African News

Zimbabwe election: Opposition warned.

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party is claiming an early lead in elections amid a warning from a government spokesman that declaring victory prematurely would (...)

| March 2008 | 809 views

Tackling Tuberculosis in Africa

When 45-year-old Rene Djoko checked into the Jamot Hospital, the premier referral facility for complicated TB cases in Yaounde, Cameroon, he was weak, had (...)

| March 2008 | 618 views

Africans raise their voices in the UK

The launching of the African Voices Forum, a network of African community associations in Bristol, the first ever such forum in the UK, was the climax of a (...)

| March 2008 | 932 views

Gambia: Yahya Bajinka’s life is in danger

According to Amnesty International, a former Gambian National Intelligence Agency officer, Yahya Bajinka, has been detained in secret since the 15 April (...)

| March 2008 | 946 views

AI condemns Nigeria’s criminal justice system

Amnesty International recently exposed the appalling state of Nigeria’s prison system, saying that Nigeria’s prisons are filled with people whose human (...)

| March 2008 | 680 views

Foreign Aid and Africa

Commentary By Daniel Tseghay,Vancouver, Canada Throughout the world, a great number of people live in extreme poverty. Mostly throughout the regions (...)

| March 2008 | 701 views

CCAS Celebrates Black History Month

By Our Correspondent The Catholic Children’s Aid Society, City of Toronto branch February 29th, 2008 celebrated a first of a kind “Black History Month” (...)

| March 2008 | 1280 views

MEND asks President Bush to Mediate Dispute

By Scott A. Morgan The current President of the United States is a "lame duck". This is a term that means he will be taking actions that will shore up (...)

| February 2008 | 688 views