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| December 2006 | 721 views

Madagascar general urges overthrow

By Johnny Hogg BBC News, Antananarivo An army general in Madagascar has declared military rule in the country. General Fidy said the move, (...)

| November 2006 | 750 views

Good African leaders to get award

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief Initiators of the award for African leaders - former presidents to be precise - have highlighted good (...)

| November 2006 | 28602 views

Madonna’s adoption move backfires

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief Madonna adopted an African child a few weeks ago but many people across the world have opposed the Queen (...)

| October 2006 | 675 views

Ivorian Crisis: Alpha Blondy Speaks Out

Ivorian reggae star and peace ambassador in the countryโ€™ crisis, Alpha Blondy, has challenged the stake holders in the peace process to seize the (...)

| October 2006 | 783 views

Nigeria: Political Offices for Women Established

Nigeriaโ€™s Ministry of Womenโ€™s Affairs has set up political offices in the six geo-political zones of the country to boost the participation of women in the (...)

| October 2006 | 624 views

Liberia: Crackdown on Rapists.

Liberiaโ€™s chief justice on Thursday rejected calls for the establishment of a special court to try rape cases following a United Nations report criticising (...)

| October 2006 | 646 views

London:Damilola’s killers out in 3 years

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief โ€œThe criminal justice system in England and Wales has betrayed Damilola Taylor monumentally,โ€ say critics (...)

| October 2006 | 677 views

Darkness Engulfs Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has been hit by a double whammy: the shutdown of a major power station, and the disruption of electricity supplies from the neighbouring (...)

| October 2006 | 634 views

Nigeria, England, Scotland battle for whiz kid

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief Soccer sensation Gabriel Agbonlahor(photo) of English Premiership club Aston Villa is currently at the (...)

| October 2006 | 3377 views

Zambia: Mwanawasa in Trouble

Zambiaโ€™s faith in democracy is being tested by the failure of successive leaders to entrench democratic norms while in office, political analysts and civic (...)

| September 2006 | 575 views