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Pascal Fletcher

Pascal Fletcher

    Mozambique votes with hopes of resource growth
    Mozambique votes with hopes of resource growth
    Mozambicans voted on Wednesday in elections that are expected to return the ruling Frelimo party to power in one of Africa's fastest-growing...
    Mozambique clashes stoke tensions ahead of elections
    Mozambique clashes stoke tensions ahead of elections
    Clashes in Mozambique's second city of Beira between rival party supporters and riot police injured more than 20 people and stoked tension...
    Africa defence force still only a paper tiger
    Africa defence force still only a paper tiger
    A website created for Africa's proposed continental defence force proclaims a lofty mission "to support and keep peace for Africa's...
    Angola stays loyal to Dos Santos
    Angola stays loyal to Dos Santos
    The National Elections Commission announced provisional results from Friday's voting showing the governing party with 74.46% of the vote - well...
    IMF ready to work with Malawi on restoring aid
    IMF ready to work with Malawi on restoring aid
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is ready to discuss working with Malawi to try to get its stalled IMF programme back on track, the fund's...
    Chávez homecoming is another turn by master showman
    Chávez homecoming is another turn by master showman
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez's emotional homecoming from a rumour-plagued convalescence in Cuba after cancer surgery is the latest theatrical...
    'Baby Doc' is back: But for love or money?
    'Baby Doc' is back: But for love or money?
    Haiti's ex-dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier says "solidarity" led him to return to his Caribbean homeland where his name is still reviled...
    Tiger takes break from golf, admits infidelity
    Tiger takes break from golf, admits infidelity
    Tiger Woods said on Friday he would take an indefinite break from professional golf, admitting he cheated on his wife and bowing to the pressure of...
    Mexico flu cases easing but pandemic still likely
    Mexico flu cases easing but pandemic still likely
    Mexico's flu outbreak appeared to be easing with a fall in serious cases, the government said, but world health officials warned the unpredictable...
    Guinea-Bissau economy captive of cashews
    Guinea-Bissau economy captive of cashews
    The next time you grab a handful of cashew nuts at a party, think that you may be holding the economic heartbeat of one tiny West African state in...
    Chad rebel moves test EU force
    Chad rebel moves test EU force
    A hit-and-run offensive by rebels in Chad has tested the strength and neutrality of a European Union military force deployed to protect refugees in...
    Food, fuel shock can 'wreck exchequer'
    Food, fuel shock can 'wreck exchequer'
    Africa's cocoa makes the world's chocolate, its fish, fruit and vegetables reach tables around the globe and its oil powers vehicles and factories...