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Africa: end for the African despot?

African Update discusses the impact of Charles Taylor's trial on African politics: “It is unlikely that the trial of former Liberian dictator Charles Taylor will make major headlines in many of the world’s newspapers, particularly given the fact that Paris Hilton was recently sent to jail and we have to have our priorities, right? Many people, in fact, might have difficulty remembering exactly who Taylor is (or was).”

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