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Vol 54 No 7

Published 29th March 2013


Beggar your pardon

As computer software billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates visited child health projects in Ghana on 26 March, controversy raged in Nigeria, where he had cancelled a similar trip on the following two days. Gates had been scheduled to meet President Goodluck Jonathan but, in one of the most maladroit moves of his presidency, Jonathan had just pardoned his friend and predecessor as Bayelsa State Governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha.

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