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Articles from New African (October 1, 2011)

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A great initiative for African women: Patricia Lee-Sang writes about a new initiative to empower African women, founded in Britain by the broadcaster, cultural critic and gender rights advocate, Mariella Frostrup. Lee-Sang, Patricia 1007
African identity crisis. Sherwood, Marika Letter to the editor 251
African mother's lament. Mjumbe, K. Felix Letter to the editor 312
Africans at risk in Libya: NATO must, without fail, and immediately, save the black Africans threatened with death in Libya. Duodu, Cameron Column 1549
Al Gathafi and the others. Column 1654
Britain We are guilty! ... Newly discovered evidence shows that the UK accepted liability for slavery way back in 1806, and now it must pay up. Boateng, Osei 2987
British MPs in their own words ... 'different Acts of Parliament have encouraged the African Slave Trade!'. Boateng, Osei 8736
Can we trust the UN? Touray, Samboujang Letter to the editor 304
Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution. Chinedu, Ugwonno Letter to the editor 170
Darwin and the Bible. Ncube, Mandlenkosi Letter to the editor 647
Even in the coffin ... Warner, Theresa Letter to the editor 192
Film Africa 2011 celebrating African Cinema. Dovey, Lindiwe 1392
Hunt for malaria vaccine raises a storm: malaria kills more people in Africa than HIV-Aids. Therefore attempts to produce a vaccine against the disease should normally be received with joy. But no. The trial stages of a new vaccine, RTS, S, have raised a storm in Africa. Our Kenyan correspondent, Wanjohi Kabukuru, went to find out. Kabukuru, Wanjohi 2222
Nigeria is open for business: after the tsunami in the financial sector over the last 18 months, which compelled the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to take control of eight commercial banks, with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) prosecuting several executives for mismanaging bank funds, confidence is being restored to the sector, even if very slowly. Osasu Obayiuwana reports. Obayiuwana, Osasu 723
Nigeria the ghost of Oputa's Commission returns. Eze, Mercy Book review 1381
Nollywood pulls in the dollars. Obayiuwana, Osasu 1086
Politics why Nigeria should adopt the Swiss model: Dele Ogun, a Nigerian barrister, argues for the Nigerian state to be organised along Swiss lines. Ogun, Dele Viewpoint essay 1367
Redefining the concept at hospitality. Hotel review 979
Riots in England, lessons for Africa: the recent riots in England provide useful lessons for Africa. The state must not take away parental control over children! Djanie, Akua Column 1514
Samia Nkrumah steps into her father's shoes: former President Kwame Nkrumah's only daughter, Samia (pictured below on becoming CPP chairman), is now in pole position to salvage the fortunes of her father's once great party. Stephen Gyasi Jnr reports. Gyasi, Stephen, Jr. 692
Slavery reparations campaign is very much alive! The fight for reparations dominated the discussions at this year's annual slavery remembrance events in the city of Liverpool, and included a call for the formation of a group of countries to be known as the "United Nations of Africa" to jointly take the reparations struggle forward. Mercy Eze reports. Eze, Mercy 896
The Blue Dragon. Andrews, Beverly Interview 995
The end of the affair? What does the defeat of Muammar AlGathafi (pictured below) mean to Africa? A lot, including the disunity of the African Union itself. Wambu, Onyekachi Column 646
The greatest evil on earth, ever! Boateng, Osei Speech 4473
The United Nations vs Mbeki. Nambiar, Vijay 944
When two great black boxers made Britain and America proud: Randolph Turpin was black and British. Sugar Ray Robinson was black and American. And as both were great boxers and brought honour to their "nations", their skin colour was not remembered. Sadly, Turpin could not handle the fame. Clayton Goodwin takes us through memory lane. Goodwin, Clayton 2303
Who killed Hammarskjold? Williams, Susan Excerpt 7193
Woman power. Ondekova, Marcela Letter to the editor 705
Zimbabwe how the British lost $15m in a bogus coup. Godobori, Memory 1234

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