The cold stare of South Africa's
'Dr. Death'
Wouter Basson, a military cardiologist and mastermind of South Africa's apartheid-era chemical and biological warfare program is currently on trial in Pretoria for 64 charges in a 270-page indictment regarding his his evil and atrocious use of chemicals to derange Blacks and other anti-apartheid activists and regular folks.
Basson is also charged with the killing of 200 members of the South West African People's Organization in Namibia and massive financial fraud. He headed the secret "Project Coast" between 1982 and 1992, and led the production of chemicals poisons to inflict cholera, botulism, anthrax, mandrax for "crowd control", anthrax in cigarettes, poisoned milk and whisky, and salmonella-infected sugar.

Zimbabwe court jails 3 Americans for 6 months; finds them guilty on arms charges


Heads of government and presidents from 22 African countries concluded a 4-day summit of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in Libya on September 9, 1999. The summit host, controversial Muammar Gaddafi argued recently "I want a United States of Africa" On the other hand, Senegal's president Diouf prefers a "Confederation of African States"

Assassination attempt on Egypt's president Hosni Mubarak foiled

As Internet provides new avenues for free expression in Africa, Freedom Forum panelists discuss new media in Johannesburg

Finance ministers, central bankers leaders
discuss Africa's $350 billion debt; millions of children suffer debt burden
Central Bank governor says South Africa's Banking policy is 'on track'
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan says humanitarian aid to Africa is facing 'irrevocable crisis.'
After kidnap of 64 Shell employees, oil giant says conflicts, hostage taking in the Niger Delta undermine oil production and revenue.
Corporate America records buoyant
2nd quarter for 1999

$350 Million fund for Investments in Africa launched by Washington DC-based OPIC
Abacha's brother in $24 million aircraft purchase scandal
In Malawi, HIV-negative babies get infected by mother's milk
Heat Exhaustion/Heat Stroke as a Medical Emergency by Dr. Uchegbulem Eze
Senegal's Toure becomes first African
woman to lead regional IPPF
Moi closes Kenyan border with Somalia
Bishop Misago of Rwanda goes on Trial for allegedly participating in genocidal killings
Kabila reshuffles
Congo army
Gani says "Obasanjo is not tackling corruption at all"; attacks legislators for furniture expenses
What late Dr. M.I. Okpara told me to tell Igbo leaders by Ojay Grace
Why Dr. Martin Luther King's vision is valid into the 21st century
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