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NEW AFRICAN The bestselling pan-African magazine, founded in 1966 AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2007 ISSUE 465 WWW.AFRICASIA.COM
Letters 4 Your news and views
Cover story: Zimbabwean economy 8 President Mugabe: ‘there are snakes in our midst’ 12 Gideon Gono: ‘Zimbabwe will not die’
Nuggets in a Nutshell 22 seven communication tips an effective leader must have (Part 2)
8Zimbabwe’s economy The real story > the Zimbabwean economy has been in the news of late, but how much has been said is true and how much is not? We have another issue covering what is really happening to the Zimbabwean economy.
Features 24 Nigeria: a new approach 28 Côôte d’Ivoire: ‘France played a negative role’ 30 South Africa: to bee or not to bee 34 Ghana: a King of our times 38 Malawi: Political lessons from First lady’s death 42 Ethiopia: the people want their prince back 46 Sierra Leone: Kabbah’s record
Under the Neem Tree 48 Ghana: lighten our darkness, President Kufuor
Focus 50 Corporate social responsibility in Africa
Football 55 africa’s date with destiny: 2010
Not in Black or White 55 the chimera of equality
Books 58 the excision of desire
Sponsored Report: Zimbabwean economy 75 the real story (see contents on p77) 24
Nigeria A new approach > as President umaru Musa Yar’adua settles into office, many nigerians struggle to grasp a clear-cut direction of his government. We analyse the situation.
Readership Survey 71 help us to know your views
South Africa To BEE or not to BEE > after 13 years of anC rule, the question still persists on how far the government has economically empowered black south africans.
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