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Articles from New African (March 1, 2004)

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A muzungu in Namibia: Martin Rudiger, a German student, studied at the University of Namibia (UNAM) in 2002. This is his impression of a country originally colonised by his native Germany. Rudiger, Martin 1641
Blood is thicker than water: it is rare for an African president to visit the Caribbean, yet blood and struggle are the ties that bind the Caribbean to Africa. Lisa-Anne Julien reminisces on the strategic alliances between Africa and the Caribbean, and the contribution made by Caribbeans to African liberation. Julien, Lisa-Anne 1868
Commonwealth of what? Ibegwam, Charles Letter to the Editor 86
Correction: African election dates. Kadima, Denis K. Correction Notice 174
Empowering women: as women of all colours worldwide celebrate International Women's Month this month (March), Janet Jere reports on some inspiring activities that will take place in London to celebrate this important occasion in the women's calendar. Jere, Janet 549
Forget the past, move on. Fletcher, Gavin Letter to the Editor 209
Great inspiration. Muhamad, F. Letter to the Editor 159
Great job, but why the animosity? Gama, C. Letter to the Editor 218
Great Lakes the shape of things to come: George Ola-Davies previews the international conference on the Great Lakes Region to be held under UN and AU auspices in Tanzania in mid-2004 with the aim of finding lasting solutions to the multifaceted conflicts in the region. 1041
Guyana: ritual and identity; Joy Richardson (below), the Guyanese-born painter, is a woman to meet. Beverly Andrews went to see her and they talked about her inspiring work. This is her report. Andrews, Beverly 974
Happy birthday, Senator Nascimento: ever heard of Senator Abdias do Nascimento (photo, opposite page)? A glorious fighter for the advancement of the African-descended people of Brazil, he was the first black Brazilian senator. He is 90 this month. May he continue to give longevity a good name for many years to come. de Figueiredo, Antonio Biography 1440
Is WHO promoting ineffective drugs? The World Health Organisation (WHO) has been accused of "medical malpractice" and violating its own policy on malaria treatment by encouraging the use of ineffective drugs such as chloroquine. Barbara Akakpo reports. Akakpo, Barbara 1036
Kenyan triumphs in Tokyo Marathon. 461
Kufuor: "we are on course"; In this interview, President John Agyekum Kufuor tells Baffour Ankomah about the great strides his government is making on the economic front, how he sees pan-Africanism and African development, and how he felt "betrayed by the international community" on President Charles Taylor. Ankomah, Baffour 1642
Kufuor: we are on course; As Ghana celebrates 47 years of independence on 6 March, Baffour Ankomah, editor of 'New African' and a Ghanaian himself, looks at how the country has fared under President John Agyekum Kufuor's three-year-old government. Ankomah, Baffour Cover Story 1642
Lessons for Africa. Ngwane, George Letter to the Editor 164
Let there be a referendum. Malutu, Nnolo Letter to the Editor 160
Let's leave the "club". Kanu, Collins Chuks Letter to the Editor 115
Lucky Moyo, a living legend: the Zimbabwean musician, Lucky Moyo, helped form one of Africa's greatest bands, Black Umfolosi. At the end of his "new life" in England, this living legend tells Trevor Grundy that he is now ready to go home. Grundy, Trevor 1220
More arms, less food? Kester Klomegah reports from Moscow on a new deal to upgrade Ethiopian MIG fighters. Klomegah, Kester 258
No place for 'Animal Farm': Roy Clarke, a British-born satirist, who tried to ride on the back of George Orwell's Animal Farm, has been brought to earth in Zambia where the government he compared to animals, wants him out of the country he has called home for over four decades. Samu Zulu reports. Zulu, Samu 1305
Oh, the poor spies! "We got it wrong." Who did? British secret service officials start leaking to the press when politicians start insinuating. American ones say: "You looking at me? You looking at me?" Get out of here. Orakwue, Stella 1553
OPEC-style not good for Africa. Izmestiev, Artemy Letter to the Editor 177
Osafo-Maafo: 'we are in control'; Ghana is doing very well under President Kufuor's government, says finance minister Yaw Osafo-Maafo, and it is not true that the country is being run by the IMF/World Bank as people allege. "We are in control," he tells Baffour Ankomah, in this interview. Ankomah, Baffour 4843
Peace drawback feared: the slow pace of progress in the final stage of Sudan's peace process is beginning to cause concern that the government may not yet be ready to signal a final deal. Peter Moszynski reports. Moszynski, Peter 440
Portugal-Africa: 30 years after the Carnation Revolution. Grundy, Trevor 2059
PSI, a sure winner! The most exciting industrial news in Ghana must surely be the President's Special Initiatives designed to find new ways of mass producing non-traditional exports to help accelerate economic growth. Baffour Ankomah reports from Accra. Ankomah, Baffour 3049
Rand strikes back: damned if you do, damned if you don't. That is the story of the South African currency, the rand, which is confounding its critics. Pusch Commey reports from Durban. Commey, Pusch 937
Simply the best: meet Saint Mutola, the undisputed champion of the women's 800 metres and the top female competitor in world sports for 2003. Clayton Goodwin profiles her. Goodwin, Clayton 1266
Solid achievements--the 2003 balance sheet: last year, the main objective of the Kufuor government was to consolidate the remarkable achievements of the 2002 fiscal year. This is how the macroeconomic front panned out in 2003. 816
Stella is wrong. Hodgson, S. Letter to the Editor 350
Still we rise! 3365
Tanzania: saving the forest birds of Usambara. Pritchard, Natalie 979
Technology: a new satellite for Africa. 306
The challenges of education: in this article, Ivor Agyeman-Duah traces the challenges of education in Ghana and argues that if the first president, Kwame Nkrumah, did so well in Africanising the education curriculum, it behoves the Kufuor government to work towards using technology to achieve economic goals. Agyeman-Duah, Ivor 1619
The Commonwealth is right. Allen, Hugh Letter to the Editor 433
The media in an election year: Ghana's media are playing a very important role in democracy. Though there are lapses, others think with time the media will overcome their deficiencies and mature. Ivor Agyeman-Duah assesses the media scene in this critical election year in Ghana. Agyeman-Duah, Ivor 1388
The philosopher and foreign policy: the Kufuor government has deep roots in liberal democratic thoughts. Ivor Agyeman-Duah examines the man, Joseph Boakye Danquah, who first laid the theoretical foundation in 1948 from which the Kufuor government takes inspiration. Agyeman-Duah, Ivor 1548
The return of the Queens: now we see them, now we don't. Ola Sheyin on the careers of the Williams Sisters who are eyeing other things outside tennis. Sheyin, Ola 1291
Victims accept UK payout. 295
Voila les rois: the 24th African Nations Cup came to a gripping conclusion on 14 February with the hosts, Tunisia, writing a new name on the trophy. After an absorbing all-Arab final with Morocco, the hosts finished 2-1 winners at a packed Rades stadium in Tunis to trigger a massive national celebration. Peter Law reports. Law, Peter 1610
West African single currency. 383
Who says Africa is independent? This is the final part of our gripping debate on whether or not Africa is independent. 2319
Why African Pope? Panyin, Ekow Letter to the Editor 172
You don't want me to die? Mac the Man would not die at the Korle Bu Hospital in Accra, where (in the long, long past) people only went when they were at death's door. To see him dead in London, after all that, has been a staggering, incredible blow. Duodu, Cameron 1739

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