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Articles from New African (May 1, 2008)

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1807 Act commemoration; What did we achieve? Did Africans gain anything from the commemoration of the 1807 Slavery Abolition Act? One year after the event, which was played big by the British government, Kwaku takes a critical look and asks: Was anything achieved? Kwaku Viewpoint essay 2291
2010: Africa's date with destiny. Commey, Pusch Interview 1277
AfDB 2008 AGM--Maputo, Mozambique. Conference notes 2262
Africa's premier banking multinational. Company overview 959
Back to Africa mission for Diaspora: under the auspices of the African Union, the Diaspora African Forum Mission based in Ghana has become a catalyst for the return of Diasporan Africans to the motherland. Kwadwo Gyan-Apenteng reports from Accra. Gyan-Apenteng, Kwadwo 794
Birth of an African champion: how it all began. 1041
Botswana: who is Ian Khama? While the international spotlight is focused on Zimbabwe, most of the world is oblivious to the fact that, just next door in Botswana, a quiet handover of power has successfully taken place. Helen Brooks attempts to lure the world's attention to the new president of one of Africa's most stable nations. Brooks, Helen Biography 742
Bread and butter matters: fourteen months after President Abdoulaye Wade's election song to put things right, Senegalese people are today dancing to a different drumbeat. Abdoulie Sey reports from Dakar on the cheerless refrains brought by the rising cost of living. Sey, Abdoulie 687
Cameroon: L'etat c'est Biya? Whilst the world media's attention is resolutely focused on the perceived attempt by Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe to cling to power, elsewhere on the continent, another president has without any fracas, moved to lengthen his time in office. Tansa Musa reports from Yaounde. Musa, Tansa 960
Carina on the T-word. Johns, Trevor Letter to the editor 339
Castro praise very disturbing. Ordonez, Raul G. Letter to the editor 219
Celtel spreads its coverage: Zain, Celtel's parent company, has announced a new initiative, together with Ericsson and the GSM Association, to save lives on Lake Victoria by extending mobile coverage. Stephen Williams reports. Williams, Stephen 593
China-Africa: why the West is worried. Haambote, Chris Letter to the editor 271
China: approach with care. Madichie, Nnamdi O. Letter to the editor 377
Critical-thinking New African. Dodson, Chuck Letter to the editor 103
Divide and rule. Freeman, Netfa Letter to the editor 203
DRCongo: the heavy price of the world's high-tech. Sharife, Khadija 2287
Ghana: old faces give way. Boasiako, Kingsley Antwi 999
High noon in Zimbabwe. Ankomah, Baffour 4622
Hollywood comes to Africa: Vito Echevarria reports on Hollywood's new-found "love affair" with Africa, but questions why much of it is concentrated in South Africa. Echevarria, Vito 1407
ICT powering development: one of the main conclusions of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's Information Economy Report 2007/8 is that the Information Communications Technology (ICT) revolution is spreading fast to the developing world and contributing to the rapid modernisation of their economies. Stephen Williams reports. Williams, Stephen 1320
In the name of democracy. Ankomah, Baffour Critical essay 1660
Innovation takes banking to the people. 485
It is a pity! It is a pity that the people who voted against President Mugabe have no ability to remember the servitude they existed in prior to the last eight years. Orakwue, Stella 1713
It's bonding time. Jere, Regina; Aluoka, Otieno 1085
Leave us alone! King, Sharon Minor Letter to the editor 314
Let former colonisers follow Italy's example. Akello, Paul 1062
Like father, like son ... It is not unusual for a son to follow in his father's professional footsteps, but as Gebrekristos Solomon, one of Ethiopia's most celebrated artists, explained to Stephen Williams, it might all have been so different. Williams, Stephen Biography 970
Nigeria: not yet at ease. Barrett, Lindsay 1705
Press freedom under attack in Gambia & USA. Jallow, Alagi Yorro 1015
Racial politics of writing African history: "As a historian of African descent, I regard the decolonisation of knowledge as a crucial step in ensuring that Africans worldwide retake control of their own destinies and histories.". Ray, Carina 1387
Should Africa be grateful for colonialism? A British-born South African columnist, David Bullard, thinks Africa should be grateful for colonialism. But his black editor is fed up with his bile and has fired him, creating another race controversy in South Africa, reports Pusch Commey from Johannesburg. Commey, Pusch 1727
South Africa: Echoes of apartheid. Lawrence, Wilfred Biska Letter to the editor 141
Thank you Cuba. Barnard, Alan Stuart Letter to the editor 178
UK: it has not been all milk and honey. Goodwin, Clayton 2316
Viva Fidel! Viva Africa! Llerena, Zella Letter to the editor 288
Well done Zimbabweans. Chiringa, Nomatter Letter to the editor 152
What ICT can do to governance in Africa; Stephen Williams reviews Gianluca Misuraca's book, "e-governance in Africa: from theory to action". Williams, Stephen Book review 655
Who will judge the judges? Duodu, Cameron Essay 1556
Zimbabwe article lacked depth. Mudavanhu, Selina Linda Letter to the editor 221
Zimbabwe: is a coalition government the answer? Moyo, Thomas 927

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