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Technology is the Root of All Evil

Technology is the Root of All Evil

By Philip Emeagwali According to history books, gun-wielding European slave traders kidnapped one in five Africans and transported them across the oceans (...)

| December 2007 | 626 views

Is Guinea-Bissau the next narco state?

Is Guinea-Bissau the next narco state?

By Scott A Morgan. The last few months have been an interesting time in the area known as the Casamance region. Earlier this year the army of (...)

| December 2007 | 595 views

Moral Mess: Mending the social fracture

Moral Mess: Mending the social fracture

Commentary By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong Ghana is experiencing social fractures - the traditional communal empathy, as the foundation of morality, which (...)

| November 2007 | 707 views

An interview with the AERC Executive Director

An interview with the AERC Executive Director

The only way to overcome the lack of means to finance high quality economic research in Africa is to strengthen cooperation as well as research networks (...)

| November 2007 | 790 views

Guinea-Bissau and the drug trade

Guinea-Bissau and the drug trade

Reporters Without Borders (recently) released the report of a fact-finding visit to Guinea-Bissau to investigate the precarious situation of its (...)

| November 2007 | 594 views

The Mo Ibrahim Prize: Robbing Peter to pay Paul

The Mo Ibrahim Prize: Robbing Peter to pay Paul

“Mo Ibrahim’s prize for a retired African president which was awarded to Joachim Chissano of Mozambique was in my view an insult to the African (...)

| November 2007 | 614 views

Respect your African/Black relatives

Respect your African/Black relatives

Commentary By Clement Apaak, Coquitlam, Canada. For those who have not followed my work, in person, in print, and over my radio show on CJSF 90.1FM, I (...)

| November 2007 | 941 views

Water Shortage in South Sudan

Water Shortage in South Sudan

By William Kolong Pioth, Vancouver, Canada. Northern Bahr-El-Ghazal (NBEG) is one of ten states of south Sudan, a region which attained its (...)

| October 2007 | 557 views