long time coming, for the defenceless victims, including (...)

| August 2007 | 724 views

Liberia: Rampant Ritual Killings or Gboyo

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong discusses Liberia’s dilemma with human sacrifice and cannibalistic practices in its development process, drawing examples from Ghana and (...)

| August 2007 | 2825 views

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 | 1410 views