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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...


Blowback

Investigations in France, Nigeria and the United States into claims that the US company Halliburton was party to a US$180 million slush fund to bribe Nigerian officials are growing...


Desert shadows

Reports of an ambush at the end of January somewhere between 'north of Tamanrasset' in southern Algeria and northern Mali point to the complex and lethal war games under way across...


Walter's woes II

US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Walter Kansteiner III is leaving his post in November, we hear, to spend more time with his young family (AC Vol 43 No 22). His ...


Kidnapped I

Churches, the governing United Democratic Front, the United States' Save the Children Fund and the Muslim Association of Malawi were early casualties of Malawi's 'war on terrorism'...


Kidnapped II

Just in time for President George W. Bush's visit to Gaberone on 10 July, a row has blow up over allegations that five suspected supporters of Al Qaida were kidnapped in Malawi by ...


Spinning the continent

Washington's political managers believe their Africa policy can win votes at home and undermine France at the G-8 summit

A standing ovation greeted President George W. Bush as he marched into the State Department auditorium on 28 May to sign a new bill providing US$15 billion for HIV/AIDS, to be spen...


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