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Articles from New African (March 1, 2008)

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African Union: a long way to unity; Despite many drawbacks in the run-up to and during the just-held African Union summit, the greater good and credibility of the AU remains the vehicle to its success. Omar Ben Yedder was in Addis Ababa and he wraps up the intricate summit. Yedder, Omar Ben Conference news 1128
Bravo Egypt! Stephen Gyasi Jnr wraps up the memorable tournament and the deserving victory of the Pharoahs of Egypt. Jnr, Stephen Gyasi 589
Carina goofed. Campbell, Kofi Letter to the editor 123
China in Africa: why the West is worried. 3248
Confronting: Africa's health crisis. Jere-Malanda, Regina 1996
Copper boom, new tax rules. Ntomba, Reginald 1507
Fifty years of leadership in Africa. Versi, Anver Organization overview 1521
Ghana: free cash for the poor? Stephen Gyasi Jnr reports from Accra on a new government programme (now at the pilot stage) to pay social welfare benefits to the poor. Jnr, Stephen Gyasi 611
God save Jamaica, and "Iraq". Orakwue, Stella Column 1650
Good business, bad business: Stephen Gyasi Jnr and Kingsley Antwi Bosiako on how business fared during the three weeks of the Nations Cup fiesta. Jnr, Stephen Gyasi; Bosiako, Kingsley Antwi 1002
How China is speaking in figures: China has an African trade target of US$100bn by 2010. Here Regina Jere-Malanda tabulates how Chinese investment figures in Africa stand out, proving that China looks at Africa as a business opportunity and partner, not a charity case as has been seen with Western economic deals. Jere-Malanda, Regina 836
How the word 'tribe' stereotypes Africa: as a term deeply embedded in a colonial lexicon of racism, slapping the word "tribal" on African conflicts is not only analytically lazy and inaccurate, it is also irresponsible and dangerous. The use of the term obscures the complex nature of African identities and conflicts. Ray, Carina 1528
Keep up the good work. Oduenyi, Valentine Letter to the editor 86
Kenya: the soul-searching begins; As Kenyans begin to reconstruct their lives after the disastrous post-election violence, many questions have emerged that need urgent answers. A leaked ODM strategy paper appears to incriminate the opposition, reports Wanjohi Kabukuru from Nairobi. Kabukuru, Wanjohi 2133
Kenya: the truth behind the violence. Letter to the editor 363
Kenyan: crisis impacts on region: Bamuturaki Musinguzi reports on how events in Kenya have taken a regional dimension, affecting the land-locked economies of neighbouring Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, the northern and eastern parts of the DRCongo, and Southern Sudan. Musinguzi, Bamuturaki 622
Not fair on Ghana. Wontewe, Charles Letter to the editor 507
Pan-Africanism is not a pipedream. Sesanti, Simphiwe Book review 1190
Rwanda: genocide haunts France again. Jere-Malanda, Regina Book review 1315
Secret societies, not cults. Letter to the editor 290
Sir, you don't need more time. Kumuyi, William F. 1709
South Africa: the saga of the former police boss. Commey, Pusch 1214
Stand up and unite. Ray, Talib Letter to the editor 605
Sub-regional offices and programmes. 432
The best ever! Ankomah, Baffour 2069
The full results. Brief article 243
The lonely aspect of pain: why hasn't a single one of the guys who jumped about and drank champagne with me when Ghana was doing well in the African Cup of Nations tournament, phoned to share my pain at the calamity of Cameroon turfing us out of it? Duodu, Cameron 1591
The real rulers of Cote d'Ivoire: Dr Gary K. Busch traces the control of Cote d'Ivoire by France and how the West African country has been sleep-walking for so long that it appears not to see the 15-ton elephant [euphemism for French control] that stands in the corridors of power in Abidjan. Busch, Gary K. 2687
Time for the West to practise what it preaches: when it comes to China and Africa, the European Union and the US want to have their cake and eat it, writes Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade (right). Wade, Abdoulaye 892
USA: experience & the race to the White House; Dr Hippolyte Fofack takes Mrs Hillary Clinton's campaign to task for deceitfully claiming that Senator Barack Obama does not have experience enough to be in the White House. Yet, in reality, Obama has more legislative experience than Mrs Clinton. Fofack, Hippolyte 1025
USA: the Obama phenomenon. Duodu, Cameron Viewpoint essay 2956
We have a history! Nongalo, Philiswa Letter to the editor 129
What happened in Lisbon (1). Mendelsohn, Hilton Letter to the editor 296
What happened in Lisbon (2). Yedder, Omar Ben Letter to the editor 285
Why regional integration is imperative: this is an edited version of the speech by Abdoulie Janneh (above), UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ECA, during the 11th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union in Accra, Ghana. Janneh, Abdoulie Speech 878
Zimbabwe: at last, all prepare for elections. Sasa, Mabasa 1548

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