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Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa (Ken)

Date of Birth: 10 October 1941
Place of Birth: Bori, Nigeria
Died: 10 November 1995


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Second thoughts

Any attempt to execute a widely-respected figure such as Falae would provoke international protests of the kind that met Ken Saro-Wiwa's hanging in November 1995...


Africa's loss

The ADC 737 he was flying in from Port Harcourt to Lagos on 7 November crashed some 50 kilometres from its destination; poignantly it was exactly a year after his friend Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other Ogoni activists were hanged by the Nigerian military authorities...


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Surviving and thriving

However Abuja remembers that Konaré condemned the killing of Ken Saro-Wiwa (AC Vol 36 No 23) and accuses him of supporting Nigeria's own civil rights movement; Abuja put up President Eyadèma knowing that Rawlings would oppose him...


Go East, young man

Pretoria has moved in a similar direction despite President Nelson Mandela's call on BBC radio for the removal of the Abacha regime after the hanging of Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other people...


Commonwealth collapse

As was evident at the meeting Nigerian officials interpret international concern about the Ogoni people and the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa and his colleagues as no more than a point of entry for oil-hungry interests...


Which foreign policy?

For example Pretoria's U-turn on Nigeria policy after the hanging of Ken Saro-Wiwa and his Ogoni compatriots in November (AC Vol 36 No 24)...


Who's killing who?

Several SSS officials felt vindicated by the Ken Saro-Wiwa execution crisis in November some months later...


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