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Ripe for the picking? What does it take to transform a crop that is part of the agricultural and cultural landscape into an engine of economic development? In October, Stuart Price attended a gathering of thinkers and scientists in Mombasa, Kenya, that sought to find the answers. Jan 1, 2009 1355
Where have all the tourists gone? The violent aftermath of Kenya's elections in early 2008, decimated the country's vital tourism industry. Nearly a year on and Mombasa's idyllic beaches are still noticeably empty of visitors. But, reports Stuart Price, they are poised for a return. Jan 1, 2009 1277
Carving up the Congo: in a sinister replication of the disgraceful treatment of DRCongo by Belgium during its colonial occupation, the plunder of the country's natural resources continues unabated. Stuart Price reports. Oct 1, 2007 1204
Uganda: dammed if you do, damned if you don't; The green light has finally been given to a controversial multimillion dollar hydro-electric dam project on the River Nile. But, Stuart Price asks, will it be the silver bullet to Uganda's stifling power shortages, or will it leave the country precariously exposed to the consequences of climate change? Oct 1, 2007 1269
Idi Amin: the last king of Scotland? The award-winning film, The Last King of Scotland, has brought a new depiction of Idi Amin to screens around the world, and in the process, brought back memories for many in Uganda. But, asks Stuart Price in Kampala, does the film really capture the true character of the man? Essay Jun 1, 2007 1424
Uganda: the long, hard road to peace; After 10 months of protracted, stuttering peace talks that have given rise to hopes of ending Uganda's two-decade "forgotten conflict", protagonists are to take their seats at the negotiating table once again. Stuart Price reports from Kampala. May 1, 2007 1472
Rwanda: the road to recovery. Country overview Dec 1, 2006 3661
Drcongo: moment of truth; The first round of DRCongo's elections came and went without an outright winner. The second round therefore was high noon ... in Kinshasa. Stuart Price reports. Nov 1, 2006 633
The Serengeti, Tanzania's treasure. Nov 1, 2006 1317
DRCongo: "we need these elections"; DRCongo's first democratic elections in over 40 years should steer the country on a new and positive course for the future. Yet that task is monumental. Stuart Price followed the election campaign. Aug 1, 2006 1305
Uganda: a huge dilemma; The emergence of video footage showing one of the world's most wanted men, Joseph Kony, has led to the belief that the 20-year-old LRA insurgency in northern Uganda could finally be about to enter its endgame. But which deal would Kampala strike? And would Kony take it, when international arrest warrants are hanging over his head?, asks Stuart Price reporting from Kampala. Jul 1, 2006 1375
Uganda: 'better the devil you know ...'; Although Kizza Besigye gave the incumbent president, Yoweri Museveni, a run for his money in the 23 February elections, he lost due to the general feeling that it was "better the devil you know, than the angel you don't", reports Stuart Price from Kampala. Apr 1, 2006 1358
Laying the foundations for Africa's future: the African Capacity Building Foundation is enhancing African development by training some of its people. Stuart Price travelled around Africa visiting some of the Foundation's projects. Feb 1, 2006 949
Uganda: the return of the great contender. Dec 1, 2005 1345
Uganda: a voice for the voiceless; For over 19 years, an intractable conflict has smouldered away in the Acholi region of Northern Uganda. The suffering of the people caught in the crossfire has been captured by a young Ugandan photographer, James Akena. Stuart Price reports. Dec 1, 2005 605
Africa: World Cup fever; The achievement of the four African nations--Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo and Angola--who will travel to Germany next year and make their debut on football's greatest stage is nothing short of remarkable, especially considering that three of the four are neighbouring countries. The other African qualifier is Tunisia. Stuart Price reports. Nov 1, 2005 682
'I see myself as a Zimbabwean standing up for the rights of other Zimbabweans': Roy Bennett (pictured below), the former MP of the opposition MDC, who was jailed after a brawl in Parliament, talks about his time in prison and other matters of state. Stuart Price interviewed him shortly after his release during a recent visit to London. Interview Oct 1, 2005 2219
The sweet taste of success: while the world waited for the decisions of the "powers that be" at the G8 last month, they may have done well to follow the example of the Kuapa Kokoo cooperative of farmers in Ghana. Stuart Price reports. Aug 1, 2005 1336
Why investment is not flowing into Africa: with the Live8 concerts having once again reinforced the iconic image of the starving African across the Western world, a new film made by a CNN reporter takes a fresh approach to tackle people's attitudes towards Africa. Stuart Price reports. Aug 1, 2005 634
Africa Economic Summit 2005: Africa opens for business; This year's Africa Economic Summit is held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 1-3 June. Organised by the World Economic Forum, it comes at a time when Africa finds itself perfectly poised to attract business and investors from around the world. Stuart Price reports. Jun 1, 2005 1104
"Africa is a very attractive destination for investment": "we know that multinationals in Africa are making returns on investment unparalleled in any part of the world, maybe equalled only in China and India; so Africa is a very attractive destination for investment," says Haiko Alfeld, (above), director for Africa at the World Economic Forum, in this interview with New African's Stuart Price. Interview Jun 1, 2005 1179
Adopting for a brighter future: it is a fact that the highest proportion of children in care in the UK today are from black and mixed parentage families. Promoting fostering and adoption within the African Diaspora communities, the Thank U organisation helps black children in need of a loving family home. Stuart Price reports. Jun 1, 2005 1569
South Africa: an apology for apartheid; The party responsible for decades of apartheid rule now ceases to exist after its members decided the wheels had well and truly fallen off the National Party's wagon. And as one might imagine, there were few who shed a tear at this particular extinction. Stuart Price reports. May 1, 2005 1076
Cote d'Ivoire: light at the end of the tunnel; After months of stalled progress, there is fresh yet cautious hope a new peace accord could begin the tentative process of ending the current stalemate and paving the way towards the presidential elections timetabled for October. Stuart Price reports. May 1, 2005 710
Africa: IFAD fighting rural poverty; Much is currently being said about helping Africa at a time when it seems almost fashionable to do so. But for one organisation, this has always been the objective. Stuart Price reports from Rome. Apr 1, 2005 636
Saving Central Africa's rainforests: a total of seven different nations have signed a joint conservation treaty designed to protect the future of the Congo Basin. Stuart Price reports. Mar 1, 2005 476
Can elections herald a new dawn for DR Congo? Interview Feb 1, 2005 2050
Africa/UN: knives out for Kofi Annan; Recent indications from Washington have exposed the Bush Administration's desire to see the UN secretary general, Kofi Annan, removed from office. This is happening at a time when the UN is seeking to reshape itself for the 21st century. Stuart Price reports. Jan 1, 2005 757
East Africa: united we stand; A federation of East Africa moved a step closer to fruition when the presidents of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania agreed at the end of November to fast-track the implementation process. Stuart Price reports. Jan 1, 2005 662
Namibia: landslide for Nujoma's successor; The result was never in much doubt, but the size of Hifikepunye Pohamba's victory in the mid-November elections surprised many. Stuart Price reports. Dec 1, 2004 656
Caribbean: in the eye of the storms; This year's hurricane season in the Caribbean Basin has undoubtedly been one of the most intense of recent times. The countries of the region experienced mixed fortunes, some faring much worse than others. But why has the 2004 season been so ferocious? Is it indicative of things to come? Stuart Price reports. Nov 1, 2004 1913
Africa: fastest growing mobile market in the world; There is good news from the mobile telephone front in Africa. Celtel International, the continent's dominant provider, is making huge inroads and is now the leader in 10 of the 13 countries in which it operates. Stuart Price reports. Oct 1, 2004 479
Drcongo: why trouble flared in Bukavu: the occupation of Bukavu by rebel forces in June has highlighted the fragile nature of the peace process in the country. Stuart Price reports. Jul 1, 2004 997

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