African News

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 (...)

| December 2006 | 715 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 | 852 views

AU Communique.

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| December 2006 | 653 views

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, (...)

| November 2006 | 662 views

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 | 28519 views

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 (...)

| October 2006 | 604 views

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 | 709 views

Nigeria: Political Offices for Women Established

Nigeria’s Ministry of Women’s Affairs has set up political offices in the six geo-political zones of the country to boost the participation of women in the (...)

| October 2006 | 557 views

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 criticising (...)

| October 2006 | 575 views

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,” say critics (...)

| October 2006 | 603 views

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 | 562 views

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 | 3245 views