African News

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 Ogoni (...)

| October 2005 | 413 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 | 424 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 | 1075 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 | 491 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 Secretary of (...)

| September 2005 | 484 views

A Tortuous Road to Peace

Title: A Tortuous Road to Peace Edited By: Festus Aboagye and Alhaji M.S. Bah Publishers: Institute For Security Studies, Pretoria, South Africa, 2005 (...)

| September 2005 | 508 views

A New Lease of Life for the APC

A special correspondent in Freetown, the Sierra Leone capital, looks at the implications of the ending of the court case involving some of the leaders of (...)

| July 2005 | 714 views

Will the SLPP Re-invent Itself?

The ruling party in Sierra Leone, the Sierra Leone People’s Party(SLPP) is to hold a national convention in Makeni, the capital of the north of Sierra (...)

| July 2005 | 686 views