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Europe

Horst Köhler re-elected Germany‘s president

25/05/2009 ANA 0

Berlin, 23 May, 2009- – Germany‘s Federal Convention meeting in the Bundestag (Parliament) for the 13th time has re-elected Horst Köhler as president to serve a second five-year term. The incumbent received 613 votes of […]

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Africa

Ghana’s Tainted Ivory Tower

25/05/2009 ANA 0

I have often been amused by Ghanaian critics of my articles, on the various websites, who cavalierly presume to deride the fact that I teach at a community college in the United States. In the […]

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Europe

Germany elects new President

23/05/2009 ANA 0

Berlin, 23 May, 2009- – The German Parliament is actively preparing itself this weekend for the election of a new president at the 13th Federal Assembly in Berlin. Four candaidates are standing for the election. […]

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Africa

Obama’s One-Night Stand

19/05/2009 ANA 0

I read of President Barack Obama’s proposed overnight stopover in Ghana in July this year and did not particularly feel any enthusiasm about it. Then my good friend and adopted elder brother, Mr. Kwasi Ohene, […]

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Business

German economy in record decline

15/05/2009 ANA 0

Wiesbaden, 15 May, 2009- – The German economy suffered its largest contraction since reunification in the first three months of the year, official data has shown. Gross domestic product (GDP) fell 3.8% from the previous […]

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Health

ZIMBABWE: Neglected health crisis on farms

14/05/2009 ANA 0

Bindura, 13 May, 2009- – It is harvest time in Zimbabwe’s northern Mashonaland Central Province, but the only thing growing on most of the farms around Bindura, the provincial capital, is tall grass. „This area […]

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