African News

New Ghana High Commissioner Arrives in Canada

Dr (Mrs.) Margaret Ivy Amoakohene(photo), High-Commissioner-Designate of the Republic of Ghana to Canada, arrived in Ottawa on Thursday, July 27 2006. She (...)

| August 2006 | 802 views

London: Damilola’s Killers Found Guilty

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief After six years, three prolonged trials and an expenditure of 16 million pounds sterling, the killers of (...)

| August 2006 | 570 views

Home Office Slams African Voodoo Story

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief The Home Office, charged with the responsibility of monitoring Immigration and Naturalisation affairs in (...)

| August 2006 | 713 views

Development and Culture (1)

"From Adabraka, Ghana to Ottawa, Canada, our correspondent, Kofi Akosah-Sarpong(photo), a development journalist, collaborates with development experts in (...)

| August 2006 | 1394 views

Congo Election: Security Council Calls for Calm

Saluting the citizens of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for their participation in historic, largely peaceful elections on Sunday, the Security (...)

| August 2006 | 511 views

Nigeria: Prominent Politician Killed

A leading ruling party candidate for governorship of Nigeria’s most populous state, Lagos, was strangled and stabbed to death in his bedroom, said police, (...)

| July 2006 | 554 views

Death of Ghanaian woman baffles police

By Abu B. Shaw, London Vanguard Bureau Chief The Metropolitan police are spending sleepless nights to unravel the identification of a mysterious (...)

| July 2006 | 630 views

Liberia, Human Rights and Journalism

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, in Accra, suggests ways by which Liberian journalism could ground its practices and functions in human rights reporting. Before the (...)

| July 2006 | 552 views

Re-Civilizing Ghana

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, in Accra, looks at attempts by the ruling elites to re-civilize Ghanaians in their development process following spates of moral (...)

| June 2006 | 1436 views