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Clair MacDougall

Clair MacDougall

    Past shackles Liberia's girl soldiers
    Past shackles Liberia's girl soldiers
    Mary Goll is asleep in a white plastic chair. Around her, in the modest bar by the sea that she owns, the sandy ground is flecked with cigarette...
    Behind gates, Ghanaians discover a new way of living
    Behind gates, Ghanaians discover a new way of living
    In pastel-coloured houses flanked by tidy strips of lawn, Ghana's emerging middle class is discovering a way of living tailored for those who seek...
    Africa's oil producers lay down new rules
    Africa's oil producers lay down new rules
    African countries made it clear at an oil conference in Accra, Ghana, last week that foreign oil companies would be under mounting pressure to meet...
    Rumbles of Arab Spring rock Burkino Faso
    Rumbles of Arab Spring rock Burkino Faso
    The ministry of education in Burkina Faso agreed to meet some of the demands of striking teachers after thousands of high school pupils demonstrated, some violently, in the capital Ougadougou in support of their teachers....