African News

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 | 614 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 | 735 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 | 1418 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 | 533 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 | 575 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 | 652 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 | 575 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 | 1457 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 | 512 views