0 April 2014 - New African Magazine

Human rights come with responsibility

Blaring international headlines about justice and human rights in The Gambia are never far away. But what is the situation like on the ground? Who else to better explain than the Attorney General and Justice Minister, Mama Fatima Singateh, a lawyer herself.

Does Uganda really need GMOs?

With its lush green forests, fertile soils, abundant rainfall and a surfeit of other sources of water, does Uganda really need GMOs? This is the …

To enhance its future, Ghana must protect its old people

Ghana has witnessed a steady growth in the number of older people within its population. Today, the country reportedly has the fastest growing number of over-60s in sub-Saharan Africa. But the country is noticeably unprepared to meet the needs of the increasing older population. Martha Yankey reports from Accra.

Kenya: Bad move by the police

Ghana has witnessed a steady growth in the number of older people within its population. Today, the country reportedly has the fastest growing number of over-60s in sub-Saharan Africa. But the country is noticeably unprepared to meet the needs of the increasing older population. Martha Yankey reports from Accra.

Lamido Sanusi: Sacking without sacking

President Goodluck Jonathan’s government claimed in February that it had merely suspended the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, and yet …

April 2014

It has been 20 years since the demise of apartheid and the advent of black majority rule. With elections fast approaching one more time, on …