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Demand for inquiry into France's role in assassination of African leader

On Feb. 13, a member of the French Chamber of Deputies tabled a motion to begin a parliamentary investigation of the assassination of Captain Thomas Sankara, President of Burkina Faso, in 1987.

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Romney’s hedge fund pals hoping to shape foreign policy

The seizure in the Ghanaian port of Tema of an Argentine ship may serve as a warning of Mitt Romney's entanglement with sleazy "vulture fund capitalists."

Ghana mourns president’s death

Ghana is mourning the death of its beloved president, John Evans Atta Mills, who was only five months away from the end of his first term and expected re-election.

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World Cup heartbreak for Africa?

Writer Fred Mabonga sends this latest blog on Ghana's loss to Uruguay, and the disappointment, as well as resilience, that resounded across a continent.

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World Cup quarter finals: we’re having a great time here, folks

PRETORIA, South Africa -- For the first time in the history of the World Cup games Latin America has four teams among the last eight.