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The kidnap mystery

The kidnap of hostages, Ethiopian and British, on 1 March was apparently the first operation of the Afar National Democratic Front (ANDF). It was a mistake. The original plan was t...


Gosh again

As the Sudan government gears up for a massive new military offensive in Darfur, its intelligence chief Salah Abdullah 'Gosh' has again held secret talks in Britain, apparently abo...


Flirting with the enemy

Britain's Foreign Office is divided over relations with Islamists in Africa and the Middle East

Secret documents from Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) reveal an established policy of engaging with Islamists and suggest that regimes in Africa should not expect m...


Konaré's stopover

NATO had offered to provide 'substantial support' to the African Union in Darfur under new arrangements to strengthen its peacekeeping operation there, said a communiqué following ...


The big guns salute

Sharia enthusiast Governor Sani gets help from British arms firm

Why would leading arms exporter BAE Systems want to introduce Zamfara State Governor Ahmed Sani, who is under investigation by Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission fo...


Now you see him

Who brought Sudan's security boss, Salah Abdullah 'Gosh', to London last week? He is number two on the United Nations Panel of Experts' list of 'individuals identified' for sanctio...


Unkindest cuts

Whitehall promoted the big push for Africa but is now cutting back its diplomatic staff and budgets there

As British ministers congratulate themselves on hoisting Africa fleetingly to the top of the international agenda at the Group of Eight summit on 6-8 July, the British foreign serv...


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