From the Editor’s Keyboard

Nigeria: Urgent Action Needed to Rescue Election

"Nigeria’s elections and Obasanjo’s coveted reputation as a champion of democracy are greatly endangered. But the country’s stability and democracy, as well (...)

| April 2007 | 619 views

Pan African unity: Can Africa match the bid?

The idea of a United States of Africa is the visionary outcome of a Pan African Unity. Gichinga Ndirangu presents the case for a United States of Africa (...)

| April 2007 | 501 views

Zimbabwe: A time of deafness

"Battered bodies, broken bones, bleeding human flesh. That is all President Robert Mugabe has been able to give to the people he is supposed to protect and (...)

| March 2007 | 487 views

Ghana at 50: Independence or the fog of dependency?

’Freedom’, however, can be fleeting thing. Is Ghana free today? What precisely do we mean by ’freedom in Ghana? Perhaps what is, I think, most instructive and (...)

| March 2007 | 430 views

Will the real William Wilberforce please stand up?

Bro. K. Bangarah argues that it was a series of military, economic and political forces, as well as the actions of a group of Afrikan activists in Britain (...)

| March 2007 | 594 views

I am not asking for your approval

’The concern is not my oppression, but the inaccessibility of hijabi bodies and a general discomfort with those who have no problems with visible signs of (...)

| March 2007 | 611 views

A Cultural Paradigm for Liberia’s Reconstruction

As Liberia emerges as a new nation with competing resource priorities it needs to look back to it’s past cultural traditions particularly in the area of (...)

| February 2007 | 596 views

Debt Relief: A Panacea for Sierra Leone?

"What has the government so far done to implement the recommendations? Next to nothing, say the critics, despite the fact that the TRC published its final (...)

| February 2007 | 527 views

World Social Forum: just another NGO fair?

The World Social Forum, which took place in Nairobi, Kenya for the first time in Africa, was supposed to be a forum for the voices of the grassroots. But (...)

| February 2007 | 498 views

Vanguard Print Edition in April

"So be one of the first subscribers of the Patriotic Vanguard print edition by sending your subscription (we only accept remittances through Moneygram at (...)

| February 2007 | 493 views

Somalia at the crossroads

The Somali government and its Ethiopian allies - now backed by United States military force - have won the battle for Somalia. But the war cannot end (...)

| January 2007 | 507 views