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Belgium: Black woman sets herself on fire

Belgium: Black woman sets herself on fire

Maggy Delvaux-Mufu, a mother of three in her forties, alerted several national newspapers late on Tuesday morning last week that she would be burning (...)

| October 2007 | 5007 views

ACC Blasts Australia's Kevin Andrews

ACC Blasts Australia’s Kevin Andrews

African Communities Council of NSW (ACC) Media Release October 3, 2007 African Communities Council (ACC) of NSW expresses its deep and serious (...)

| October 2007 | 647 views

Britain's new black attorney general

Britain’s new black attorney general

The new attorney general of the United Kingdom, Dominican-born Baroness Patricia Scotland of Asthal QC(photo), has been “very humbled” by the (...)

| September 2007 | 1185 views

UK: Bright African student faces deportation

UK: Bright African student faces deportation

By Abu B. Shaw, London. The Home Office has ignored emotional appeals from a cross section of society to go ahead with the booting out of an African (...)

| September 2007 | 1797 views

Democratic Growth, Democratic Living

Democratic Growth, Democratic Living

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong Once a playground of military juntas, autocrats, and one-party apparatchiks, Ghana has experienced its share of Africa’s (...)

| August 2007 | 764 views

In Search of Congo's Coltan

In Search of Congo’s Coltan

Mvemba Phezo Dizolele. Bukavu is perched high above Lake Kivu, gently encroaching on the placid body of water between Rwanda and Congo. Once known as the (...)

| August 2007 | 591 views

ACR's insight on UN role in Darfur

ACR’s insight on UN role in Darfur

Now the UN has finally announced the deployment of some 26,000 troops in Darfur. It took a long, long time coming, for the defenceless victims, including (...)

| August 2007 | 637 views

 Liberia: Rampant Ritual Killings or Gboyo

Liberia: Rampant Ritual Killings or Gboyo

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong discusses Liberia’s dilemma with human sacrifice and cannibalistic practices in its development process, drawing examples from (...)

| August 2007 | 2255 views

 Oil Find: Ghana should go the Botswana Way

Oil Find: Ghana should go the Botswana Way

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong. Compared to other African states, the ongoing debate about oil find in Ghana has been more balanced and indicative of the emerging (...)

| August 2007 | 1327 views

Aliu Mahama, Superstition and Elections

Aliu Mahama, Superstition and Elections

Commentary By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong. Following the dispensation of multi-party democratic rule in Ghana some fifteen years ago, Ghana’s Vice (...)

| July 2007 | 766 views