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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 (...)

| May 2017 | 2522 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 (...)

| May 2017 | 2425 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, (...)

| April 2017 | 4146 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 (...)

| February 2017 | 2788 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 (...)

| February 2017 | 2718 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 (...)

| February 2017 | 3407 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 (...)

| January 2017 | 2610 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 (...)

| January 2017 | 3431 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 (...)

| January 2017 | 5449 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 (...)

| January 2017 | 2138 views