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LETTER FROM AFRICA: Why Ghanaians are so slow to bury their dead

In our series of letters from African journalists, writer Elizabeth Ohene considers why bodies are not buried for months, sometimes years, in Ghana. This past week there was another one

Africa Headlines

Kenyan Court Suspends Key Parts of New Cyber Law

Kenyan journalists and bloggers have scored a legal victory in their fight against a new cyber law that they say erodes freedom of speech and endangers millions of Kenyans who

Africa Headlines

The African Union 17 years on: success or failure?

The African Union has left its mark on the continent, although most observers agree that there is still room for improvement. This week, the African Union (AU) marked 17 years

Africa Business News

Ghana: $1.2bn National ID Fails To Take Off

The announced registration of Ghanaians for the issuance of the National Identification Card – known as the Ghana Card – by the National Identification Authority (NIA), has once again been

Africa News Politics

Nigeria: Buhari to reduce age limits for political office

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will approve a new law to reduce age limits in political office, which could make it easier for younger candidates to run in next year’s election.