African News

Mystery Over Dead African Journalist

By Abu Shaw, London Bureau Chief The recent death of an African journalist in Liverpool, England, has since brought more questions than answers as the (...)

| March 2006 | 684 views

Life In the Land of ROPAD

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong ,Accra ,Ghana Ghana’s parliament appears to be in permanent atrophy. The issue of whether (...)

| February 2006 | 6815 views

Kwame Nkrumah: 40 Years after the Coup

By Zubairu Wai, Toronto, Canada 40 years ago on this day, the African revolution suffered its greatest setback when “Dark Days” descended on Ghana, with (...)

| February 2006 | 997 views

Can Mama Ellen Deliver Liberty to Liberia?

Tajudeen Abdul Raheem Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was sworn in recently as President of Liberia. Tajudeen Abdul Raheem wishes her well in what promises to be (...)

| February 2006 | 452 views

"I Saw Dictatorship First-hand"---Blewu

One of Ghana’s foremost human rights activists, journalist Bright Blewu recently spoke at an orientation session for Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) (...)

| February 2006 | 472 views

New Bond Girl is from Zimbabwe

It is not a common thing for an African girl to make it big in the international film industry. But it seems the spell has been broken when the Zimbabwean (...)

| February 2006 | 913 views

Abidjan: Security Concerns Mount

Reacting to ongoing threats against United Nations personnel in volatile Cte d’Ivoire, Secretary-General Kofi Annan today urged the Security Council to strengthe

| February 2006 | 412 views

Nigerian Boy’s Death: Murder Trial Heats Up

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief. New clues leading to the killers of murdered Nigerian teenager Damilola Taylor have been unearthed by (...)

| January 2006 | 623 views

More Bloodshed in Darfur

Reacting to growing bloodshed in the strife-torn Darfur region of Sudan, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today called on all parties to respect (...)

| January 2006 | 461 views

Cote d’Ivoire: Soccer Offers Temporary Peace

By Abu B. Shaw, London Vanguard Bureau Chief Peace has eluded the people of Cote d’Ivoire despite everything the international community has done in (...)

| January 2006 | 549 views

Rufaa Launches Track Solution

Press Release NY, January 21, 2006 - Rufaa.com leading provider of value-driven business intelligence solutions, today announced the pre-launching of (...)

| January 2006 | 547 views