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Plastic rice in Africa?

Plastic rice in Africa?

PV Staff For several months now, there have been persistent rumours that plastic or cosmetic rice is being exported to Africa from an Asian country (...)

| 5 months ago | 2252 views

Science communication requires collaboration

Science communication requires collaboration

Effective science communication requires more collaboration between researchers, communications officers and journalists. This was one of the key messages (...)

| 5 months ago | 2012 views

Chaos and brutality in Liberian politics

Chaos and brutality in Liberian politics

Opinion By Dagbayonoh Kiah Nyanfore II, USA. The use of ethnicity in elections is not strange in Liberia’s political history. For instance, (...)

| 5 months ago | 2881 views

Liberia: Misleading and biased reporting

Liberia: Misleading and biased reporting

Opinion By Dagbayonoh Kiah Nyanfore II, USA. In my recent article on the 2017 election in Liberia, I advised the Liberian media to be neutral and to give (...)

| 26 February | 2543 views

New AU chairperson not happy with tardiness

New AU chairperson not happy with tardiness

PV Staff The recently elected Chairperson of the African Union, Guinea’s President Alpha Conde (seen second from left in photo with the past and (...)

| 5 February | 2518 views

Ghana:UN University Report on crop yield

Ghana:UN University Report on crop yield

A study supported by the United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) confirmed that access to credit and technology can (...)

| 3 February | 2607 views

Former Gambian president granted immunity

Former Gambian president granted immunity

Joint declaration by the Economic Community of West African States, the African Union and the United Nations on the political situation of the Islamic (...)

| 23 January | 2473 views

ECOMOG and Democrazy by force

ECOMOG and Democrazy by force

Opinion By Knana Kanthe, Quebec, Canada. If only the UN Special Court for Sierra Leone were serious in having a holistic prosecution of individuals who (...)

| 20 January | 3246 views

Liberian Presidential election, October 2017

Liberian Presidential election, October 2017

Commentary Liberian presidential election October 2017: Preliminary observations and advice. By Dagbayonoh Kiah Nyanfore II, USA. Often when I listen to (...)

| 19 January | 4567 views

Musician of the Week: Burning Spear

Musician of the Week: Burning Spear

Editor’s Note: The song in the clip below, Cry Blood Africa, by the Jamaican musical icon, Burning Spear (photo), is dedicated to the people of the (...)

| 16 January | 1867 views