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UN chief urges Zambia to fight corruption

The U.N. chief has urged Zambian lawmakers to spare no one in the fight against corruption. Full story

Reuters Magazine: Wheatley: What's going right

(Reuters) - With the British economy flat on its back, the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) factory in Birmingham, the second largest city in England, is doing something unusual: hiring. The company is doing well. With exports to China and other big emerging economies rising strongly, Britain's largest autom Full story

Analysis: Food price pressures weigh heavy on southern Africa

A tight grain supply outlook after several bumper harvests is set to fan food price pressures in southern Africa, fuelling salary demands and threatening to knock the region's fragile economies out of kilter. Full story

Arrest Bush during Africa trip, human rights group says

Amnesty International on Thursday called on Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia to arrest former U.S. President George W. Bush for human rights abuse when he visits the region this month. Full story

Zambia's Banda shows Africa how to do it right

With tears in his eyes, Zambia's Rupiah Banda achieved a rare thing in African politics by conceding defeat graciously and with his gaze firmly on the future, not the past. Full story

Analysis: Sata unlocks Zambia youth, teaches Africa a lesson

Veteran Zambian opposition leader Michael Sata built Friday's election upset on an army of young support fired up by promises of no corruption and lots of jobs, a winning formula that may carry lessons for politics across sub-Saharan Africa. Full story

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