African News

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 | 1149 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 | 1165 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 | 1301 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 | 744 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 | 817 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 | 537 views

EU statement on the elections in Nigeria

An EU realease today states that the EU presidency has noted with concern reports of irregularities and of the use of violence in some regions of (...)

| April 2007 | 3763 views