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Tracy McVeigh

Tracy McVeigh

    Campaigners call Kimberley Process an 'utter failure'
    Campaigners call Kimberley Process an 'utter failure'
    Conflict diamonds are to be used to fund a new campaign of violence by President Robert Mugabe's regime against his political opponents in Zimbabwe...
    Soweto's Lesego Malatsi aims to conquer the fashion world
    Soweto's Lesego Malatsi aims to conquer the fashion world
    Amid all the glamour and autumnal colours at London fashion week, a touch of Africa was electrifying the catwalk. With a stunning and dramatic...
    Africa shows signs of winning war against genital mutilation
    Africa shows signs of winning war against genital mutilation
    In Africa, if you play music in an open space, any music, then people will generally come. "It is the way to reach people, to bring them together."...
    Ex-mercenary tells of his five years in a 'living hell'
    Ex-mercenary tells of his five years in a 'living hell'
    One of the two leading figures in the notorious coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea in 2004 has spoken for the first time of his shame at being...
    Crisis as East African states battle over control of Nile
    Crisis as East African states battle over control of Nile
    East African states are struggling to contain an escalating crisis over control of the waters of the river Nile.
    Mugabe aides hold secret talks to gain immunity
    Mugabe aides hold secret talks to gain immunity
    Some of President Robert Mugabe's senior aides have had secret negotiations with South African mediators in an effort to secure amnesties from any...
    Murdered for standing up to Mugabe
    Murdered for standing up to Mugabe
    When Gibson Nyandoro raised his arm and slowly unclenched his fist to make the open-palmed salute of Zimbabwe's opposition at a rally eight weeks...
    Mad dogs, a R75 pint and Mugabe
    Mad dogs, a R75 pint and Mugabe
    A shift in the pattern of the world's wealth was illustrated last week as the ancient Viking hangout of Oslo gained the dubious title of being the...