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Articles from New African (January 1, 2006)

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'Africa, if left alone, it works'. Kayoka, Charles Mustapha Letter to the Editor 759
'The Land of Unlimited Possibilities'. 1503
A day for 'unsung heroes': "unsung heroes" in the African-Caribbean community in the UK and beyond have been honoured at a high profile awards ceremony in London. Charles Wereko reports. Wereko, Charles 485
A man of the people: Ben Asante profiles Akwa Ibom's governor, Obong Victor Attah. Asante, Ben Biography 1403
Africa, you have been warned. Giniji, Chidi Letter to the Editor 129
Akwa Ibom State: facts and figures. 460
Anglican Church. Brief Article 232
Benue State: facts and figures. 360
Chad-Cameroon: oil, injustice and despair; Two years after oil started to flow through the Chad-Cameroon pipeline, the promised knock-on effect on development along the route has not materialised. Tansa Musa reports from Yaounde. Musa, Tansa 1039
Cotton: the huge moral issue. Eshelby, Kate 1783
Debt servicing: no mercy from the rich. Boateng, Osei 1417
Ethiopia: another view; The Ethiopian professor, Mammo Muchie, gives the opposition view of what has happened in the country since the 15 May elections. "Donors must suspend their aid to Ethiopia until the government releases all prisoners and accounts for all the murdered, the unlawfully jailed, and the bullied," he writes. Muchie, Mammo 1198
Ethiopia: dividing lines; Alex Harrington reports on recent events in Ethiopia from the government's point of view, and tells how some European Union diplomats compounded the problems over the elections by aligning themselves with an opposition bent on violence. Harrington, Alex 1402
Governor Akume: keeping hope alive; The Benue State governor, Chief George Akume, is forging ahead with his plans to develop the state, including capacity building for the people. That is not all, he wants the state government to cover the fees of every Benue native who wants to study at home or abroad. Ben Asante reports. Asante, Ben 855
Governor Victor Attah: 'this is the time for the South-South to produce the president of Nigeria'. Asante, Ben Interview 2399
Holding the middle ground for national stability: Benue State was created in 1976 out of the old Benue Plateau State which itself was created in 1967. Today, Benue, the land of the great river, prides itself as being the bridge between the two oldest political zones in the country, the South and the North. Ben Asante reports. Asante, Ben 998
Hypocrisy will kill the west: the frightening manner in which the US is now stalking the world, capturing people like in the days of the old slave trade, makes the flesh creep, writes Cameron Duodu. And they call it "rendition". Welcome to the brave new world. Duodu, Cameron 2943
I work, I make, you buy. Orakwue, Stella 1595
Is poverty African? 3361
It's now official, Zimbabwe Book Fair loses donor funding. 1537
Liberia: new hope for a troubled region; Lansana Gberie on what the election of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is likely to do to Liberia and the West African region as a whole. Gberie, Lansana 991
Namibia: apartheid graves of horror; Skeletons have been discovered in a mass grave in northern Namibia, 400 metres from a military base once occupied by the 54th Battalion of the apartheid South African Defence Forces (SADF). The big question is, who ordered the executions? Kgomotso Nyanto reports. Nyanto, Kgomotso 929
Nations Cup 2006: Egypt where the action is. Law, Peter 1878
Nigeria: race for 2007 is getting hotter. Jason, Pini 1348
Pity, aid is not the answer. Di Nino, Senator Consiglio Letter to the Editor 421
Poverty in the 'rich' world. Seabrook, Jeremy 1406
Somaliland: elusive independence; Compared with the chaos in Greater Somalia, Somaliland, the breakaway republic of Somalia, which before unification in 1960 was a separate state, is an oasis of peace. And yet its unilaterally declared independence is still not recognised by any country. Farhiya Ali Ahmed reports. Ahmed, Farhiya Ali 1401
South Africa: Jacob Zuma self destructs? The political fortunes of the former deputy president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, have taken a terrifying nosedive after allegations of rape were leveled against him by a family friend. Now his bid to become the next president (after his corruption trial) seems to have come to a screeching halt. Kgomotso Nyanto reports. Nyanto, Kgomotso 654
Super teams at the Nations Cup: as this is the 25th edition of a competition that has acquired a fair old history, it is appropriate to look back at the five super-teams of the Cup. Between them they have won 16 of the 24 past editions, establishing firm credentials ahead of other contenders. Peter Law reports. Law, Peter 672
Tanzania. Brief Article 200
The breadbasket of Nigeria: an investor's haven; The "bread basket of Nigeria" is open for business, and as an added incentive, the state government is pulling all the stops to make investors even more welcome. 840
The Gambia: Eye Centre connects West Africa; Dr Jerreh Sanyang reports on a revolutionary approach by eight West African countries to put eye care at the highest rungs of health delivery in the region. Sanyang, Jerreh 689
The myth of living on a dollar a day. Jere-Malanda, Regina 1430
Uganda: the coming of the first Ladies; As Uganda's political scene becomes ever more intriguing, two new contenders have thrown their hats into the ring in the form of the current First Lady (Mrs Janet Museveni) and the former First Lady (Mrs Miria Obote). Who is likely to win? Tom Okello, in Kampala, looks at the prognosis. Okello, Tom 567
UN information summit puts spotlight on Tunisia: the United Nations brought over 20,000 delegates from around the world to Tunisia in mid-November to discuss the future and raise awareness of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), with the aim of bridging the digital divide between the North and the South. Mohammed Awar reports from Tunis. Awar, Mohammed 1029
Wanted, aviation security: Peter Ezeh reports on how frequent accidents have put a question mark on air travel in Nigeria. Ezeh, Peter 781
We are committed to the politics of inclusion. Asante, Ben Interview 1651
Welcome to Ajegunle. Iheanacho, Valentine Letter to the Editor 343
What [pounds sterling]32 can do in Ghana: Tamsin Morrison reports on how a [pounds sterling]32-loan given to a Ghanaian woman, Esther Nyamekye, by Opportunity International in 1997 has dramatically changed her life. The then struggling Esther has now been able to send all her seven children to school, and two are now at university. Morrison, Tamsin 641
What is 'race' and what is 'racism'? (2). Quist-Adade, Chales 2629
Who spied on me? de Figueiredo, Antonio 1880

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