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Nearing the end of his career as Canada's Prime Minister, Jean Chretien is hoping that Africa will ensure his place in the history books. Chretien is sincere in his desire to end hunger and poverty there, but may find the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD NEPAD New Partnership for Africa's Development ), which he initiated, stuck on some of the intractable problems in that continent.
His G-8 colleagues agreed to deal with his plan at the Kananaskis summit in Alberta, but none of them coughed up any extra funding.
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Born and raised in what is now the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, Mbeki is the son of Govan Mbeki (1910 of South Africa South Africa, Afrikaans Suid-Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic (2005 est. pop. 44,344,000), 471,442 sq mi (1,221,037 sq km), S Africa. , recognizes that development depends on democratic governance and freedom of information and assembly, so African countries upholding democratic standards can expect to benefit.
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