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Vol 40 No 14

Published 9th July 1999


Privatising politics

Britain's Department of International Development is at the centre of a political row after cancelling a contract with consultants linked to the opposition Reform Movement. The consultants, United News Service, say that DFID cancelled the contract on orders from the ruling National Democratic Congress, which is taking an increasingly tough line against companies linked to opposition parties in the run-up to next year's elections.

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