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Articles from New African (February 1, 2004)

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Bauchi State: the home of peace and progress; Our special correspondent, Ben Asante, on a tour of northern Nigeria writes about the historic state of Bauchi, the home of tradition still making strides. Asante, Ben 1955
Blair: we want regime change. 3723
Cameroon: Aids vaccine: doctor cries foul. Musa, Tansa 1598
Commonwealth: whose wealth? Cover Story 2080
Ghana: the real Kufuor; A new biography of President John Agyekum Kufuor--Between Faith and History--written by Ivor Agyeman-Duah, reveals the man behind the man at the helm in Accra. Osei Boateng has been reading it. Boateng, Osei 2781
Good night, good knight: Dr. Jacob Hudson Carruthers, one of the great African-American scholars, historians and educators died at his home in Chicago, Illinois, on 4 January 2004, after a long illness. This is a tribute by the Kemetic Institute of which he was a founding member. 681
Guinea: no place for a worn-out president? Perry, Yohannes 762
Haiti 200 years of black independence: on New Year's Day, Haiti celebrated 200 years of independence, the second black nation in the Western hemisphere to achieve independence in 1804. This is the concluding part of the extract from Dr Jacob H. Carruthers' book, The Irritated Genie, on the amazing story of the Haitian Revolution. Sadly, Dr Carruthers passed away on 4 January 2004 (See p66). Carruthers', Jacob H. 2635
Haiti the American angle: to understand the current troubles in Haiti (even as it celebrates 200 years of independence), one might have to point his binoculars in the direction of Washington DC. Elombe Brath reports from New York. Brath, Elombe 2469
History's most sordid cover-up. Orakwue, Stella 1600
Is it a donation or a loan? Agyeman-Duah, S.K. 412
Kenya: fury over symbol. Aluoka, Otieno 635
Mbeki: we will resist regime change. 3300
Namibia: the land is ours! Kaumbi, Uazuva 2285
No longer shall they kill our prophets ... (1). Ankomah, Baffour 1673
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. Mbakwe, Tom 377
Save our souls. Byaruhanga, Jonny Rubin 227
Sierra Leone: plain-faced theft. Kanu, Collins 148
South Africa: 10 years of freedom. Commey, Pusch 1600
Sudan: please let the peace hold. Livinus, Iwuchukwu 114
Tatchell: "I'm only assisting the ZFM". Tatchell, Peter 346
The dawning of a new day: after a shaky start, the African Union has now fully embraced the Africans in the Diaspora and wants them to play a major role in the building of the new Africa. From 26-29 February, a forum for the African Diaspora will be held in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, under the auspices of the African Union (AU) to chart the way forward. Osei Boateng reports. Boateng, Osei 1443
The Khamas. Earnshaw, Eileen 139
The new face of imperialism. de Figueiredo, Antonio 1502
The official goodbye. 767
USA a Reverend with a cause: February is Black History Month in the USA. We begin the celebration here by looking at the chances of the Rev. Alfred C. Sharpton who wants to succeed where the Rev. Jesse Jackson failed--to become the first African-American president of the USA. Leslie Goffe reports from Washington. Goffe, Leslie 1499
We must go the OPEC way, if necessary. Duodu, Cameron 1350
What our readers say: we publish here some readers' reactions to the Commonwealth crisis. Reactions can still be sent by post, fax or email. 1656
Wrong on Zimbabwe. Gborie, Tamba 120

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