African News

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 | 853 views

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 failing to (...)

| January 2007 | 815 views

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 | 661 views

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 | 729 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 | 864 views

AU Communique.

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| December 2006 | 666 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 | 673 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 | 28536 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 | 616 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 | 721 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 | 569 views