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Nigeria’s power finally switches on

Will E African unity hold! Nigeria dumps oil subsidies The new Mercedes Benz SL class

US targets Somalia Bush cuts Africa budget

Zambia: Mwanawasa rules a house divided

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What is ailing the W rand?

GM crops: The African angle

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