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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.

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.

What are human rights? (Part 2)

Does the modern concept of human rights allow people to shoplift and get away with it? Sit back and be surprised, says Akua Djanie

What are human rights? (Part 1)

Does the modern concept of human rights allow people to shoplift and get away with it? Sit back and be surprised, says Akua Djanie

OAU and human rights

Taking its principle of “non-interference in internal affairs” very seriously, the OAU at first did not concern itself with human rights and abuses of power …