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Articles from New African (January 1, 2008)

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'It is great to be an African'. Ntomba, Reginald Interview 1273
'Raila will blow Kibaki away'. Ouko, Charles Letter to the editor 578
A native stranger in Freetown: Fred Kamara, a consulting social scientist, is a Sierra Leonean living in London. After a recent one-month visit to his motherland, he writes about his impressions of the country and what the new government can do to make it better. Kamara, Fred Travel narrative 1276
African Nations Cup. Calendar 442
Biya's 25 years in power: Cameroonians are divided as President Paul Biya marks 25 years in office. Tansa Musa reports from Yaounde. Musa, Tansa 597
Bravo Mo Ibrahim. Letter to the editor 431
CFA: the grip France won't let go. Malanda, Regina Jere 1253
Do Africans fear Western medicine? Thomas Land on the outbreak of polio in northern Nigeria and how past medical experiments in Africa have made some Africans distrustful of Western medicine. Land, Thomas 1034
Ethiopia: life is hard for pastoralists. Eshelby, Kate 1657
Flawed ranking. Madichie, Nnamdi O. Letter to the editor 125
Ghana 2008: the best ever? Law, Peter 1427
Ghana is ready for the Nations Cup. Jnr, Stephen Gyasi Report 1089
Great stuff. Davis, Gilbert Letter to the editor 109
His masters' voice. Ankomah, Baffour 1679
How France lives off Francophone Africa via the CFA franc. Tete, Ruth; Taadhieu, Soh Interview 3324
How the Nations Cup will impact on English premiership. Goodwin, Clayton 1289
In my motherland: Kwaku, a Ghanaian domiciled in the UK, has just been home and back, after a two-year absence. Did he like what he saw? These are his reflections on his native country. Kwaku 1121
Lisbon summit Africa stands united: George Shire, a Zimbabwean academic and political analyst, was in Lisbon for the EU-Africa Summit, and sent us this report. Shire, George 1141
Malawi: the warm heart of Africa; Malawi is not just the lake that runs down the eastern side of the country. As Kate Elsheby found out on a recent safari, Malawi is more enchanting than many people expect. You could even sail to Mozambique as a bonus. Elsheby, Kate Travel narrative 3064
My tongue was in my cheek. Barker, Simon Letter to the editor 398
Namibia: a time to split. Kaumbi, Uazuva 1395
Niger Delta: the true story. Barrett, Lindsay 4784
Nigeria's man in London. Ugwaka, Chux Letter to the editor 181
Oil concession for free? We reproduce here, two contract agreements signed between Shell-BP and indigenous landowners in the Niger Delta in 1957 that gave the Anglo-Dutch oil giants licence to begin operations in their land. For clarity and legibility, we have retyped the original documents. 555
President Wade: 'we want our money'. Tete, Ruth 517
Slavery: the case for reparations. Quartey, Kwesi 3178
So James Watson is 16% black himself? Surprise surprise, Dr James Watson, the DNA "expert" who recently claimed that Africans were less intelligent than whites, has been found to be 16% black himself!--the embarrassment that awaits all racists. Duodu, Cameron Viewpoint essay 1720
The fiesta starts here. Photograph 90
US Navy: 'we are already in the Gulf of Guinea'. 1502
We have a history! The vigour, boldness, and frequency of racist assaults on global African humanity are increasing at an alarming rate. This month, Carina Ray takes a look back at the long history of African humanity under siege and examines how little the language of racism has changed over the last 300 years. Ray, Carina 1735
What rich black folks do, poor black folks copy: did you know that "fat" black people are paying between $20,000 and $30,000 to cut out parts of their bodies in order to stay "healthy"? That made my stomach churn and my blood boil. Orakwue, Stella 1511
Why America: wants military HQ in Africa. Volman, Daniel 2937

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