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6, 7 and 10 BAFFOUR'S BEEFS 11 S h o o t in g th e m e s sen g e r

COVER STORIES 1 2 K u fo u r v s Raw lin gs 1 4 K u fo u r sp e a k s to NA 1 5 T h e R aw l in g s M an ife s to 16 Sudan: P e r s e c u t io n o f th e B e ja

GUEST COLUMN 1 8 M ak in g o u r c h i ld r e n A fr ica n s

ENVIRONMENT 1 9 W o r ld B a n k , no f r ie nd s o f th e e a rth

AROUND AFRICA 20 Kenya: E le c t io n b o y c o t t th re a t 21 South Africa: R ise and fa ll o f H o lom is a

22 Sierra Leone: C razy cou p 23 Tanzania: M o re c o r ru p t io n s can d a ls Nigerian boys le ave s c h o o l in g to th e g ir ls

24 Uganda: D e fe n c e d ilem m a 25 Zaire: P an ic o v e r M o b u tu ’s fate

26 Malawi: C o n sp i ra c y p o l i t ic s 27 Nigeria/Cam eroon: A so r ry s to ry

PALAVER 28 K in g R o n n ie says he w i ll wed

29 Id ow u ’s m ir a c le m a r r ia g e V e ry p r iv a te and c o n f id e n t ia l

NEW AFRICAN MARKET

30 P ow e r c r is is in K enya 3 1 Z im b abw e m u l t i -n a t io n a ls u n d e r a t ta c k

34 U ganda la u n c h e s s t o c k e x c h a n g e

FEATURE 32 How d id S a ro -W iw a d ie ?

ART AND CULTURE 36 D an c in g S o u th A fr ic an s 38 A b la c k g ir l c a n n o t b e M iss Ita ly

SPORT 40 T h e r ise and fa ll o f J a c q u i H ansen

42 W i l l K anu re tu rn ?

New African 5 November 1996

KUFOUR vs RAW L IN G S T h e G h a n a e l e c t io n c am p a ig n is b u i ld in g to fev er p i tc h . O n 7 D e c em b e r som e n in e m i l l io n v o te r s w i ll b e a b le to c h o o s e a p r e s id e n t and n ew m em b e r s o f p a r l iam e n t . R aw l in g s h a s th e ad van tag e s o f an i n c u m b e n t p re s id e n t b u t th is tim e he fa c e s a u n i t e d o p p o s i t io n ch a l le n g e . M IK E A FRA N I re p o r ts .

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PERSECUTION OF TH E BEJA T h e B e ja p eop le o f th e Sud an a re b e in g h a ra ssed , s ta rv ed and p e r s e cu te d by th e S u d an e se g o v e rn m e n t tro op s . M any are f le e in g to E r i tr e a as th e sp e c t r e o f fam in e g row s . A N D R EW BO YD re p o r ts .

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HOW DID SARO-WIWA ADie? A y e a r ago , K en S a ro -W iw a was e x e c u te d by th e N ig e r ia n m i l i ta ry g o v e rn m e n t . H e re h i s b r o th e r te lls th e g r is ly s to r y o f how h e d ied . O w en s W iw a a lso te lls h ow h e and h is w ife are c o n t in u in g th e s tru g g le o n b e h a l f o f th e O g o n i p eop le .

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RISE AND FALL OF BANTU HOLOMISA B an tu H o lo m is a was a rg u ab ly th e m o s t p op u la r m em b e r o f th e ANC s in c e

C h r is H an i , b u t h is q u a r re l w i th th e p a rty h i e r a r c h y and u l t im a te ly M and e la h im s e l f w a s a r isk y gam e th a t led to d is a s te r . G I F T S IP H O S IS O re p o r ts .

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Cover pictures: K u fo u r and Rawlings//VhTe A f r a n i

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