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Lansana Kouyate is Guinea’s New PM

Guinea’s new Prime Minister, Lansana Kouyate(photo), and his wife arrived in Conakry this afternoon to a rousing welcome, according to two Guinean (...)

by Gibril Koroma | February 2007 | 1224 views

Ghana: Education Reforms for Development

By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong The issue of further reforming Ghana’s education system raises interesting questions in the context of the on-going debate about (...)

| February 2007 | 668 views

Senegal: State Media for Aspirants

By Our Correspondent According to the APA news agency in Dakar,political campaigning is in full swing in Senegal with the various (...)

| February 2007 | 588 views

Guinea: Lansana Conte May Soon Go.

Over 50 people have died in the recent disturbances in Guinea-Conakry and our sources in that troubled country have predicted that this is the beginning of (...)

by Gibril Koroma | February 2007 | 1014 views

Guinea suspends export of foodstuffs

The Guinean government has decided to ban "any export and re-export of farm produce which are part of the people’s staple food" for 12 months. This (...)

| February 2007 | 938 views

Nkrumah, African Unity and Development

Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, in Ottawa, Canada responds to Gamal Nkrumah’s depiction of the illusory picture of Pan-Africanism today by arguing that by failing to (...)

| January 2007 | 915 views

Some Refinements on the Development Fronts

COMMENTARY By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, Ottawa,Canada. To advocates of opening, refining, and appropriating Ghanaian cultural values for development, (...)

| January 2007 | 738 views

Ki-Zerbo the Giant has Passed Away

By Our Correspondent. The distinguished Burkinabe historian and academic heavyweight professor Joseph Ki-Zerbo(photo) has recently passed away at his (...)

| December 2006 | 839 views

African accused of rape set free in London

By Abu B. Shaw,with files from the Sun newspaper, London. Anti-rape campaigners were horrified in the aftermath of a recent acquittal of an alleged (...)

| December 2006 | 927 views