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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 | 459 views

Senegal: Rebel War Intensifies

Senegal: Rebel War Intensifies

Thousands of people who have fled fighting between the Senegal army and pro-independence rebels in Senegal’s southern Casamance region are bedding in (...)

| September 2006 | 521 views

Guinea-Bissau: Proposed Law to Ban FGM

Guinea-Bissau: Proposed Law to Ban FGM

The practice of fanado, or female genital mutilation, could soon be outlawed by a new bill to be presented to the Guinea-Bissau parliament. Fanado is a (...)

| September 2006 | 555 views

Liberia: Massive Brain Drain Hampers Development

Liberia: Massive Brain Drain Hampers Development

After more than a dozen years of bloody conflict, the Liberian Government’s ability to rebuild the nation is seriously hampered by a lack of properly (...)

| September 2006 | 508 views

New Ghana High Commissioner Arrives in Canada

New Ghana High Commissioner Arrives in Canada

Dr (Mrs.) Margaret Ivy Amoakohene(photo), High-Commissioner-Designate of the Republic of Ghana to Canada, arrived in Ottawa on Thursday, July 27 2006. She (...)

| August 2006 | 724 views

London: Damilola’s Killers Found Guilty

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief After six years, three prolonged trials and an expenditure of 16 million pounds sterling, the killers of the (...)

| August 2006 | 508 views

Home Office Slams African Voodoo Story

Home Office Slams African Voodoo Story

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief The Home Office, charged with the responsibility of monitoring Immigration and Naturalisation affairs in the (...)

| August 2006 | 651 views

Development and Culture (1)

Development and Culture (1)

"From Adabraka, Ghana to Ottawa, Canada, our correspondent, Kofi Akosah-Sarpong(photo), a development journalist, collaborates with development experts in (...)

| August 2006 | 1333 views

Congo Election: Security Council Calls for Calm

Congo Election: Security Council Calls for Calm

Saluting the citizens of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for their participation in historic, largely peaceful elections on Sunday, the Security (...)

| August 2006 | 451 views

Nigeria: Prominent Politician Killed

Nigeria: Prominent Politician Killed

A leading ruling party candidate for governorship of Nigeria’s most populous state, Lagos, was strangled and stabbed to death in his bedroom, said (...)

| July 2006 | 491 views

Death of Ghanaian woman baffles police

Death of Ghanaian woman baffles police

By Abu B. Shaw, London Vanguard Bureau Chief The Metropolitan police are spending sleepless nights to unravel the identification of a mysterious Ghanaian (...)

| July 2006 | 568 views