African News

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,” say critics (...)

| October 2006 | 653 views

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 | 611 views

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 | 3346 views

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 civic (...)

| September 2006 | 541 views

Cote d"Ivoire: Gbagbo says peacekeepers can leave

The United Nations and French peacekeepers in Cote d’Ivoire can leave the country if they want to, President Laurent Gbagbo(photo) said in an interview (...)

| September 2006 | 579 views

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 | 543 views

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 for a (...)

| September 2006 | 622 views

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 | 659 views

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 | 626 views

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 | 854 views