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Secret societies The way forward for Africa > We delve into the world of some Western secret societies and unearth how these institutions are at the helm of control, ensuring world dominance and economic development in the West. What can africa learn from this?
Kenya What really went wrong > two reports covering both sides of the divide – the winners and the losers – offering a balanced account of the real issues behind the violence that ensued after the hotly contested elections.
Diaspora Divide and rule > a must-read exposéé on how the us government has clandestinely put up measures that generate mistrust and hostility between africans and africanamericans, to prevent them from working together.
Cover story 10 Secret Societies – the way forward for africa
Lest we forget 18 the dangers of ‘brand aid’
Focus on Kenya 20 What went wrong? 23 Why the violence was so virulent 26 oh! that this should happen to Kenya
Features 28 the emperor’s children 33 Tanzania: british firm fined 34 Ghana: Why Kufuor did not get his man 38 South Africa: It’s getting dirty! 42 Zimbabwe: Come rain or shine, March elections set 46 Somalia: Pirates beware 48 Slavery: the case for reparations 54 Namibia: let’s die fighting. . .
Nuggets in a nutshell 58 serious visioning in africa Opinion 60 Worthy achievements of 2007 63 Kenya: the people’s will should prevail
The Interview 64 Okonjo-Iweala: ‘africa’s leading lady at the World bank’
Not in Black or White 68 how do people encounter change?
Diaspora 72 divide and rule 76 Brazil: the fall of a ‘racial paradise’ 80 the rise and rise of black consciousness
The Arts 86 Why Africa? the art taking europe by storm
Book Review 90 don’t africa me
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