African News

Ghana: The Castle in a Thunderstorm

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong. The thunderstorm - variously dubbed "Castle Hijacks Kickbacks” or “Castle in Crisis over Kickback Scandal” - (...)

| December 2005 | 408 views

Liberia: Fight Over Cherokee Jeeps.

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief The confrontation between the United State embassy in Monrovia and Liberia’s outgoing members of (...)

| November 2005 | 521 views

The Decline of J.J. Rawlings

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong In terms of sheer patriotism and nationalism that propelled him to Ghana’s political scene, John Jerry Rawlings is in a class (...)

| November 2005 | 523 views

Ghana: Demons, Values and National Development

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong As Ghana’s emerging renaissance increasingly spreads country-wide, one of the key areas which is seen as entangling the (...)

| November 2005 | 366 views

As EJS Leads in Run-off, Calm Returns to Liberia

With Liberia remaining calm after the presidential run-off elections and United Nations peacekeeping troops on full alert across the country, the top UN (...)

| November 2005 | 382 views

The Dawn of Ghana’s Renaissance

Our Ottawa correspondent, Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, after deep reflections and consultations, announces the dawn of Ghana’s Renaissance in her development (...)

| November 2005 | 475 views

Asantehene and Africa’s Image

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong The Asantehene (King), Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, of Ghana’s Asante ethnic, impending lectures and the showcasing of the regalia (...)

| October 2005 | 392 views

Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa

By Ike Okonta It’s nearly ten years after Nigerian activist and writer Ken Saro- Wiwa and eight other members of the Movement for the Survival of (...)

| October 2005 | 354 views

10 Ways You Can Help Africa

By Julius E. Coles I have worked with Africa for nearly 40 years; and as a result, I am often approached by people here in the U.S. who want to help the (...)

| October 2005 | 384 views

African Immigrants Under Fire

By Abu B. Shaw, London. African nationals in the diaspora are facing the roughest of times thanks to the number of deportation orders being meted out (...)

| October 2005 | 1023 views

Nigerian Rebels Take Over Oil Facilities

Militants loyal to Nigerian rebel leader Moujahid Dokubo-Asari said they had taken over several oil facilities in the Niger Delta on Thursday, as Nigerian (...)

| September 2005 | 448 views

New ECA Head Appointed

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has appointed the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Regional Director for Africa the new Executive (...)

| September 2005 | 422 views