African News

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 | 530 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 | 572 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 | 648 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 | 572 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 | 1454 views

Ghana: Where Progress and Culture Boogie

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, our correspondent in Accra, looks at Ghana’s objective society and how they are taking on an increasingly gullible populace in the (...)

| May 2006 | 508 views

Ghana: Rough Sanitation

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, in Accra, looks at the worsening sanitation situation in Ghanaian cities. Every city has a kind of genetic copy that looks like (...)

| May 2006 | 512 views

Peace Agreement for Darfur Within Reach

Though the parties to the conflict in Darfur, Sudan - which has already cost nearly 200,000 lives, mainly civilians - have not yet compromised on key (...)

| April 2006 | 647 views

New UN Program for Girls’ Education

The United Nations has launched a new broad based initiative in West and Central Africa to increase girls’ access to quality education in an effort to (...)

| April 2006 | 585 views