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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 | 595 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 | 554 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 | 3235 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 | 487 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 | 487 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 | 560 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 | 588 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 | 549 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 | 755 views