politics

Comedian Michael Blackson considering running for president of Ghana

FRANCIS AKHALBEY Ghanaian-American comedian Michael Blackson has taken to social media to express his interest in vying…

The little-talked about ‘godfather of Black politics’ who wowed four U.S. presidents

MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR In the 1960 U.S. Presidential campaign, John Kennedy was running a close…

Number of people rejecting Queen’s honours doubles in past decade

Mattha Busby The proportion of people turning down honours from the Queen is rising and…

Kamala Harris Makes History As First Female, Black, Asian American Vice President

By Forbes As vice president-elect, Kamala Harris makes history in a number of ways: She is the…

‘Ghetto presidents’: musicians risk all to take on authoritarian rule in Africa

Jason Burke in Johannesburg and Samuel Okiror in Kampala They call him the “ghetto president”, and his ambition…

Ghanaian Rapper, Sarkodie Declares Presidential Ambition

By Ugochukwu Madu The musical artiste made his intention known in a recent tweet he…

FOCUS ON NIGERIA: The Next Level For Africa

“Foreign companies, especially oil prospects and development companies, have been in Nigeria for about two…

OPINION For black folks, impeachment doesn’t mean much | Solomon Jones

The historic impeachment of Donald Trump has captivated much of the American public, but I talk to…

Election protests against Boris branded ‘pathetic’ and ‘disgusting’ – ‘THEY are fascist!’

By LÉONIE CHAO-FONG ANTI-Boris Johnson activists have been slammed for being “disrespectful” and “arrogant” after…

Ivory Coast Opposition Leader Slams France’s Influence

Ivory Coast, the largest economy in francophone West Africa, is too focused on doing business…