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Articles from African Business (February 1, 2009)

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'Excuse me, my 2010 is ringing!'. Brief article 184
'Ma' Mbeki ditches ANC. Brief article 233
A divide and conquer strategy? Falola, Bingo Letter to the editor 225
Aid who benefits? 3105
Airports will be the best they can be-transport chief. Brief article 247
Back to the coal age: South Africa has dumped the atom and reset its sights on fossil fuels to generate almost all of its energy for the next two decades. Nevin, Tom 1024
Bongo who goes slowly, goes surely: Christian Lapeyre interviews Gabon's president Omar Bongo, who is one of the longest-reigning heads of state in the world. Bongo, Omar Interview 1256
Botswana ratings remain stable. 178
Britain, US could lead visitor charge. Ikwueme, Kabukabu 502
Can the 'great escape artist' do it again? The favourite to become South Africa's next president has one more legal mountain to climb. Can he beat the odds in his biggest challenge so far and claim the throne? Tom Nevin reports. Nevin, Tom 1280
Changing the world. Versi, Anver 895
CNLCEI leading Gabon's fight against corruption: Gabon is the only African country to have established a commission mandated to fight corruption, the illicit diversion of funds and capital flight. In this interview, the president of Commission Nationale de Lutte Contre I'Enrichissement Illicite (CNLCEI), Vincent Lebondo Le-Mali, provides an insight into the organisation's mission and the importance of good governance. Le-Mali, Vincent Lebondo Interview 706
Create jobs for Africa's young, says WB. Brief article 155
Cut taxes--demand Zambia's foreign miners. Brief article 184
DR Congo's $24 trillion fortune. Morgan, M J 1160
East Africa integration gets new funds. Brief article 174
Force of character. Letter to the editor 729
How aid works (or doesn't). 3016
How Botswana avoided the 'resource curse'. Fofack, Hippolyte 1481
How the elephant bit the dust: how did John Atta Mills and his NDC party win the closest-ever elections in Ghana's history? What aces did they have up their sleeves? Baffour Ankomah, a Ghanaian himself, returned to his homeland to see how it all happened. Ankomah, Baffour 1245
Indians buy 60% stake in Bourse Africa. Brief article 164
Junta uncertainty clouds Guinea mining sector: the death of one of Africa's longest-reigning heads of state, Guinea's Lansana Conte, has cast a pall of uncertainty over the country's mining sector. In terms of mineral wealth, Guinea is one of the most richly endowed countries in the world. Ford, Neil 1008
Manganese shores up black mining companies. 487
Mining in Africa. 739
Mittal deal is the key. 320
Nigeria satellite 'parked for repairs'. Brief article 190
Panic leads to gold coin rush. Brief article 157
Professor John Evans Atta Mills. 375
Shire-Zambezi waterway link will boost trade. Brief article 261
Statistics and other lies: while statistics have become an essential element of government and business planning across the world, just how accurate are the figures that African governments and other organisations involved with the continent churn out? Muga, Wycliffe 976
Success under scrutiny: asking awkward questions. Book review 1684
The big land sell-off: with vast tracts of land being sold in Madagascar, and Sudan and other African governments actively seeking investors in agricultural land, are we witnessing a neo-colonial land grab or will the investment result in greater food productivity to the long-term benefit of recipient nations? M J Morgan ponders the possibilities. Morgan, M J 2553
The charcoal conundrum: the good news is that the charcoal trade in Malawi is booming and thus supporting a livelihood for the urban poor; the bad news is that this is leading to massive environmental damage. Lameck Masina reports on initiatives to resolve the dilemma. Masina, Lameck 994
The media and literacy. Chweneyagae, Ambrose Letter to the editor 303
The search for price stability: while Nigeria's new budget continues to get slammed both in parliament and on the high street, the country is now debating the merits of national policies aimed at inflation control. Williams Ekanem spoke to several experts to gauge opinion. Ekanem, Williams 1059
Thoughts on Nigeria's budget. Nwankwo, Enyinnaya Victor Letter to the editor 273
Top three donors. 346
Tragic history. 494
Transhipment used for massive smuggling racket. Brief article 204
Tropical treasures from the archives: Congolese rumba to the roots of zouk. 707
Unilever drops hoodia as slimming agent. Brief article 196
Waiting for the storm to pass. Ford, Neil 1785
Walking tall: journeys to inspire. Cohen, Jonny 1123
World Bank leads South Africa's power rescue package. 360
Zim image damaging 2010 brand: distressing images of suffering in neighbouring Zimbabwe are threatening the entire branding campaign for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Tom Nevin reports on the implications. Nevin, Tom 873
Zimbabwe defies SADC on new land regulations. Brief article 86

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