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Mon,03Aug2015

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Nigeria, Arsenal: Cruel to optimists

File photo©ReutersAfter 13 defeats, Arsène Wenger finally beat his man. The 1-0 defeat of José Mourinho's Chelsea marked a particularly welcome milestone in Arsenal's progress.

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Copyright, an intellectual liberation

South African winemakers should smell the rooibos and protect their geographical uniqueness. Photo©René Mattes/Hemis.frIt is too late for Ethiopia – which takes credit for the discovery of the caffeinated red beans in its highlands a thousand years ago – to patent the invention of coffee, but it is now doing the next best thing.

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Justice must cut both ways

Patrick Smith

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and Sudan's Omar al-Bashir.Photo©ReutersThe fate of Darfur highlights the short attention span that has stymied the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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A Marshall plan for healthcare systems post-Ebola

Photo©ReutersBillions of dollars are required to save depleted healthcare systems in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, Ebola's most affected countries, as they lobby for funding for hospital infrastructure.

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Africa sees a boost in the number of women legislators

Kingsley Ighobor

Presidents Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Joyce BandaThe number of seats held by women in various parliaments around Africa is inching upwards.

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Springtime for soldiers

Patrick Smith

Photo©ReutersThe armed forces are back at the centre of politics. Be they serving professionals, retired generals, jihadists trained in the Sahel or crew-cut wearing South African mercenaries, the men – and a smattering of women – in khaki are calling the shots again.

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