African News

Let Osu Castle Stay

By Dr. Daniel Tetteh Osabu-Kle,Ottawa Ghana is a small country that cannot afford the luxurious and affluent life-styles of the developed world. The (...)

| January 2006 | 1094 views

Asantehene, Traditional Values and KNUST

The recent appointment by Ghana’s leading science and technology school of the Asantehene (King of the Asante ethnic group), Otumfuo Osei Tutu 11, as it’s (...)

| December 2005 | 470 views

Liberia: UN Refuses to Lift Sanctions

After receiving reports that the situation in Liberia is still a threat to international peace and that its natural resources are still not being used in a (...)

| December 2005 | 440 views

The Gambia: Condoleeza Rice Asked to Intervene

Reporters Without Borders wrote today to US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice expressing its "deep concern about the steady disintegration of democracy (...)

| December 2005 | 445 views

Liberia: UNMIL Warns George Weah

The head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has called on the losing presidential candidate to calm his supporters following two incidents (...)

| December 2005 | 594 views

Ghana: The Castle in a Thunderstorm

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

| December 2005 | 467 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 parliament (...)

| November 2005 | 579 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 of (...)

| November 2005 | 570 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 progress (...)

| November 2005 | 424 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 | 419 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 | 545 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 of the (...)

| October 2005 | 441 views