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Vol 45 No 18

Published 10th September 2004

Rude health

The election of Angola's Dr. Luís Gomes Sambo as Africa Director of the United Nations' World Health Organisation, with 32 votes to seven for Burundi's Déogratias Barakamfitiye, showed African reluctance to yield to the United States, whose officials had pushed for their favourite, Uganda's Francis Gervase Omaswa.

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