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Foreign funds

Disquiet is growing over President George Bush's policy in Somalia amid reports of an executive security order to arm a local 'antiterrorist alliance' in contravention of the Unite...


Shutting up shop

The decision by US-based risk consultants Kroll to shut down their Africa practice on 3 April appears to have been taken, oddly enough, because the US$1.9 billion company judged Af...


Explosive uranium

Niger is at the centre of a row over intelligence used to justify the United States' invasion of Iraq and the deepening personal battle between President George W. Bush's White Hou...


Back to DC

Washington's newish, enthusiastic Ambassador to South Africa, Jendayi E. Frazer, is heading back to base to take over as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, we hear. ...


Don't sign anything

The United States wants to ensure that its citizens (and those of its ally, Israel) are not summonsed by the International Criminal Court (ICC), set up under the Rome Treaty to dea...


Specially designated

After declaring the Islamic African Relief Agency and five senior officials 'Specially Designated Global Terrorists' on 13 October, the United States may now ask the United Nations...


Swelling the great gas balloon

In camera testimony to a French judge drags more names through the Nigeriagate scandal

Halliburton, the United States' oil services company, was the prime mover behind a US$180 million slush fund linked to Nigeria's $10 billion gas export plant, according to several ...


The Tesler tapes

Operating out of a modest solicitor's office in the north London suburb of Tottenham, Jeffrey Tesler cuts an improbable figure as the multi-millionaire agent arbitrating among head...


World Banker

The United States president appoints the World Bank president. James Wolfensohn (AC Vol 45 No 14) finishes his second five-year term at the Bank on 31 May and has carefully not sai...


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