African News

The Rumour of a U.S Military Base in Ghana

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong argues that the rumour of Washington setting up a military base in Ghana, if true, is part of the broader network of bases Washington (...)

| May 2007 | 803 views

Darfur Day Statement from British Government

Statement from the Foreign Secretary and Secretary of State for International Development for Darfur Day on Sunday 29 April. Once again people around (...)

| April 2007 | 523 views

EU statement on the elections in Nigeria

An EU realease today states that the EU presidency has noted with concern reports of irregularities and of the use of violence in some regions of (...)

| April 2007 | 3748 views

J.H Mensah"s New Development Vision

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong examines J.H. Mensah, President John Kufour’s development planning czar’s new “Made-in-Ghana” development planning vision. Commentary (...)

| April 2007 | 645 views

Blair calls for action on "scandal" of Darfur

According to a 10 Downing Street press release issued this week, Prime Minister Tony Blair(photo) says Britain is in favour of "tougher measures and (...)

| April 2007 | 1385 views

Report on African Civil Society Organizations

The African Civil Society Organizations’ Consultation on AU - EU Joint Strategy for Africa’s Development was held in Accra, Ghana, from 26 - 28 March 2007. (...)

| April 2007 | 1881 views

Paapa Ankomah and Science Education in Ghana

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong writes on the call for science education in Ghana to be driven by Ghanaian and African norms, values and traditions, as Nigerian (...)

| April 2007 | 636 views

Sudan: Journalist Detained and Tortured

By Our Correspondent. The Sudanese authorities recently arrested a journalist working with Sudan Radio Service and released him five days later after (...)

| April 2007 | 514 views

The Trouble with Rawlings

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, our correspondent in the Canadian capital argues that a shadow floats over Jerry Rawlings’ life - and recent Ghanaian history as well. (...)

| April 2007 | 679 views

Mali: Election Fever Mounts

According to the APA news agency in Dakar, Mali’s Constitutional Court on Sunday confirmed eight nominations for the April presidential election. The (...)

| April 2007 | 738 views