All sorts of headlines of articles and writeups in tribute to famed performance poet and children’s literature author Prof. Atukwei Okai, who physically transitioned into eternity on July 13, or into “The Ages,” as former […]
The Portuguese-trained medical doctor, if memory serves me accurately, may have started out with a good cause as rebel leader of the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), but by the time […]
Opinion: Why Trump and Giuliani Could Never Pay Any Sincere Tribute to Kofi Annan – By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
If you lived in New York City between 1995 and 2010, when Mr. Kofi Atta Annan, of Ghana, served as the first Black-African and the 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations Organization (UN), you would […]
It gets very irritating to hear Ms. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, complain to Parliament that her Ministry and, in effect, the Government of Ghana, does not have the $180,000 (USD) that […]
Africa and Europe are growing ever closer together as a result of globalisation and digitisation, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel in her new podcast. From Wednesday she will travel to Senegal, Ghana and Nigeria “to […]
Opinion: Castles Renaming Should Not Be the Priority of the Tourism Ministry – Part 1 By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
In late July of this year, when I visited both the Elmina and Cape Coast castles, the renaming of these UNESCO-declared global heritage and historical monuments was not the very first thing that my two […]
Countries are making significant steps in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR), but serious gaps remain and require urgent action, according to a report released today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), […]
National Programme Managers and Partners Meet to Take Stock of Progress in the African Region KIGALI, Rwanda, 18 July 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA) /- The Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN) convenes […]
Poor quality health services are holding back progress on improving health in countries at all income levels, according to a new joint report by the OECD, World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank. Today, […]
ZONGONEWS EDITORIAL: Global Education – International Migrant Destinations Part 13 – By Lesley Shepperson
Over recent weeks we have looked at some of the many challenges that are associated with international migration and the national and global responses that have been employed to alleviate some of the perceived and […]