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Diamond defamation

Oryx Natural Resources has finally lost the legal battle to clear its name and dropped its libel action against the London daily The Independent, which accused the company of money...


Sins of omission

Irish Africa campaigner and rock musician Sir Bob Geldof has persuaded British Prime Minister Tony Blair to set up a commission on Africa to coincide with Britain's chairing of the...


Work with sanctions

Business people keen to circumvent sanctions' should indeed, as we predicted, flock to a British government sponsored oil conference called 'Working with sanctions'


Sanctions no problem

Business people keen to circumvent sanctions should flock to a British-government sponsored conference in London on 26-27 November. 'Working with Sanctions' promises 'new market op...


Designer diplomacy

At face value the omens could hardly be worse for Prime Minister Tony Blair's West Africa tour from 6-10 February. First stop Nigeria has been blighted by an arms dump explosion ki...


Armed and dangerous

Arms supplies to countries such as Zimbabwe and Congo-Kinshasa will be more tightly controlled, says Britain's Minister of State for Trade, Nigel Griffiths. UK-based arms dealers b...


Birds of a feather

The leadership struggle in Britain's Conservative Party has an African dimension. After one of right-winger Iain Duncan Smith's backers was expelled last week from the party for al...


The Blair mission

After a second landslide, Britain's PM promises more time for Africa this term

Five days after the Labour Party's landslide victory in the 7 June parliamentary elections, South Africa's President Thabo Mbeki arrived in London and was the first visiting head o...


Entente partiale

The latest episode in the convergence of Africa policy between France and Britain - a Whitehall-sponsored conference of officials, academics and journalists from both countries on ...


Peace budget

Britain's Labour government, whose proclaimed ethical foreign policy has been under fire since the Sandline affair in Sierra Leone (AC Vol 39 No 5), wants to show it takes Africa s...


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