African News

Eating Ghanaian/African Food is Good for You

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong ponders on Ghanaian Health Minister, Courage Quashigah’s suggestion that Ghanaian/African traditional food is good for health By Kofi (...)

| June 2007 | 3489 views

J.H. Mensah, Confidence and Progress

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong. Recently I had the privilege of having a long, broad, and incisive conversation with Dr. William Cowie, a respected (...)

| June 2007 | 791 views

The Ga Mantse Goes to Accra

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong looks at the newly installed Ga Mantse, Nii Tackie Tawiah III, king of Ghana’s Ga ethnic group, attempts to work with the overburdened (...)

| May 2007 | 1125 views

On Mount Kenya

By Humphrey Muchoki. Kenya is named after a mountain of the same name( Mount Kenya). The Kikuyu ( the largest tribe in the country) call it (...)

| May 2007 | 1142 views

Obasanjo, Atiku in Juju-Marabout Row

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong examines the implications of the juju-marabout row between Nigeria’s President Olusegun Obasanjo and his deputy, Atiku Abubaka, in the (...)

| May 2007 | 1276 views

Diaspora and Development

By Daniel T. Osabu-Kle, Ottawa, Canada 200th Anniversary of Abolition Act. Your Excellency, moderator, invited guests, members of the Kilimanjaro (...)

| May 2007 | 726 views

The Rumour of a U.S Military Base in Ghana

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong argues that the rumour of Washington setting up a military base in Ghana, if true, is part of the broader network of bases Washington (...)

| May 2007 | 800 views

Darfur Day Statement from British Government

Statement from the Foreign Secretary and Secretary of State for International Development for Darfur Day on Sunday 29 April. Once again people around (...)

| April 2007 | 520 views