Africa

The News flow Controversy -Onwutalobi Anthony-Claret

The News flow Controversy: Evaluation of Imbalances, Inadequacies, distortions in International news flow and how it affects African development and democracy. Information is power and the most critically sought commodity in today’s world. Those that control the information are usually seemed to be the most powerful in our contemporary society. Therefore, for the past thirty […]

Law and Order

Nigerian: 40,000 trafficked for sex to W. Africa

ABUJA, Nigeria — Authorities in Nigeria say as many as 40,000 girls and women have been trafficked to nearby West African countries to serve as sex workers. Simon Egede said Wednesday that investigators from his National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic in Persons found slave camps full of Nigerian women and girls in Mali, Ivory […]

Celebrity

Koffi flees Zambia

FRENCH police have listed Congolese rhumba maestro Koffi Olomide ‘Mopao Mokonzi’ on the catalog of Interpol’s wanted persons in that country following his alleged involvement in a sexually related case which is currently before the court in Paris. And the 54-year-old multi-award winning performer is now being sought by his fellow countryman Kayembe Kaloji Wa […]

Business

Ghana increases producer price of cocoa by 33%

Ghana has increased the producer price of cocoa by 33 per cent for the 2010/11 season, the country’s Finance Minister, Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, announced Tuesday. The new price is pegged at GH¢3,200 per tonne of cocoa, up from GH¢2,400 per tonne and the increase represents 75.15 per cent of the net Free on Board (FOB) […]