Mar 28th, 2013
Some fifty-six (56) years ago the founding President of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, declared in a landmark speech marking the Declaration of Independence of this small West African State that The “Black man is capable of managing his own affairs”. Indeed these words are as profound as those pe...
Aug 12th, 2012
Mali’s interim president, Dioncounda Traore, reappointed his prime minister on Sunday, calling upon him to name a new government of national unity within 72 hours to form a united front against Islamists in the north. Once considered a democratic success story in a long troubled region, the Wes...
Apr 17th, 2012
Bamako – Mali authorities have named Cheick Modibo Diarra, Microsoft Corp’s chair for Africa, as interim prime minister charged with helping to restore civilian rule to the West African country after last month’s coup. The appointment of Diarra, a former Nasa astrophysicist, was ann...