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Articles from New African (October 1, 2006)

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'The church has touched so many lives': "I have just seen somebody who teaches the Bible as if he was there when it was written". 1326
'Until Africa is won for the Lord ... we have no rest': para-church units at the forefront of spreading the gospel far and wide. 1784
'We repent for robbing Africans of their history and identity': a delegation of European church leaders, visiting Zimbabwe, has apologised on behalf their countries for the slave trade and other sins committed against Africans. Sifelani Tsiko reports from Harare. Tsiko, Sifelani 760
A church in transition: Deeper Life is a church in transition--in the sense that it is currently replacing all its temporary buildings for cathedral-type edifices. Baffour Ankomah went around west Africa to see the work in progress. Ankomah, Baffour 1486
Africa: this is how far we have come; A quick look at how Africans were seen in the past through the eyes of European historians, philosophers and writers and how we are seen today proves a huge point: the world (outside Africa) is making progress. This compilation was done by Sophie B. Oluwole. Oluwole, Sophie B. 1396
African film puts World Bank, IMF on trial: the glitterati assembled at the Cannes Film Festival in May to strut their stuff, but one film stood out, Bamako. It made uncomfortable viewing for the economists at the World Bank and IMF. 555
Alienating Africans from their lands is to condemn them to death. Addai-Sebo, Akyaaba 1227
Commonwealth Secretariat replies. Letter to the editor 1750
Commonwealth: I'm shocked. Lebea, Motlatsi Letter to the editor 182
Commonwealth: lack of justice. Afele, Herman Kwame Letter to the editor 194
Commonwealth: shut it down. Harnar, Richard Letter to the editor 107
Correction. Correction notice 305
Deeper Life the constitution. Organization overview 1414
East African sailor led Da Gama to India: without the help of an anonymous East African sailor, it is doubtful that Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese explorer, would have ever succeeded in 'discovering' India. Stephen Williams writes on the early history of the East African region. Williams, Stephen 1372
Have you heard of Mansa Musa? Fact: the Africans knew about the lunar cycle and its shadows long before any European thought about it. If you don't believe it, ask the BBC's Michael Palin. 1154
How Adu Boahen unlocked Ghana's history. Duodu, Cameron 3068
I don't want anything fake. Ankomah, Baffour Interview 7791
In defence of the Commonwealth. Faal, Alioune Letter to the editor 261
London launches Black History Season: a new initiative put forward by Ken Livingstone, the mayor of London, helps to cement African and Caribbean history into London's heritage. 587
Miracles and wonders shall follow you ... For the first time in his life, Baffour Ankomah saw the lame and paralysed rise and walk, the blind have their sights restored, and many more miracles as he followed the trail of the Deeper Life Bible Church in West Africa. Ankomah, Baffour 1880
Namibia: a booming economy, but not for all; Namibia is a country of contrasts, a prosperous and highly developed territory living cheek by jowl with a downside that weakens all the positives. Axaro Gurirab reports. Gurirab, Axaro 1387
Namibia: President Pohamba speaks; Namibia's president, Hifikepunye Pohamba, has been in office for a year and a half. He has a clear vision as to where he wants to take his country. Omar Ben Yedder went to interview him in Windhoek. Here are excerpts. Yedder, Omar Ben Interview 2965
Namibia: unfinished business within the ruling party. Gurirab, Axaro 1579
Nigeria: behold a city called Benin; Great Benin, also known as Edo, was an important state that flourished in southern Nigeria. In the 15th century, it was an empire distinguished by the sumptuousness and comfort of its capital, Benin City, and by the refinement of its royal art. Robin Walker takes us through the golden age of Benin City. Walker, Robin 1280
Nigeria: primitive peoples do not produce artwork of anything like this quality; Africa was a land of glorious civilizations that existed all over the continent. In 1928 one such civilization was accidentally uncovered in the forests of Nigeria. Robin Walker reports. Walker, Robin 1141
Nigeria; How Yoruba art dazzled the Europeans; Herbert Wendt, a German science writer, said it all: "modern ethnologists have found the art of the Yorubas so astonishingly high in quality that they did not [at first] ascribe it to a Negro race." Well, welcome to an African civilization dating back to 600 AD. Wendt, Herbert 867
Slavery: how the Church of England treated its slaves. Hochschild, Adam 2931
The dividends of democracy. 4122
The future is bright, in Europe & USA: Mercy Eze reports on the growth of the Deeper Life Bible Church in Europe and the USA. Eze, Mercy 910
This is Deeper Christian Life: an outsider's view through the eyes of Baffour Ankomah who travelled to four West African countries in August to see how the Deeper Life Bible Church is affecting lives. Ankomah, Baffour 2671
We need mental decolonisation. Massaquoi, Mansa Letter to the editor 127
When they came. Walker, Robin 2056
When we ruled. Editorial 3262
Zimbabwe: biased article. Tiney, Clive Letter to the editor 302
Zimbabwe: blaming others. Ackerman, Nicholas S. Letter to the editor 186

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