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Ade Obisesan

Ade Obisesan

    Tsvangirai set for Mugabe showdown
    Tsvangirai set for Mugabe showdown
    Zimbabwe's opposition leader looked set on Sunday to return home from South Africa to face Robert Mugabe in a presidential run-off poll despite a...
    Zimbabweans defy death to flee into South Africa
    Zimbabweans defy death to flee into South Africa
    It took two days of trekking through the bush, before navigating a crocodile-infested river and then scrambling underneath a barbed wire fence for...
    Zim exiles in SA doubt Mbeki will prevail
    Zim exiles in SA doubt Mbeki will prevail
    Zimbabweans who have fled to South Africa marked the International Day against Torture on Tuesday by recounting their experiences at the hands of...
    Nigerian separatists threaten new oil attacks
    Nigerian separatists threaten new oil attacks
    Nigerian armed separatists holding four foreign oil workers on Sunday threatened more attacks on oil facilities, while authorities sought five...
    Nigeria's 'evil genius' enters 2007 presidential race
    Nigeria's 'evil genius' enters 2007 presidential race
    General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, the former military dictator better known as "IBB" who ruled Nigeria with a rod of iron for eight years and who...
    Four foreign oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria
    Four foreign oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria
    Armed men on Monday kidnapped four more foreign oil workers in Nigeria's southern oil city of Port Harcourt but released three Filipinos abducted...
    Liberia to light up for Independence Day
    Liberia to light up for Independence Day
    Liberia will celebrate its independence anniversary next week with something of a light show when Monrovia's street lights are turned on for the...
    Africa urged to look inwards for economic progress
    Africa urged to look inwards for economic progress
    Officials from the United States and African diaspora on Tuesday urged African countries to look inwards to find economic breakthroughs and...
    Africa is open for business, summit hears
    Africa is open for business, summit hears
    Stressing gains in financial stability and democratisation, African heads of state meeting hundreds of foreign business leaders in Abuja, Nigeria,...
    African leaders meet in Abuja to tackle food penury
    African leaders meet in Abuja to tackle food penury
    African leaders, farmers and heads of international development agencies will meet in Lagos on Friday hoping to bring a new lease of life to the...
    Darfur peace inches closer as rebel group signs accord
    Darfur peace inches closer as rebel group signs accord
    The drive for peace in the devastated Sudanese region of Darfur took a tentative step nearer success on Friday with one rebel faction agreeing to...
    US, UK press rebels to accept Darfur peace deal
    US, UK press rebels to accept Darfur peace deal
    The United States and other international mediators battled on Thursday to strong-arm Darfur's rebel leaders into accepting a peace deal to end...