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The African woman who turned Shakespeare's head. Oct 1, 2015 2397
Zimbabwe: land issue done and dusted. Column May 1, 2015 1232
Pohamba: the man, the leader, his legacy ... and that prize. Apr 1, 2015 1855
Checkmating China in Africa 50 years ago. Essay Oct 1, 2014 1425
Zimbabwe's future is bright, says departing US envoy: the US ambassador to Zimbabwe, Charles Ray has ended his tour of duty after three years in the country. Speaking to youth groups as part of his winding-up programme, he said he remained "cautiously optimistic" about Zimbabwe. "The long-term future for this country is bright ...", he added. Tom Mbakwe reports. Interview Aug 1, 2012 662
ICC gets first conviction after 10 years in existence. Apr 1, 2012 2559
Woman power: ... does it affect African leadership? Essay Jul 1, 2011 4514
Many First Ladies do excellent work: A lot of African First Ladies do good work to support thier husbands' governments. Some run various charities and welfare groups to bring relief to the poor. Tom Mbakwe reports. Jul 1, 2011 1003
Arise Nana Ayebia. Biography Jun 1, 2011 1145
Cote d'Ivoire the story behind the story. Cover story Feb 1, 2011 2497
Goodnight, Harold Smith ... he fought our battle, and we are grateful to him. Feb 1, 2011 1456
New African wins awards: our editor Baffour Ankomah; deputy editor and editor of New African Woman Regina Jere-Malanda; columnist, Cameron Duodu; and photographer, Joseph Afrane, win awards for their estimable work, reports Tom Mbakwe. (Original photos by Joseph Afrane). Jan 1, 2011 571
Sudan parties should show responsibility: the African union's Sudan Consultative Forum (SCF) held its second meeting in addis ababa, Ethiopia, and asked the Sudan parties to show responsibility and step up to the plate. Tom Mbakwe reports. Dec 1, 2010 916
Making Peace Happen: of the many challenges facing Africa, the quest for peace and security is undoubtedly one of the most pressing. And as such, the AU special session of heads of state and government held in Tripoli last August, declared 2010 as the Year of Peace and security in Africa. As Tom Mbakwe reports, halfway through the year, the campaign dubbed "Make Peace Happen" is in high gear. Aug 1, 2010 984
Give a man a fish: MDR-TB occurs worldwide when there is drug resistance to some TB medicines. Now help is at hand, thanks to the Lilly MDR-TB Partnership which works in Africa and over 50 countries worldwide. Tom Mbakwe reports. Jan 1, 2010 637
The great escape! So, finally, we know the African teams going to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa: Ghana, Cote d'lvoire, the hosts South Africa, Cameroon, Algeria, and Nigeria. And what a great escape it turned out to be for Cameroon, Nigeria and Algeria! Tom Mbakwe reports. Dec 1, 2009 1204
Puma unveils 2010 kits for 11 African teams: in mid-October, Puma, the leading sports/lifestyle brand and a powerhouse in African football, unveiled its 2010 football kits for the 11 African teams it sponsors. Algeria has since joined the Puma African portfolio, bringing the number to 12. Tom Mbakwe reports. Dec 1, 2009 449
2010 who's likely to be there? Nov 1, 2009 760
Football supporters' big day: the Coalition of Supporters Unions of Africa (COSUA), the Pan African organisation which has been preparing African support for the 2010 Fifa World Cup in South Africa, will be launched officially at a lavish ceremony in Johannesburg on 21 March, reports Tom Mbakwe. Mar 1, 2009 734
Sickle cell disease patients should beware of heroin pumps. Disease/Disorder overview Jul 1, 2008 1843
Ghana: 'we want oil to be a blessing for all'; Ghana will join the club of global oil producers in either late 2009 or early 2010 when production starts in the Tano Basin of the Gulf of Guinea, off the coast of the Western Region where "significant" oil deposits were discovered last year, reports Tom Mbakwe. Apr 1, 2008 1212
Don't Africa me: in a new book (titled as above), a Nigerian author domiciled in the USA, C. P. Eze, criticises the corporate media, Hollywood celebrities, black immigrants, NGOs and others for hurting Africa's image worldwide through their portrayal of the continent as a "basket case". Tom Mbakwe reports. Book review Feb 1, 2008 558
The World Bank & others: the World Bank helped Zimbabwe in the past, but no more. It stopped lending to Zimbabwe in October 2000. Tom Mbakwe reports. Aug 1, 2007 614
Paul Kagame, the toast of Dakar: all roads will lead to the Senegalese capital, Dakar, on 7-8 June when the Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, is honoured at the African Gender Award ceremony. Tom Mbakwe reports. May 1, 2007 465
New African wins it again: last year, the New African columnist, Cameron Duodu, won the "communication and media" category of the London-based Ghana Professional Achievers Awards (GPA). This year, New African won it again, this time by our editor, Baffour Ankomah. It's becoming a habit. Tom Mbakwe reports. Aug 1, 2006 499
The African presence in Czech Republic: Tom Mbakwe reports on what it means to be African in the Czech Republic and how one African group based in Prague is changing perceptions. May 1, 2006 917
Ghana: big do next year; Ghana celebrated 49 years of independence on 6 March with an upbeat President John Kufuor promising that the golden jubilee next year would be special--a year-long celebration in fact, to champion excellence in Africa. Tom Mbakwe reports. Apr 1, 2006 624
Nigeria can't pay, won't pay: the lower house of parliament wants the nation to stop servicing its foreign debt. Tom Mbakwe reports. Apr 1, 2005 622
Burundi/Kenya: Indian generosity; A 16-member team of Indian doctors, ophthalmic assistants and social workers has been providing free eye surgery in Burundi and Kenya. Tom Mbakwe reports. Aug 1, 2004 436
Africa/UK: Africa commission takes off; Tony Blair, the British prime minister, has now decided to give teeth to his many speeches about Africa by setting up a Commission for Africa to take a fresh look at the challenges facing the continent. The aim is to generate increased global support for Africa, especially on the G8 and in the EU, both of which Britain chairs next year. Tom Mbakwe reports. Jun 1, 2004 1346
Perfect gift for Black History Month: for Africans at home and the Diaspora who want their children to know about their rich heritage, nothing could be more helpful than a new 34-page book, Black Scientists and Inventors Book II, recently published by BIS Publications, based in London. Tom Mbakwe reports. Feb 1, 2004 377
South Africa: Hamilton Naki, the unsung hero. Jan 1, 2004 1663
Africa/ICC: Ghana bends the knee to USA: a furious debate has erupted in Ghana over the government's decision not to surrender American citizens for trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC). Dec 1, 2003 812
Lesotho: no business as usual: eighteen foreign companies who bribed local officials are facing the music in Lesotho, and the noose is getting tighter for others. Dec 1, 2003 692
Chad joins the oil club: after years of waiting, and many months of battling with environmental and human rights groups, Chad has finally become an oil producer. Nov 1, 2003 419
Mauritania keenly awaits its elections: Mauritania is expected to hold presidential elections on 7 November, and the people can't wait to show where their loyalty lies, especially after the abortive coup on 8 June. Oct 1, 2003 1040
Liberia: the untold story: for several months, the frenetic reporting of the war and carnage in Liberia has pointedly refused to mention one of the most important causative factors of the current crisis--the role played by America (and to a lesser degree, Britain). Aug 1, 2003 1181
Promoting Morocco: Mohammed Belmahi, Morocco's ambassador to London, speaks to New African on his country's special relationship with Britain. Interview Aug 1, 2003 867
Namibia: business is getting better: a Euro20 million organic table grapes' business is the latest good news to come from Namibia. Aug 1, 2003 596
Books good news for African writers. (The Arts). Jun 1, 2003 759
Czech republic: Nigerian diplomat shot dead. (Diaspora). Brief Article Apr 1, 2003 368
Victory for democracy: some say it is a "political earthquake"; others say "it's old wine in new bottles". But this may be the new dawn that Kenyans had always yearned for. (Around Africa: Kenya). Feb 1, 2003 1408
Miss Black History Month: forget the miss world pageant, the real African beauties participated in the Miss Black History Month pageant in London on 27 October. (The Gallery). Dec 1, 2002 493
Kora, Miss Malaika ahoy! The finals of the Kora Music Awards will be held on 2 November in South Africa, to be followed a month later by the Miss Malaika beauty pageant on 7 December in Zimbabwe. (The Gallery). Nov 1, 2002 377
Taylor proven right. (Around Africa: Liberia). Nov 1, 2002 688
A credit to all of us! once it was an all white game. No more. The Williams sisters have rewritten the tennis rule book with their astounding achievements. (Tribute). Brief Article Oct 1, 2002 314
Good news for all women of Africa: there will be 50% women and 50% men in the AU Commission. Historic, reports Tom Mbakwe. (African Union). Brief Article Sep 1, 2002 322
Too good to be true: stunning photographic work celebrating the world's unique ethnic cultures. (Books). Brief Article Sep 1, 2002 261
Oh dear! (Economy in Brief). Brief Article Jul 1, 2002 571
African majesty: Vlisco, the Dutch textile giant, controls what most Africans wear, but traditional weaving is not dead yet. (Culture: Textiles in Africa). Brief Article Jun 1, 2002 492
Sculpture in Zimbabwe. (Diaspora). Brief Article Jun 1, 2002 261
Cancer now has a black care. (Diaspora: Britain). Brief Article May 1, 2002 737
No draconian laws, we are British. (Africa/Britain). Brief Article Apr 1, 2002 457
Zimbabwe: A smear job? (Feature: Zimbabwe). Apr 1, 2002 2910
Crunch time! (Zimbabwe). Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 438
Not for faint hearts. (Books: Zimbabwe). Book Review Feb 1, 2002 2029
Poor Gold. (Around Africa - Africa/World). Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 611
Physician heal thyself. (Around Africa - Africa/Belgium). Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 602
30 years of pan-African fashion ... Kenya's African Heritage Festival. (Fashion). Dec 1, 2001 1337
Land: government now takes on the big fishes. (Zimbabwe). Brief Article Dec 1, 2001 268
The Nobel man. (Ghana). Brief Article Nov 1, 2001 357
So, how much is Britain paying? (Around Africa - Zimbabwe). Brief Article Oct 1, 2001 881
'419' claims first British death. (Nigeria). Brief Article Sep 1, 2001 417
'Our girls done it!': 1-2-3 for Ethiopia. (Athletics, Edmonton). Brief Article Sep 1, 2001 276
What to do with Rawlings? (Ghana). Brief Article Jul 1, 2001 741

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