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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 | 3601 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 | 2669 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 | 3518 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 | 5561 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 | 2232 views

Gambia: UN High Commissioner expresses concern

Gambia: UN High Commissioner expresses concern

The increased military presence deployed across The Gambia since President Yayha Jammeh rejected the election result risks heightening the current climate (...)

| December 2016 | 1846 views

Gambia: Yayah Jammeh wants protection

Gambia: Yayah Jammeh wants protection

By PV Staff Writers Very reliable sources in Banjul, capital of the tiny West African state of Gambia indicate that outgoing president Yayah Jammeh has (...)

| December 2016 | 2229 views

Dr.Zainab Bangura's week in review

Dr.Zainab Bangura’s week in review

My week in review. By Dr. Zainab Hawa Bangura, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict. I had a very good (...)

| October 2016 | 1775 views