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NEW AFRICAN The bestselling pan-African magazine, founded in 1966 JULY 2007 ISSUE 464 WWW.AFRICASIA.COM
Letters 4 Your news and views
Baffour’s Beefs 8 Farewell, Brother Tony
Kwame Nkrumah Africa must unite > As the African Union meets in Ghana at its historic summit to discuss higher levels of African unity, New African dedicates this month’s issue to the search for an all-African union government.
Cameron Duodu Give us African unity now! > Forty-seven years after many African countries gained independence, panAfricanism is still only words on paper. African unity is for diplomats, not the rest of us. African leaders, therefore, cannot leave the Accra summit without giving us African unity now!
Nicky Oppenheimer Why Africa will succeed > Africa is succeeding – not in spite of the international community’s apathy or unreliability, but because of it. In the 21st century, things in Africa have changed and we are on a roll.
Cover story – Africa must unite! 10 Kwame Nkrumah: None of us can stand alone 18 Cameron Duodu: Give us African unity now! 24 Hassy Kitine: We must unite, if we are to survive 28 Nicky Oppenheimer: Why Africa will succeed
Comment 34 Kenneth Kaunda: It’s wrong to demonise Mugabe
Nuggets in a Nutshell 36 Seven communication tips an effective leader must have
Features 38 Zimbabwe: Surprise, surprise, the tourists are coming 44 Diego Garcia: ‘Time is very dear to us’ 46 Sierra Leone/Liberia: Taylor’s trial in serious jeopardy? 50 Ghana: Fathia Nkrumah rejoins her husband
Under the Neem Tree 54 Water, water, everywhere and not a drop in the dam!
Appreciation 56 Sembene: Adieu to the duke of African cinema
Readership survey 57 Help us to know what you think
Focus on Kenya 61 The rise and rise of agriculture 64 Nairobi takes to the treadmill 66 Still waiting for results 67 Celtel’s newest venture 68 Kenya Airways: More questions than answers
Special Report: Tanzania 70 The way forward 74 Agriculture still waiting for investors 76 Serengeti shall not die
Not in Black or White 78 Who are Africa’s true friends?
Spotlight on African telecoms 80 Africa: Raising its game in telecoms
Diaspora 88 Britain: A marriage worth studying 90 Czech Republic: Humanitas keeping African children in school 92 Africa & Caribbean: ‘Our future is bound together’