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Continental institutions are being sidelined in a new 'scramble for Africa', write Mark Paterson and Chris Saunders When he took office as Africa's first United Nations (UN) Secretary General in 1992, Egyptian scholar-diplomat Boutros Boutros-Ghali complained that the Western powers, who dominate proceedings at the world body's Security Council, were…
The awarding of the Nobel prize just before an election is an overtly political move The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (along with Liberia's Leymah Gbowee and Yemen's Tawakul Karman) for championing women's rights, four days before a presidential election, must count as…

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