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Articles from New African (May 1, 2013)

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"I'm convinced that we're in a time of extraordinary opportunity ...". Attias, Richard Interview 1471
'Africapitalists' hold the key to Africa's future. Elumelu, Tony O. Column 875
'I'd like to see future African cities that have lessons of our history'. Adjaye, David Interview 4092
'Now is the time for global African luxury brands'. Martin-Leke, Swaady Column 1706
'Now more than ever, Africa needs modern energy'. Yumkella, Kandeh Column 1443
'Our problems are your problems'. X., Malcolm Speech 1344
'We must unite now or perish'. Speech 4004
20 innovative trends taking Africa to the world stage. Simons, Bright B. 2224
50 trailblazers under 50 made in Africa! It's undisputable that Africa is a young continent in terms of its population. Young people will undoubtedly be the driving force behind Africa's future economic prosperity. In the spirit of celebrating 50 years of the OAU/AU, New African picks 50 trailblazers under the age of 50, who we believe are breaking ground, making Africa proud and propelling it into a future of great hope. Otas, Belinda List 5372
A future made in Africa? The choice is ours. Wambu, Onyekachi Essay 577
Africa and the G8: working together to expand global economic growth. 649
Africa can feed itself and contribute to world food security. Ngongi, A. Namanga Column 1603
Africa's got tech! For millennia 'technology' was seen as the mark of true civilisation, the pinnacle of human development. To a certain school of ethnographer about a decade ago, if Africans could be shown to 'do technology', then a question or two about their place in human history could be settled, writes BRIGT B. SIMONS, inventor of the world's most widely used SMS-based anti-counterfeiting system. Simons, Bright B. Essay 1015
Agricultural scientist. Quotation 110
Author of Ghana must go, and the seminal 2005 essay, 'bye-bye, babar' (or: 'What is an Afropolitan?', which helped to redefine how young Africans, at home and in the Diaspora viewed themselves). 394
Brands in Africa. Ikalafeng, Thebe Essay 1816
Chartered accountant. Brief article 185
Energy flight, or energy future. Interview 1930
Fashola: still restoring hope in Lagos. Moore, Darren Interview 1061
In conversation with president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Tony Blair: since he left office in 2007 former British prime minister Tony Blair has continued to support and work on some projects in several African countries through his Africa governance initiative. One of those countries is President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's Liberia. New African asked them to comment on the future of Africa. Interview 1211
In vesting in Africa: a future of boundless opportunity experts speak. Discussion, Panel Discussion 10297
Investing in infrastructure is key to Africa's growth: poor infrastructure hinders Africa's integration into the world economy, discourages outside investment and local entrepreneurship, and raises the cost of doing business. Barton, Dominic Essay 1521
Is Nigerian-American, a former Nigerian women's national Olympic team basketball player and founder of the US-based non-profit sports organisation, Hope4Girls. 393
Knowledge at the forefront of development: within the African Development Bank (AfDB) is a department known as the African Development Institute (ADI), which works to build capacity and knowledge for the bank, its Regional Member Countries (RMCs) and development partners. Professor Victor Murinde, as the head of the Institute, explained to Stephen Williams just how important this work is. Williams, Stephen Interview 1161
Let the people speak awho is listening? We spoke to a section of New African readers across the globe and here is a snippet about the type of future they want to see in Africa in the next 50 years. The verdict is unanimous: our future, made in Africa, by us! 789
MO Ibrahim and daughter Hadeel: "talking about our generations". Interview 4540
Moroccan green energy receives key AfDB backing: Morocco has huge potential to generate solar and wind power and is strategically placed to supply Europe with electricity. The AfDB is supporting a rapid roll-out of projects, including wind farms and one of the world's biggest concentrated solar power projects. 1720
Nollywood's next generation to watch: while it may be industry icons such as Kate Henshaw, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Rita Dominic, Ramsey Nouah and Jim Iyke who still dominate glossy African magazine covers and giant billboards on the Lagos skyline and in other capitals, there is a new breed of Nollywood starlets fast on their way to becoming household names. Sinem Bilen-Onabanjo checks out 10 of Nollywood's next generation of stars. 1813
Nyerere 'without unity there is no future for Africa'. Nyerere, Julius Speech 2014
OAU a year of sombre realism: the year 1985 was one of sombre realism for the OAU at its 20th summit. Delegates arrived at an airport full of relief planes bearing food for the starving and this was a constant reminder of the fundamental problems facing the continent as a whole. This report by Richard Hall, filed from Addis Ababa, was first published by New African in January 1986. Hall, Richard Conference notes 823
OAU and human rights: taking its principle of "non-interference in internal affairs" very seriously, the OAU at first did not concern itself with human rights and abuses of power in individual African states. In this, it reflected views then widely held in Africa, not only by those holding power, but also foreign donors. 734
OAU and Western penetration efforts. Boateng, Osei 3446
OAU, not as bad as people think: "the OAU is the one thing we've got that unites us," said the Nigerian foreign minister Joe Garba. But President Julius Nyerere remarked bitterly and accurately that "Britain and France had more power in the OAU than did the African states". This piece written by Guy Arnold and published by New African in September 1976 takes a close look at the OAU. Arnold, Guy 2416
Philanthropy in Africa takes a new direction: last month saw the launch of the African Philanthropy Forum in San Francisco. With the rise of a new class of successful and wealthy business leaders, philanthropy has become an important talking point across the continent. What role can it play, what structure should it take, and which space should it occupy? New African reports. 665
President of the US-based council of young African leaders. Brief article 342
Rekindling Pan-Africanism: the economic and political calculus in Africa has changed, and as such there is a resurgence of Pan-Africanism--a liberation consciousness that hinges on social mobilisation. As Pan-Africanism is about the people and not governments, we must recognise the potential in every African to be a change agent, writes Prof Said Adejumobi. Adejumobi, Prof Said 1489
Son of the late revolutionary Marcus Garvey. He lives in New York where he is a leading Pan-Africanist and a practising vascular surgeon. 316
The African future of the book. Wanner, Zukiswa Essay 841
The African union. Organization overview 475
The birth of the OAU. Reprint 2175
The flame of hope from ... from OAU to AU. Ankomah, Baffour 2021
The grand in Gadam can it be the mother of Africa's development solutions? Twice the size of the biggest dam in the world, the planned DRCongo-based $80 billion Grand Inga Dam has the potential to produce enough cheap power to supply 500 million Africans. So why hasn't it been built? Our correspondent reports on the Grand Inga story and explains why we can't wait any longer to make this project happen. Morcan, M.J. 4496
The OAU and African disunity: in August 1982, as the OAU prepared for its 19th summit scheduled for Libya, the then New African editor Mark August pinpointed the deficiencies and challenges facing the OAU at the time and the controversies generated by the host of the summit, Col Muammar Al Gathafi. August, Mark 2445
The organisation of African unity. Chronology 458
The organisation of African unity. 431
The organisation of African unity. 473
The organization of African unity. Chronology 517
The orginal 1963 member states. Brief article 112
The rise of Nollywood: the past, present, and its golden future. Bilen-Onabanjo, Sinem 2576
The winds of change. 574
We need to listen to the people. Naidoo, Jay Column 1286
What role for women in Africa's future: we must dare to imagine a future where leadership is as automatically linked to women as to men, writes Minna Salami. Salami, Minna Essay 1114
What the BRICS can build in Africa: the formation of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) grouping offers a potential economic windfall for Africa, but unless Africa engages more shrewdly with these new emerging powers, the BRICS may undermine the continent's long-term prosperity, writes William Gumede. Gumede, William Essay 1279
Where art thou? Africa needs investment in art. 1270
Which way forward? Ochieno, Joseph Essay 688
Who gets innovation prize for Africa in 2013? 631
Why our future should be made in Africa: from my motherland, Ghana to the rolling plains of the Serengeti, from the Cape of Good Hope to Tunis, the birthplace of Hannibal besieging the Mediterranean Sea, for the past 7 years I have watched Africa nurse itself to health. A rude and vibrant health on the cusp of accelerated growth, like seeing the first green shoots after a long drought. Boateng, Ozwald Essay 1901
Writer. Brief article 116

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