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Through the Wikihole

The publication by WikiLeaks of the US Nairobi Embassy’s cables affords a unique and stark view of the country’s ruling figures

As the International Criminal Court (ICC) starts to hear accusations against six senior Kenyans accused of links to the violence after the 2007 elections, a set of United States di...


Fixing finances

A peaceful end to Luanda’s diplomatic dispute with the United States is in sight. US banks had closed Luanda’s bank accounts and Angola retaliated by detaining a ship from the USA ...


Hello and good-bye

Just as United States-based Kosmos Energy is about to launch an Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange to finance operations in Ghana’s Jubilee field, the Pol...


School meals and bullets

The Angolan government detained the United States-flagged Maersk Constellation container ship at the port of Lobito between 28 February and 17 March. This was in retaliation for th...


Questions on terror

Just as the United States was preparing to remove the Sudan regime from its State Sponsors of Terrorism (SST) list, Khartoum has a hosted a conference of international Islamists...


No uranium for Tehran

United States’ worries over possible uranium sales to Iran from the planned Valencia mine in west-central Namibia may have blocked its sale to George Forrest International (GFI), a...


The wages of Xin

The award of the ZISCO deal to India’s Essar is only one sign that Chinese companies are losing traction in the government of national unity

Chinese companies are finding life in Zimbabwe more difficult under the national unity government, according to United States diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks. Ambassado...


Hillary Rodham Clinton

Secretary of State

On her June trip to the United Arab Emirates, Zambia, Tanzania and Ethiopia, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton highlighted two issues: the international coalition’s inability to s...


Diplomacy overheard

Stripped of polite posturing, the leaked cables offer both predictable assessments and occasional insights into US thinking on the continent

Of the 251,287 United States State Department cables leaked to Wikileaks, 1700 or so have been published, most through The New York Times, The Guardian and Der Spiegel but some onl...


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