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Tue,02Sep2014

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US-Africa relations: Nigeria is looking at other areas of exports - Ohuabunwa

Sam Ohuabunwa, National President of the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce. Photo©samohuabunwa.comSam Ohuabunwa, National President of the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) says the US will show increasing presence in the Gulf of Guinea because it is a strategic area to protect, both in terms of trade and geopolitical stability.

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Africa-Europe: When threats determine trade ties

Kingsley Ighobor

Africa is not embracing the EPAs because of fears that bigger EU companies could flood the continent with cheaper products, destroying nascent local industries.

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Nigeria's last line of defence

The bombing of a mall in June was Boko Haram’s third attack on Abuja this year. Photo©Olamikan Gbemiga/AP/SIPAThe role of the military in fighting Boko Haram holds centre stage in politics after explosions in Abuja and Lagos. Security worries are mounting ahead of national elections planned for February 2015.

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Do oil companies care enough about oil spills?

In June the first judgement in a test case against shell at London's High Court ruled that the company may be liable for oil spills caused by sabotage or theft. The case has been brought by 15,000 villagers in the Niger Delta.

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Global wrongs, people's rights

Patrick Smith

The war-makers changed the world, although they didn't know it, on 4 August 1914.

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Israel has only begun to kill children

Quincy Saul

Quincy Saul describes the two kinds of hopelessness at play in the Israeli-Palestinian war, and why the politics of unfounded optimism must be swapped for the politics of anti-colonialism.

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