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Articles from New African (December 1, 2007)

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'Oliver Tambo created Nelson Mandela': by Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, "the mother of the struggle" and ex-wife of former President Nelson Mandela. Madikizela-Mandela, Winnie 972
A new baby is born. Ankomah, Baffour 475
Africa mourns Lucky Dube. Cham, Sulayman M.; Mariama Letter to the editor 126
African researchers have to speak out more: the executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Abdoulie Janneh, wants African intellectuals, at home and in the Diaspora, to play a major role in the continent's development. He spoke to Joachim Arrey and Magatte Wade. Here are excerpts. Arrey, Joachim; Wade, Magatte Interview 554
Benin glorious treasures. Williams, Stephen 1460
Clarification. Correction notice 182
Cote d'Ivoire: how Houphouet's house of sand collapsed (2). Duodu, Cameron 2119
Darfur: blessed are the peacemakers? Negotiating peace in the Darfur crisis is proving to be extraordinarily difficult. Baffour Ankomah went to Syrte, Libya, to watch the latest stage of the Darfur peace process roll into town under the guidance of AU and UN mediators. It is not a job for mere mortals, he reports. Ankomah, Baffour 1470
Election violence in Kenya. Ikund, Harrison Mwirigi Letter to the editor 289
Ghana: Kufuor's last budget; The last budget statement under President John Kufuor's government was presented to Parliament on 15 November. Stephen Gyasi Jnr reports on the highlights. Jnr, Stephen Gyasi 670
Kenya: election campaign in full throttle; With the general election date firmly set for 27 December, Kenya is in a frenzy. As we went to press, the three main candidates for the presidency were frantically roving the country to convince the electorate on why they deserve their votes. Wanjohi Kabukuru reports on how the tables have turned. Kabukuru, Wanjohi 1192
Liberia: going against the grain; Why does Liberia want to host the US military command for Africa (Africom) against the better judgement of other African countries? Lansana Gberie, just back from Monrovia, reports on the thinking of the Liberian leadership and other unresolved matters facing the country. Gberie, Lansana 1429
Libya: Italy says sorry for colonialism--with a road. Malanda, Lwimbo 722
LPG--the fuel for Africa: the 20th edition of the World Liquid Petroleum Gas Association's Forum was held in Cape Town, South Africa in October. There could have hardly been a more appropriate city to host this annual event, reports Stephen Williams. Williams, Stephen 1175
Malawi: 'is corruption really worse?'. Masina, Lameck 1006
Mo Ibrahim prize: a case of misplaced priorities? Duodu, Cameron 1464
Nations cup ahoy! The best of Ghana's proverbial hospitality will be on display from 20 January to 10 February 2008 when it hosts the rest of Africa in the 26th edition of the biennial continental soccer fiesta, the MTN 26th African Cup of Nations (GHANA 2008), reports Stephen Gyasi Jnr from Accra. Jnr, Stephen Gyasi 980
New constitution, new rumbles: for over four years now, Zambians have been embroiled in a protracted marathon to adopt the country's fifth constitution in just over 40 years of independence. The dispute is not over whether the country needs a new constitution, but how to have it. Reginald Ntomba reports from Lusaka. Ntomba, Reginald 738
Nigeria: Yar'Adua will step down if ... President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua took office in May this year under the shadow of a disputed election, but after six months in office, the former university don has shown that he is quietly asserting his own authority. But there is a threat hanging over his head. Joseph King reports from Abuja. King, Joseph 2531
Presenting a balanced view of Africa: Simphiwe Sesanti on why any journalist who presents a balanced view of Africa, and any African leader who doesn't just want the crown but the jewel as well, must expect vilification. Sesanti, Simphiwe 1178
Profiting from poverty. Bano, Marie Letter to the editor 254
Rugby World Cup: the Africans at their best; Who is laughing now? Goodwin, Clayton 2242
Salutory lessons from Oliver Tambo: how others saw him and what they learned from him--truly inspiring stories of the life and times of a truly inspiring man. 3491
South Africa: pan-Africanism at its best. Commey, Pusch Interview 1157
Southern Sudan: we want peace but not at any price. Akol, Jacob J. Interview 4805
Swaziland: indigenous bank comes out tops; In a survey pitting the giants of global banking against the little ones, SwaziBank, the indigenous commercial bank of Swaziland, has beaten all its peers for providing excellence. Thandi Gumede reports from Mbabane. Gumede, Thandi 593
The battle for the soul of the ANC. Commey, Pusch 2454
The functions of a servant-leader: "True leadership emerges from those whose primary motivation is a deep desire to help others.". Kumuyi, William F. 1598
The living dead. Orakwue, Stella 1809
The man we should venerate. Ankomah, Baffour 720
The rise and rise of LPG: just as Africa is being encouraged to switch from using charcoal and firewood, so should the developed world be encouraged to cut back on using charcoal--and Liquefield Petroluem Gas (LPG) has a number of benefits as a substitute fuel. 643
True visionary Thomas Sankara (1949-1987). Ray, Carina Biography 1480
We have nothing to prove to Sarkozy. Diop, Samba Letter to the editor 209
Who was Oliver Tambo? By Zweledinga Pallo Jordan, South Africa's minister for arts and culture, and editor of Oliver Tambo Remembered. Jordan, Zweledinga Pallo Biography 1197
You are a tool of shame. Achleitner, Marc Letter to the editor 248
Zimbabwe campaign just absurd. Maruma, Olley Letter to the editor 519
Zimbabwe: at last, scales fall from opposition eyes. Sasa, Mabasa 2938

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