A manhunt is underway for a 24-year-old Tunisia native in connection with this week’s Christmas market attack in Berlin — a man German authorities say may be “violent and armed” and had been in contact […]
A Europe-wide manhunt is under way for the Tunisian man wanted for the Berlin lorry attack, who had been under surveillance earlier this year, media reports say. Anis Amri, 24, was reportedly monitored on suspicion […]
North African Turmoil: Tunisia’s Fragile Post-Revolutionary Order – by Daniel Zisenwine Middle East Quarterly Winter 2016
On June 26, 2015, a lone gunman attacked a beachfront hotel in the Tunisian city of Sousse, exclusively targeting foreign tourists. By the time he was shot to death by the security forces, the 23-year-old […]
Rejected salt imports from Western Sahara due to human rights – By Peter Kenworthy, Africa Contact, Denmark
A Norwegian state owned engineering company earlier this year chose to reject a deal for salt from Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara because they found that it would be in violation of their human rights standards. After […]
Ghana’s former President, Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings says the primary challenge of emerging democracies in Africa is the failure of the West to acknowledge the inherent flaws in its type of democracy. The former […]
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS: Busia Challenges Africans And Global Humanity – Part 4 (Final) By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
Remarkable material development in Africa, according to Busia, can only happen if Africans begin to radically alter their cultural values, especially with regard to the premium that many an indigenous African places on productivity vis-à-vis […]
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS: Busia Challenges Africans And Global Humanity – Part 3 By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
The future prime minister of Ghana, and a leading scholar of African social theory and institutional structures, provides the most cogent answer yet to those Nkrumah partisans hell-bent on continuing the colonial legacy of the […]
Suddenly, ex-President Jerry Rawlings has had epiphany about the on-going Ghana/African enlightenment movement. Face-to-face with some lethal cultural inhibitions that have been demeaning Ghanaians’/Africans’ humanity, Rawlings, in the manner of Archimedes and Isaac Newton, exclaimed […]
Under the colonial enterprise, the British and their rival European powers knew only one way to grab resources—entering other people’s worlds and plundering their resources. That colonial enterprise was motivated by nothing but greed and […]
China has taken its relationship with Africa to a new level by snuggling to the continental body, the African Union. It has given a concrete evidence to authenticate that relationship and provided a new $200m […]