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Free Mumia Abu Jamal Now! Is It Too Much To Ask?

Free Mumia Abu Jamal Now! Is It Too Much To Ask?

By | December 9, 2011 at 1:46 am | No comments

Free Mumia Abu Jamal Now! Is It Too Much To Ask? By Nana Akyea Mensah The Associated Press reported recently: "Abu-Jamal was convicted of fatally shooting Faulkner on Dec. 9, 1981. He was sentenced to death after his trial the following year." [1] That makes today, 9th...

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Will the African Integration Revolution be Televised (2), (or a Tale of Africa’s Zeitgeist!)

Will the African Integration Revolution be Televised (2), (or a Tale of Africa’s Zeitgeist!)

By | December 7, 2011 at 11:55 am | No comments

“The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Will the African Integration Revolution be Televised (2), (or a Tale of Africa’s Zeitgeist!) By E.K.Bensah Jr After the indefatigable efforts of West African civil society organizations, including the Economic Justice...

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EPAs – Some Partners Are More Equal Than Others

EPAs – Some Partners Are More Equal Than Others

By | December 6, 2011 at 2:08 am | No comments

The petition below has my heartfelt support. EPAs have nearly destroyed Ghana's poultry industry (and a great many more economic sectors) and severely damaged our family farming efforts. The EU dumps frozen chicken parts on Ghana and West Africa that are subsidized to sell...

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Toward a continental AU government?

Toward a continental AU government?

By | November 15, 2011 at 2:45 pm | No comments

Toward a continental AU government? By E.K.Bensah Jr. When the 12th Ordinary Session of the Africa Union Assembly of the Heads of State and Government ended on 3rd February 2009 with a call by the heads of State for continental government, the election of the late...

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Gaddafi’s assassination: Bombing Africa into ‘civilisation’

Gaddafi’s assassination: Bombing Africa into ‘civilisation’

By | November 10, 2011 at 11:37 pm | One comment

On the Gaddhafy Assassination, Kwesi Pratt Is Damn Right! Feature Article | By Nana Akyea Mensah Mr. Kwesi Pratt, Jnr., a leading member of the Socialist Forum and managing editor of the Insight newspaper, was certainly not amused at hearing the news concerning the death of...

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“Nkrumah was doing more to undermine our interests than any other black African.”

“Nkrumah was doing more to undermine our interests than any other black African.”

By | October 24, 2011 at 1:13 am | No comments

 "Nkrumah was doing more to undermine our interests than any other black African." This reaction focuses exclusively on the references to Nkrumah in the Opinion section of al-Jazeera, “What does Gaddafi's fall mean for Africa?” by Mahmood Mamdani Last...

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Gaddafi’s death: African Union lifts Libya’s suspension

Gaddafi’s death: African Union lifts Libya’s suspension

By | October 21, 2011 at 11:58 pm | 2 comments

Gaddafi's death: African Union lifts Libya's suspension Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The African Union (AU) has lifted Libya's suspension and allowed the National Transitional Council (NTC) to occupy the country's seat at the continental body, following Thursday's death of...

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Ghana’s New Foreign Policy:

Ghana’s New Foreign Policy:

By | October 5, 2011 at 11:56 am | No comments

Ghana’s New Foreign Policy: “Youth development, provision of free school uniforms, free text books, the elimination of schools under trees, control of non-communicable diseases, scaling up of the National Ambulance Service”, etc. By Kwasi Adu Having followed the...

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Why “Africa” is Lost in the “Abuja Treaty” Translation

Why “Africa” is Lost in the “Abuja Treaty” Translation

By | September 12, 2011 at 7:48 pm | No comments

“The Accidental Ecowas & AU Citizen”: Why “Africa” is Lost in the “Abuja Treaty” Translation By E.K.Bensah Jr There's a conspicuously delicious irony centred around Nigeria in African integration history: it's to do with the fact that despite that...

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Africa: Democratic uprisings brutally suppressed

Africa: Democratic uprisings brutally suppressed

By | September 3, 2011 at 3:44 pm | No comments

The significant alignment of forces behind the governments facing popular uprisings in Southern Africa shows the powers behind the NATO in bed with the regimes under fire. It bears the same similarities with the patterns we saw in Tunisia and in Egypt. How do you expect France...

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