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SIERRA LEONE: The Opportunist

SIERRA LEONE: The Opportunist

There is a certain kind of man who, in unspeakable human suffering and chaos, sees an opportunity to make himself rich. Take, for instance, the diamond war of Sierra Leone. Nick Karras couldn’t get there fast enough. And just look what happened to him. By John H. Richardson | The AfricaPaper HOW MANY BOTTLES OF […]

SPECIAL REPORT: Buried Secrets in Guinea

SPECIAL REPORT: Buried Secrets in Guinea

By Patrick Radden Keefe | Washington, D. C. How an Israeli billionaire wrested control of one of Africa’s biggest prizes. Guinea, in West Africa, is one of the world’s poorest countries. The iron ore buried inside the Simandou range may be worth a hundred and forty billion dollars. Untapped Iron One of the world’s largest […]

FUEL CRISIS HITS SIERRA LEONE

FUEL CRISIS HITS SIERRA LEONE

As fuel dealers test President Ernest Bai Koroma’s ‘Agenda for Prosperity,’ the black markets Pump up prices at will. From Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, our correspondent reports.   By Abubakarr Kamara | The AfricaPaper   Freetown– The country’s imported refined fuel is yet to arrive at the Queen Elizabeth II Quay in Freetown; several petrol […]

OPINION

OPINION

Favorable Treats As told by Junita L. Cathey Growing up Since the age of 12, I have always known that I would own my own business. It wasn’t until I became an adult that I realized what business I wanted to own. I grew up in a large family with my parents, seven brothers and […]

Senegal Waits for a New President

Senegal Waits for a New President

As Senegal prepares for a run-off election, our correspondent in the capital, Dakar, reports on President Abdoulaye Wade’s quest for a third team and his quarrel with his people. The AfricaPaper | Senegal DAKAR – As the sun beats down in Senegal, thousands march through the capital, Dakar, protesting against President Abdoulaye Wade who refuses […]

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