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GHANA: The Chieftaincy Debate

28/10/2008 ANA 0

For the most part, I have carefully steered clear of the raging debate on the relevance or, for that matter, otioseness of the traditional Ghanaian institution of the monarchy. The disdain of Western-European colonizers for […]

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GLOBAL: Forced to flee

24/10/2008 ANA 0

Nairobi, 23 October, 2008- – Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are forced to flee their homes to escape war or natural disasters. Displaced within their own country and having lost loved ones, livelihoods […]

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COTE D’IVOIRE: “Rapes are encouraged”

22/10/2008 ANA 0

Abidjan, 21 October, 2008- – Rapes of women and girls are common in western Côte d’Ivoire and generally go unpunished, said residents of the region. “These days nearly every time we hear of armed robberies […]

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DRC-UGANDA: Congolese refugees flee to Uganda

22/10/2008 ANA 0

Kampala, 21 October, 2008- – About 5,600 people who fled clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have crossed into neighbouring Uganda, according to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR. Some 4,000 are staying with […]

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Nkrumah Has Been Overexposed!

21/10/2008 ANA 0

Thirty-six years after his demise, the first Prime Minister of Ghana, later Life-President, continues to engage the imagination of many an African intellectual and scholar. The tragic reality, however, is that such engagement has tended […]

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