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Articles from New African (October 1, 2007)

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'He rose above the greatest without arrogance': after seven years of wrangling between the mayor of London and Westminster Council, a 9ft statue of Nelson Mandela has finally been unveiled in London's Parliament Square, not Trafalgar Square (the original site). Osei Boateng reports. Boateng, Osei 1365
2010 World Cup South Africa is on the ball: since winning the prestigious, yet challenging mandate to host the 2010 Fifa World Cup, South Africa has been weathering a storm of cynical international media scepticism and downright misrepresentation regarding its preparations for the event. But as Mercy Eze reports, the true image is rosier. Eze, Mercy 893
A beef with Cameron Duodu. Millwood, Arthur Letter to the editor 392
A giant step for mankind. Boateng, Osei 4899
Africa and the pan-European world. Oryema, Opiyo Letter to the editor 186
African unity. Hussain, Kiflu Letter to the editor 163
Africans must take their history seriously: the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called on Africans to never forget their history, reports Kingsley Antwi Bosiako from Kumasi, Ghana. Bosiako, Kingsley Antwi 1237
Angola's new friends: Angola is now China's leading oil supplier, outstripping Saudi Arabia. Within the next decade, China will outpace the US as the biggest global consumer of oil. China, thus, sees Angola as a partner worthy of special attention. Kate Eshelby reports. Eshelby, Kate 2025
Cameroon: the woes of the cotton industry; Over 3.5 million Cameroonians depend on cotton directly and indirectly for their livelihood. But the sector has been in crisis since 2004. If no help comes very soon, the country's Cotton Development Company might not survive. Tansa Musa reports. Musa, Tansa 931
Carving up the Congo: in a sinister replication of the disgraceful treatment of DRCongo by Belgium during its colonial occupation, the plunder of the country's natural resources continues unabated. Stuart Price reports. Price, Stuart 1204
Debating Zimbabwe. 4770
DNA and African ancestral roots. Warner, Theresa Letter to the editor 170
Ghana: how the power shortage is being fought; Following our story in the June issue, "Ghana: electricity crisis worsens", the country's minister for energy, Kofi Adda, has unveiled a programme aimed at solving the electricity problems in the country. 723
How to deal with racists. Charles, Lewis Letter to the editor 237
Kenya: sheer glass; An hour's drive from Nairobi's city-centre is Kitengela Glass. It is one of Africa's most extraordinary arts' centres and it will take your breath away, reports Stephen Williams. Williams, Stephen 759
Leaders and stress: managing the monster. Kumuyi, William F. 1672
Lies! Lies! Lies! Ankomah, Baffour Cover story 4856
Nuggets ahoy. Koranteng, Peter Bekoe Letter to the editor 138
Retrieving the past is no taboo. Wong, Ansel 482
Shame on you, Mr Sarkozy. Ankomah, Baffour 1751
Should Mandela statue be in UK's Parliament Square? Duodu, Cameron 1773
Slavery apology is in order. Adjen-Kotoku, Nii Kofi, I Letter to the editor 152
Slavery gets first permanent museum: Mercy Eze reports from Liverpool, United Kingdom. Eze, Mercy 486
South Africa: 'tell the truth, tell everything'; As apartheid South Africa's minister of law and order, Adrian Vlok radiated terror. On 17 August this year, he pleaded his way out of prison. Pusch Commey reports on how l'enfant terrible got away with it. Commey, Pusch 1319
The diaspora and the future of Africa. Lamour, Yves M. 2139
The sex trade in colonial West Africa: in the final of her three-part series, Carina Ray looks at the last stage of the protracted struggle to bring an end to the traffic in women and children for the purposes of prostitution in colonial British West Africa. Ray, Carina 1608
Uganda: dammed if you do, damned if you don't; The green light has finally been given to a controversial multimillion dollar hydro-electric dam project on the River Nile. But, Stuart Price asks, will it be the silver bullet to Uganda's stifling power shortages, or will it leave the country precariously exposed to the consequences of climate change? Price, Stuart 1269
Well done, Stella. Letter to the editor 197
What is inflation? Take Zimbabwe. If you have no market to buck, because you have been deprived of your markets and your credit lines by foul Western economic sanctions, then you can do what the hell you like. If you cannot operate orthodox economic theories, then you have to operate unorthodox economic theories. And while you are doing it, sue the IMF. Orakwue, Stella 1533

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