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10 One year of Obama: Where is the hope?
Letters 4 Your news and views
Baffour’s Beefs 8 To God he spoke Spanish
JANUARY 2010 ISSUE 491 WWW.AFRICASIA.COMSee page 57 for subscription offer details NA Market 66 Focus: The cars to watch 68 The GIA affair Tanzania Special 70 Welcome to Tanzania 74 The land of opportunity 75 Vodacom: Sending money made simple Guest Column 76 Trade and aid important for Africa 79 Give a man a fish… Reflections 80 Escape from Africa Opinion 74 Namibia: Life after the elections Under the Neem Tree 84 At our somewhere safe The Arts 86 South Africa: Hugh Masekela at 70 88 Zimbabwe: The lion in exile
Cover Story: Obama 10 Obama: Is the hope being fulfilled? 16 Is Obama’s surge a trap? 18 Obama answers his critics 24 So this is the Obama we’ve got Features 30 Ghana: How Britain
How has President Barack Obama performed in his first year in office? Is the enormous hope invested in him by millions of people across the world, and in Africa, being fulfilled? We sent our correspondents to find out. The verdict is a “mixed bag”, but Obama’s devoted supporters are mightily afraid that his policies are not matching his electoral promises, and if he does not improve, it might cost him his re-election chances.Member of The Audit Bureau of Circulations.
got GT for Vodafone 34 South Africa: Once bitten,
twice shy? 36 Nigeria: Police kill at will African Footbal 39 Editor’s note 40 African Cup of Nations kicks off! 46 Star interview: Michael Essien 50 World Cup 2010: Tough challenge for Africa 54 Dispatches from South Africa 56 Blunt but fair Features 58 Zambia: One year of Rupiah Banda 60 Kenya: Land policy at last! 62 Guinea: The agony of a nation 64 Commonwealth: Tinkering in Trinidad
Back to the Future 90 The year ahead